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Creating a Caring School: Toolkit Unit 8 - Developing a school-based care and support plan

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The purpose of this toolkit is to conduct a situational analysis or assessment that will help you to understand the size of the challenge and the current capacity of your school to set up a counselling service. To assist you to decide on the most suitable options for implementing counselling support in your school context.

Material Type: Reading

Authors: Christina Randell, Gisela Winkler, Liora Hellmann, Maryla Bialobrzeska

Applied Developmental Systems Science: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Theories, Meta-Theories, Methods, and Interventions but Didn't Realize You Needed to Ask. An Advanced Textbook

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This textbook provides a toolbox, a guidebook, and an instruction manual for researchers and interventionists who want to conceptualize and study applied problems from a developmental systems perspective, and for those who want to teach their graduate (or advanced undergraduate) students how to do this. It is designed to be useful to practitioners who focus on applied developmental problems, such as improving the important developmental contexts where people live, learn, and work, including the applied professions in education, social work, counseling, health care, community development, and business, all of which at their core are concerned with optimizing the development of their students, clients, patients, workers, citizens, and others whose lives they touch.

Material Type: Textbook

Author: Thomas A. Kindermann; Andrew Mashburn; Robert W. Roeser; Ellen A. Skinner; Cathleen L. Smith; Joel Steele

Essentials of Abnormal Psychology

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Abnormal Psychology is an Open Education Resource written by Alexis Bridley, Ph.D. and Lee W. Daffin Jr., Ph.D. and Edited by Carrie Cuttler, Ph.D. through Washington State University. It tackles the difficult topic of psychological disorders in 8 chapters. After the first three foundational chapters, a discussion of psychological disorders ensues to include anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, mood disorders, schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders, and personality disorders.

Material Type: Textbook

Authors: Alexis Bridley, Carrie Cutler, Lee W. Daffin Jr.

WIL Module 2.5 - Networking Strategies

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The WIL Open Module Initiative includes over 30 open access, learner-centred modules to support Work-Integrated Learning preparedness among post-secondary students. This module includes content and activities that will help participants assess their existing professional and academic networks and consider strategies for making new connections, including face-to-face and social media approaches. For more information and to access SCORM files,Articulate Storyline source files andFacilitator Guide for this module, visit https://www.niagaracollege.ca/cae/wil/

Material Type: Module

Authors: Algonquin College, Georgian College, Lambton College, Niagara College

Character Lesson Introduction

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Eight character traits are a part of this unit. Each lesson is a 30 minute lesson. There is a Google document on each trait that can be delivered directly to students. The student document contains items to read and videos to watch. The student document could be shown to an entire class or it could be viewed individually. Each character trait also has a teacher document titled as a “Discussion/Activity” for the same 30 minute class period the following day.

Material Type: Homework/Assignment, Interactive, Lesson, Lesson Plan, Unit of Study

Author: Amy Goings

WIL Module 5.5 - Navigating Conflict in the Workplace

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The WIL Open Module Initiative includes over 30 open access, learner-centred modules to support Work-Integrated Learning preparedness among post-secondary students. This module includes content and activities that will support participants managing and resolving conflicts effectively during their WIL experiences. For more information and to access SCORM files,Articulate Storyline source files andFacilitator Guide for this module, visit https://www.niagaracollege.ca/cae/wil/

Material Type: Module

Authors: Algonquin College, Georgian College, Lambton College, Niagara College

WIL Module 7.1 - Career Portfolios and Personal Branding

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The WIL Open Module Initiative includes over 30 open access, learner-centred modules to support Work-Integrated Learning preparedness among post-secondary students. This module includes content and activities that will empower participants to select, organize, and describe relevant academic and work-based artifacts into a professional portfolio. The module will also encourage students to assess their existing personal ‘brand’ and will provide them with strategies for building and refining their brand to better align with their career aspirations. For more information and to access SCORM files,Articulate Storyline source files andFacilitator Guide for this module, visit https://www.niagaracollege.ca/cae/wil/

Material Type: Module

Authors: Algonquin College, Georgian College, Lambton College, Niagara College

WIL Module 1.1 - Work Integrated Learning: A Primer

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The WIL Open Module Initiative includes over 30 open access, learner-centred modules to support Work-Integrated Learning preparedness among post-secondary students. Module 1.1 includes content and activities that will introduce participants to the concept of work integrated learning (WIL) and its many benefits in post-secondary education. Participants will consider the breadth of WIL opportunities that they might encounter. For more information and to access SCORM files, Articulate Storyline source files and Facilitator Guide for this module, visit https://www.niagaracollege.ca/cae/wil/

Material Type: Module

Authors: Algonquin College, Georgian College, Lambton College, Niagara College

WIL Module 1.3 - Reflective Practice in Work Integrated Learning

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The WIL Open Module Initiative includes over 30 open access, learner-centred modules to support Work-Integrated Learning preparedness among post-secondary students. This module includes content and activities that will help participants to appreciate the value of reflection as a key component of their WIL experience. Participants will also identify personally relevant and meaningful strategies to integrate reflection into WIL.For more information and to access SCORM files,Articulate Storyline source files andFacilitator Guide for this module, visit https://www.niagaracollege.ca/cae/wil/

Material Type: Module

Authors: Algonquin College, Georgian College, Lambton College, Niagara College

WIL Module 6.2 - Professional Communication

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The WIL Open Module Initiative includes over 30 open access, learner-centred modules to support Work-Integrated Learning preparedness among post-secondary students. This module includes content and activities that will support participants in communicating professionally in the workplace. Participants will explore how they can most effectively demonstrate and maintain professionalism in their verbal, non-verbal, and written exchanges. For more information and to access SCORM files,Articulate Storyline source files andFacilitator Guide for this module, visit https://www.niagaracollege.ca/cae/wil/

Material Type: Module

Authors: Algonquin College, Georgian College, Lambton College, Niagara College

WIL Module 2.2 - Employability and Transferable Skills

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The WIL Open Module Initiative includes over 30 open access, learner-centred modules to support Work-Integrated Learning preparedness among post-secondary students. This module includes content and activities that will introduce participants to key employability skills that are highly sought-after by employers. Participants will reflect upon and critically assess their existing employability skills and will review strategies for further developing and refining them. For more information and to access SCORM files,Articulate Storyline source files andFacilitator Guide for this module, visit https://www.niagaracollege.ca/cae/wil/

Material Type: Module

Authors: Algonquin College, Georgian College, Lambton College, Niagara College

WIL Module 3.4 - Questions to Ask an Interviewer

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The WIL Open Module Initiative includes over 30 open access, learner-centred modules to support Work-Integrated Learning preparedness among post-secondary students. This module includes content and activities that will empower participants to demonstrate their interest in and enthusiasm for a position by asking thoughtful and effective questions of their interviewer(s). For more information and to access SCORM files,Articulate Storyline source files andFacilitator Guide for this module, visit https://www.niagaracollege.ca/cae/wil/

Material Type: Module

Authors: Algonquin College, Georgian College, Lambton College, Niagara College

WIL Module 5.4 - Teamwork

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The WIL Open Module Initiative includes over 30 open access, learner-centred modules to support Work-Integrated Learning preparedness among post-secondary students. This module includes content and activities that will support participants in communicating respectfully and working productively in teams in the workplace. For more information and to access SCORM files,Articulate Storyline source files andFacilitator Guide for this module, visit https://www.niagaracollege.ca/cae/wil/

Material Type: Module

Authors: Algonquin College, Georgian College, Lambton College, Niagara College

WIL Module 5.3 - Project Management

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The WIL Open Module Initiative includes over 30 open access, learner-centred modules to support Work-Integrated Learning preparedness among post-secondary students. This module includes content and activities that will support participants in managing projects associated with their work integrated learning (WIL) experiences. For more information and to access SCORM files,Articulate Storyline source files andFacilitator Guide for this module, visit https://www.niagaracollege.ca/cae/wil/

Material Type: Module

Authors: Algonquin College, Georgian College, Lambton College, Niagara College

WIL Module 1.2 - Benefits and Challenges of Work Integrated Learning

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The WIL Open Module Initiative includes over 30 open access, learner-centred modules to support Work-Integrated Learning preparedness among post-secondary students. This module includes content and activities that will help participants to consider the role of WIL in their academic and professional development. Participants will explore potential benefits and challenges of participating in WIL. For more information and to access SCORM files,Articulate Storyline source files andFacilitator Guide for this module, visit https://www.niagaracollege.ca/cae/wil/

Material Type: Module

Authors: Algonquin College, Georgian College, Lambton College, Niagara College

Psychology: Understanding Happiness

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TED Studies, created in collaboration with Wiley, are curated video collections — supplemented by rich educational materials — for students, educators and self-guided learners. In Understanding Happiness, expert explorers of the mind chart our understanding of how happiness is created and cultivated. Their insights challenge our most basic cultural, political and economic assumptions and are transforming the field of psychology.

Material Type: Lecture, Reading, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Cary Cooper

WIL Module 2.3 - Writing a Resume and References Page

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The WIL Open Module Initiative includes over 30 open access, learner-centred modules to support Work-Integrated Learning preparedness among post-secondary students. This module includes content and activities that will help participants develop a comprehensive resume and references page that effectively highlights their academic and professional experiences and is tailored to their chosen field. For more information and to access SCORM files,Articulate Storyline source files andFacilitator Guide for this module, visit https://www.niagaracollege.ca/cae/wil/

Material Type: Module

Authors: Algonquin College, Georgian College, Lambton College, Niagara College

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Diversity and Cultural Competency

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Diversity: the art of thinking independently together. —Malcolm Forbes, entrepreneur, founder of Forbes magazineLEARNING OBJECTIVESBy the end of this section, you will be able to:Define diversity and identify many aspects of diversityDifferentiate between surface diversity and deep diversity, and explain the relationship between the twoDefine and apply principles of cultural competencyExplore the positive effects of diversity in an educational setting

Material Type: Module

Author: Daniella Washington

WIL Module 7.3 - Opportunities in Your Field

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The WIL Open Module Initiative includes over 30 open access, learner-centred modules to support Work-Integrated Learning preparedness among post-secondary students. This module includes content and activities that will empower participants to effectively explore opportunities within their fields of interest by conducting informational interviews, researching labour market information, connecting with professional organizations, and expanding professional networks. For more information and to access SCORM files,Articulate Storyline source files andFacilitator Guide for this module, visit https://www.niagaracollege.ca/cae/wil/

Material Type: Module

Authors: Algonquin College, Georgian College, Lambton College, Niagara College