Sep
12
Tue
4-Week Family Coping Skills Groups @ Niagara Falls
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Understanding the symptoms of mental illness
  • Developing a healthcare plan
  • Useful community resources
  • Setting limits
  • Problem solving as a family unit
  • Improving two-way communications
  • Effective ways to advocate for your relative
  • Non-violent crisis intervention training
  • Psychiatric medications
  • Self-care for the caregiver

Guest speakers supplement the facilitators. Facilitators are mental health professionals as well as family members.

Location is provided upon registration.

These sessions are hosted by the Family Mental Health Support Network of Niagara.

Sep
13
Wed
12-Week Family Coping Skills Groups @ St. Catharines
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Understanding the symptoms of mental illness
  • Developing a healthcare plan
  • Useful community resources
  • Setting limits
  • Problem solving as a family unit
  • Improving two-way communications
  • Effective ways to advocate for your relative
  • Non-violent crisis intervention training
  • Psychiatric medications
  • Self-care for the caregiver

Guest speakers supplement the facilitators. Facilitators are mental health professionals as well as family members.

Location is provided upon registration.

These sessions are hosted by the Family Mental Health Support Network of Niagara.

Sep
22
Fri
Trauma-Informed Youth Justice @ Attachment and Trauma Centre for Healing (ATTCH)
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

This workshop will help participants develop a trauma-informed perspective regarding youth justice and identify the key features of a trauma-informed youth justice system.

A review of TLC’s evidence-based SITCAP-ART program as well as other best practice approaches will be included.

This workshop is hosted by the Attachment and Trauma Centre for Healing (ATTCH).

Oct
15
Sun
Superhero Run for Niagara Children’s Centre @ Brock University
Oct 15 all-day

This fun Run|Walk features 10 exciting activity stations! Help save justice using your Spiderman spidey sense, your Wonder Woman lasso or capture villains with the Justice League. Help Batman, Captain America and their friends save the day at fully accessible stations!

By donating and participating in the Superhero Run, you are ensuring that the 3,300 children and their families who rely on support from Niagara Children’s Centre are helped when they need it most.

This event is hosted by Niagara Children’s Centre.

Oct
18
Wed
Comprehensive Trauma Assessment @ Attachment and Trauma Centre for Healing (ATTCH)
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This training will provide an overview of various formal and non formal trauma assessment tools, review of administration, assessment strategies, and report writing will be reviewed.

Standardized and non-standardized measures will be reviewed. Several experiential and applied components are included to ensure comprehension.

This session is hosted by the Attachment and Trauma Centre for Healing (ATTCH).

Nov
7
Tue
4-Week Family Coping Skills Groups @ Niagara Falls
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Understanding the symptoms of mental illness
  • Developing a healthcare plan
  • Useful community resources
  • Setting limits
  • Problem solving as a family unit
  • Improving two-way communications
  • Effective ways to advocate for your relative
  • Non-violent crisis intervention training
  • Psychiatric medications
  • Self-care for the caregiver

Guest speakers supplement the facilitators. Facilitators are mental health professionals as well as family members.

Location is provided upon registration.

These sessions are hosted by the Family Mental Health Support Network of Niagara.

Nov
20
Mon
Core Training: Certified Trauma Integration Clinician (CTIC) @ Attachment and Trauma Centre for Healing (ATTCH)
Nov 20 – Nov 21 all-day

This comprehensive two-day training will provide insight into current trauma, attachment, and neuroscience research ensuring an understanding of critical information and best practice strategies for working with trauma.

You will learn how trauma at different ages impacts patients a neurological, emotional and physiological level. This information will allow you to make connections to later life behaviours and health outcomes to create treatment plans that promote targeted integration.

This training will also help you to enhance your clinical skills and learn how you can add trauma regulation and attachment healing strategies to your repertoire.

Day 2 will focus on putting it into practice. Through this training participants will learn how to make historical connections, complete initial assessments, and formulate trauma-informed treatment planning.

Participants will learn about various phase-based treatments for complex trauma and will review best practice and evidence-based approaches through an experiential format.

This training is hosted by the Attachment and Trauma Centre for Healing (ATTCH).

Niagara Knowledge Exchange & Community Calendar

Sep
12
Tue
4-Week Family Coping Skills Groups @ Niagara Falls
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Understanding the symptoms of mental illness
  • Developing a healthcare plan
  • Useful community resources
  • Setting limits
  • Problem solving as a family unit
  • Improving two-way communications
  • Effective ways to advocate for your relative
  • Non-violent crisis intervention training
  • Psychiatric medications
  • Self-care for the caregiver

Guest speakers supplement the facilitators. Facilitators are mental health professionals as well as family members.

Location is provided upon registration.

These sessions are hosted by the Family Mental Health Support Network of Niagara.

Sep
13
Wed
12-Week Family Coping Skills Groups @ St. Catharines
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Understanding the symptoms of mental illness
  • Developing a healthcare plan
  • Useful community resources
  • Setting limits
  • Problem solving as a family unit
  • Improving two-way communications
  • Effective ways to advocate for your relative
  • Non-violent crisis intervention training
  • Psychiatric medications
  • Self-care for the caregiver

Guest speakers supplement the facilitators. Facilitators are mental health professionals as well as family members.

Location is provided upon registration.

These sessions are hosted by the Family Mental Health Support Network of Niagara.

Sep
22
Fri
Trauma-Informed Youth Justice @ Attachment and Trauma Centre for Healing (ATTCH)
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

This workshop will help participants develop a trauma-informed perspective regarding youth justice and identify the key features of a trauma-informed youth justice system.

A review of TLC’s evidence-based SITCAP-ART program as well as other best practice approaches will be included.

This workshop is hosted by the Attachment and Trauma Centre for Healing (ATTCH).

Oct
15
Sun
Superhero Run for Niagara Children’s Centre @ Brock University
Oct 15 all-day

This fun Run|Walk features 10 exciting activity stations! Help save justice using your Spiderman spidey sense, your Wonder Woman lasso or capture villains with the Justice League. Help Batman, Captain America and their friends save the day at fully accessible stations!

By donating and participating in the Superhero Run, you are ensuring that the 3,300 children and their families who rely on support from Niagara Children’s Centre are helped when they need it most.

This event is hosted by Niagara Children’s Centre.

Oct
18
Wed
Comprehensive Trauma Assessment @ Attachment and Trauma Centre for Healing (ATTCH)
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This training will provide an overview of various formal and non formal trauma assessment tools, review of administration, assessment strategies, and report writing will be reviewed.

Standardized and non-standardized measures will be reviewed. Several experiential and applied components are included to ensure comprehension.

This session is hosted by the Attachment and Trauma Centre for Healing (ATTCH).

Nov
7
Tue
4-Week Family Coping Skills Groups @ Niagara Falls
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Understanding the symptoms of mental illness
  • Developing a healthcare plan
  • Useful community resources
  • Setting limits
  • Problem solving as a family unit
  • Improving two-way communications
  • Effective ways to advocate for your relative
  • Non-violent crisis intervention training
  • Psychiatric medications
  • Self-care for the caregiver

Guest speakers supplement the facilitators. Facilitators are mental health professionals as well as family members.

Location is provided upon registration.

These sessions are hosted by the Family Mental Health Support Network of Niagara.

Nov
20
Mon
Core Training: Certified Trauma Integration Clinician (CTIC) @ Attachment and Trauma Centre for Healing (ATTCH)
Nov 20 – Nov 21 all-day

This comprehensive two-day training will provide insight into current trauma, attachment, and neuroscience research ensuring an understanding of critical information and best practice strategies for working with trauma.

You will learn how trauma at different ages impacts patients a neurological, emotional and physiological level. This information will allow you to make connections to later life behaviours and health outcomes to create treatment plans that promote targeted integration.

This training will also help you to enhance your clinical skills and learn how you can add trauma regulation and attachment healing strategies to your repertoire.

Day 2 will focus on putting it into practice. Through this training participants will learn how to make historical connections, complete initial assessments, and formulate trauma-informed treatment planning.

Participants will learn about various phase-based treatments for complex trauma and will review best practice and evidence-based approaches through an experiential format.

This training is hosted by the Attachment and Trauma Centre for Healing (ATTCH).

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