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Mar 5th - Certificate in Essential Skills for Assessing and Treating Children and Families [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Mar 7th - Romantic/Erotic Love in the Age of #MeToo: Vulnerability and Cynicism [The Toronto Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis]
Mar 8th - 2020 Rotman Research Institute Conference - Aging & Brain Healthy: Mental Health and Well-Being []
Mar 9th - Working with Violent, Suicidal and Self-destructive Adolescents: A collaborative strengths-based approach [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Mar 11th - Motivational Interviewing (MI): Incorporate Miller and Rollnik’s MI techniques into practice [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
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Tuesday, February 25th 2020 - Wednesday, February 26th 2020

Advanced Clinical Skills Development and Practices for Working with Trauma: Level 2 trauma certificate

Facilitator: Ian Robertson, MSW, RSW
presented by SickKids CCMH Learning Institute

February 25 and 26, March 2, 3, 4, 2020
This training is suitable for: Mental Health Professionals: psychotherapists, counsellors, psychologists, social workers, experienced front-line workers (nurses, clergy, residential workers) who provide services to vulnerable populations.
Pre-requisite: Certificate in Trauma Counselling for Front-Line Workers Level 1
This Level 2 Trauma Certificate will present a theoretical framework of evidence-based and best practice approaches for working individuals who have been implicated by trauma. Participants will explore the neurological and physiological effects of trauma on the brain and body along...

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Saturday, February 22nd 2020 - Sunday, February 23rd 2020

Quieting the Mind, A Hakomi Method Workshop

Hugh Smiley
presented by Hugh Smiley

Quieting the Mind, one of the 4 Essential Practices of the Hakomi Method of Body-Centered Psychotherapy and Mindfulness-Based Assisted Self Study, is fruitful for both personal and professional growth. These Level One workships, open to anyone interested in self-discovery, are prerequisite to pursuing the Level Two Training.
The first segment is just about relaxing. Then we begin to study how our habitual concerns and worries interfere with quiet, relaxed states. As we dive into our experience and stan as neutral observers, we consciously explore and experiment with these concerns. Progressing, we learn to create a stable, well-protected and...

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Friday, February 14th 2020 - Friday, February 14th 2020

Introduction to Agni (Fire): Yoga of the Heart

presented by Hugh Smiley

Introductory workshop to Agni Yoga
Valentine’s Day Event: Friday February 14, 7-9pm
Agni Yoga is a path of practice in daily life. It is the yoga of fiery energy, of consciousness, of responsible, directed thought. It teaches that the evolution of the planetary consciousness is a pressing necessity and that, through individual striving, it is an attainable aspiration for mankind. Agni Yoga is the synthesis of all yogas. In all the ancient Hindu scriptures, the approaching Fiery Age was predicted. Agni-Fire, which to a varying degree is at the heart of all yogas, will saturate the atmosphere of our planet, and all the branches of yoga – the...

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Thursday, February 13th 2020 - Friday, February 14th 2020

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Part 2: Formulating effective treatment plans for complex clients

Facilitator: Lyndsey Davies, MSW., RSW.
presented by SickKids CCMH Learning Institute

This training is suitable for: Educators, mental health professionals, medical professionals, social workers and direct service workers.
Prerequisite: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Part 1: An introduction to essential components, or Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Components of group and individual treatment.
This training is designed for clinicians who have taken a foundational training in DBT and are familiar with core concepts. This two-day workshop will provide a more in-depth understanding of DBT, with respect to developing a DBT-based case formulation and understanding of the controlling variables of problematic behaviours. Ms. Davis...

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Monday, February 3rd 2020 - Wednesday, February 5th 2020

Understanding and Managing Aggressive Behaviour (UMAB) Certificate: Safely manage aggressive behaviour in children, youth and/or adults. Two-day, or Three-day Program

Facilitator: Elisa Reid, Asst. Lead Trainer for UMAB Canada
presented by SickKids CCMH Learning Institute

This training is suitable for: Anyone who would like to learn how to safely manage aggressive behaviour in children, youth and/or adults.
The UMAB certificate program is a skills-based training program that is an intensive and highly effective method of safely managing aggressive children, youth or adults. The 2-Day program begins with a breakdown of the precipitating factors of aggression, and the theory regarding the physiological, psychological and behavioural cues and changes that occur in aggressive individuals. Day three program focuses on containment, and physical restraints. There is emphasis placed on the level of intervention matching...

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