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  • July 14 2021

    Motivational Interviewing with adolescents and young adults (Aug. 10 and 12)

    Enhance your professional skills in guiding youth to engage in productive behaviour change conversations that maximize their developmental growth with one of the founding authors of Motivational Interviewing with Adolescents and Young Adults, Second Edition. [...] Read More

  • July 09 2021

    Countering burnout: Personally, and collectively (Aug. 26)

    The pandemic has greatly exacerbated burnout for many people with the increase in demands placed on them. Stress levels have drastically increased. While many of the usual ways of countering stress have become less available. This training will directly address identification, prevention and recovery from burnout on both a personal and collective level. [...] Read More

  • July 09 2021

    Non-suicidal, self-harm in adolescents: The role of emotion regulation in understanding and treating this urgent problem (Aug. 25)

    This webinar will define a new (DSM-V) syndrome, called non-suicidal, self-injury disorder (NSSI). It will examine the epidemiology, prevalence, role and function, along with an explanation of the underlying root causes of self-harm. The facilitator will outline the central roles of social media, emotion dysregulation, insecure attachment and review evidence for various treatment approaches to address this distressing problem. [...] Read More

  • July 09 2021

    Meeting the challenge of difficult times and emotions: An acceptance and commitment training (ACT) approach (Aug. 24)

    This webinar will introduce the basics of acceptance and commitment training (ACT) and how ACT can be utilized to allow health-care practitioners to enhance their skills for managing burnout, navigating difficult emotions, and persisting in their chosen personal and professional roles as the global pandemic enters its final phase. [...] Read More

  • July 06 2021

    Treating anxious children in anxious times: An approach to promoting adaptive anxiety in children and teenagers (Aug. 19 and 26)

    This webinar provides an approach to treating anxious children that cuts across therapeutic modalities. It offers both a conceptual framework and a set of best practices for promoting adaptive anxiety in children and youth. Participants will learn how to conceptualize current forms of anxiety problems in children from a health perspective, in which anxiety is an essential and healthy human emotion. [...] Read More

  • July 06 2021

    Imagination, play and possibilities: A collaborative strengths-based brief family therapy approach with children (Aug. 13 and 20)

    In this “hands-on,” practice-oriented webinar, participants will learn a flexible and client outcome-informed, collaborative strengths-based brief family therapy approach that capitalizes on the strengths and resources of all involved (including the child, family members, key members from their social networks, and helping professionals from larger systems). [...] Read More