Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA)

Assertiveness - How to Set Boundaries and Avoid Conflict (Afternoon Session)
Half Day Session
Monday, October 7th, 2019
Kitimat Valley Insitute
1352 Alexander Avenue
Kitimat, BC
V8C 1A2
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Registration Deadline
Monday, October 7th, 2019
Event Description

Assertiveness is often mistaken for aggression but this is not the case.


This workshop will allow workers and supervisors alike to understand the importance of being assertive and establishing workplace boundaries. When everyone in the workplace has a clear understanding of what is expected and how they will be treated, there is no room for misunderstandings.


Learn how to communicate with others and establish your own bill of rights.


Topics covered:


  • Defining assertiveness and boundaries
  • Awareness of effective boundaries
  • Understanding assertiveness role in a healthy workplace
  • Steps to being assertive



Instructor: Jeffrey Cartwright's background includes 25 years experience working as a paramedic, firefighter and in the field of trauma response. He joined the New Westminster Fire and Rescue Services in August of 1995 after 3 years with BC Ambulance Service. He was promoted to qualified officer in 2009, and has since been confirmed to the ranks of Lieutenant, Captain and acting Battalion Chief. He joined the Critical Incident Stress Management team in 2000.  He has developed many initiatives for the team members by introducing them to the latest techniques and training. Jeffrey has transferred his skills to the private sector to facilitate training in the prevention of, and response to, traumatic events that can occur in any workplace.




Contact & Support

For support or inquiries, please contact Ally Bodnar at 604-298-7795  or

All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
ICBA Member $200.00
Non-Member $250.00
Special Promotion: Group Discount
Register 2 employees and SAVE 10% off each additional registration!
12:00pm - 12:30pm
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Cancellation &
Refund Policy



Cancellations received at least 14 business days prior to the course date will result in a full refund.


Cancellations received less than 14 business days but more than 7 full business days prior to the course date are subject to an administration fee of $100 per day for full and half-day seminars, or $25 for breakfast sessions.


Registrants who do not show up for a course, and/or who do not notify ICBA at least 7 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the course. There will be no refunds or credits in this case.


Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the course.


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