Wednesday November 13, 2013. 8:30 - 4:30
WhereHilton Garden In
Do You See People That Are inexplicably stuck with Addiction, Housing, Employment Or Other Issues ? Or People That Are Unaccountably And perpetually angry ? Do You Feel Frustrated And Wish You Had Ways To Help Them get unstuck ? Gather a deep understanding of the role of trauma and loss in your clients for whom Tomorrow Does Not Exist
Learn safe, productive ways to move ahead.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
$140 + hst per person
Includes coffee, tea and all handout materials.
There are several places to eat nearby, lunch is not included.
The Hilton Garden Inn
746 Old Hespeler Rd,
Visible from the 401, Tim Hortons within sight!
Accredited for 6 credits with the CACCF
Ask about your professional association. We are happy to arrange credits
“ For the past 14 years I did not understand my clients’ anger or self destructive behaviour.
And now ... I do. ”
Bruce, CMHA Brant, after experiencing this workshop
A Dynamic Blend Of Reflective Experiences, Room Discussion And Delivery of ToolsMorning: The “HeartSet Exercise” - Exploration And Experiential Exercise
___ The heartset is a profound and moving exercise “ It touches your soul!”
___ Gather a deep, intuitive understanding of the client who is paralyzed
___ Shift your expectations and definition of what ‘progress’ might be.
“ Concrete - Easy to remember - Easy to use – Holistic - Helpful – Respectful “ ( from evaluations )
___ How to identify clients for whom “Tomorrow Does Not Exist”
___ How to talk to a client for whom Tomorrow Does Not Exist without causing anxiety
___ How to move ahead safely, identify successes and
At the end of the day you will have more hope, focus, skill and patience
Who Should Attend?
Any frontline worker or helping professional who works with clients with addiction and/or trauma issues. The day is popular with all Ontario Works workers and staff, shelter and housing support workers , ODSP and Children's Aid workers, therapists, counselors, correctional, probation and parole officers, professors and students, EAP professionals, all hospital staff, all outreach, educators, occupational therapists, emergency room social workers ....
The Organic Origin of the "Practical Tools"
Since 2004 CAST Canada has held more than 80 Consumer Panel discussions in which 3-5 people with direct experience of trauma and addictions discuss their journy with 20-50 helping professionals like you. Over 2,000 Ontario frontline workers worked directly with CAST Canada volunteer consumers to identify this concept of “Tomorrow Does Not Exist” and worked together to develop the tools from the positive - and negative - experience of the consumers.
IN-HOUSE SESSIONS AVAILABLE