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Annual General Meeting Updates

  Photo of the PEI CA Board of Directors 2018 Top row from left: Kylah Hennesey (Treasurer), Cindy Wood (President Elect), Jane Munn (Past President) Bottom row from left: Marti Pendleton (Member at large), Heather Lea-Desai (Secretary), Bethany Toombs (President), Marion Clorey (CCPA Provincial Director)           This year the Annual General Meeting held at Birchwood Intermediate School was well attended, informative

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Pregnancy and Infant Loss Training

The Foundation for Infant Loss have developed an online course which is video based for professionals. The next training block will commence shortly and they are looking for counselling professionals who wish to receive accreditation for the training. You will be sent their accredited logo to use on all promotional material and be added to a database of accredited members. The Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)has accredited

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CTRI: Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute’s Upcoming Workshops

Vicarious Trauma – Strategies for Resilience Feb 26, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM) Price: $ 209.00 (*early rate) $ 235.00 (regular rate) *early rate expires February 05, 2018 Charlottetown, PE – Charlottetown Inn and Conference Centre Trainer: Sheri Coburn, MSW, RSW Helpers regularly encounter stories and symptoms of trauma in their roles. There is growing evidence that the impact of directly supporting others through experiences of trauma goes beyond

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Island Author and Counsellor Announces Her Third Book

Charlottetown, PE, December 21, 2017 – Susan Doiron, an Island author and counselling therapist announces the publication of her third book Journalling with Soul. The book launch will occur January 31, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Cornwall Public Library in Cornwall, PE. Journalling with Soul is the third publication in Susan’s Finding Blue Beach Glass personal and vocational development series. She is passionate about helping people discover who they

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Interoceptive Yoga: Mindful Movement for First Responders

  Wednesdays, starting December 6 th 7:15 - 8 pm special intro rate - $ 7 Charlottetown Yoga Space 49 Pownal Street Email: fundamentalyoga2017@gmail.com fundamentalyoga ph: 902 - 394 - 5826 Instructor has 100 hours of trauma - training , including a two day seminar on trauma - sensitive yoga  

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Canadian Domestic Violence Conference Extending Submission Deadline

  Canadian Domestic Violence Conference 5 March 20-23, 2018 Halifax, Nova Scotia Due to the tremendous response to our request for presentation proposals, the Conference Committee has decided to extend the submission deadline to December 1, 2017, so we can accommodate those from the international community and from across Canada who have proposals forthcoming. To submit a proposal or to register click here

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PEI CA Annual Christmas Party

All Members are encouraged to join us in celebrating the holiday season at our annual Christmas party. The festivities will take place on Thursday, November 23rd from 5:00pm-8:00pm at the Dundee Arms Pub in Charlottetown Address: 200 Pownal St, Charlottetown, PE C1A 3W8 There will be a complimentary beverage of your choice and plenty of tasty hors d'oeuvres Please RSVP to bjtoombs@edu.pe.ca We hope to see you all there!

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Military Family Resource Centre

A new resource is now available to school counsellors on Prince Edward Island to help them and other educators better understand what life is like for military and veteran families. This national project in which CCPA was a key partner was launched at the CCPA National Conference in St. John’s in May. We are pleased our local military family resource centre www.peimfrc.ca has been promoting it. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-military-school-counsellors-1.4268095

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CCPA Annual Conference

The CCPA 2018 Annual Conference is taking place in Winnipeg, Manitoba on May 10-13, 2018. If you are interested in registering please click here or if you are interested in presenting at the conference, please complete and submit this form by October 20, 2017.

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Leaders of Tomorrow

Our own Kylah Hennessey CCC from our board of directors will represent PEI at the upcoming CCPALeaders of Tomorrow Development Program which takes place November 16-17, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario. Kylah will do a wonderful job representing Island counsellors. Congratulations to Kylah    

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