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Monday, May 27th 2013 |
The Joy of Gender: Counselling Transgender Clients and Their Families
Hershel Russell, MEd
Leading Edge Seminars, Inc
Monday, May 27, 2013, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm • YWCA Elm Centre, 87 Elm Street, Toronto
This workshop will prepare mental health professionals, educators, and other caregivers to embrace work with trans communities. Hershel Russell will present transgender experience as an ordinary, if unusual, aspect of human diversity rather than a medical diagnosis. Training is often not offered in this area and many professionals feel unsure about how to provide respectful, appropriate services. This workshop will provide a solid foundation to enable clinicians and educators to approach this work with confidence.
Hershel Russell is known as a passionate,...
Tuesday, May 28th 2013 |
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: A Workshop for Direct Service Workers
Lyndsey Davies, M.S.W., R.S.W.
Location: Hincks-Dellcrest Institute, 114 Maitland St, Toronto
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is an intensive out-patient therapy developed by Marsha Linehan to treat
chronically suicidal clients diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. DBT has also been adapted to treat clients with addictions, eating disorders and other complex problems. Working with clients who experience these difficulties is extremely challenging for mental health and direct service professionals. DBT has proven to be effective in reducing suicidal, self-harm and other impulsive behaviours and to increase client engagement in therapy. DBT blends Cognitive...
Wednesday, May 29th 2013 - Saturday, June 1st 2013 |
2013 SVN Annual Conference: "Connecting the Dots": Helping Families, Engaging Communities, Enriching All
Sarah Cannon et al
Supervised Visitation Network
370 King Street West
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM SVN Board Of Directors Meeting
9:00 AM -4:00 PM Pre-Conference Institute: Crisis Prevention Intervention Certification Training
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Welcome And Opening Ceremony
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM Reception with Hors d'Oeuvres
Thursday, May 30, 2013
7:00 AM YOGA
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Plenary Session
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Workshop Session A
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Networking Lunch
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Workshop Session...
Wednesday, May 29th 2013 - Thursday, May 30th 2013 |
Emotion-focused Couples (EFT-C) Institute 2013
Dr. Les Greenberg
York University Psychology Clinic
Building on the latest research conducted by Dr. Greenberg and his colleagues, an intensive 4 day training institute in couples therapy will be held from May 29 - 30, 2013. This training provides registrants with in depth skills training through lecturettes, video demonstrations, modeling and role-playing practice. The workshop will cover the 5 stage 14 step expanded model of EFT-C focusing on attachment and identify needs and self-and other soothing. As an emotion-focused therapy we focus on how to work with emotions such as anger, sadness, fear and shame. Participants will be asked to identify key interactional cycles in their own primary...
Thursday, May 30th 2013 - Friday, May 31st 2013 |
Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Chronic Conditions, Crisis Intervention and Relapse Prevention
Bruno A. Cayoun, DPsych
Excellence in Practice
May 30, 2013 and May 31, 2013
Bruno A. Cayoun, DPsych
MiCBT Institue and University of Tasmania
Mindfulness involves paying attention to what is being experienced in the present moment, with a non-judgmental and non-reactive attitude. Over a decade of careful research has led to the recognition among CBT researchers and clinicians that integrating mindfulness training with cognitive and behavioural interventions is a potent contribution to the treatment of a wide range of disorders. There is also evidence that the practice of mindfulness by therapists decreases their mental fatigue and the frequency of burnout and...