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Halifax, Nova Scotia – Future Inns

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30 Fairfax Drive, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1P1 Canada
800-565-0700

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February 2018

Mindfulness Counselling Strategies – Activating Compassion and Regulation

Feb 14 - Feb 15, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 399.00 (*early rate) $ 445.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires January 24, 2018
The ability to regulate one’s body and find balance in emotion, thought and physical health is at the core of healing and well-being. This workshop is designed to teach participants how to facilitate development of these skills with their clients and develop their own capacity for using mindfulness-based strategies in their counselling work. In this highly experiential workshop, participants will practice mindfulness, regulation and activation strategies meant to promote compassionate self-awareness and emotional balance. Learn more...
March 2018

Trauma – Strategies for Resolving the Impact of Post-Traumatic Stress

Mar 20 - Mar 21, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 399.00 (*early rate) $ 445.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires February 27, 2018
The impact of trauma can be far-reaching and enduring. This workshop provides an overview of the way trauma affects a person through the brain and nervous system and how it can result in longer term symptoms at physical, psychological and emotional levels. A framework which describes different stages in the process of regulating and resolving the impact of trauma is reviewed and key principles and strategies that apply to a diverse range of impacts in children, adolescents and adults are… Learn more...

Leadership – Insights for Thinking Differently

Mar 20, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 249.00 (*early rate) $ 279.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires February 27, 2018
Offered through ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance This workshop will challenge you to think critically about your approach to leadership. Join other leaders in exploring new and different ways of working through challenges as well as opportunities, and develop new insights that will strengthen your leadership. Particular attention will be given to employee engagement and organizational health – two areas that our recent survey showed were of greatest importance to leaders and employees. Learn more...

Understanding Mental Health Concerns in Children and Youth

Mar 26, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 209.00 (*early rate) $ 235.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires March 04, 2018
Children and youth need the adults in their lives to help navigate the difficulties that come along with mental health and to connect them with necessary support and services. This workshop is designed for education and social service providers, caregivers and anyone seeking a better understanding of the complexities that surround mental illness with this population. Participants will be provided with a general overview of the common mental illnesses for children and youth, signs and symptoms, themes for treatment and… Learn more...
April 2018

De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™

Apr 13, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 209.00 (*early rate) $ 235.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires March 23, 2018
Trainer: James Ingram, BA
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 styles. Learn more...

Mental Health Awareness and Support

Apr 16, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 209.00 (*early rate) $ 235.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires March 26, 2018
Offered through ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance Mental health concerns will directly impact one in every five people. The remaining four will know a friend, family member, co-worker or acquaintance that struggles with their mental health. This workshop is designed for any person who knows someone who has mental health concerns. Learn more...
May 2018

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder – Strategies for Supporting

May 01 - May 02, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 399.00 (*early rate) $ 445.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires April 10, 2018
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is one of the most prevalent brain-based disabilities in our society. There is a growing need for caregivers to acquire increased knowledge and practical skills to support children, adults and families living with FASD. This workshop will propose 5 pillars for success when supporting individuals with FASD. Learn more...

Anxiety – Practical Intervention Strategies

May 15, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 209.00 (*early rate) $ 235.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires April 24, 2018
Anxiety represents our body’s natural alarm system, signalling to us the possibility of danger. When this response arises too frequently or intensely and doesn’t match actual situations of danger, it can interfere with life and cause great distress. While every person experiences anxiety, it is estimated that over a quarter of the population will experience anxiety at levels that cause distress in their lives. Learn more...

Depression – Practical Intervention Strategies

May 16, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 209.00 (*early rate) $ 235.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires April 25, 2018
Depression is one of the most common mental health concerns. For some it can become overwhelming and even paralyzing. Caregivers may feel unsure of where to begin when helping those who frequently feel depleted, helpless and ashamed of their struggles. Learn more...
June 2018

Managing Difficult Client Relationships

Jun 06, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 209.00 (*early rate) $ 235.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires May 16, 2018
For those who work in social services, it can be very challenging when clients are vulnerable, stressed-out, or quick to engage in conflict.  Difficult dynamics in the service relationship are often amplified by environmental factors.  Participants will analyze what contributes to these challenges, including the intra-personal factors, inter-personal factors and organizational factors. Learn more...
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Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled 7 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 7 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 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 and afternoon refreshments. Participants are on their own for lunch from noon to 1:00 PM, unless otherwise stated above. For livestream participants, you will receive a pdf copy of the manual.

Group Registration Instructions

To register a group for a workshop, register for selected workshop, then once in shoppping cart, add quanitity of participants and provide names of all participants.

Concerns and Grievances

If concerns arise throughout your interaction with the CTRI office or our workshop please contact the CTRI office directly at 204-452-9199 or [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 to have a positive learning experience.

Continuing Education Credit

While many associations and licensing bodies accept CTRI workshops for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits. Credit hours: A two day workshops earns 12 continuing education hours and a one day workshop earns 6 hours. A certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the workshop.

The following associations have formally approved our workshops:

Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)
www.ccpa-accp.ca

Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA)
www.cpca-rpc.ca

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
www.aswb.org

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
www.nbcc.org

Alberta College of Social Workers
www.acsw.ab.ca
*Category A Competency Credit

Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada (VRA Canada)
www.vracanada.com

Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada
www.acctcounsellor.com

Canadian Assessment, Vocational Evaluation & Work Adjustment Society (CAVEWAS)
www.cavewas.com

To have your organization or association listed here, please contact [email protected]