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Anxiety – Practical Intervention Strategies
Apr 24, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 220.00 (regular rate)
Vancouver, British Columbia – Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre
Trainer: Robbie Chesick, MA, RCC
About the trainer
Robbie Chesick, MA, RCC
Robbie is a registered clinical counsellor, holding a Master of Counselling degree as well as a Master of Arts degree. Her work experience includes private practice and community-based work where she provides counselling services for youth, adults and groups who struggle with mental health, addictions and trauma. In this capacity, Robbie has clinically supervised and provided structured trainings to graduate level interns...
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. There is also an increasing concern for rising anxiety among children, youth and elders. This workshop will explore when anxiety is adaptive and in order, compared to when it becomes disordered. Participants will learn practical and accessible strategies which can be applied across the lifespan and address the physical, emotional, cognitive and social aspects of anxiety.
About This Workshop
- Anxiety and its Natural Purpose
- Stress, Fear and Anxiety
- Connection to Patterns of Anxiety
- The Stress Response System
- Prevalence and Trends
- Overview of Working with Anxiety
- Focus on the Body
- Focus on the Mind-Body Connection
- Focus on the Thinking Mind
- Expanding Social Skills
- Building a New Pattern: Steps Toward Change
- Anxiety and the Elderly
- General Considerations
- Application to Your Work
This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop intended for social workers, social service and health care professionals, teachers, parents, and anyone working with people who struggle with anxiety.
Method of Delivery
Lecture, personal reflection, video, case study exercises, skill development and small group discussion
At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:
- Understand the definition and role of anxiety
- Identify when anxiety is becoming more ‘disordered.’
- Describe how anxiety manifests in the brain and nervous system.
- Know how to describe regulation.
- Identify an integrated plan for treating anxiety.
- Apply strategies for increasing regulation and reducing anxiety.
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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. For livestream participants, you will receive a pdf copy of the manual.
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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)
Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA)
Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF)
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
Alberta College of Social Workers
*Category A Competency Credit
Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada (VRA Canada)
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