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Jack Hirose - Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy - Richard W. Sears, Psy.D., Ph.D.
Thursday, June 6 - Friday, June 7, Richmond, BC
Much has been written about mindfulness in recent decades, but clinicians are often left without concrete, practical skills to teach clients in acute distress. Applying the methods of an evidence-based intervention such as Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), requires in-depth knowledge and personal experience. MBCT is an 8-session program first developed by Zindel Segal, Mark Williams, and John Teasdale, and has been shown to cut relapse rates for depression in half. It has been shown to be helpful for such issues as stress, anxiety, depression, chronic pain, and PTSD, and is also beneficial for clinicians themselves. Join mindfulness expert Dr. Richard Sears, author of Building Competence in MBCT, as he personally guides you through all of the techniques and principles of MBCT through lecture, discussion, and experiential exercises. This in-depth experiential workshop will foster skills and concepts that you can immediately apply in all of your clinical work. For more information: http://www.jackhirose.com/workshop/richmond-mindfulness-based-cognitive-therapy/
Jack Hirose - Compassion Fatigue and Burnout - Eric Gentry, Ph.D.
Wednesday, May 29
In this workshop, you will learn powerful tools (the anti-bodies) that are critical for professional resiliency and integrate them into your practice immediately. Additionally, you will leave with techniques to teach and help your clients improve their lives. This workshop integrates the latest research and practice wisdom to help you reclaim the satisfaction, hope, and inspiration of professional caregiving. For more information: http://www.jackhirose.com/workshop/richmond-compassion-fatigue-burnout/
Jack Hirose - 2 Day Intensive: The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques - Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D.
Thursday, May 23 - Friday, May 24, Richmond, BC
In The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques, Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D presents the most useful psychotherapeutic approaches to generalized anxiety, panic and social anxiety. Via discussion, practice in the seminar, and concise client examples in all age groups, you will learn methods to manage anxiety that work in every clinical population. Even experienced clinicians will come away with tools to help clients resolve their anxiety symptoms. For more information: http://www.jackhirose.com/workshop/richmond-10-best-ever-anxiety-management-techniques/
Rhythm2Recovery - Evidence Based Practice Using a Trauma Informed Approach
Using Rhythmic Music for Social & Emotional Development
May 12 - May 13 (Victoria, BC)
A two day course that provides attendees with the practical tools and skills to introduce music into their practice in order to address the social and emotional challenges faced by their clients or students. No previous music skills are required. Participants will have access to over 120 practical rhythm games and exercises plus exclusive training videos. Suitable for both counselling and education settings and can be adapted for individual, family and larger group work.
For further information: https://rhythm2recovery.com/event/victoria-bc/
Jack Hirose - 2 Day Intensive: Working with Oppositional, Defiant, & Anger Issues with Children and Adolescents - Jay Berk, Ph.D.
Wednesday, April 24 - Thursday, April 25 (Richmond)
Friday, April 26 (Victoria)
Participants will examine the intersection of ODD with a variety of issues such as trauma, ADD, learning disabilities, bipolar disorder, and depression and discuss how these affect and alter treatment decisions. Participants will leave this workshop with a much improved diagnostic and treatment approach to ODD and other behavioural disorders.
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Pre-recorded Webinars on a variety of topics from the Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute (CTRI)