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DBT Skills Training for Mental Health Professionals

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is a highly effective form of treatment for clients with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).  However, many of these individuals have rarely developed life skills to build a proactive and responsive life versus a defensive and reactive…

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Internal Family Systems Therapy: Step by Step Procedures for Healing Traumatic Wounds, and Alleviating Anxiety, Depression, Trauma and More

REGISTRATION OPTIONS AVAILABLE IN PERSON: CANCELLED LIVE STREAM: This event has been changed into a live stream online course. For more information and registration for the live stream, please CLICK HERE After decades of clinical innovation and recent scientific research, the empirically…

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2 Day Skills Training Intensive: Working with Oppositional, Defiant and Anger Issues with Children and Adolescents

REGISTRATION OPTIONS AVAILABLE IN PERSON: CANCELLED LIVE STREAM: This event has been changed into a live stream online course. For more information and registration for the live stream, please CLICK HERE Dear Participant, I am pleased to launch a new two-day intensive…

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The Anxiety Compass: The Ultimate Process to Help Children and Teens Tame Anxiety Gremlins

REGISTRATION OPTIONS AVAILABLE IN PERSON: CANCELLED LIVE STREAM: This event has been changed into a live stream online course. For more information and registration for the live stream, please CLICK HERE Anxiety was at epidemic levels even before the COVID-19…

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3 Day Intensive: Advanced Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered via Live Streaming. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. Handouts and certificates will be available through our online learning platform http://webinars.jackhirose.com/…

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Treatment and Management of Personality Disorders: The Challenge of the Hidden Agenda

Individuals with personality disorders have long been considered the most challenging clients presenting in the clinical setting.  Many patients lack motivation, most begin with poor insight, and some have such deeply engrained dysfunctional beliefs, unhealthy coping skills, and destructive behavioural…

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3 Day Intensive Training in EMDR

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered online. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. Once the courses have aired participants can watch, pause and re-watch sessions to fit…

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DBT Skills Training for Mental Health Professionals

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered online. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. Once the courses have aired participants can watch, pause and re-watch sessions to fit…

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Trauma and Attachment Across the Lifespan

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered online. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. Once the courses have aired participants can watch, pause and re-watch sessions to fit…

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The Cannabis Primer: What Mental Health and Education Professionals Need to Know

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered online. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. The course is available to watch starting May 27, 2020 until May 1, 2021.…

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Over 30 Proven and Effective Brief Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioural Problems

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered online. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. The course is available to watch anytime from now until March 1, 2021. Participants…

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2 Day Intensive: DBT Skills Training

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered online. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. Participants can watch, pause and re-watch sessions to fit their at home learning needs.…

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2 Day Skills Training Intensive

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered online. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. The course is available to watch starting April 27, 2020 until April 1, 2021.…

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Proven and Effective Play Therapy Strategies with Children of All Ages and Adolescents

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered online. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. The course is available to watch starting April 27, 2020 until April 1, 2021.…

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Skills Practice: Practical Interventions with Oppositional, Defiant, & Angry Children, Adolescents & Young Adults in School & Mental Health Settings

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered online. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. The course is available to watch starting April 20, 2020 until April 1, 2021.…

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Trauma and the Struggle to Open Up

Important Notice Due to COVID-19 this event is now being offered via Live Streaming. This change has been made to ensure a safe learning environment for all participants. Participants will be able to interact with Dr. Muller during a Q&A…

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The Western Canadian Conference on Trauma and Addictions: Canada’s Premier Clinical Skills Conference

Important Notice This conference will be rescheduled. More Information TBA once COVID-19 social isolation measures have been lifted. Many of the presenters in this conference now have online courses available. For more information please visit webinars.jackhirose.com. If you are currently…

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Strategies for Fostering Resiliency with Indigenous Children

This workshop will provide an in-depth look at the powerful effects of resiliency and strategies for fostering resiliency with Indigenous children. The 4 Blankets of Resiliency: Strong sense of self; family; community; culture, language and connection to the land will…

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What To Do After The Meltdown: Practical Strategies for Prevention, Intervention & Instructional Consequences

When working with a child or adolescent with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, or another developmental disorder, meltdowns may occur that may be a result of sensory overload or an inability to self-regulate emotions. This course will provide many practical…

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High Functioning Autism: Proven & Practical Interventions for Challenging Behaviours with Children & Adolescents

This intensive, full-day workshop provides proven intervention strategies, essential treatment tools, and behavioural techniques to help you analyze behaviours and actions, identify consequences for behaviours, and teach new skills to children, adolescents and young adults with high-functioning autism (HFA). Walk…

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Smart But Scattered: Strengthening Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents

Executive function is a neuropsychological concept referring to the cognitive processes required to plan and direct activities. Skills include task initiation and follow through, working memory, sustained attention, performance monitoring, inhibition of impulses, and goal-directed persistence. While the ground-work for…

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Rescuing the Dysregulated Child: Effective Interventions & Strategies with Children, Adolescents, & Parents

Working with emotionally dysregulated children is an often overwhelming and exhausting endeavour. Many teachers and counsellors feel the pull of being “saviours” for dysregulated children and their parents. How to intervene and steps that can be taken by teachers and…

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Is It Disability Behaviour or Just Disruptive Behaviour?

Both educators and parents struggle with what to do with difficult behaviour in the classroom and home. Both are often hesitant to provide consequences when a child with special needs exhibits problem behaviours because they are afraid they will be…

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Interventions for Executive Function Difficulties: Changing the Brain to Change Behaviour

This course will help participants gain a deeper understanding of executive functions and how executive functions deficits impact the behaviour and academic production of children and adolescents. Participants will gain state-of-the-art knowledge of how to identify executive function strengths and…

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What is it About Me You Don’t Like? Practical Classroom Management Strategies to Minimize Challenging Behaviours

Quality indicators for an effective classroom include: teacher behaviour (tone of voice, volume, cadence, verbal and nonverbal communication, paraverbals), environment (physical structure, schedules, routines, expectations), instruction (boring vs. stimulating, age appropriate vs. non-age appropriate, hands-on), and student behaviour (function of…

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