Decolonizing Trauma Work

Webinar

Trauma informed practice has become a central focus of many individuals and group practice work. Is Trauma Informed Practice by itself enough to work and support Indigenous people? What would a Decolonial trauma practice look like? How do Indigenous theories and practice ways disrupt/support/engage trauma?Come and discuss Decolonizing Trauma Work with Ruth Green.

Free – $30

The Use of Self in Therapy: Meaningful Explorations of the Therapeutic Relationship

Virtual

The therapist’s effective use of self and the therapeutic relationship are prerequisites to successful therapeutic outcomes whether in single sessions, brief, or long-term therapies. Research shows the therapeutic relationship to be the top factor in creating change, more than the specific therapy approach or model. It is the client’s perception of the therapeutic alliance that ... Read more

$225

Psychological Safety in the Workplace

Virtual

Given that the average person spends 60 percent of their time at work, our organizations play a pivotal role in how psychologically safe we feel. A workplace can either protect our psychological health or diminish it. A psychologically safe organization actively strives to both prevent psychological harm and actively boost psychological safety. This workshop provides ... Read more

$249.00 – $279.00

Centering culture to meet the needs of racialized children & young people

Webinar

Culturally responsive programs are evidence-based programs that have been adapted to better meet the needs of a specific cultural group. Modifications to programs reflect language, historical context and culture or community values. Research shows that programs adapted to meet the needs of racialized children and young people tend to be more effective than those where ... Read more

Free

Indigenous Perspective on Overall Personal Wellness

Virtual

This full-day course will enhance learning on the importance of self care, exploring the healing journey and taking care of the inner child through healing work. By exploring Indigenous perspectives to gain a deeper understanding of overall personal wellness, this course equips social workers with knowledge on teachings and practices through discussion. Come join Albert ... Read more

$50 – $100

Housing First and the criminal justice system

Webinar

This webinar series is hosted by the Canadian Housing First Network Community of Interest (CHFN-CoI) and the Housing First Europe Hub (the Hub)The goal of webinar series is to bring together the international HF community, share evidence-based knowledge, experience and innovation, build capacity for HF programs, and promote high quality implementation of the HF model that includes both ... Read more

Free

Why gender matters: Creating trauma-informed addictions awareness services – 10th annual Chatham-Kent Addictions Awareness Conference

Chatham Chatham, ON

Dr. Stephanie S. Covington is an internationally recognized clinician, author, organizational consultant, and lecturer. She is a pioneer in the field of women’s issues, addiction, trauma, and recovery. She has developed an innovative, gender-responsive, and trauma-informed approach that results in effective services in public, private, and institutional settings. Her presentations, staff-development seminars, and technical assistance ... Read more

$200.00

Online Counselling: Strategies to Strengthen Engagement

Virtual

An increasing preference for online counselling sessions has resulted in counsellors needing to learn how to adapt their practice to the online world in an ethical and professional way. This workshop provides practical strategies to enhance engagement and connection, and reviews best practices for online video counselling. Ethical considerations specific to the online counselling experience ... Read more

$119.00 – $139.00

Trauma-Informed Care: Building a Culture of Strength

Virtual

Trauma is prevalent in our world and has an impact on many of the people we interact with, including those who engage with our organizations. Compassionate and trauma-informed care is essential to providing effective support and building sustainable services. Based on our book, A Little Book About Trauma-Informed Workplaces, this workshop explores five key principles ... Read more

$249.00 – $279.00

Prejudices That Impact LGBTQ+ People

Webinar

This webinar is designed for social workers who are providing front line services, mental health care, and performing the controlled act of psychotherapy in Ontario. It utilizes a creative approach and provides tools to help social workers think about the impact of prejudices targeting LGBTQ+ communities when seeking mental health services. The webinar will provide ... Read more

Free – $20

Managing Difficult Phone Calls

Virtual

Handling difficult interactions on the phone is a challenging task, especially if the caller is in a heightened state of emotion. For many, the ability to navigate difficult phone conversations with respect and professionalism is an essential workplace skill. This workshop is designed to provide practical strategies for dealing with clients and customers over the ... Read more

$249.00 – $279.00

Metabolic Health in Mental Illness: Why is this important & what to do?

Webinar

The talk will focus on the many ways metabolic health is important in the context of mental illness. It will review evidence demonstrating how intertwined and bidirectional these relationships are, and discuss how addressing this overlap can lead to improved quality of life and newer therapeutic strategies. New findings and initiatives at the Metabolic Clinic ... Read more

Free

Vicarious resilience, compassion satisfaction, and self-care

Webinar

Many providers working in the helping profession, engage in this type of work because they are compassionate and empathetic. However, high caseloads and repeated exposure to traumatic stories can affect their mental health over time, leading to burnout, compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma. But alongside concepts of vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue, it's important to ... Read more

Free

Mental Health Awareness and Support

Virtual

Mental health concerns will directly impact one in every five people. The remaining four will know a friend, family member, coworker, or acquaintance that struggles with their mental health. Given this prevalence, it is essential that people build capacity to support those with mental health concerns because early identification and support typically lead to continued ... Read more

$119.00 – $139.00

Sex Trafficking Victims & Survivors: Building Confidence on Approaches to Care

Webinar

This webinar will focus on identifying warning signs, building therapeutic relationships with a highly vulnerable clientele and how to engage in a trauma and violence-informed conversation about sex trafficking.Participants will learn about the distinction between sex work and sex trafficking, nontraditional presentations, the significance of chosen language and engagement practices that will either help or ... Read more

Free – $20

Indigenizing Trauma Work

Virtual

In this full day course, Indigenizing Trauma Work will focus on generating an understanding of ways helpers create culturally safe and informed practices to assist individuals who have experienced colonial trauma. Utilizing a wholistic approach to teaching and learning, participants will enhance their current practice through this wholistic experience. Participants will have an opportunity to ... Read more

$50 – $100

Stigma Ends With Me – Core Principles

Webinar

This training will help you see how stigma affects people. It will show you how to connect in a non-stigmatizing way. You will learn how to use language that focuses on the person, not their use of substances. You will also gain the knowledge needed to help improve the health of people who use/d substances.

$75

Helpful Apps and Websites for your Mental Health

Webinar

This free mental health apps and websites workshop is for the general public where you will learn:: -The difference between mental health apps and websites-Pros and cons of e-mental health tools-Making an informed choice-Credible resources to help decide-App and website recommendations

Addictions and Mental Health: Strategies for Complex Issues

Virtual

Many people who experience mental health concerns also live with an addiction. While working with multiple issues at the same time is complicated, recovery from both of these issues is possible with an integrated, person-centred, and trauma-informed approach. This workshop provides a framework for assisting people to move forward with healthy ways of coping. Participants ... Read more

$249 – $279

Supporting Sexual Minority Youth (SMY) with Dr. Wendy Bamatter

Webinar

About the topic: Children, adolescents, and young adults who identify as sexual minorities (e.g., lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, queer) are at increased risk for negative mental health outcomes. One of the major factors contributing to this increased risk pertains to the discrimination and invalidation to which SMY are exposed in their daily lives. Fortunately, there ... Read more

Free