On Thursday, May 25 2017
Treatment for sex addiction varies with the type of sex addiction the client has and the degree of illness or stage of the disease he/she is displaying. In this presentation and discussion you will learn to:
- Conduct an assessment for sex addiction
- Determine the client’s motivation
- Explore any medical or other addiction issues
- Develop a care plan
- Decide when to refer
On Thursday, March 23, 2017 | 8:45-11am
Presentation: Chronic illness affects clients in many ways, both medically and psychologically. Support structure thus plays an important role on a person’s ability to cope. Sadness, grief and depression are common emotions when they consider the possibility of lost goals, hopes and dreams. Losing independence is a real fear, which becomes inevitable if an illness progresses, and that brings on anger, resentment and even shame. Counselling can help a person to deal with the emotions relating to chronic illness, and to cope with the stress and anxieties of accepting and coping with life changes. It can help to regain personal control over life. Myriame delves into different short-term approaches that counsellors could use when working with a client who has a chronic illness.
On Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 8:45-11am
Presentation: How does career development theory inform your approach to supporting clients facing decisions and changes at work? Career transitions provide the opportunity to develop self-awareness, make decisions, be resilient to change and practice new skills. Career development theories provide a framework to guide your work so that you can identify strategies, be purposeful in your practice, and ultimately answer the question of why you do what you do. During this interactive session, learn about four current career development theories and how these approaches can guide you in conversations with clients. Continue reading
On November 24, 2016
The presentation will describe different treatment options and different paths individuals can take for treatment. This will help you identify appropriate referrals for clients as well as help your clients connect with community resources. The difference between abstinence based treatment programs vs. harm reduction programs will be highlighted. The session will conclude with education on Fentanyl so that you can pass on the information to clients who are using prescription or illicit drugs. Continue reading
On November 24, 2016
This presentation will describe different treatment options and different paths individuals can take for treatment. This will help you identify appropriate referrals for clients as well as help your clients connect with community resources. The difference between abstinence based treatment programs vs. harm reduction programs will be highlighted. The session will conclude with education on Fentanyl so that you can pass on the information to clients who are using prescription or illicit drugs.
On September 24, 2016
Whether you are a professional or a student, this presentation is relevant both for you and your clients!
In recent years an increasing number of people are seeking help regarding issues related to money and debt as they struggle with symptoms such as increased anxiety, stress, depression, and sleep deprivation to name a few. Money management problems are often entirely emotional, regardless of people’s academic or financial status.
On March 24, 2016
Participants were provided with information regarding:
– The history and diagnostic considerations regarding adult ADHD
– Common presenting issues related to work, relationships, and daily living
– Common comorbid conditions
– An overview of therapeutic considerations, approaches, and cautions
This information was based upon research, professional experience and personal insight.
On January 28, 2016
If our experiences are shaped by what we read, hear and see, what does this mean for those living in a world increasingly saturated in the language of psychological disorder?
As our media, schools and workplaces become increasingly ‘psychologized’, people are beginning to understand all their experiences, successes and suffering strictly in psychological ways. Political, historical and economic influences on experience are not considered.
On November 26, 2015
No matter how long we have been counsellors, working with clients who are considering suicide can be both challenging and stressful. Statistics Canada reports that in 2009, there were close to 4000 deaths due to suicide in Canada. Continue reading