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Working Well with Domestic Violence Issues

University of Alberta, Edmonton (Friday, November 28th, 2014) - Workshop/Seminars
This workshop would be of interest to psychologists, social workers, mental health professionals and paraprofessionals interested in learning more about practical aspects of domestic violence.

Resilience in Children Exposed to Trauma, Disaster and War: Global Perspectives

(September 15 - October 31, 2014) - Workshop/Seminars
How do children overcome hazardous experiences to succeed in life? What can be done to protect young people at risk from trauma, war, disasters, and other adversities? Learn about the importance of fostering resilience in children at risk.

The Mindful Leader: Cultivating Leadership Presence

Online (Opens October 9, 2014) - Credit Course, Online
Mindfulness is fitness for the mind. As a leadership practice, mindfulness is proving to be a remarkably powerful technique to help us to deal with the complexities of leading in an ever-changing, uncertain world. This systematic training of the mind cultivates leadership presence – that ability to be focused, clear, creative, and compassionate. This interactive and experiential, 6-week, 12-hour eCourse explores how to use mindfulness to create a leadership presence.

Mindfulness for Social Workers: The Present Moment

Online (Opens October 9, 2014) - Credit Course, Online
How do we shift from running on autopilot and feeling stressed to being present, focused and calm? Mindfulness is about being fully present with non-judgment, openness and acceptance. A mindfulness practice is proving to be a remarkably powerful technique to help us to deal with the challenges of living in an ever-changing, uncertain world. This 6-week, 12-hour eCourse will introduce you to mindfulness: what it is, how and who it benefits, and the practice. Learn more at

The Art of Facilitation

Online (Opens October 16, 2014 online) - Credit Course, Online
It’s been said that whatever the problem, community is the answer. This online eCourse is for people who know that community, that feeling of being and belonging, doesn’t just happen. When intention and the skillful application of knowledge and methods in group facilitation are combined with people who deeply care and are committed to bringing their best for the world, community is made and change happens. This 5-week, 12 hour online eCourse will help you develop your understanding and refine your facilitation skills to cultivate this artistry in convening groups. For more information and to register, click on the website link below.

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