The Problem with Pornography

The Problem with Pornography

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....
Self-Esteem & Confidence

Self-Esteem & Confidence

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...
Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid

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...
Grief & Loss

Grief & Loss

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...
Children & Trauma

Children & Trauma

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...
Awareness of Self Harming Behavior

Awareness of Self Harming Behavior

In this workshop you will gain a better understanding about self-harming behaviours. This workshop will provide you with the warning signs of individuals who self-harm, and some practical strategies to address the self-harming behaviour. You will address such areas as...
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST)

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST)

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day accredited interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide, and work with them to create a plan that will support their...
The Cost of Empathy: The Impact of Helping Others

The Cost of Empathy: The Impact of Helping Others

To function effectively in the helping professions you need to be in good shape mentally, emotionally and physically. In this workshop you will develop a better understanding of burnout, vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue, the consequences of each, and strategies...

Mental Health First Aid

A National course designed to assist you in identifying symptoms of mental health problems and individuals at possible risk. You will learn what some intervention tools are and gain an understanding of how to access resources within the region. (14hrs) Facilitated by:...

Awareness of Self Harming Behavior

You will learn a basic introduction to understanding self-harming. You will gain an understanding of why people self-harm, what the process is that they go through, what their triggers are, and how you can help someone change this behavior. It is meant to raise...