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Deanne Kaar, MPH


Deanne Kaar, Trainer at CTRI

Deanne has worked in the field of mental health and addiction services for 11 years. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Master’s degree in Public Health. Deanne also has specialized training in substance use treatment; helping others deal with difficult life circumstances, emotional regulation and skill development; case management; and stabilization in educational settings. In addition to being a CTRI trainer, she works full time as a Manager with mental health and addiction services where she provides guidance to staff who work with youth and families to improve their health and wellbeing. Deanne believes that with resiliency and support, every individual has the opportunity to thrive and achieve their life goals. As a facilitator, she uses humor, stories, group discussion and engaging strategies to keep the training entertaining, challenging, educational and memorable.

September 2019

Challenging Behaviours in Youth – Strategies for Intervention

Sep 29, 2019 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 119.00 (regular rate)
Trainer: Deanne Kaar, MPH
photo of Depressed teenage boy during session with psychologist for Challenging Behaviours in Youth workshop

Low-cost weekend training.

For those who work with youth, managing challenging behaviours that interfere with development, learning, or success can be both frustrating and exhausting. This workshop will review challenging behaviours related to aggression, non-compliance, and attention-seeking, and will provide a framework for intervening with these behaviours. Participants will analyze the effectiveness of their current approach and develop insights into what is happening when attempts at intervention do not work.

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November 2019

De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™

Nov 07, 2019 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 219.00 (*early rate) $ 249.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires October 17, 2019
Trainer: Deanne Kaar, MPH
De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations photo of aggressive businessman shouting at female colleague

For those who work in an environment where there is potential for violence, it is important to develop the skills needed to defuse dangerous situations. This workshop is designed to teach people to de-escalate potentially violent situations through assertiveness and interpersonal communication. The training will explore how anger and violence interplay, including opportunities for self-assessment of personal communication styles.

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January 2020

Trauma-Informed Care – Building a Culture of Strength

Jan 30, 2020 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 219.00 (*early rate) $ 249.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires January 09, 2020
Trainer: Deanne Kaar, MPH
Photo for Trauma-Informed workshop

Trauma is prevalent in our world and has an impact on many of the people we interact with, including our clients and colleagues. Compassionate and trauma-informed care is essential to providing effective support and building sustainable services. This workshop explores how to build a trauma-informed culture in a workplace setting that integrates knowledge throughout the organization.

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Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled seven or more days prior to the workshop are refundable, minus a $50.00 administrative fee. Alternatively, you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than seven days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to attend, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another individual at no extra cost. In this case, please notify CTRI of the name of the alternate person who will be attending.

We reserve the right to cancel workshops due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of workshop fees only. Please make travel and accommodation arrangements with this in mind.

Limited Seating

Register early! To better facilitate group interaction, seating is limited.

Children and unregistered guests are not permitted in the meeting rooms.

You Will Receive

A spiral bound training manual and workshop certificate, as well as morning refreshments. Participants are on their own for lunch from noon until 1:00 p.m., unless otherwise stated. For live-stream participants, you will receive a pdf copy of the manual.

Group Registration Instructions

To register a group for a workshop, choose the appropriate number you would like to register for the selected workshop, and fill in all the relevant information.

Concerns and Grievances

If concerns arise at any time throughout the registration process, please contact the CTRI office directly at 204-452-9199, or email [email protected].

Special Accommodations
for Disabilities

Please contact the CTRI office directly at 204-452-9199 or [email protected] to discuss any special needs or accommodations you may require in order to have a positive learning experience.

Continuing Education Credit

Check our Continuing Education Credit page to find out which associations and organizations accept our workshops for credit.