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6th Annual Addictions and Mental Health Conference
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May 2018

6th Annual Addictions and Mental Health Conference

May 27 @ 8:00 am - May 29 @ 5:00 pm

Call for presentations now open! We're looking for the most innovative, progressive and dynamic workshops Key details about our call for presentations: The deadline to submit your proposal is January 19, 2018 Practitioners, academics, researchers, consultants, public health officials and others providing services in the addiction and mental health sector are encouraged to submit proposals Proposals should clearly define the objectives and what new information or take away ideas participants will learn The Addictions and Mental Health Conference is the province's…

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CISM: Practical Review & Update Online Course

May 28 @ 8:00 am - June 15 @ 5:00 pm
$250

CISM: A Practical Review and Update Staying current with your profession is not only tactically wise, it’s an ethical obligation we have as we touch the lives of others who are in extreme distress. ICISF has created a thoughtful and stimulating review and update of the field. This course is delivered during a three week self paced time frame through Blackboard in partnership with UMBC Training Centers 14 PDH’s for EAPA/EACC, 14 CE Credits for National Certified Addiction counselors; 1.4…

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June 2018

Laurier Trauma Certificate

June 5 - June 6

The Trauma Certificate will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of what trauma is, how it affects the body, the brain and the memory and how trauma differs from crisis and other distress. The program will also explore various types of trauma, such as interpersonal violence and refugee/war experiences, and how other issues, such as addictions, can interact with trauma. Instructor: Sarah Schlote, MA, RP, CCC, SEP Some of the topics covered in this program include: The neurobiology of trauma.…

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S.O.L.E. Sistas Weekend Workshop

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - June 10 @ 1:00 pm

Badge of Life Canada will be hosting women’s only first responder workshops for those dealing with operational stress injuries, including, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression and/or suicidal ideation as a result of their employment. Each women’s workshop is called – S.O.L.E. Sistas B.O.L.C. Weekend Workshop – “Survivors of Lived Experience”. For registration and further information see s-o-l-e-sistas or on our Home Page under How We Help Unfortunately, the number of suicides in public service workers has continued to rise. We endeavor…

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CARE4YOU HALIFAX

June 14 @ 8:00 am - June 15 @ 5:00 pm
$295

Burnout.  Compassion Fatigue.  Vicarious Trauma. CARE4YOU is a conference that addresses the natural consequences that can affect professionals working in high-stress, trauma exposed environments. Change, uncertainty, reorganization, conflict, stress, trauma-exposure, funding...these and many other factors can compromise the health of you and your workplace.  At CARE4YOU, we provide you with the tools to address and manage the normal consequence of the vital work you do. CARE4YOU is for anyone in position where they are continuously giving of themselves, caring for and…

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Gen X, Millennials & Boomers: The Self Care Revolution by Generation

June 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$295

Led by: Françoise Mathieu, M.Ed., RP, CCC. Co-Executive Director, TEND FOR LEADERS/MANAGERS Many workplaces are currently facing challenges managing cross-generational teams. As a group, Millennials have different skill sets and priorities than Boomers and Generation X and this can lead to conflict and friction at work. In addition, during the next few years, there will be large-scale shifts in the generational makeup of our  teams: Baby boomers who are looking at retirement or scaling back to part-time work, Generation X who…

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WTF: Strategies to Keep Helping Professionals Grounded and Centered

June 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$295

Led by: Diana Tikasz, MSW, RSW Coordinator, Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre  Hamilton Health Sciences & TEND Associate FOR EVERYONE The pace, content, and competing demands of the modern workplace has left many of us operating in constant stress overdrive.  Frequently this elevated stress state is challenged further with added pressures or trauma exposure.   Eventually we can find ourselves shutting down and numbing out because our bodies are not built to function in this high energy state for extended periods…

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The Hoffman Process

June 15 - June 22

The Hoffman Process is designed to bring about positive, permanent shifts in the quality of your life — in just seven days.One meticulously crafted process tailored to meet the needs of many. Personalized to the individual through a thoughtful enrollment plan. An open door to a multitude of possibilities. The Process is a structured program, founded by Robert Hoffman in 1967. A variety of methods are used to bring the essentials of your being — intellectual, emotional, spiritual, and physical…

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Heroes Festival, Wasaga Beach, ON

June 23 @ 8:00 am - June 24 @ 5:00 pm
Wasaga Beach, ON Ontario Canada + Google Map

The inaugural Heroes Festival is coming to the sandy shores of Wasaga Beach on June 23-24, 2018. This family-friendly festival will honour and pay tribute to Canada’s Military and First Responder Heroes. The weekend will feature static and interactive displays from the military, first responder agencies, suppliers and manufacturers. That means kids of all ages can climb on fire trucks, sit in police cars, lie on ambulance stretchers, put on firefigher gear, watch jets and eat cotton candy. An airshow…

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29th Annual Congress -International Congress on Applied Psychology (ICAP)

June 26 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

In 2018, the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) looks forward to hosting the International Congress on Applied Psychology (ICAP). Psychology, and indeed any discipline, is enhanced by the collegiality and collaboration of researchers and practitioners across the world. Congresses such as ICAP are critical opportunities for knowledge mobilization among global communities of scientists and practitioners. As an organization of scientists, CPA supports policies which allow access to travel for scientists from around the world. ICAP 2018 The theme for ICAP 2018…

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