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Tuesday, January 29 • 09:40 - 10:30
207: From Barriers to Resilience: Building Sustainable Youth Employment

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SEED is delivering youth employment services for at-risk youth in BC and achieving sustainable employment. Using innovative and responsive approaches, SEED helps at-risk youth re-frame barriers and develop resiliency. This session will review the successes and best practices of the program, with a focus on hidden barriers, support systems, action planning, and job carving.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate the scope of barriers and their impact on employability
  • Build responsive employment services using a person-centered approach
  • Foster resilience through empowering activities and guided risk-taking

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Zach Blumke

Job Developer, Douglas College
Zach Blumke is a Job Developer with Douglas College who works with youth with barriers to employment. After completing his Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre from the University of Wales in 2013, Zach moved immediately into onboarding and preparing youth for employment. In late 2018... Read More →
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Mythra Lagueux

Community and Contract Services Programmer, Douglas College
Mythra Lagueux manages Youth Employment and Essentials Skills at Douglas College.Her portfolio focuses on sustained employment for youth at-risk. She holds a master's of education administration and over 20 years of educational experience working with youth.


Tuesday January 29, 2019 09:40 - 10:30
Room | Salle 207

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