Facilitator: Matthew D. Selekman, MSW, LCSW.
SickKids CCMH Learning Institute
This training is suitable for: Mental health professionals, social workers, medical professionals, direct service workers, child and youth workers, educators.
Description: In this hands-on, practice-oriented, 2-day workshop, several effective ways therapists can tap the full range of their inner resources and creative selves for getting unstuck and being the catalysts for therapeutic change with complex and difficult client practice situations are presented. Participants will learn the strategic use of self-framework, how to further hone observation, listening, questioning and reflective skills to seize important client anomalies. Just how to construct, select, and tailor-fit therapeutic experiments and rituals in line with clients' stages of readiness for change, theories of change psychological reactance levels, and goals. Mr. Selekman will cover the use of idea-generating tools and strategies for tapping the inventiveness and imagination powers of our clients to con-construct creative and high-quality solutions. Participants will come away from this workshop with a plethora of therapeutic tools and strategies and confidence in working outside of their comfort zones with their most challenging clients.
Location: SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health - Learning Institute, 114 Maitland Street, Toronto, ON, M4Y 1E1, 2nd Floor, Seminar Rooms ABC