Let’s Talk about Mental Health Increase mental health awareness within your community. This 1-hour workshop encourages a discussion about mental health, challenges societal beliefs, offers free accessible resources in the community, and recommends simple approaches to maintain mental well-being.
Mental Health First Aid Basic This 2-day, in-person workshop discusses a variety of mental disorders. Explanations of mental health, mental illness and mental health problems are discussed. Signs and symptoms of common mental health problems and crisis situations, information about effective interventions and treatments, ways to access professional help, improve mental health literacy, while providing skills and knowledge to help individuals better manage potential or developing mental health problems.
Compassion Fatigue Understand the difference between compassion fatigue, burn out, and vicarious trauma. In this workshop, participants learn practical strategies for self reflection and self care, work through a personalized action plan to manage the effects of their own compassion fatigue, while inspiring to make meaningful changes in their lives.
Know your Worth Our life experiences, genetics, environment, and relationships can impact the way we feel about ourselves. This workshop helps unpack negative thinking, and offers valuable strategies to improve our thinking patterns, build our self-esteem, encourage confidence, and see the strengths in front of us.
ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Training Skills) This 2-day in-person workshop is for anyone who wants to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Just as “CPR” skills make physical first-aid possible, training in suicide intervention develops the skills needed for suicide first-aid. ASIST is intensive, interactive and practice- dominated; designed to help caregivers recognize risk and learn how to intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.
See, Ask, Listen, Help – Suicide Awareness If someone you care about was having thoughts of suicide, would you recognize the signs? Learn how to recognize signs, how to have a conversation about suicide, and offer valuable resources in your local community.
SafeTALK This 3-hour workshop prepares anyone over the age of 15 to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first-aid resources. Becoming an alert helper will increase opportunities to support those at risk and keep them safe.
ASIST 11 TuneUp Improve participant comfort, confidence, and competence in using the Pathway for Assisting Life or PAL. The ASIST 11 TuneUp is the consolidation and refinement of previous learning. This workshop is only for participants who attended ASIST 11. Participants, who attended ASIST prior to June 2013 cannot attend this workshop.
Understanding our Differences Adapt the way you react to challenging situations and learn to manage difficult conversations with competence and assurance. Discover approaches to recognize challenging behaviours, and learn valuable tools to shift dynamics, scale down turmoil, and support one another.
Well-being in the Workplace Boost workplace morale, while learning approaches to help reduce absenteeism, create safe spaces, and increase workplace wellness. Understand the impact of mental health struggles in the workplace, learn to recognize and minimize employee tension, and improve relationships within your agency.