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Anxiety – Practical Intervention Strategies

Aug 11, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)


Price: 220.00 (regular rate)


Winnipeg, Manitoba – Canadian Mennonite University


Trainer: Vicki Enns, MMFT, RMFT

Vicki Enns, Clinical Director; Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute Inc.

About the trainer

Vicki Enns, MMFT, RMFT

Vicki is the Clinical Director of the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute, an Approved Supervisor with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and an instructor in the graduate program for Marriage and Family Therapy at the University of Winnipeg. In her private practice, she specializes in the area of trauma recovery for individuals of all ages, and she helps individuals, couples and families build positive mental health and relational skills across developmental stages. She believes in a holistic approach to wellness that applies to both clients and helpers...


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Description

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

Workshop Outline

  • 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

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

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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Details

Date:
August 11, 2017
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Winnipeg, Manitoba – Canadian Mennonite University
600 Shaftesbury Blvd., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 2N2 Canada
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Phone:
877-353-3205
At checkout you will have the option to pay by credit card or to receive an invoice to be paid later.
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

Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF)
www.caccf.ca

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

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