Stigma Ends With Me – Core Principles

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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

Plan of Care: Workers Experiencing Burnout

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Through an Indigenous lens, this webinar provides a wholistic evaluation of our individual needs as front-line/trauma care workers and the importance of building a plan to care for all quadrants of our medicine wheel to maintain a healthy personal and professional life. This Webinar is FREE for Ontario Registered Social Workers (RSW), Registered Social Service ... Read more

Free – $30

The Changing Brain: Exploring Personality & Behaviour Change with Dementia

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Changes in personality and behaviour are common symptoms for people living with dementia. Join our informative webinar as we explore the changes caused by dementia, ways to understand behaviour changes, and the impact on caregivers. We will share local programs and services available in your community, including a unique educational program called UFirst! for Care ... Read more

Free

211 or 911: TCCS: 2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations

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2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations has been in operation for over 30 years and continues to be an Indigenous and Two-spirit led organization that is grounded in wholistic health and wellness, operating with an Indigenous harm reduction lens and meeting our community where it is at. In partnership with Eshkiniigjik Naandwechigegamig – A place ... Read more

Free

Trauma Update: Addressing Critical Elements When Working with Traumatized Children and Youth

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In this hour-long webinar, Geraldine will provide an overview of the relationship between trauma and its impact on behaviour, personality, and academics as it relates to developmental stages. Participants will learn when trauma should be the leading lens in assessment and treatment, how to triage competing treatment issues and what the critical elements are when ... Read more

Free

Autism & Mental Health Webinar Series: Socializing and Masking

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Dr. Heather Brown, an autistic Associate Professor at the University of Alberta, focuses on neurodiversity and masking. Her research is poised to empower autistic individuals to be more self-confident in their neurodivergence and to develop a better understanding of the factors that most support their well-being.

Free

Modifying Social Work Practices for Neurodiverse Operating Systems

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Neurodivergent clients use different ‘operating systems’ to perceive and communicate in the world. Typical therapeutic modalities may not recognize or factor in these differences in the neuroatypical brain and central nervous system. Using Dialectical Behaviour Therapy as an example, this webinar presents a modified model of emotional regulation (adapted from Marsha Linehan’s work) and modified ... Read more

Free – $20

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

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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

Helpful Apps and Websites for your Mental Health

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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

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

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

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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

Vicarious resilience, compassion satisfaction, and self-care

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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

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

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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

Prejudices That Impact LGBTQ+ People

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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

Housing First and the criminal justice system

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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

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

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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

Decolonizing Trauma Work

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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

Arts-Based Approaches to Advancing Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing

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What are the benefits of arts-based programming for youth, and how do these approaches support and improve mental health and wellbeing? How can art be used to mitigate social inequities? What strategies can you incorporate in your work with young people? Join us for this interactive 2-part webinar series on improving mental health literacy and ... Read more

Free

The Inside Scoop: A Forum on New Programs and Services to Support People Who Use Drugs in Peterborough

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Join us for our first forum on new programs and services to support people who use drugs in Peterborough. The goals for this forum will be: To help service providers in Peterborough learn about and navigate new substance-related programming.To help establish new connections and collaborations between programs and providers.To provide an opportunity to ask questions ... Read more

$22.23