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The Intersection of Inner Consent and Personal Responsibility When Working with Addictions

These workshops are a part of the Western Canada Mental Health Summit: Improving Skills & Competencies for Mental Health & Education Professionals. Registration and full conference line-up can be found HERE   ALL PROFESSIONALS | Workshop #25: The Intersection of…

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Play Therapy Toolbox: How to Use it! Specific Techniques and Novel Approaches

These workshops are a part of the Western Canada Mental Health Summit: Improving Skills & Competencies for Mental Health & Education Professionals. Registration and full conference line-up can be found HERE   SCHOOL-BASED FOCUSED | Workshop #24: Play Therapy Toolbox:…

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Healing the Healer: Self-Care as an Act of Resilience

These workshops are a part of the Western Canada Mental Health Summit: Improving Skills & Competencies for Mental Health & Education Professionals. Registration and full conference line-up can be found HERE   ALL PROFESSIONALS | Workshop #23: Healing the Healer:…

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The “Wow” Effect: How Awe and Wonder Make Us Happier, Healthier, and More Connected

These workshops are a part of the Western Canada Mental Health Summit: Improving Skills & Competencies for Mental Health & Education Professionals. Registration and full conference line-up can be found HERE   ALL PROFESSIONALS | Workshop #22: The “Wow” Effect:…

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Trauma and the Struggle to Open Up: Relational Strategies to treat Challenging Trauma Clients

These workshops are a part of the Western Canada Mental Health Summit: Improving Skills & Competencies for Mental Health & Education Professionals. Registration and full conference line-up can be found HERE   COUNSELLING FOCUSED | Workshop #21: Trauma and the…

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Working with Emotional and Behaviour Problems with Children and Adolescents

These workshops are a part of the Western Canada Mental Health Summit: Improving Skills & Competencies for Mental Health & Education Professionals. Registration and full conference line-up can be found HERE   SCHOOL-BASED FOCUSED | Workshop #15: Working with Emotional…

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Supporting the Anxious Mind at School and at Home: Sources of Anxiety, Stress Management, and Anxiety-Regulation Skills

These workshops are a part of the Western Canada Mental Health Summit: Improving Skills & Competencies for Mental Health & Education Professionals. Registration and full conference line-up can be found HERE   SCHOOL-BASED FOCUSED | Workshop #14: Supporting the Anxious…

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Self-Compassion Skills Training for Mental Health & Education Professionals

These workshops are a part of the Western Canada Mental Health Summit: Improving Skills & Competencies for Mental Health & Education Professionals. Registration and full conference line-up can be found HERE   ALL PROFESSIONALS | Workshop #13: Self-Compassion Skills Training…

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The Personality Disorder Toolbox: Practical Strategies for Meeting the Challenges of Your Most Difficult Case

These workshops are a part of the Western Canada Mental Health Summit: Improving Skills & Competencies for Mental Health & Education Professionals. Registration and full conference line-up can be found HERE   COUNSELLING FOCUSED | Workshop #12: The Personality Disorder…

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Trauma-Focused DBT: Trauma, Attachment and Brain Development

These workshops are a part of the Western Canada Mental Health Summit: Improving Skills & Competencies for Mental Health & Education Professionals. Registration and full conference line-up can be found HERE   COUNSELLING FOCUSED | Workshop #11: Trauma-Focused DBT: Trauma,…

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The Roots of Resilience & Resourcefulness

These workshops are a part of the Western Canada Mental Health Summit: Improving Skills & Competencies for Mental Health & Education Professionals. Registration and full conference line-up can be found HERE   SCHOOL-BASED FOCUSED | Workshop #5: The Roots of…

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Disarming High-Conflict Students in the Classroom: Dealing with the 8 Most Difficult Students in Educational Settings

These workshops are a part of the Western Canada Mental Health Summit: Improving Skills & Competencies for Mental Health & Education Professionals. Registration and full conference line-up can be found HERE   SCHOOL-BASED FOCUSED | Workshop #4: Disarming High-Conflict Students…

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Recovery Coaching: Key Competencies to Facilitate Pathways of Recovery

These workshops are a part of the Western Canada Mental Health Summit: Improving Skills & Competencies for Mental Health & Education Professionals. Registration and full conference line-up can be found HERE ALL PROFESSIONALS | Workshop #3: Recovery Coaching: Key Competencies…

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Psychotherapy Treatments for Adult and Adolescent Depression: Clinical Considerations for Interpersonal Psychotherapy, ACT and CBT

These workshops are a part of the Western Canada Mental Health Summit: Improving Skills & Competencies for Mental Health & Education Professionals. Registration and full conference line-up can be found HERE   COUNSELLING-FOCUSED | Workshop #2 Psychotherapy Treatments for Adult…

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Internal Family Systems Therapy: Healing Through Compassionate Connection

These workshops are a part of the Western Canada Mental Health Summit: Improving Skills & Competencies for Mental Health & Education Professionals. Registration and full conference line-up can be found HERE   COUNSELLING-FOCUSED | Workshop #1: Internal Family Systems Therapy:…

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2 Day Skills Practice Intensive: Supporting the Anxious Mind with Children and Adolescents

This hands-on, dynamic workshop is different from any other. Packed with illustrated case examples, experiential learning activities, worksheets, practice tips, and opportunities to master key skills, you will learn practical, powerful, cutting-edge interventions to confidently help children and teens manage…

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2 Day Skills Practice Intensive: Supporting the Anxious Mind with Children and Adolescents

This hands-on, dynamic workshop is different from any other. Packed with illustrated case examples, experiential learning activities, worksheets, practice tips, and opportunities to master key skills, you will learn practical, powerful, cutting-edge interventions to confidently help children and teens manage…

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The Roots of Resilience and Opposition in Kids

Making Sense of Resistance and Opposition in Kids The instinct to resist being controlled or coerced is one of the most perplexing and troublesome dynamics in dealing with children and youth. This presentation reveals the dynamics controlling this instinct and…

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2 Day Skills Practice Intensive: Strengthening Executive Skills to Promote School Success

Executive skills are sometimes called “the hidden curriculum.” They are skills such as task initiation, sustained attention, working memory, planning, organization, and goal-directed persistence that are absolutely critical to school success, yet curriculum standards seldom if ever explicitly reference these…

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2 Day Skills Practice Intensive: Strengthening Executive Skills to Promote School Success

Executive skills are sometimes called “the hidden curriculum.” They are skills such as task initiation, sustained attention, working memory, planning, organization, and goal-directed persistence that are absolutely critical to school success, yet curriculum standards seldom if ever explicitly reference these…

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2 Day Skills Practice Intensive: Strengthening Executive Skills to Promote School Success

Executive skills are sometimes called “the hidden curriculum.” They are skills such as task initiation, sustained attention, working memory, planning, organization, and goal-directed persistence that are absolutely critical to school success, yet curriculum standards seldom if ever explicitly reference these…

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2 Day Skills Practice Intensive to Treat Anxiety Disorders: Proven and Effective Techniques and Intervention Strategies with Children, Adolescents and Adults

If you have treated people with anxiety disorders, you know how much of a problem it is to help clients and students navigate through their anxiety. Over time, too many have entered therapy for anxiety having been told over and…

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2 Day Skills Practice Intensive, Trauma-Focused DBT: An Integrative Lens

Working with emotionally dysregulated and traumatized clients in your practice can be overwhelming and exhausting. You probably feel the pull of being the “savior” for their constant state of dysregulation.  Learn how to develop the skills needed to be more…

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Dr. Gordon Neufeld Addresses Teachers on 3 Timely Topics: Student Engagement, Student Well-Being and Teacher Stress

We’ve asked Dr. Gordon Neufeld to respond to three issues that teachers have reported as most relevant to them at this time and provide participants with enough interaction time to process his presentations. He has enthusiastically embraced our challenge and…

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Two-Day Introduction to the Internal Family Systems (IFS) Model: Theory and Skills Practice

 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…

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