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February 2018

Managing Mental Health in the Workplace – Rights and Responsibilities

February 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada

For leaders and managers, dealing with issues related to mental health in the workplace can be challenging and difficult to navigate. It is essential that leadership has the capabilities to manage mental health because early identification and support can lead to continued productivity, retention of employees and overall satisfaction in the workplace. This workshop provides a roadmap to help leaders participate in conversations with employees who may require support and accommodation when experiencing difficulties related to mental health. Participants will…

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Ontario Shores Mental Health Conference 2018 – Innovation in Mental Health: Discovery, Technology and Recovery

February 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Whitby

Conference Themes: Recovery Big Data Quality Technology Population Health Games and Apps Clinical Advancements Co-Design

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De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™ (London)

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
London

For those who work in an environment where there is potential for violence, it is important to develop the skills needed to defuse dangerous situations. This workshop is designed to teach people to de-escalate potentially violent situations through assertiveness and interpersonal communication. The training will explore how anger and violence interplay, including opportunities for self-assessment of personal styles. Participants will develop a clear understanding of how to assess the potential for violence and respond with a diverse set of interpersonal…

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Managing Mental Health in the Workplace – Rights and Responsibilities (Mississauga)

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mississauga

For leaders and managers, dealing with issues related to mental health in the workplace can be challenging and difficult to navigate. It is essential that leadership has the capabilities to manage mental health because early identification and support can lead to continued productivity, retention of employees and overall satisfaction in the workplace. This workshop provides a roadmap to help leaders participate in conversations with employees who may require support and accommodation when experiencing difficulties related to mental health. Participants will…

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De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™ (Toronto)

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Toronto

For those who work in an environment where there is potential for violence, it is important to develop the skills needed to defuse dangerous situations. This workshop is designed to teach people to de-escalate potentially violent situations through assertiveness and interpersonal communication. The training will explore how anger and violence interplay, including opportunities for self-assessment of personal styles. Participants will develop a clear understanding of how to assess the potential for violence and respond with a diverse set of interpersonal…

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Accessing ABI Services in the GTA – ABI Home and Community Care

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Webinar

Central LHIN Home & Community Care Toronto Central LHIN Home & Community Care

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March 2018

De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™ (Ottawa)

March 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada

For those who work in an environment where there is potential for violence, it is important to develop the skills needed to defuse dangerous situations. This workshop is designed to teach people to de-escalate potentially violent situations through assertiveness and interpersonal communication. The training will explore how anger and violence interplay, including opportunities for self-assessment of personal styles. Participants will develop a clear understanding of how to assess the potential for violence and respond with a diverse set of interpersonal…

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Understanding Mental Health Concerns in Children and Youth

March 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada

Children and youth need the adults in their lives to help navigate the difficulties that come along with mental health and to connect them with necessary support and services. This workshop is designed for education and social service providers, caregivers and anyone seeking a better understanding of the complexities that surround mental illness with this population. Participants will be provided with a general overview of the common mental illnesses for children and youth, signs and symptoms, themes for treatment and…

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Understanding Mental Health Concerns in Children and Youth (Toronto)

March 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Toronto

Children and youth need the adults in their lives to help navigate the difficulties that come along with mental health and to connect them with necessary support and services. This workshop is designed for education and social service providers, caregivers and anyone seeking a better understanding of the complexities that surround mental illness with this population. Participants will be provided with a general overview of the common mental illnesses for children and youth, signs and symptoms, themes for treatment and…

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Understanding Mental Health Concerns in Children and Youth (London)

March 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
London

Children and youth need the adults in their lives to help navigate the difficulties that come along with mental health and to connect them with necessary support and services. This workshop is designed for education and social service providers, caregivers and anyone seeking a better understanding of the complexities that surround mental illness with this population. Participants will be provided with a general overview of the common mental illnesses for children and youth, signs and symptoms, themes for treatment and…

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Understanding Mental Health Concerns in Children and Youth (Thunder Bay)

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thunder Bay

Children and youth need the adults in their lives to help navigate the difficulties that come along with mental health and to connect them with necessary support and services. This workshop is designed for education and social service providers, caregivers and anyone seeking a better understanding of the complexities that surround mental illness with this population. Participants will be provided with a general overview of the common mental illnesses for children and youth, signs and symptoms, themes for treatment and…

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Accessing ABI Services in the GTA – Community Support Services

March 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Webinar

Community Head Injury Resource Services (CHIRS) Cota March of Dimes Canada Mind Forward (previously PHDABIS) Behavioural PACE Independent Living

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Narrative Therapy – Tools for Exploring Stories (Toronto)

March 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Toronto

We are all influenced by stories. In some of these stories, we are active players; other stories are thrust upon us. When problems occur (as they inevitably do), “problem stories” have a tendency to overshadow other stories. A narrative counselling framework seeks to explore the numerous stories that shape and influence identity, problems and preferred directions in life. Narrative therapy has been found to be a useful approach to many problems such as addictions, trauma and mental health concerns. In…

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – Tools for Thinking Differently (Toronto)

March 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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Fifth Biennial Rainbow Health Ontario Conference: Because LGBTQ2S Health Matters

March 21 @ 8:00 am - March 24 @ 5:00 pm
Sudbury

Rainbow Health Ontario invites you to join us for the fifth biennial RHO Conference from March 21-24, 2018 in Sudbury, Ontario. We recognize that we will be gathering on the territories of the Atikameksheng and Wahnapitae First Nations, who are part of the Anishnawbek Nation. This conference will focus on building partnerships in health and social services to promote the health of Ontario’s diverse LGBTQ2S populations, including those in northern and rural areas. In our programming, we have emphasized an…

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – Tools for Thinking Differently (London)

March 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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Diversity Issues in Violence Risk Assessment: Youth and Emerging Adults – Webinar

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar

This webinar will provide an overview of key ways in which violence risk assessment practices should be developmentally informed when working with adolescents and transition age youth (12 to 25 years old or so). First, although many of the risk and protective factors relevant to older adults also are relevant to adolescents, certain factors are particularly important during specific developmental periods, including key periods of transition. Second, the six to seven year period typically associated with adolescence (i.e., 12 to…

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – Tools for Thinking Differently (Ottawa)

March 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada

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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Narrative Therapy – Tools for Exploring Stories (London)

March 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
London

We are all influenced by stories. In some of these stories, we are active players; other stories are thrust upon us. When problems occur (as they inevitably do), “problem stories” have a tendency to overshadow other stories. A narrative counselling framework seeks to explore the numerous stories that shape and influence identity, problems and preferred directions in life. Narrative therapy has been found to be a useful approach to many problems such as addictions, trauma and mental health concerns. In…

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Narrative Therapy – Tools for Exploring Stories (Ottawa)

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada

We are all influenced by stories. In some of these stories, we are active players; other stories are thrust upon us. When problems occur (as they inevitably do), “problem stories” have a tendency to overshadow other stories. A narrative counselling framework seeks to explore the numerous stories that shape and influence identity, problems and preferred directions in life. Narrative therapy has been found to be a useful approach to many problems such as addictions, trauma and mental health concerns. In…

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