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ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills - MAY 5-6 in OTTAWA
The ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)is for professionals and/or caregivers who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Participation in the full two days is required in order to receive certification. (We apologize for any confusion regarding communication that indicated the wrong date for this training.) Open link...
Collaborative Problem Solving: Tier One Certification - May 21-23, MARKHAM (GTA)
The two and half day Tier 1 training is intended for mental health front-line staff, clinicians and educators interested in becoming proficient in Collaborative Problem Solving, an evidence-based approach to understanding and helping children and adolescents with behavioral challenges. Don't miss it. Open link...
Request for Proposals: Last Date for Submissions May 5th
If you are interested in being a trainer or curriculum expert with Safeguards Training please look at the RFP and consider submitting a proposal. Download file...
Violent Behaviour & Sexual Offending - June 4th in OTTAWA
Bill Helmeczi will speak to Violent Behaviour & Sexual Offending: Separating Psychopathology from Essential Clinical Issues. Too often, the residential professional and the clinician do not adequately coordinate their work with high-risk youth. Participants will learn how this coordination can be enhanced. Separating and defining high risk or psychopathological issues from the core elements of milieu service are essential. Open link...
Ethical Issues: Balancing Competing Legislative Requirements - Recorded Webinar Series Now Available
Clinicians are always having to balance competing legislative requirements. This 4 part webinar series with Bill Helmeczi will examine and review three primary pieces of legislation through illustrative case example to see how they can adversely affect treatment planning and service coordination and how you can balance the spirit of each act to help the clinical process. Open link...
A growing number of agencies seek customized training to meet specific needs. Safeguards and our topic experts work with your agency to develop the best training possible. You choose the deliver model that meets your budget and needs: in-service, webinars, videoconference or online. This is an efficient way to optimize your training dollars. Open link...
Practical and Sustainable Strategies for Trauma-informed Work - Free Webinar
Dr. Patricia Fisher speaks to issues and strategies that are also part of the intensive research based online program: Valuable Work -- Meaningful Life: Effectively Addressing Stress, Burnout & Trauma in the Workplace. This course is available through Safeguards. Open link...
Transitions into Adulthood: People with Autism Spectrum Disorder
This 3 part webinar series with Sheila Mansell covers three separate but interconnected aspects of the essential transitions from child to adolescent to adult. Recorded webinar now available. Open link...
Dual Diagnosis: Anxiety and Mood Disorder (Webinar Series)
The high frequency for mental health problems in this population paired with a high probability for trauma have important implications for caregivers and respite workers. (Recorded webinars now available.) Open link...
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