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September 2019

PATSS Peer Support Training – Syd Gravel & Brad McKay

September 27 @ 8:00 am - September 28 @ 5:00 pm
The Trauma Centre, 18642 Leslie Street
Sharon, ON, Ontario L0G 1V0 Canada
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$400

Two day peer support training accredited by Mood Disorders Society of Canada. Instructors Syd Gravel and Brad McKay. Price includes two days of certification training along with lunch and snacks both days. Limited to 20 people. What you learn: 1. Fundamental Principles of Peer Support                                2. Social and Historical Context of Peer Support                                3. Concepts and Methods that Promote Effective Peer-To-Peer Effectiveness

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BREATH-BODY-MIND™ WORKSHOP FOR TRANSFORMATION

September 27 @ 9:00 am - September 28 @ 5:00 pm

Led by Patricia Gerbarg, MD, and Richard Brown, MD The Breath-Body-Mind approach has been praised by Daniel J. Siegel as “the essential skills we need to bring health into our lives”. Drs. Gerbarg and Brown, the creators of this approach, offer a unique fusion of evidence-based techniques drawn from yoga, qigong, meditation, martial arts, Open Focus Attention Training, polyvagal theory and neuroscience. The Breath-Body-Mind approach is designed to activate mind-body communication pathways, raise energy, regulate mood, enhance performance and help dissolve…

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Activating, Tracking and Responding to the Unconscious Therapeutic Alliance: 16th Halifax Immersion in ISTDP

September 30 @ 8:30 am - October 2 @ 4:30 pm

Description Intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy as an extensively researched, accelerated therapeutic process develop to activate specific healing forces within the patient. The most powerful healing force within the patient is the Unconscious Therapeutic Alliance (UTA) a force discovered through detailed video research by Dr. Davanloo in the 1980s. This force is activated by therapeutic attachment and focusing to help the person be emotionally present with you in a self caring way while trying to oppose their own defenses against doing so. The…

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October 2019

2nd Annual Peer Recovery & Resiliency Symposium

October 6 @ 5:00 pm - October 7 @ 5:00 pm
$89

Post-traumatic growth is more than recovery and resiliency, it's about reconfiguring yourself into something bigger and better than you were before. Last year our first annual PR&R event was sold out, and six of our peers from across North America came and shared their experiences of recovery, resiliency and post-traumatic growth. This year we'll have a dispatcher from Las Vegas, a motivational speaker from Calgary, a medic from Charlotte NC and the first in Medic from the Humbolt tragedy in…

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4rth Annual Invisible Wounds Conference for First Responders

October 9 @ 8:00 pm
$90
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Annual National Conference 2019: Réconciliation – Honouring the Other

October 16 @ 8:00 am - October 18 @ 5:00 pm

As co-hosts of the annual Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP) National Conference 2019, the Canadian Mental Health Association - Edmonton Region (CMHA-Edmonton), and Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP) welcome you to Edmonton, Alberta, 16-18 October 2019. Our conference theme of Reconciliation: Honouring the Other forefronts the need to heal relationships to drive connectedness, a key underpinning of suicide prevention. Whether we are focused on individual relationships, engaging with priority populations or fueling the suicide prevention network across Canada, reconciliation…

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PATSS Peer Support Training – Syd Gravel & Brad McKay

October 17 @ 8:00 am - October 18 @ 5:00 pm
Ye Olde Meeting House 6814 Harbour Street Fitzroy Harbour, ON, 6814 Harbour Street
Fitzroy Harbour, ON Canada
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$400

Two day peer support training accredited by Mood Disorders Society of Canada. Instructors Syd Gravel and Brad McKay. Price includes two days of certification training along with lunch and snacks both days. Limited to 20 people. What you learn: 1. Fundamental Principles of Peer Support                                2. Social and Historical Context of Peer Support                                3. Concepts and Methods that Promote Effective Peer-To-Peer Effectiveness

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PSYCHOTHERAPY AT A CROSSROADS: THE PROMISE OF PSYCHEDELICS AND PLANT MEDICINES

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$300

Led by Gabor Maté, MD, and Michael Mithoefer, MD What might psychotherapy and other approaches to help people who have experienced trauma look like in the future? And what can we learn today? There is and will continue to be an explosion of interest in the potential of plant and psychedelic medicines in helping people heal. Some researchers project that, by 2025, these will be considered the most effective trauma treatments. Psychedelic medicines have been increasingly researched and popularized in…

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2nd Annual BOLC Gala – Networking, Collaborating, Celebrating, Fundraising

October 26 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Jewel Event Centre, 55 Sovereign Court, Woodbridge, Ontario L4L 8M1, 55 Sovereign Court
Woodbridge, Ontario L4L 8M1 Canada
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$150.00

Please join us as we host our 2nd Annual: "Evening of Celebration" fundraising gala that will highlight our charitable organizational efforts over the past year while assisting our ongoing Mission and Programs. Throughout the conference day there will be speakers presenting on best practices on health and wellness initiatives during the Gala evening an awards presentation, live-bid and silent auction will be held. Dinner features Prime Rib & Chicken in Lemon Sauce, if Vegetarian, Eggplant Parmigiana is featured and if…

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November 2019

REWRITING STORIES OF LOSS AND GRIEF: EFFECTIVE COUNSELLING SKILLS IN DIFFICULT SITUATIONS

November 4 @ 9:00 am - November 5 @ 5:00 pm
$515

Led by Doug Smith, MDiv, MA, MSc In this workshop, Doug Smith will help you acquire the skills needed to specialize in counselling people who’ve suffered a major loss. You will learn how to address many types of loss and personal trauma, including death, divorce, unemployment and decline in mental or physical health, as well as losses associated with substance abuse and other life-altering changes. Doug has presented in all 50 United States and for Leading Edge for the past…

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