January 31, 2024


Welcome! The BCDRN organizing committee is pleased to welcome you to our new workshop series website! Here you will find more information about the objectives of the event, the facilitator and the workshop schedule. You will also be able to explore the workshop content and register directly through this website.

Professional Development Workshop Series 2024 for graduate trainees & post docs engaged in diabetes research in BC

Workshop 1: Harnessing Your Resilience: Coping Strategies for Anxiety and Stress in Graduate School and Beyond

JANUARY 31, 2024


BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute

Facilitator: Sherri Calder

Sherri Calder, MA, RCC is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and Communications Consultant. Sherri draws on her unique blend of experience as a counsellor, facilitator, educator, and coach to help individuals, couples, and groups face challenges in their personal or professional lives. Sherri has developed courses on a variety of topics and prides herself in delivering engaging and practical sessions. Sherri has a private counselling practice and is a former faculty member with the Centre for Conflict Resolution and the Public Safety Division at the Justice Institute of British Columbia.

Here are the main objectives of this workshop:

Objective #1 Resilience defined. The nervous system as related to stress and anxiety.

Objective #2 The basics of resilience

Objective #3 Resilience builders:

-mission statement,

-managing internal and external critics,

-role models


Objective #4 Resilience and the future


BC Children's Hosital Research Institute

938, West 28th Avenue Vancouver, BC Canada, V5Z 4H4

Registration period

December 1, 2023 - 00:00 until January 31, 2024 - 08:00

Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact meg.hughes@ubc.ca .

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