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January 2019

Crisis Intervention & Communication Skills

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - January 26 @ 4:30 pm
Pace Centre Grande Prairie, 10031 103 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 1B9 Canada
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$199

This workshop will provide you with a strong baseline on how to intervene and help individuals who are in crisis. You will look at what grief is, and how someone can come out the other side of grief, and grow. You will explore grief and stress caused by a one-time event, or a series of events, and look at coping with different individuals’ personalities, and how they may handle emotions, such as grief, differently. Finally, you will learn Crisis Intervention…

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February 2019

Cross Cultural Awareness

February 2 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Pace Centre Grande Prairie, 10031 103 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 1B9 Canada
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$149

As the demographics of our nation, workplaces and clients are growing, cultural competence is key to effective and respectful relationships. With a strong emphasis on the Canadian Indigenous people, this workshop is designed to improve your awareness, understanding, and skills needed to deliver services within a multicultural environment. This workshop uses research, facts, and storytelling to explore cultural diversity, cultural self-awareness, prejudice, racism, Aboriginal history and contemporary Indigenous issues. (7hrs) Facilitated by: Ruth Proulx, BSW, RSW, MSc. Provisional Psychologist

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Leading Change: Gender Based Violence & The Active Bystander Approach

February 3 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Pace Centre Grande Prairie, 10031 103 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 1B9 Canada
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$149

Leading Change will allow you to explore the impact of society, culture, and the media, in fostering unhealthy beliefs and attitudes surrounding gender roles, and the stereotypes that perpetuate gender-based violence. Using the Active Bystander Approach, you will learn skills to identify gender-based violence and be given intervention tools to apply when witnessing gender-based violence and abuse in your own circles of influence. The material for this workshop is drawn from the Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters program, “Leading Change:…

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Intimate Partner Violence

February 9 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Pace Centre Grande Prairie, 10031 103 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 1B9 Canada
$149

In this workshop you will gain a thorough understanding about the impacts of intimate partner violence on relationships and the family. You will learn what the continuum of aggression and abuse looks like, control versus responsibility, and have a chance to analyze research that demonstrates the complexity of intimate partner violence and its risk factors. This workshop will define what intimate partner violence is, and how it can be hard to recognize. By evaluating and practicing specific interventions, you will…

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Healthy Youth Relationships

February 10 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Pace Centre Grande Prairie, 10031 103 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 1B9 Canada
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$149

Through this workshop, you will explore your beliefs about youth relationships, and you will gain insight to how those beliefs may affect the way you communicate with youth. This workshop will provide you with a deeper understanding of emotional, physical and sexual assault as they arise in youth relationships. The challenges youth relationships are faced with in today’s technology-focused society will be examined, as well as how to foster healthy communication. This workshop will provide you with tools to use…

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