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Solution Focused Brief Therapy

Though the Solution Focused Approach has been around for several decades, it remains both mysterious and hard for professionals to implement with their clients. There are several reasons for this but the primary reason for this is related to the…

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The Neuropsychology of Learning Disabilities: Developing Evidenced-Based Reading, Writing, and Math Interventions

The fundamental aim of this course is to utilize cognitive neuroscience to better understand learning disorders in children.  This workshop has been designed to examine reading, writing, and math disorders from a brain-based educational perspective.  The primary learning objectives will…

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Making Sense of Anxiety

The escalating level of anxiety in our children begs for an explanation as well as a solution. Dr. Neufeld sheds light on this age-old problem, paving the way for natural interventions that can actually get to the root causes as…

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

After decades of clinical innovation and recent scientific research, the empirically validated Internal Family Systems (IFS) model has been shown to be effective at improving clients’ general functioning and well-being. This paradigm-shifting model provides clinicians with procedures for helping clients with the…

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Advanced Self-Regulation: Practical Tools and Strategies for Children and Adolescents

Sought after occupational therapist, Dr. Varleisha Gibbs PhD, OTR/L guides you on a journey. Dr. Gibbs walks you through the foundations for selecting appropriate interventions for children displaying challenging behaviours such as hyperactivity, aggressiveness, self-stimulatory, and inattentiveness amongst other concerns.…

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Advanced Self-Regulation: Practical Tools and Strategies for Children and Adolescents

Sought after occupational therapist, Dr. Varleisha Gibbs PhD, OTR/L guides you on a journey. Dr. Gibbs walks you through the foundations for selecting appropriate interventions for children displaying challenging behaviours such as hyperactivity, aggressiveness, self-stimulatory, and inattentiveness amongst other concerns.…

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2 Day Skills Training Intensive: Strengthening Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents

Dear Colleague, Many students struggle in school, not because they have problems acquiring academic skills but because they struggle with a key set of skills that underlie academic performance in a fundamental way. I’m referring to executive skills. Executive skills…

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2 Day Intensive: Using Dialectical Behaviour Therapy to Treat Emotion Dysregulation Disorders

Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) is a treatment originally designed to treat borderline personality disorder (BPD). In recent years it has been increasingly used to treat many other disorders because of its usefulness in treating clients unable to manage emotions. Following…

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

Dear Participant, I am pleased to launch a new two-day intensive on my best-selling topic Working with Oppositional, Defiant and Anger Issues with Children and Adolescents. During our well received one-day workshops I covered theoretical practice as well as skills.…

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

TWO REGISTRATION OPTIONS AVAILABLE IN PERSON: To register for this in person event, please scroll to the bottom of this page and select “Register Online” LIVE STREAM: If you cannot attend this event in person, we will also be hosting…

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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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