Students' Association

Red Deer College

Suicide Intervention Skills Training course

ASIST, a practical training course for caregivers seeking to prevent the immediate risk of suicide, will be offered to Red Deer College students twice in the winter term.

The first training course is set for Tuesday, February 21 and Wednesday, February 22 while the second takes place Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5. Both courses are being present by the Students’ Association of Red Deer College’s Mental Health Initiative. All sessions are coordinated by a Centre for Suicide Prevention certified trainer.

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ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) uses many different teaching processes to create a practice-oriented and interactive learning experience. The sessions are mostly small groups of one trainer to no more than 15 participants.

The course is open to Red Deer College students only and is being offered free of charge. There is a $40 deposit to register; deposit will be refunded upon course completion.

The 411

Course 1: Tuesday, February 21 and Wednesday, February 22
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days
Location: Red Deer College
Cost: Free ($40 deposit to register. Refundable upon course completion)
Register: Students’ Association office (Room 2010)
Questions: brickers(at)telus.net

Course 2: Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days
Location: Red Deer College
Cost: Free ($40 deposit to register. Refundable upon course completion)
Register: Students’ Association office (Room 2010)
Questions: brickers(at)telus.net

Mental Health Awareness Essay

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Essay Criteria

In 250-500 words, describe what mental health means to you personally, why it is important on campus, and how we the SA can help meet mental health needs on campus.

We want to hear your experiences and understand your needs. We are excited to read your
authentic and personalized essays.

Send your essay to: sardc-president(at)rdc.ab.ca before February 6!

January Viewpoints

The January issue of Viewpoints is now available. Pick up a printed copy from any of the Students' Association brochure-holder bulletin boards or download the online version.

Reload your term bus pass
and continue to save

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RDC students can purchase a Winter Semester pass card for $145 or reload their existing Semester pass for $140 at the Students’ Association office. Compared to the standard monthly pass, that’s a saving of up to $100 over the four-month period.

Donald School of Business
Donald School of Business students can purchase Winter Semester passes at the DSB starting in January. Students from the DSB wishing to reload their cards must come to the Students’ Association office. The office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Winter Semester Transit passes provide fare between January 1 and April 30, 2017.

Representation, Services, FUN!

The Students’ Association of Red Deer College plays an important role in your life at RDC. The SA advocates for and represents students, provides a myriad of important (and fun!) services and is one of the largest employers of students on campus!

If you have a question, concern, need some more information or want to become more active with your SA, stop by the SA office, call 403-342-3200 or send us an email!

Our mission: The Students’ Association of Red Deer College will enrich and enhance the quality of student life at Red Deer College by providing affordable and quality services, effective political representation and exciting opportunities for its members.

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