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Mindfulness Counselling Strategies – Activating Compassion and Regulation
Aug 16 - Aug 17, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 420.00 (regular rate)
Winnipeg, Manitoba – Canadian Mennonite University
Trainer: Vicki Enns, MMFT, RMFT
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. Vicki also believes that it is essential for helpers to continue learning and developing their self-awareness alongside evolving clinical skills. She is the author or editor of many of CTRI’s training materials, including those on the topics of anxiety, trauma, mindfulness, gender and sexual diversity, ethics and wellness. Vicki continues her own path of personal and spiritual growth with mindfulness practices including the contemplative and active streams. As a trainer, she is particularly gifted at creating a learning atmosphere that is collaborative and respectful, and which embraces diversity in personal identity, skills and cultural perspectives.
This workshop is full. Please contact our office to be placed on a waiting list.
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. The skills learned in this workshop are relevant and applicable for working with clients of all ages—from children to elders.
About This Workshop
- Key Components of Regulation and Mindful Awareness
- The Active Ingredients of Compassion and Connection
- Establishing an Ability to Experience Calm States
- The Strangeness of Being Still
- The Role of Activation and Energy
- Engaging the Body: Mindful Movement
- Signs of Healing
- The Power of Presence and Attunement
- Healthy Connection with Others
- Co-regulation: The Natural Healing of Relationships
- Using Mindfulness and Regulation Strategies in Counselling Settings
- The Healing Properties of Joy: Expanding Room for Life
This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop for social service and health care professionals, teachers, social workers and anyone wanting to gain mindfulness tools and strategies.
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:
- 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 client work.
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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.
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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, unless otherwise stated above. For livestream participants, you will receive a pdf copy of the manual.
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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].
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)
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
Alberta College of Social Workers
*Category A Competency Credit
Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada (VRA Canada)
Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada
Canadian Assessment, Vocational Evaluation & Work Adjustment Society (CAVEWAS)
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