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December 2018

Mindfulness Counselling Strategies – Activating Compassion and Regulation [London]

December 10 @ 9:00 am - December 11 @ 4:00 pm
London

The ability to regulate one’s body and find balance in emotion, thought, and physical health is at the core of healing and well-being. This workshop is designed to first teach participants to develop these skills for themselves. From this base, the application of mindfulness-based strategies in counselling work is explored. In this highly experiential training, participants will practice mindfulness, regulation, and activation strategies meant to promote compassionate self-awareness and emotional balance. The skills learned are relevant and applicable for working…

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Mindfulness Counselling Strategies – Activating Compassion and Regulation [Ottawa]

December 10 @ 9:00 am - December 11 @ 4:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada

The ability to regulate one’s body and find balance in emotion, thought, and physical health is at the core of healing and well-being. This workshop is designed to first teach participants to develop these skills for themselves. From this base, the application of mindfulness-based strategies in counselling work is explored. In this highly experiential training, participants will practice mindfulness, regulation, and activation strategies meant to promote compassionate self-awareness and emotional balance. The skills learned are relevant and applicable for working…

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Mindfulness Counselling Strategies – Activating Compassion and Regulation [Toronto]

December 12 @ 9:00 am - December 13 @ 4:00 pm
Toronto

The ability to regulate one’s body and find balance in emotion, thought, and physical health is at the core of healing and well-being. This workshop is designed to first teach participants to develop these skills for themselves. From this base, the application of mindfulness-based strategies in counselling work is explored. In this highly experiential training, participants will practice mindfulness, regulation, and activation strategies meant to promote compassionate self-awareness and emotional balance. The skills learned are relevant and applicable for working…

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Assessing for Antisocial/Violent Potential and Clinical Risk Management in Elementary School-Aged Children: A Prevention and Intervention Assessment Framework

December 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Toronto

The importance of preventing and intervening in antisocial behavior and other forms of verbal and physical violence has been well established. We know from the scientific literature that certain childhood indicators of risk are strongly linked to subsequent antisocial behavior/violence that result in negative life course trajectories. How many times have we heard (after a tragedy) "we knew since elementary school he/she was a problem." There is a need for reliable and valid screening/assessment devices that help assess level of…

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Vicarious Traumatization and Self Care

December 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Hamilton Hamilton,

~ What is Trauma Yoga? ~ Is there evidence based connection to the body and trauma? ~ How do the 16 warning signs of trauma exposure response pertain to you in your work? Do you have any experiences in which these symptoms began to arise? ~ What are 5 ways that you currently self-care in your professional life, and how? ~ Why is visceral afferent information an important concept when working with embodied healing or vicarious trauma? Facilitator: Nicole Brown…

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January 2019

North American Cannabis Summit

2019-01-28 @ 8:00 am - 2019-01-30 @ 5:00 pm
Los Angeles CA

The 2019 North American Cannabis Summit is an objective forum to address public health, science, and health equity in this time of expanding cannabis decriminalization, medical use, and legalization of recreational use. The 2019 Summit is scheduled for January 28-30, 2019, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, California. The 2017 National Cannabis Summit, held in Denver, Colorado, was the first forum in the U.S. to convene a cross-state discussion of policy, regulatory, and governance issues related to…

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February 2019

Trauma Informed Care – Building a Culture of Strength [Ottawa]

2019-02-11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada

Trauma is prevalent in our world and has an impact on many of the people we interact with, including our clients and colleagues. Compassionate and trauma-informed care is essential to providing effective support and building sustainable services. This workshop explores how to build a trauma-informed culture in a workplace setting that integrates knowledge throughout the organization. Participants will develop an understanding of the pervasive impact of trauma on individual health and relationships. Guiding principles will be explored for increasing emotional…

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Trauma Informed Care – Building a Culture of Strength [Toronto]

2019-02-12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Toronto

Trauma is prevalent in our world and has an impact on many of the people we interact with, including our clients and colleagues. Compassionate and trauma-informed care is essential to providing effective support and building sustainable services. This workshop explores how to build a trauma-informed culture in a workplace setting that integrates knowledge throughout the organization. Participants will develop an understanding of the pervasive impact of trauma on individual health and relationships. Guiding principles will be explored for increasing emotional…

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Trauma Informed Care – Building a Culture of Strength [London]

2019-02-14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
London

Trauma is prevalent in our world and has an impact on many of the people we interact with, including our clients and colleagues. Compassionate and trauma-informed care is essential to providing effective support and building sustainable services. This workshop explores how to build a trauma-informed culture in a workplace setting that integrates knowledge throughout the organization. Participants will develop an understanding of the pervasive impact of trauma on individual health and relationships. Guiding principles will be explored for increasing emotional…

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Self-Injury Behaviour in Youth – Issues and Strategies [Ottawa]

2019-02-25 @ 9:00 am - 2019-02-26 @ 4:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada

Self-injury refers to deliberate, self-inflicted tissue damage such as cutting or burning. Self-injury has reached alarming proportions among our youth; studies show that 14-24% of adolescents and young adults have engaged in this behaviour at least once, with a quarter of these reporting current, chronic self-injury. Helpers are increasingly encountering young people who are involved with self-injury. This workshop will assist participants in understanding the experience and motivations of adolescents who intentionally injure themselves. In addition, practical strategies for working…

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Ontario Shores Mental Health Conference

2019-02-26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Whitby

Research and Innovation in Mental Health across the Lifespan: Empower, Engage, Educate Conference Themes: Recovery Co-Design Technology Clinical Care Measurement Workplace and Wellness Developmental Psychology System Change

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Trauma Informed Care – Building a Culture of Strength [Thunder Bay]

2019-02-27 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thunder Bay

Trauma is prevalent in our world and has an impact on many of the people we interact with, including our clients and colleagues. Compassionate and trauma-informed care is essential to providing effective support and building sustainable services. This workshop explores how to build a trauma-informed culture in a workplace setting that integrates knowledge throughout the organization. Participants will develop an understanding of the pervasive impact of trauma on individual health and relationships. Guiding principles will be explored for increasing emotional…

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Self-Injury Behaviour in Youth – Issues and Strategies [Toronto]

2019-02-27 @ 9:00 am - 2019-02-28 @ 4:00 pm
Toronto

Self-injury refers to deliberate, self-inflicted tissue damage such as cutting or burning. Self-injury has reached alarming proportions among our youth; studies show that 14-24% of adolescents and young adults have engaged in this behaviour at least once, with a quarter of these reporting current, chronic self-injury. Helpers are increasingly encountering young people who are involved with self-injury. This workshop will assist participants in understanding the experience and motivations of adolescents who intentionally injure themselves. In addition, practical strategies for working…

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The Ethics of Helping – Boundaries and Relationships [Thunder Bay]

2019-02-28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thunder Bay

It is very common for anyone working in the helping profession to encounter ethical dilemmas. Ethics are at the heart of competent and effective practice for anyone in the helping field. This workshop is designed to give individuals and organizations an opportunity to review common principles and standards for ethical practice that are relevant for their settings. Participants will practice using an ethical decision-making process to work through common areas of ethical concerns and leave with a stronger awareness of…

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March 2019

The Ethics of Helping – Boundaries and Relationships [Ottawa]

2019-03-04 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada

It is very common for anyone working in the helping profession to encounter ethical dilemmas. Ethics are at the heart of competent and effective practice for anyone in the helping field. This workshop is designed to give individuals and organizations an opportunity to review common principles and standards for ethical practice that are relevant for their settings. Participants will practice using an ethical decision-making process to work through common areas of ethical concerns and leave with a stronger awareness of…

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The Ethics of Helping – Boundaries and Relationships [Toronto]

2019-03-05 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Toronto

It is very common for anyone working in the helping profession to encounter ethical dilemmas. Ethics are at the heart of competent and effective practice for anyone in the helping field. This workshop is designed to give individuals and organizations an opportunity to review common principles and standards for ethical practice that are relevant for their settings. Participants will practice using an ethical decision-making process to work through common areas of ethical concerns and leave with a stronger awareness of…

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The Ethics of Helping – Boundaries and Relationships [London]

2019-03-07 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
London

It is very common for anyone working in the helping profession to encounter ethical dilemmas. Ethics are at the heart of competent and effective practice for anyone in the helping field. This workshop is designed to give individuals and organizations an opportunity to review common principles and standards for ethical practice that are relevant for their settings. Participants will practice using an ethical decision-making process to work through common areas of ethical concerns and leave with a stronger awareness of…

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World Congress on Brain Injury

2019-03-13 @ 8:00 am - 2019-03-16 @ 5:00 pm
Toronto

The International Brain Injury Association’s World Congress on Brain Injury is the largest gathering of international professionals working in the field of brain injury (traumatic and acquired, including stroke). The next World Congress will take place March 13 – March 16, 2019, in Toronto, Canada. Over 1400 international delegates attended the World Congress when it was last held in the United States in 2017 in New Orleans.

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – Tools for Thinking Differently [Toronto]

2019-03-20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Toronto

Many of the challenges that we experience are based on irrational and unhelpful thought patterns that impact both our feelings and our behaviour. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a time-sensitive, structured, and present-oriented form of counselling that focuses on problem solving and teaching individuals how to modify these distorted patterns of thinking. CBT is also one of the most well-known, researched, and practiced forms of therapy available to us. This workshop provides a strong foundational knowledge of the principles and…

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – Tools for Thinking Differently [London]

2019-03-21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
London

Many of the challenges that we experience are based on irrational and unhelpful thought patterns that impact both our feelings and our behaviour. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a time-sensitive, structured, and present-oriented form of counselling that focuses on problem solving and teaching individuals how to modify these distorted patterns of thinking. CBT is also one of the most well-known, researched, and practiced forms of therapy available to us. This workshop provides a strong foundational knowledge of the principles and…

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