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May 15th - A Day with Dr. Jeanne Wolff-Bernstein, Ph.D. [Toronto Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis (TICP)]
May 17th - Certificate in attachment-focused adult psychotherapy [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
May 17th - CCPA 2021 Closing Keynote by Lori Gill [CCPA / ACCP]
May 19th - Creative Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) interventions for children with anxiety [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
May 20th - Introduction to Internal Family Systems [Leading Edge Seminars]
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Tuesday, April 27th 2021

Understanding the neuroscience of trauma and resilience to best support Indigenous clients

Jennifer Mervyn, MA, PhD
presented by SickKids CCMH Learning Institute

This webinar will address the specific neuroscience of trauma and the intergenerational effects of colonization on Indigenous people in Canada. The historical context to Indigenous healthcare as it relates to intergenerational trauma will also be explored. Learn how trauma is linked to biomedical disease and addiction and identify Indigenous paths to healing and resilience building strategies from a neurobiological approach.

The training will provide an overview of Indigenous paths to healing and resilience building so that providers can support and advocate for culturally informed ways to wellness.

This training is suitable for:

Educators: Teachers, ECE, school administration, support staff

Mental Health Professionals: psychotherapists, counsellors, psychologists, social workers.

Medical Professionals: nurses, psychiatrists, pediatricians and family doctors

Direct Service Workers: Drop in workers, shelter and hostel workers, child and youth workers, youth justice workers.

First Responders: Police, firefighters, paramedics

Level of training: Introductory

Client age category: birth to adulthood

Covid related content: This webinar will address the neuroscience of isolation and how young brains have potentially been impacted by social isolation and quarantine conditions over the past few months, and what we can keep in mind to promote resilience.

Learning objectives:

• Understand the neuroscience of toxic stress and how it impacts our health and well-being for all
• Increase understanding of Indigenous people in Canada, and about trauma specific to Indigenous peoples and the connection between this trauma and biomedical disease and addiction
• Identify healing and resilience building strategies for Indigenous clients from a neurobiological approach, and • identify the importance of relationships and culture in building healthy families and communities


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