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Cultural Conversation – WANISKĀHK – A Life Promotion Resource, Sept.15

In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day on Sept 10th, Rhonda Bear, FSIN -Youth Empowerment Director, will share the Life Promotion Resource—WANISKĀHK, that has been develop by Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) under the mandate of the Saskatchewan First Nations Suicide Prevention Strategy. The strategy was developed to help reduce the high suicide rates among Saskatchewan First Nations people, particularly the

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BCACC Diversity Training Workshop Series, September 2021

BCACC’s Diversity Series will take learning in cultural safety, inclusion and diversity, and move it into impactful action in counselling and psychotherapy practice.  It begins in September with a training by Len Pierre on Mobilizing Cultural Safety & Humility in Professional Practice.  Len has presented to local Health Authorities, Doctors of BC and the FNHA on the topic of decolonizing practice. In October and November, Dr. Myrna Lashley

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Consciousness as the Foundation of Reality – September 29th, 2021 with David Maginley

The Atlantic Therapeutic Touch Network (ATTN) presents an interactive 2 hour Zoom session on September 29th, 2021 with David Maginley, founding member of the ATTN, ATTN teacher, cancer survivor, and author of Beyond Surviving: Cancer and Your Spiritual Journey. Many of you know him as the Spiritual Care provider in the QEII System in Halifax, NS where he is also a provider of Therapeutic Touch® throughout the Oncology ward, and more!  His book

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Eating Disorder Sensitive for Social Workers and Psychotherapists – Virtual Training Available

Eating Disorder Sensitive for Social Workers and Psychotherapists will help practicing professionals and students build their confidence and resources when working with clients who are experiencing disordered eating. This training is accredited by the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. https://bodypeace.learnworlds.com/course/eds-for-social-workers As a small non-profit, all money made from Body Brave's virtual courses for professionals

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Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT) Level 1 Training in Atlantic Region

This is the first ever offering of EFIT training in the Atlantic Region. EMOTIONALLY FOCUSED INDIVIDUAL THERAPY Atlantic Canada - Level 1 Certificate. Integrating the latest from the EFIT research with Dr. Robert Allan. Thurs, Fri, Mon, TuesMarch 3, 4, 7, & 8, 2022Noon-3:30 p.m. AST Please see attached flyer for more information: http://peica.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/PEICA-News-Post-August-2021-EFIT-Level-1-Atlantic.pdf

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Cultural Conversations – Indigenous Women’s Reproductive Justice and Reconciliation – Aug 16th, 2021

Dr. Holly McKenzie will speak on Indigenous Women's Reproductive Justice and Reconciliation on Monday August 16th from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. It is an opportunity to meet Dr. McKenzie and hear about her doctoral study on Reproductive Justice with urban Indigenous women living on the homelands of the Métis and Treaty One (Winnipeg), Treaty Four (Regina), and Treaty Six (Saskatoon) territories. To learn more about the research project before the talk there

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Seabrook Music Therapy – Free Webinar

Do you love music and wish you could integrate it into your clinical work to offer clients a new, creative approach? Free Webinar for Clinical Counsellors, Psychotherapists, Psychologists, and Social Workers with Deborah Seabrook, PhD MTA RCC Wednesday, September 8th at 10:00 am PST / 1:00 pm EST In this powerful research-based and experiential webinar, you’ll learn: How incorporating music in your clinical sessions can deepen the therapeutic relationship

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Queering Mental Health – Call for Submissions

Landing Place Therapy Collective is hosting its 2nd annual conference called Queering Mental Health and they are looking for counsellors to submit proposals for workshops and presentations. Please contact Alice Curitz, Founder & Clinical Director of Our Landing Place at (250) 806 0455 or alice@ourlandingplace.com

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2022 Online Atlantic Canada Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)

January 21/22 & February 4/5, 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (AST). Optional homeroom January 29 10 a.m. - Noon (AST). All online, live via Zoom. For more information see https://lumentherapyservices.com/training/ or email efttrainingatlantic@gmail.com This Externship will include presentations of theory, clinical techniques and skills, training exercises, video recordings, observation of live sessions, and discussion of specific cases and clinical issues.

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