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...
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...
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,...