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Mindfulness Counselling Strategies

Activating Compassion and Regulation

Mar 25 - Mar 26, 2020 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Travelodge Hotel

Trainer: Trish Harper, MSW, RSW

Price: $ 409.00 (*early rate) $ 459.00 (regular rate) + tax
*early rate expires March 04, 2020

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Workshop Description

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 first teach participants to develop these skills for themselves. From this base, the application of mindfulness-based strategies in counselling work is explored. In this highly experiential training, participants will practice mindfulness, regulation, and activation strategies meant to promote compassionate self-awareness and emotional balance. The skills learned are relevant and applicable for working with clients of all ages—from children to elders.

About This Workshop

Some of the Topics Included

  • The Active Ingredients of Health, Balance, and Regulation
  • Key Components of Mindful Awareness
  • The Benefits of Mindfulness
  • An Embodied Approach to the Mind
  • Breathing Strategies
  • Cultivating Body Awareness
  • Focus on Mindful Movement
  • Interpersonal Regulation
  • The Impact of Therapeutic Relationship
  • The Role of Wise Compassion

Target Audience

This is an intermediate level workshop for social service and health care professionals, counsellors, social workers, school personnel, and anyone wanting to gain mindfulness tools and strategies.

Method of Delivery

Presentation, video, case study exercises, experiential practice, personal reflection, and small group discussions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the key components of mindful awareness and regulation
  • Identify signs of increased regulation
  • Describe steps for developing attunement with clients
  • Identify steps for teaching mindful awareness and regulation skills to clients
  • Apply principles of mindfulness training in their own lives and with clients

 

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About the Trainer

Trish Harper, MSW, RSW

Portrait of Trish Harper, MSW, RSW

Trish has worked in many diverse mental health settings with families, youth and children providing direct practice for over 20 years. She has a Master of Social Work degree as well as an undergraduate degree in psychology, and has completed professional training in trauma resolution therapy. She is also a co-author of our Counselling Insights book. Trish believes that real change happens through relationship, authenticity and the use of skillful empathy. In addition to her work with CTRI, she maintains a small private practice, specializing in recovery from early adverse experiences, PTSD, anxiety, depression, vicarious trauma and burnout, and she continues to have a special passion for helping children, youth and families. As a trainer, Trish is a gifted listener who works to facilitate training that encourages genuine insight, compassion and a collective learning experience.

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Venue

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Travelodge Hotel
106 Circle Drive West
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7L 4L6 Canada
Phone:
306-242-8881

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Mindfulness Counselling Strategies (early rate expires 3-4-20)$459.00 $409.00Saskatoon, SK - March 25-26, 2020

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Terms & Conditions

Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled seven or more days prior to the workshop/live stream 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 take part in the event, 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.

We reserve the right to cancel an event due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of workshop/live-stream 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 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

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: There are six continuing education credits earned for each day of training. For example, a one-day workshop earns six continuing education hours, while a two-day workshop earns 12 hours. A certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the workshop.
See our Continuing Education Credits page for more information.