Office of the public guardian

The Office of the Public Guardian has provided links to some pre-recorded presentations that are posted on their website that some may find useful.

Norquest 

foundations for learning

Foundations for Learning includes a range of 12-week online courses designed primarily for rural learners. 

Ed2Go

Convenient and affordable instructor-led online courses.

Spruce Grove FCSS Programs

This Spring, Spruce Grove Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is offering free virtual programs for adults (ages 18+). 

It is free to participate. Registration is required; space is limited. To register, visit www.sprucegrove.org/onlinereg or call 780-962-7618.

 

  • Managing Stress: Bottom Up & Top Down
    Learn about managing feelings of anxiety and explore the different kinds of responses we can have to stress. Once you understand the difference, you can learn a variety of practical coping strategies to manage stressful times in your life.  Participants are encouraged to attend all three sessions because the information covered builds from week to week.
    Thursdays, March 25, April 1 & 8, 2021
    6:00pm- 8:00pm         
    Virtual through Zoom
    Facilitated by Aspire Psychological Services.

  • Navigating through times of Change & Loss
    At different times in our lives we all experience change and loss, not only in the form of death but also major life changes. Over the past year, we have all experienced grief in different ways. Participants will learn practical strategies on understanding how to more effectively cope and navigate through times of change.
    Wednesday, April 14, 2021
    6:30pm- 8:00pm         
    Virtual through Zoom
    Facilitated by Family Life Psychology

  • Connection based Wellness
    Learn about the importance of connection and how it affects our overall well-being. Focusing on getting well through relationships and how we can maintain connection during difficult times.
    Wednesday, May 19, 2021
    6:30pm- 8:00pm         
    Virtual through Zoom
    Facilitated by Family Life Psychology

For more information, please email fcss@sprucegrove.org, call 780-962-7618 or visit www.sprucegrove.org/FCSSPrograms

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In-Person: Policy and Procedures to Reduce Risk of COVID-19 Transmission

Please do NOT come to our offices if:

 

  • You have COVID‐19-like symptoms such as a sore throat, fever, sneezing, or coughing.  Self‐isolate at home for a minimum of 10 days from onset of symptoms, until the symptoms are completely resolved.

  • You live in the same household as a confirmed COVID-19 case or you have been exposed to anyone confirmed to have COVID-19, or been exposed to anyone with possible symptoms of COVID-19. Self-isolate for 14 days or as recommended.

  • You have traveled internationally. Self-isolate for at least 14 days.

 

What We Ask of You:

  • Please maintain 2M distance from others at all times.

  • Masks are required to be worn at all times within our building.

  • Please call us before coming in to the office as we may be able to help you over the phone.

  • Wash/sanitize your hands on entering the office and after using a tissue or coughing or sneezing or touching your face.

  • Cough or sneeze into your elbow.


What We Are Doing to Keep This Office Safe For You:

  • Frequently touched surfaces are wiped down at least twice a day.

  • Shared equipment is wiped down between every user.

  • Sanitizer will be available for use throughout the office.