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March 2019

Children & Trauma

March 24 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Pace Centre Grande Prairie, 10031 103 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 1B9 Canada
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$99

The National Institute of Mental Health defines childhood trauma as; “The experience of an event by a child that is emotionally painful or distressful, which often results in lasting mental and physical effects.” However, with the right support, it is possible to recover even from extreme early trauma. The Children and Trauma presentation will focus on the areas of abuse to children, with special emphasis on emotional, physical and sexual abuse. Strategies will be discussed concerning effective methods of helping…

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Grief & Loss

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Pace Centre Grande Prairie, 10031 103 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 1B9 Canada
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$99

The journey of grief and loss is experienced by individuals in various ways, not just through death. This workshop will illustrate ways that can enhance coping for the bereaved individual and help them process their grief. It will help you to understand the normal reactions to grief and loss, and explore how reactions can be more complex and require greater interventions. Contemporary theories and models of grief and loss will be explored. This workshop will provide techniques and tools for…

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Mental Health First Aid

March 30 @ 8:30 am - March 31 @ 4:30 pm
Pace Centre Grande Prairie, 10031 103 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 1B9 Canada
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$249

The Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training workshop was developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada to help people provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. MHFA teaches mental health first aid skills. The philosophy behind MHFA is that a mental health crisis, such as suicidal and self-harming actions, may be avoided through early intervention. If a crisis does arise, a MHFA trained person in the workplace…

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April 2019

Self-Esteem & Confidence

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pace Centre Grande Prairie, 10031 103 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 1B9 Canada
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$99

This brief workshop will examine the various components of self-esteem and confidence, and describes the difference between the two. Participants will understand how self-esteem and confidence develop in early childhood, and what can cause and interfere with their natural development. Other factors of self-esteem and confidence explored include: - shame and how it interferes with natural human affects - shame-based family rules - breaking the shame cycle - shame vs guilt - overcoming bad inner voices - light and dark…

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The Problem with Pornography

April 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pace Centre Grande Prairie, 10031 103 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 1B9 Canada
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$99

This brief workshop provides an overview of the impacts of casual, non-addictive and addictive use of pornography on the individual, the family, community and society. The hyper-sexualization of children, teens and adults is considered from an ecological perspective. Assessment forms will be provided to use with clients to determine risk. You will be challenged to reflect on your own porn use and the desensitization of graphically hyper-sexualized and violent images around us, that has allowed us to tolerate ever more…

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