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 and Loss

Grief and 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 and Trauma

Children and 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: Impact of Helping Others

The Cost of Empathy: 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...
First Responders to Sexual Assault & Sexual Abuse

First Responders to Sexual Assault & Sexual Abuse

This workshop is aimed to educate individuals about the social, cultural, and legal aspects of sexual abuse, assault and harassment. It will enable you to recognize, define and appropriately respond to the continuum of behaviors that constitute sexual abuse and...
Professional Boundaries

Professional Boundaries

Clear and healthy boundaries are critical in the helping professions. They are the foundation of safe, therapeutic relationships. This workshop will help identify key boundaries, some practical tools that will get you thinking about setting and maintaining appropriate...
Cross Cultural Awareness

Cross Cultural Awareness

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,...