Events & Training

Life in Full Colour: A Path to Full Citizenship Through the VPA


Life in Full Colour: A Path to Full Citizenship Through the VPA

This training is open to St.Amant staff and Volunteers (exceptions apply). If you are a staff member, please speak to your supervisor to register. If you are not a St.Amant staff member, and would like more information about this training opportunity, please email

Training Overview

Based upon the workbook, “The Agency Guide to the Vulnerable Persons Act”, this session explores ways that we can support people to live a full life and have full citizenship in community. This session touches on a wide variety of topics that affect our daily work, with a focus on empowering the people we support to exercise their rights.

Learning Objectives

  • State the five guiding principles of the Vulnerable Person’s Act and how they relate to the people we support.
  • Explain how our choice of words and labels impact the people we support.
  • Identify ways to provide choices.
  • Compare legal decision making status and how it affects the daily life of the people we support.

What you can expect:
In this workshop you can expect lectures, videos, group discussions and breakout rooms. You must join with a device that has a webcam and microphone. ​​

If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please email with the details and we will do our best to accommodate you. Please contact us 7-10 days prior to your training event.

Si vous exigez des mesures d’adaptation dues à une incapacité ou une condition médicale, veuillez nous en informez en nous envoyant un courriel à l’adresse suivante: Nous ferons de notre mieux afin de vous accommoder. Merci denous contacter au moins 7 à 10 jours avant votre session de formation.

Hourly Schedule

April 24

9 - 10
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September 19, 2023


Available to staff, volunteers
2:30 pm - 7:00 pm