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...
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...
Healthy Youth Relationships

Healthy Youth Relationships

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...
Intimate Partner Violence

Intimate Partner Violence

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...
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,...
Crisis Intervention & Communication Skills

Crisis Intervention & Communication Skills

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...

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...

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST)

This course will give you the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to recognize and address suicidal behaviors. (14hrs) Facilitated by: Charlene Eckstrom, MA, RSW or Carla Eckstrom, MA, RSW