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This is a curated list of training and educational events of particular interest to Yukon First Nations.

Yukon First Nations 101 - ONLINE - Whitehorse, Yukon

Yukon First Nations 101 has been developed to educate students and employees about the culture and history of the First Nations Peoples of the Yukon, the cultural values shared among Yukon First Natio..

12-Oct-2017 to 12-Oct-2017

Best Practices in Disability Case Management – Avoid Pitfalls and Obstacles (Live Webinar)

Description: Disability Case Management and Return to Work Planning can be difficult and filled with obstacles. This session is designed to give you practical tools and tips that will help you navigat..

07-Nov-2017 to 07-Nov-2017

Yukon Water and Wastewater Operator Program (YWWOP) (Whitehorse)

The Yukon Water and Wastewater Operator program (YWWOP) offers a range of courses designed to meet the needs of water and wastewater operators working within municipal, territorial, federal or First N..

07-Nov-2017 to 15-Mar-2018

Creativity and the Craft of Leadership 4-Day Course (Banff, AB)

Leadership is about taking initiative, which is—in every sense—a creative act. To excel at any creative act, you must work to master your craft. The craft of leadership is working with..

20-Nov-2017 to 24-Nov-2017

Small Wastewater Systems Mechanical & Non Mechanical (Whitehorse, YT)

This 3.5 day course is designed to prepare the participants to write their Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) certification exam for Small Wastewater Systems (SWWS; required by the Y..

05-Dec-2017 to 08-Dec-2017

Conflict Resolution Videos - FREE in January (1 hour webinar)

Conflict Resolution Skills - Free 1 Hour Webinar in January as well as a Feature Video - Conflict Escalation & What to Do About It Video - Improve your conflict resolution skills in 10 m..

01-Jan-2018 to 31-Jan-2018

Engaging Indigenous Governments & Businesses (Webcast)

Engaging Indigenous Governments & Businesses (Webcast) Why do First Nations, Inuit and Metis communities continue to be excluded from the mainstream economy? Canada’s GDP could grow ..

16-Jan-2018 to 31-Jan-2018

How Governments Help Or Hinder First Nation Capacity (Webcast)

How Governments Help Or Hinder First Nation Capacity - Webcast This webcast features Terry Goodtrack, President and CEO, and Simon Brascoupé, Vice President, Education and Training, AFO..

16-Jan-2018 to 16-Jan-2018

Best Practices in Indigenous Business and Economic Development - (Banff, Alberta)

In this program, fundamental issues of governance, such as the creation of culturally appropriate governmental institutions and the role of Indigenous leaders in effectively planning, creating, and pr..

28-Jan-2018 to 02-Feb-2018

Best Practices in Indigenous Business and Economic Development (Banff, AB)

Building effective economic policy will help achieve more successful, sustainable, and self-determined economic activity. In this program, fundamental issues of governance, such as the creation of cul..

28-Jan-2018 to 02-Feb-2018

Cross Connection/Backflow Assembly Tester Certification (Whitehorse)

This 4.5 day course is intended to increase the participants knowledge in regards to backflow preventers inspection -not testing or repairing, only seeing if backflow preventers are in place. This c..

29-Jan-2018 to 02-Feb-2018

Evidence-Based Management (EBM)—Begin Where You Are - Part 2 (Webinar)

This three-part series looks at the theory and practice of using evidence, including HR metrics, to ensure that organizations make decisions that are most likely to support their organization&rsqu..

30-Jan-2018 to 30-Jan-2018

Wastewater Sampling, Analysis and Record keeping (Whitehorse)

For more information on this course call 867.668.8798 email ywwop@yukoncollege.yk.ca Instructor: Michel Duteau Date & Time February 5, 2018 (8:30 - 4:00) Loc..

05-Feb-2018 to 05-Feb-2018

Healthy Brains at Work: Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace (Webinar)

The final briefing in the Healthy Brains at Work research series explores the conditions that support addressing mental health and depression in the workplace and presents a scenario where men..

06-Feb-2018 to 06-Feb-2018

Understanding Legislation (Whitehorse)

NORTHERN INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL JUSTICE WINTER TERM TRAINING PROGRAM This 1-day course introduces non-lawyers to the theory and practice of interpreting legislation and regulations. No previous ..

06-Feb-2018 to 18-Jan-2018

Practice and Procedures for Decision Makers (Whitehorse)

**This course is a pre-requisite to take Advanced Decision-Writing** This introductory course is for members of boards, tribunals and committees with a quasi-judicial function. The course was ..

07-Feb-2018 to 09-Feb-2018

Water Analysis, Water Quality Monitoring, & Record keeping (Whitehorse)

This 2 day course is designed to assist the participants in understanding and interpreting public drinking water guidelines and regulations, having good water sampling techniques, being aware of the r..

07-Feb-2018 to 08-Feb-2018

Household Drinking Water Storage Practices (Whitehorse)

This 1 day course is designed to improve attendants knowledge in maintaining safe drinking water in homes. Course topics include raw water sources, bacteriological sampling, proper setup of hydro-pn..

09-Feb-2018 to 09-Feb-2018

Advanced Decision Writing (Whitehorse)

Prerequisite: Practice & Procedures for Decision-Makers This 2-day course builds on the decision-writing module in Practice and Procedures. The purpose is to assist board and tribunal membe..

12-Feb-2018 to 13-Feb-2018

Arbitration Training (Whitehorse)

This 1-day course is an expansion of the 3 hour course piloted in 2016. This course introduces participants to the basics of what is an arbitration; and focuses on how and why arbitration is diffe..

15-Feb-2018 to 15-Feb-2018

The Ethics of Helping – Boundaries and Relationships (Whitehorse)

This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop intended for social workers, social service and health care professionals, and anyone working in the social service profession. This is one ..

19-Feb-2018 to 19-Feb-2018

Anxiety – Practical Intervention Strategies (Whitehorse)

This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop intended for social workers, social service and health care professionals, and anyone working in the social service profession. This is one of t..

20-Feb-2018 to 20-Feb-2018

Evidence-Based Management (EBM)—Putting Your HR Data Into the Wider Context - Part 3 (Webinar)

This three-part series looks at the theory and practice of using evidence, including HR metrics, to ensure that organizations make decisions that are most likely to support their organization’s ..

20-Feb-2018 to 20-Feb-2018

Respectful Workplace – Strategies for a Healthy Environment (Live Webinar)

Healthy workplaces foster respectful and dynamic relationships which contribute to employee well-being. This in turn results in greater job satisfaction, increased employee participation and improved ..

21-Feb-2018 to 21-Feb-2018

Sage 300 Canadian Payroll (Vancouver)

Sage 300 Payroll Training Secure and feature-rich, Sage 300 ERP Canadian Payroll lets you process payroll according to your requirements! Sage 300 ERP’s Payroll Update Plan ensures your ..

21-Feb-2018 to 23-Feb-2018

FASD Informed Support (Whitehorse)

This course aims to answer the questions of caregivers, multidisciplinary front-line service providers, professionals, community members and others who care about and work with individuals with FA..

27-Feb-2018 to 28-Feb-2018

Mental Health First Aid for Adults who Interact with Youth (Whitehorse)

This free session is made possible under the Yukon Mental Wellness Strategy: Forward Together MHFA Adults who Interact with Youth is intended for an adult audience whose primary focus is yout..

27-Feb-2018 to 28-Feb-2018

Supporting Your Staff through Loss & Grief (Whitehorse)

Supporting Your Staff through Loss and Grief is delivered by Hospice Yukon staff for the NISJ. Grief affects all workplaces. The effects of grief are felt by those who experienced the loss, and by..

28-Feb-2018 to 28-Feb-2018

Communication Styles for Collaboration (Whitehorse)

Communication Styles for Collaboration (in partnership with Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce) Brain fitness starts with understanding how the brain learns. Each brain is unique and perceives mes..

01-Mar-2018 to 01-Mar-2018

Expressive Arts Skills (Whitehorse)

Expressive Arts works with creativity and imagination and involves such approaches as movement, sound, writing and visual arts. Date & Time March 3 | 1:00 pm–5:00 pm Location Gra..

03-Mar-2018 to 03-Mar-2018

Dealing with Difficult People (Live Webinar)

Everyone encounters difficult people on a regular basis and typically conversations with them leave people feeling frustrated, stressed, angry and tired. This webinar will analyze what is happening in..

05-Mar-2018 to 05-Mar-2018

De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations (Whitehorse)

Offered through Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute Inc. For those who work in an environment where there is potential for violence, it is important to develop the skills needed to defuse dangerous..

07-Mar-2018 to 07-Mar-2018

De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations (Whitehorse)

This is an introductory-intermediate level violence prevention workshop intended for anyone wanting to learn more about violence and interpersonal strategies useful in deescalating the imminent th..

07-Mar-2018 to 07-Mar-2018

Aurora Workshops (Whitehorse)

Upcoming Aurora Workshops (Whitehorse) AURORA Workshops is pleased to partner with Volunteer Bénévoles Yukon (VBY) to offer our popular mini workshops over four weeks in March. T..

08-Mar-2018 to 22-Mar-2018

Emotional Intelligence (Whitehorse)

Emotionally intelligent people are able to identify and assess their emotions and those of others and then use that information to guide their actions and influence the actions of others. Emotional in..

08-Mar-2018 to 08-Mar-2018

Working with Trauma (Whitehorse)

This course is designed to provide participants with an introduction to: trauma and the impact of trauma on the whole person; vicarious trauma, burnout and compassion fatigue (an introdu..

08-Mar-2018 to 09-Mar-2018

YFN 101: HISTORY OF YUKON FIRST NATIONS & SELF-GOVERNMENT (Whitehorse)

This one-day course is intended for anyone interested in learning more about Yukon First Nations and Self-Government. Develop a broader understanding and appreciation for the key moments in Yukon ..

15-Mar-2018 to 15-Mar-2018

Self-Regulating Behaviour Using EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) (Whitehorse)

EFT is a needle-free version of acupuncture where certain body points are tapped with your fingertips. This technique frequently reduces physical pain, cravings and emotional stress. It is eas..

16-Mar-2018 to 16-Mar-2018

Mental Health Awareness and Support (Live Webinar)

Mental health concerns will directly impact one in every five people. The remaining four will know a friend, family member, co-worker or acquaintance that struggles with their mental health. This webi..

19-Mar-2018 to 19-Mar-2018

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) (Whitehorse)

This FREE session is made possible under the Yukon Mental Wellness Strategy: Forward Together. Participants must be 16 years or older. This course is designed to provide caregivers of all ba..

20-Mar-2018 to 21-Mar-2018

Strategies for Public Opposition & Outrage in Public Participation (Whitehorse)

You will learn: How to identify and assess the root causes ofpublic frustration, anger, and outrage. Understand 12 reasons for reactions and bebetter able to predict and prevent public anger...

17-Apr-2018 to 18-Apr-2018

Brave, Honest Conversations (Whitehorse)

There is a different way. Brave, Honest Conversations are a way of talking together, working together and living. When we show up with courage, compassion and integrity the possibilities are endle..

19-Apr-2018 to 19-Apr-2018

Contextual Intelligence Leadership Intensive (Banff, Alberta)

Overview “Contextual intelligence requires moving far beyond an analysis of institutional context into areas as diverse as intellectual property rights, aesthetic preferences, attitudes toward..

22-Apr-2018 to 26-Apr-2018

Reconciliation and Right Relations Leadership Intensive (Banff, Alberta)

In response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, Indigenous Leadership at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is committed to creating space to better understand the tr..

22-Apr-2018 to 26-Apr-2018

8th Annual Indigenous HR Skill Builder Conference (Manitoba)

Legacy Bowes Group is pleased to again offer a series of in-depth, “dig deep” human resource workshops where participants can learn key skills and take home practical tools and techniques ..

24-Apr-2018 to 26-Apr-2018

Managing Difficult Client Relationships (Whitehorse)

This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop intended for social workers, social service and health care professionals, and anyone working in the social service profession. This is one of ..

24-Apr-2018 to 24-Apr-2018

Lateral Violence- Working Towards Solutions (Whitehorse)

This is an introductory level workshop intended for social service and health care professionals, teachers, and anyone working with people who exhibit challenging behaviours. This is one of the C..

25-Apr-2018 to 25-Apr-2018

Leading Through Conflict (Winnipeg, Manitoba)

This workshop will challenge you to think critically about your role in leading through conflict. Join other leaders, human resource professionals and conflict management professionals as we explore ..

03-May-2018 to 04-May-2018

Assertive Communication (Whitehorse)

Our communication skills and style are essential to positive and productive relations at work or at home. Effective communication requires us to be clear about our thoughts and desires, and also to be..

14-May-2018 to 14-May-2018

5th Annual Indigenous Trust & Investment Workshop (Banff, Alberta)

The National Aboriginal Trust Officers Association (NATOA) is excited to announce the 5th Annual Indigenous Trust and Investment Conference and Annual General Meeting that will take place at The Banff..

23-May-2018 to 24-May-2018

ARMA Canada Conference (Vancouver)

The ARMA Vancouver Chapter is pleased to announce that the First Nations RIM Symposium Planning Committee (the Committee) has partnered with ARMA Canada to provide First Nations content at the ARMA Ca..

28-May-2018 to 30-May-2018

Research Conference in Public Administration, Policy, and Management (Regina, Saskatchewan)

The Canadian Association for Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA) is excited to announce its seventh annual Research Conference in Public Administration, Policy, and Management to be held May 31 ..

31-May-2018 to 01-Jun-2018

Foundations of Purpose (Banff, Alberta)

Every leader – no matter how competent and outwardly successful – reaches a challenging point where he or she must pause and take stock of what matters most in life. Some may realize their..

03-Jun-2018 to 07-Jun-2018

Workplace Mental Health 2018 (Toronto, Ont)

Join us for Canada’s top conference for those building mentally healthy workplaces For over ten years this event has delivered the information and insight leaders have needed to help them c..

13-Jun-2018 to 14-Jun-2018

ACHIEVE Leadership Retreat – Two Questions All Leaders Should Ask (Banff, Alberta)

This retreat focuses on the two questions all great leaders ask themselves continuously: Am I leader worth following? Am I building a team that will last? The challenge of leadership is to continue..

05-Jul-2018 to 06-Jul-2018

Conflict Management Skills Certificate Program (Winnipeg, MB)

In the summer of 2018, ACHIEVE is offering a unique opportunity to complete our 5-day Certificate Program over a one week period. This program provides participants an opportunity to develop a set of ..

23-Jul-2018 to 27-Jul-2018

Leadership and Management Certificate Program (Winnipeg, MB)

In the summer of 2018, ACHIEVE is offering a unique opportunity to complete our 5-day Certificate Program over a one week period. This program provides participants an opportunity to develop a set of ..

30-Jul-2018 to 03-Aug-2018

70th Annual Conference - Institute of Public Administration of Canada

The 70th IPAC Annual Conference is a great opportunity to share expertise and transfer knowledge. Take this unique opportunity to inspire you with best practices, hear from leading experts and pract..

19-Aug-2018 to 22-Aug-2018

70th IPAC Annual Conference (Quebec)

The 70th IPAC Annual Conference is a great opportunity to share expertise and transfer knowledge. Take this unique opportunity to inspire you with best practices, hear from leading experts and ..

19-Aug-2018 to 22-Aug-2018