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Mental Health Awareness and Support

Apr 16, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)


Price: $ 235.00 (regular rate)


Halifax, Nova Scotia – Future Inns


Trainer: Elizabeth Shein

Elizabeth Shein, Trainer for CTRI

About the trainer

Elizabeth Shein

Elizabeth has a Masters degree in Social Work with extensive experience in the field of mental health and community-based prevention and promotion programs. She works in diverse rural, urban and Indigenous communities. Elizabeth is passionate about creating vibrant and mentally healthy workplaces and communities. She has a deep interest in... Read More

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Description

Mental health concerns will directly impact one in every five people. The remaining four will know a friend, family member, co-worker, or acquaintance that struggles with their mental health. It is essential that organizations build capacity to support those with mental health concerns because early identification and support typically leads to continued employee wellbeing. This workshop will explore factors affecting mental health, give participants a general overview of common adult mental illnesses and, most importantly, how to be a support. Participants will learn strategies for creating a more inclusive work environment that reduces stigma surrounding mental illness.

About This Workshop

Some of the Topics Reviewed

  • Why Mental Health Matters
  • Stigma and Myths About Mental Illness
  • Illness as Influence, not Identity
  • A Review of Common Mental Illnesses
  • Mental Illness and Addictions
  • Mental Illness and Suicide
  • Keys to Creating a Supportive Environment
  • People and Organizations to Access
  • Finding a Qualified Counsellor
  • Tips for Supporting Those That May Be Struggling
  • How to Approach Someone About a Mental Health Concern

Target Audience

This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop applicable to anyone wanting to learn more about mental health, including employees and managers.

Method of Delivery

Presentation, video, personal reflection, and small group discussions.

 

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Details

Date:
April 16, 2018
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Halifax, Nova Scotia – Future Inns
30 Fairfax Drive, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3S 1P1 Canada
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Phone:
902-443-4333
At checkout you will have the option to pay by credit card or to receive an invoice to be paid later.

Registration Information

Register Early! Seating is limited.

Children and unregistered guests are not permitted in the meeting rooms.

The Early Registration rate is available for those participants who submit both their registration form and payment 3 weeks before the workshop.

Participants will receive a spiral bound training manual and a certificate of completion.

Workshop Schedule

The workshops start at 9:00 AM and conclude around 4:00 PM. Please arrive between 8:30 and 9:00 AM on the first day to check in and receive a training manual. Regular breaks are scheduled throughout the day. Participants are on their own for lunch from noon to 1:00 PM, unless otherwise stated above. Our half day workshops start at 9:00 am and conclude at 12:00pm

Cancellation Policy

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 ACHIEVE 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.

Group Registration Instructions

To register a group for a workshop, register for selected workshop, then once in shopping cart, add quantity of participants and provide names of all participants.

Continuing Education Credit

Workshop participants receive a certificate indicating credits awarded based on the length and completion of the workshop.  A two day workshop earns 12 Continuing Education hours, a one day workshop earns 6 hours and a half day workshop earns 3 hours.  While many associations and licensing bodies accept ACHIEVE workshops for Continuing Education Credit, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body you are requesting the credits for.