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Winter, Spring & Summer 2018 Academic Calendar: January to August 31st


Training at SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health (CCMH) Learning Institute

SickKids CCMH Learning Institute is a research and training facility with a focus on outreach and capacity building within the mental health sector. We continue to respond to the challenges of improving mental health care by providing research, education and advanced training to support your professional development needs. Each year we train over 2500 professionals through our certificate programs, one and two-day workshops, along with our evening parent seminars.

For your convenience, our Winter, Sping & Summer 2018 Academic Calendar outlined below is divided into 4 key learning areas. Each category below is a quick link within our Academic Calendar. For more information, or to register for a specific workshop simply click the More link at the end of the workshop description.
 



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Winter, Spring & Summer 2018 Academic Calendar: January to August 31st

 


 

Winter, Spring & Summer 2018 Certificate Programs

 

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Certificate Level 1:
Practical Solutions to Real World Problems

Date: June 11, 12, 18 & 19, 2018
Facilitator: 
Nili R. Benazon, PhD
This training is suitable for: Mental health professionals and direct service workers.
Description: In this certificate program, participants will learn cognitive and behavioural strategies, including case formulation and conceptualization in CBT, identifying and modifying thoughts, behaviour activation and experiments, exposure, stress reduction strategies, and problem-solving therapy. This course is not focused on a specific client population or clinical disorder. Rather, it provides instruction on a set of tools that can be applied to common and more complex mental health conditions. The format of this training includes didactic presentation, experiential exercises, feedback and a focus on micro-skill development.  More
 
Management Certificate: 
Including Individual Modules 1 - 5

Dates: June 25, 26, 27, 28 & 29, 2018
Facilitators: 
Susan Geary, PhD, Adam Lodzinski, PhD, Marion Langford, M.Ed., and Anne Bulstrode, BBM, FICB 
This training is suitable for: All professionals looking to expand their management and leadership skills.
Description: This certificate program offers participants the opportunity to fully explore the many exciting ideas and practices that make up the vast world of management. It specifically targets the areas of employee performance, time management, having difficult conversations, and mindfulness in the workplace. All 5 modules are required to complete the certificate; however individual modules may be taken separately from the certificate program.  
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Level 1 Trauma Certificate: 
Trauma Counselling for Front-Line Workers

Dates: July 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 & 18, 2018
Facilitator:
 Natalie Zlodre, MSW, RSW
This training is suitable for: Experienced front-line workers (nurses, clergy, social workers, residential workers, addiction counsellors, psychotherapists) who provide short-term counselling with vulnerable populations in community based settings.

Description: In this 6-day certificate program, participants will be given the most current information on the biopsychosocial phenomenon of trauma, and training in how to assess, and respond ethically, and appropriately to clients, given the parameters of the workplace.  More 

 
Narrative Therapy Certificate:
Actively Engage and Leave Empowered to Implement Change

Dates: August 13, 14, 15, 16 & 17, 2018
Facilitator:
 Bonnie Miller, MSW, RSW
This training is suitable for: Those interested in Narrative Therapy as a beginner, or who have taken Narrative workshops, but would like a refresher on how to apply it.
Description: This 5-day certificate program breaks down the theory of Narrative Therapy into skills that can be implemented immediately into your practice. After each session, participants will leave with a clear set of steps to incorporate this therapeutic model into practice. This workshop will utilize interactive conversations, small and large group exercises, live demonstrations, coached practices, and worksheet handouts.  
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Winter, Spring & Summer 2018 Workshops:
Working with Children, Youth & Families

 

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: 
Blending Theory with Innovative Techniques

Dates: May 24 & 25, 2018
Facilitator:
 Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S
Pre-requisites: Understanding of the impact of trauma on children, good child psychotherapy skills
This training is suitable for: Mental health clinicians
Description: Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is an empirically-supported psychotherapy model for treating traumatized children and adolescents. This two-day workshop will provide the theoretical framework of TF-CBT, and will present creative interventions for each of the 8 treatment components of TF-CBT. Workshop participants will come away with a solid understanding of TF-CBT, strategies for working with hard-to-engage children and learn how to utilize TF-CBT to treat a range of childhood traumas including sexual abuse, domestic violence, traumatic grief, car accidents, natural disasters. This workshop will combine theoretical material with hands-on therapeutic interventions. Therapeutic games, art, stories and other innovative activities will be presented for use with traumatized children aged 4-16.  Strategies for working with hard-to-engage children and parents will also be outlined.  More
 
Creative Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Interventions for Children with Anxiety:
Innovative Techniques to Assess and Treat Children with Anxiety

Date: July 19, 2018
Facilitator
: Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S
This training is suitable for: Mental health professionals.

Prerequisites: Basic training in CBT.
Description: Best-selling author and one of Canada's foremost presenters on childhood trauma, Liana Lowenstein will present an overview of CBT, along with innovative techniques to assess and treat children with anxiety. Participants will learn interventions that will address the core treatment components: psychoeducation, somatic management, affective expression, cognitive restructuring, exposure, and relapse prevention. Through case examples, activity demonstrations, experiential exercises, and videos of actual client sessions, this one-day workshop will combine theoretical material with hands-on therapeutic interventions that can be easily translated into practice.  More


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Winter, Spring & Summer 2018 Workshops:
Working with Adults

 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Direct Service Workers:
The Essentials for Anxiety, Depression and PTSD

Dates: June 4 & 5, 2018
Facilitator:
 Noah Lazar, PhD

This training is suitable For: Psychotherapists, counsellors, psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, pediatricians, family doctors, drop in workers, shelter, and hostel workers.
Description: In this two-day workshop, key features of CBT will be explained and demonstrated so that participants gain an excellent foundation in CBT and are able to apply CBT techniques into their clinical work. Behavioral and cognitive interventions will be described including behavioral activation, cognitive restructuring and exposure. Practical, step-by-step guidelines on implementing CBT strategies will be demonstrated through examples, role-plays and videos. Participants will learn key CBT interventions, applications, obstacles and challenges of these in the treatment for post-traumatic stress, depression and anxiety.  More
 


 


 

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Winter, Spring & Summer 2018 Leadership Training

 
The Leadership Edge: 
How to Empower and Engage Employees for Maximum Performance

Date: June 25, 2018
Facilitators:
 Susan Geary, PhD, and Anne Bulstrode, BBM., F.I.C.B.
This training is suitable for: All professionals looking to expand their management and leadership skills.
Description: This workshop is presented in a very collaborative and interactive way, using case studies, personal examples, and discussion to bring material to life and make the experience and learning meaningful. Participants will create a shared vision and value for their team, as well as outline the process to relay that vision to employees. Focus will be given on how to effectively lead people through the change process, how to build high functioning teams, as well as how to engage employees to their full potential. This is module 1 of the Management Certificate. Individual modules may be taken separately from the certificate program. 
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Foundations of Coaching:
Date: June 26, 2018
Facilitator: 
Marion Langford, M.Ed
This training is suitable for: Any professional interested in building communication, and leadership skills.
Description: During this interactive workshop participants will gain an understanding of the core competencies of coaching, along with how to implement practical coaching tools and strategies. Focus will be given on how to develop, and apply a framework to structure and drive conversations forward, in addition to understanding the skill of facilitating team and individual awareness through powerful questions. This collaborative workshop will utilize role-playing, and in-workshop practice of coaching tools and techniques to help integrate the learning. This is module 2 of the Management Certificate. Individual modules may be taken separately from the certificate program.  
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Managing Employee Performance in Health and Human Service:
Date: June 27, 2018
Facilitator: 
Adam Lodzinski, PhD
This training is suitable for: Any professional looking to expand their management and leadership skills.
Description: This workshop is designed to provide supervisors, and managers with a framework for on-going, regular employee performance management, how to relay expectations to employees and the importance of the performance management process. Participants will gain the tools and language to support them in this on-going management process. The workshop will consist of lecture and demonstration, but will also focus on practice to successfully manage employee performance. This is module 3 of the Management Certificate. Individual modules may be taken separately from the certificate program.  
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Holding Difficult Conversations:
Date: June 28, 2018
Facilitator:
 Marion Langford, M.Ed.
This training is suitable for: All professionals who want to improve their skills in conducting difficult conversations in the workplace.
Description: 
This workshop will help participants discover their own strengths and style of communication. Using a combination of self-awareness and conversational tools, participants will have the opportunity to apply and practice the tools in a safe learning environment. Strategies on how to acquire effective listening and inquiry skills when engaging others in conversation, as well as how to develop clarity around needs assumptions during those conversations will be covered. Participants will leave the workshop with a communications toolkit that will increase confidence and preparation for future difficult conversations.This is module 4 of the Management Certificate. Individual modules may be taken separately from the certificate program.  More
 
Change Management:
Date: June 29, 2018
Facilitators:
 Susan Geary, PhD and Anne Bulstrode, BBM, FICB
This training is suitable for: Directors, managers, supervisors and team leaders who are responsible for leading and implementing change within their organization.
Description: This workshop will explore the best practices in facilitating change, as well as how to help employees handle change constructively. Participants will learn how to develop and implement an effective communication plan and strategy to communicate change to obtain buy-in. Participants will learn practical tools and techniques that will enhance their ability to manage negative reactions to change and respond appropriately. This is module 5 of the Management Certificate. Individual modules may be taken separately from the certificate program.  
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For Phase 1 of our New Fall 2018 Academic Calendar click here



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