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Spring/Summer 2017 Academic Calendar: May to August 31st


The Gail Appel Institute is now partnering with the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)!

For those of you registered for training through the Gail Appel Institute, all training and certificate programs currently scheduled for 2017/18 will continue on as planned. The timing and location remain the same, this is also true for the parent groups and evening seminars. If you are registered for one of these programs and have any questions, please email our training department at training@hincksdellcrest.org.

Spring/Summer 2017 Training at The Gail Appel Institute

The Gail Appel Institute, now in partnership with SickKids is the research and training arm of the Centre.  Our focus is on outreach and capacity building within the children’s mental health sector.  We are pleased to say that each year we train over 2,500 practitioners through our certificate programs, one and two-day workshops, along with our evening seminars.

At the Institute, we continue to respond to the challenges of improving mental health care for children, youth and families by providing advanced training, research and community consultation to support your needs. Our Academic Calendar offers a wide spectrum of training led by locally and internationally renowned facilitators.

For your convenience, our Spring/Summer 2017 Academic Calendar: May to August 31st outlined below is divided into the following 4 key training sections. Please note; each of the titles is quick link to that section within the Academic Calendar below. For more information, or to register for a specific workshop simply click the More link at the end of the workshop description.

Certificate Programs
Workshops: Working with Children, Youth and Families
Workshops: Working with Adults
Workshops: Leadership & Professional Development


To view our Fall 2017 Academic Calendar: September to December 30st click here.

Our Winter 2018 Academic Calendar: January to March 31st is scheduled for release on June 30th followed by our Spring/Summer 2018 Academic Calendar: April to August 31st.

If you have questions, or suggestions for training programs you would like to see added to our Academic Calendar please contact the training department at 416-924-1164 x 8707, or toll-free at 1-855-944-HOPE (4673) x 8707, or via email at training@hincksdellcrest.org. You can also stay up-to-date on our workshops by joining our email list, click here to start receiving our bi-weekly Enewsletter featuring up-and-coming workshops, seminars, and community events.

On behalf of our faculty and staff, we thank you for trusting us with your training requirements, and we look forward to welcoming you to the Institute.


If you are a registered Social Worker or Social Service Worker you may be eligible for a reimbursement of up to $500 from the Government of Ontario for attending our workshops. Visit www.swsswpdf.org for more information on how to apply. All members of The Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) are eligible for a 10% discount when registering for training. All OASW members must provide their 2-5 digit OASW membership number to be eligible for the discounted rate. For more information, please contact Mary Anne at mvanrooyen@hincksdellcrest.org, or 416-924-1164 x 3233 or toll-free at 1-855-944-HOPE (4673) x 3233

 



Spring/Summer 2017 Academic Calendar: May to August 31st
 



Spring/Summer 2017 Certificate Programs
 

Certificate in Trauma Counselling for Front-Line Workers: 
Dates: June 12, 13, 14 & 19, 20, 21, 2017
Facilitator:
 Natalie Zlodre MSW, RSW
This Training is Suitable For:  Experienced front-line workers (nurses, clergy, social workers, residential workers, addiction counselors) who provide short-term (non-psychotherapy) counseling contact with vulnerable populations in community based settings
Description: In this certification program, you 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 
This event date is full. Please see July Trauma Certificate dates below

 
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Certificate:
Practical Solutions to Real World Problems

Date: June 15, 16 & 29, 30, 2017
Facilitator: Nili R. Benazon PhD
This Training is Suitable For: Professionals who work with people who suffer from common psychiatric disorders (anxiety and depression) and complex clinical problems (abuse, addictions, brain injuries, trauma, work-related accidents): mental health and medical professionals and direct service workers.
Description: This certificate program provides a general overview of the practical application of CBT strategies, as well as how to apply these problem solving strategies in your practice. The format of this training includes didactic presentation, experiential exercises, feedback and supervision, a focus on micro-skill development.   More
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Certificate in Trauma Counselling for Front-Line Workers: 

Dates: July 10, 11, 12, 19, 20, & 21, 2017
Facilitator: Natalie Zlodre MSW, RSW
This Training is Suitable For:  Experienced front-line workers (nurses, clergy, social workers, residential workers, addiction counselors) who provide short-term (non-psychotherapy) counseling contact with vulnerable populations in community based settings
Description: In this certification program, you 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
 
5-Day Narrative Therapy Certificate: 
Actively Engage and Leave Empowered to Implement Change

Dates: August 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 2017
Facilitator:
 Bonnie Miller MSW, RSW
This Training is Suitable For: Individuals interested in Narrative Therapy as a beginner or who have taken workshops but still are not sure how to apply it.
Description: This certificate program breaks down the theory of Narrative Therapy into skills that can be practiced - each skill builds on the one before.  After each session, you will leave with a clear set of steps to incorporate this therapeutic model into your best practices.   More
 


 
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Spring/Summer 2017 Workshops: Working with Children, Youth & Families 
 

Promoting Adaptive Anxiety in Children:
Anxiety Disorders are on the Rise in Children and Youth
Date: May 15, 2017
Facilitator:
 
Alex Russell PhD, C.Psych
This Training is Suitable For: Counsellors, educators, early childhood educators, school counsellors, and mental health professionals, psychotherapists, counsellors, psychologists, and social workers
Description: This workshop will provide you with a healthy perspective on anxiety, in which childhood anxiety is understood as a necessary building block of adaptation and an essential gateway to a child’s creative engagement with the world. More




 



 









 



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Spring/Summer 2017 Workshops: Working with Adults
 

Relapse Prevention:
A Recovery Enhancement Perspective

Date: May 19, 2017
Facilitator: Ian Robertson MSW, RSW
This Training is Suitable For: Mental Health and Medical Professionals, as well as Direct Service Workers
Description: In this workshop, you will explore multi-model approaches to structuring and strengthening relapse prevention for clients who are in early recovery. CBT, Mindfulness and Motivation Interviewing therapies are also incorporated and you will learn how to use these approaches to maximize your client’s abilities to enhance their recovery. You will learn the stages of relapse, determinants to relapse, assessment phase, craving/trigger cycle, abstinence violation effect, managing craving and unwanted emotions mindfully, ways to enhance self efficacy and motivation to change using strength-based approaches.   More
 
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Direct Service Workers:
The Essentials for Anxiety Depression and PTSD
Dates: June 1 & 2, 2017
Facilitator:
Noah Lazar, PhD
This Training is Suitable For: Mental health professionals, psychotherapists, counsellors, psychologists, social workers and direct service workers.
Description: From this two-day workshop you will gain an excellent foundation in CBT. Practical, step-by-step guidelines on implementing CBT strategies will be demonstrated through examples, role-plays and videos. You will learn key CBT interventions and the application of these in the treatment for post traumatic stress, depression and anxiety.   More
 
Introduction to using Dialectical Behaviour Therapy in Individual Sessions:
Date: June 5, 2017
Facilitator:
 Lyndsey Davies  MSW, RSW
This Training is Suitable For: Mental health professionals, medical professionals, direct service workers.
Description: In this experiential workshop, you will learn how to conceptualize clients’ difficulties utilizing a DBT case formulation approach. You will also learn how to conduct both behavioural and solution analyses for problematic behaviours.  More

 











 















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Spring/Summer 2017 Workshops: Leadership & Professional Development
 

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

Module 4 of the Management Certificate
Individual modules may be taken separate from certificate
Date: May 17, 2017

Facilitators: Susan Geary PhD and Anne Bulstrode BBM, FICB
Description: This workshop is presented in a very interactive way, using case studies, personal examples, and discussion to bring material to life and make the experience and learning meaningful. Leadership involves inspiring others, this is done effectively by leading from a values base and clarifying a shared vision. This collaborative workshop will support you in creating a shared vision and value for your team, as well as to outline the process to relay that vision to employees. Focus will be given to 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. More
 
Training for Trainers:
Acquire the Skills to Assume the Role of Trainer

Date: May 23 & 24, 2017
Facilitator: Susan Geary PhD

Description: Day one of this 2-day workshop will examine how to develop a workshop, including: assessing needs and problems, establishing objectives, designing content and evaluation.  Awareness of adult learning principles and meeting participant's learning needs will be explored. The second day will focus on creating a learning environment, the role of the facilitator, and powerful presentation skills.  More
 
Mindfulness in the Workplace:
Developing a Mindfulness Practise

This is Module 5 of the Management Certificate
Individual modules may be taken separate from certificate

Date: June 7, 2017
Facilitator:
 Wylie Burke BA Honours and Adler Trained Coach

Description: This workshop is designed for those interested in mindfulness and how to develop a mindfulness practice at work. You will learn the history and neuroscience of mindfulness and how mindfulness can make you a more effective leader. You will explore techniques to develop a mindfulness practice, as well as how to overcome challenges that can get in the way.  More
 
 
To view our Fall 2017 Academic Calendar: September to December 30st click here.