Introductory Motivational Interviewing – Session 6

Is this training for you? Have you ever felt frustrated when clients or patients seem stuck in unhealthy or destructive behaviours? Have you wondered how you could help them make that change? This interactive online training will assist you to effectively support your clients to find their own motivation to make changes that improve their […]

Introductory Motivational Interviewing – Session 7

Is this training for you? Have you ever felt frustrated when clients or patients seem stuck in unhealthy or destructive behaviours? Have you wondered how you could help them make that change? This interactive online training will assist you to effectively support your clients to find their own motivation to make changes that improve their […]

Introductory Motivational Interviewing – Session 8

Is this training for you? Have you ever felt frustrated when clients or patients seem stuck in unhealthy or destructive behaviours? Have you wondered how you could help them make that change? This interactive online training will assist you to effectively support your clients to find their own motivation to make changes that improve their […]

Helping Those Who Help Nurture and Maintain Their Resilience

Sustaining our resilience as professional helpers can be a challenge during times of change. Based on Dr. Ungar’s research around the world and his clinical practice, this presentation uses examples from his new book Change Your World: The Science of Resilience and the True Path to Success to explore how those who help others can […]

The Impact of Early Adversity – Bringing Our Best Self Forward in Challenging Times

The adverse childhood experience studies strengthened the concerns we have about the experiences in children’s lives. Can we use this information to change our approach to children’s well-being and how can we support families and communities to do this? In this presentation, Dr. Clinton will explore strategies for supporting children's mental health through developing strong, […]

Sacred Tree Evaluation

The Sacred Tree Evaluation is an interactive activity and an example of a grounding program evaluation that provides an opportunity for participant consultation in a creative and cultural context. The session will include a discussion on how to facilitate the activity and how to adapt the tool to use with participant(s) and/or service provider(s). Jess […]

Connection and Protection Through the Lens of My Curious Brain: Laying a Foundation for Understanding Trauma, Stress, and Wellness

This presentation will explore how adverse childhood experiences (ACES) can impact the brain and body, and how those impacts can present in children, youth, and adults. Trauma and stress cause human nervous systems to go into states of protection. The accessible story of the My Curious Brain and its interconnected characters (who represent the different […]

Cultivating Personal Well-being and Effectiveness Through Mindful Living

Are you caught up in the “busy-ness” of every day? Do you spend time obsessing about the past or worrying about the future? Learning how to practice mindfulness can help you train your brain to be in the present moment and you can begin to live a healthier, less-stressful life. Trina Markusson uses her life […]