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2nd International Conference: Where’s the Patient’s Voice in Health Professional Education 10 Years On?

Vancouver, BC, Canada (November 12-14, 2015)
The conference is about practice, innovation and theory that embed the patient/client/service user voice in health professional education.

Cybercounselling Level 1

Course is conducted entirely online (April 3 through June 25, 2015)
Cybercounselling Level 1 is a 12 week course designed for experienced counselling practitioners who want to be accessible to their clients via e-mail and chat. Completion of this course will provide the clinician with the necessary knowledge for delivering ethical impactful online counselling. The course is delivered in collaboration with the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) for Health Care and Other Professionals

Providence Renewal Centre, Edmonton AB (Thursdays, April 9 - June 4, 2015 + Saturday, May 23) - Self-care, Workshop/Seminars
Join Dr. Catherine L. Phillips, a certified MBSR teacher through the Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts Medical School, in this 8-week educational course. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is the oldest mindfulness-based treatment program, with the broadest range of treatment applications. Through attending this program, professionals can experience MBSR in a non-clinical setting with other professionals. By the end of the program, they will have developed a daily personal mindfulness practice - the necessary foundation upon which to integrate mindfulness into their professional lives. Visit for details.

suicide to Hope Workshop

4303 11 Street SE, Calgary, Alberta (April 28, 2015)
A new recovery and growth workshop suicide to Hope is a one day workshop primarily designed for clinicians and other professional caregivers who work with persons recently at risk of and currently safe from suicide. The Centre for Suicide Prevention is hosting a one day session. Date: April 28, 2015 Location: 4303 11 Street SE, Calgary, Alberta Fee: $195 (includes lunch) Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. *ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED IN ADVANCE via or calling 403.245.3900, ext 233. suicide to Hope: A Recovery and Growth Workshop provides tools to help caregivers and persons with experiences of suicide work together to develop achievable and significant recovery and growth goals. Focus: Recovery and growth for persons recently at risk of and currently safe from suicide Participants: Clinicians and other professional caregivers who work with persons recently at risk of and currently safe from suicide

Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples - 4 Day Externship

Calgary, Alberta (April 21 to April 24th 2015) - Workshop/Seminars
Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples 4-day Externship Are you a therapist looking to get to the heart of the matter with your couples by deepening their relationship bond? If so, join us for Calgary’s second EFT Externship and experience the transformative power of this exquisite approach. You will be carefully guided along the EFT roadmap, which has been validated by 25 years of research. Didactic presentations, demonstration videos, small group exercises and discussions will provide participants with an engaging learning experience. A further highlight is a live on-site therapy session by the trainer, dependent on referral of a suitable couple. You will be supported in learning and practicing how to use emotion to create profound moments of intimate connection. Come and discover how to help couples build security, closeness, and joy in their most precious love relationship.

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