ENGAGEENGAGE provides common needs training and development to all RRC staff across the employee lifecycle.

Driven by College strategy, in consultation with employees and leaders, ENGAGE sessions align with RRC’s Values of Learning, Respect, Inclusiveness, Integrity, Sustainability and Service to Community. ENGAGE sessions are strongly encouraged for all employees, and some (such as Accessible Customer Service Training) are legislatively required.

You are encouraged to take advantage of ENGAGE – and to have ongoing conversations with your supervisor about your learning and development!

Calendar of 2018-19 ENGAGE Classroom Sessions

Hover over the each session below to find out more details and to register. No link? The session is not set up to register yet. Register for a set-up workshop, or come back later!

Don’t forget to submit a signed Staff Development Form prior to each session!

Fall 2018

Date Training Days Title Campus Room Start Time End Time
Within 14 days of hire .25 Accessible Customer Service (required training) On-Line n/a n/a n/a
Any Monday start 30 x 15 mins (7.5 hrs) 30 Day Mindfulness Challenge On-Line n/a n/a n/a
Oct 4 .5 The Working Mind – Employee Session* NDC FM34 12:30 4:30
Oct 10 & 11 2 x .5 Verbal De-Escalation Skills NDC FM34 1:00 4:30
Oct 5 & Oct 12 2 x 1 Mental Health First Aid NDC FM34 8:30 4:30
Oct Date TBD .5 safeTALK Suicide Alertness for Everyone NDC FM34 9:00 12:00
Nov 6 & 7 2 x .5 Verbal De-Escalation Skills NDC FM34 1:00 4:30
Nov 20 1 New Employee Orientation NDC ETV Studio 8:15 4:00
Nov 23 .5 The Working Mind – Employee Session* NDC FM34 12:30 4:30
Nov Date To Be Set .5 Pre-Retirement Info Session NDC ETV Studio 8:30 12:00
Dec 6 .5 The Working Mind – Employee Session* NDC FM34 12:30 4:30
Dec Date To Be Set .5 safeTALK Suicide Alertness for Everyone Roblin Centre FM34 9:00 12:00
Dec 17 & 18 2 x .5 Verbal De-Escalation Skills NDC FM34 1:00 4:30
Dec 19 1 Verbal De-Escalation Skills Roblin Centre TBD 8:30 4:30
Fall 2018 – Date to be set 1 NEW! The Blanket Exercise –

a participatory workshop that fosters reconciliation between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous peoples

NDC F209 TBD TBD

Winter/Spring 2019

Date Training Days Title Campus Room Start Time End Time
Within 14 days of hire .25 Accessible Customer Service (required training) On-Line n/a n/a n/a
Any Monday start 30 x 15 mins (7.5 hrs) 30 Day Mindfulness Challenge On-Line n/a n/a n/a
Jan Date To Be Set .5 SafeTALK Suicide Alertness for Everyone NDC FM34 9:00 12:00
Feb 12 1 New Employee Orientation NDC ETV Studio 8:15 4:00
Feb 20 .5 The Working Mind – Employee Session* NDC FM34 12:30 4:30
Feb 21 .5 The Working Mind – Employee Session* Roblin Centre TBD 12:30 4:30
Feb 21 & 22 2 x .5 Verbal De-Escalation Skills NDC FM34 1:00 4:30
Feb 21 & 22 2 x .5 Verbal De-Escalation Skills Roblin Centre TBD 1:00 4:30
Winter 2018 – Date to be set 1 NEW! The Blanket Exercise –

a participatory workshop that fosters reconciliation between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous peoples

Roblin Centre TBD TBD TBD
March Date To Be Set .5 SafeTALK Suicide Alertness for Everyone NDC FM34 9:00 12:00
April 9 & 10 2 x .5 Verbal De-Escalation Skills NDC FM34 1:00 4:30
April 11 .5 The Working Mind – Employee Session* NDC FM34 12:30 4:30
May 14 & 15 2 x .5 Verbal De-Escalation Skills NDC FM34 12:30 4:30
May 22 & 23 2 x .5 Verbal De-Escalation Skills Roblin Centre TBD 12:30 4:30
May Date to be set .5 Pre-Retirement Info Session NDC ETV Studio 8:30 12:00
June 11 1 New Employee Orientation NDC ETV Studio 8:30 12:00

* Please note that ‘The Working Mind – Classroom Employee Session’ is available to employees once their managers have completed ‘The Working Mind – Manager Session’. Contact Jacqueline Wood for more info at jawood@rrc.ca.

New for 2018-19! ENGAGE now includes unlimited, self-directed online learning from Lynda.com. Lynda complements (but does not replace) classroom sessions through thousands of videos and courses. Playlists contain courses specific to Red River College competencies that employees want to deepen! Explore them further at rrc.ca/Lynda.