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Trauma Essentials – A Full Day Intensive Workshop. October 9, 2014

October 9, 2014
Venue: Liberty North
100 Caplan Ave, Barrie ON
Organizer: CAST Canada

Trauma Essentials
A Full Day Intensive
Includes material from 2 CAST Canada workshops

Thursday, October 9, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Barrie ON
Liberty North, 100 Caplan Ave

$150 + hst per person – Includes coffee, tea and all handout materials.
$170 + hst per person – With box lunch from a menu of 5 choices
There are also several restaurants immediately adjacent to the venue.       705-749-6145

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Includes material from 2 CAST Canada workshops in one productive day.

Trauma Informed Addiction Tools:
A Practical Approach for the General Helping Professional – receive a set of practical, usable tools that will help you be more comfortable and effective in your work.  Learn about the nature of cravings and withdrawals as well as the role of relapse and supportive harm reduction strategies.

A dynamic blend of presentations, reflective experiences and discussion.

And …

Tomorrow Does Not Exist – Working with people who have lost so much they feel they cannot have a positive future

Do You See People That Are Inexplicably Stuck With Addiction, Housing, Employment or Other Issues?
Or People That Are Unaccountably And Perpetually Angry?
Do You Feel Frustrated And Wish You Had Ways To Help Them Get Unstuck?

Gather A Deep Understanding of The Role Of Trauma And Loss In Your Clients
For Whom “Tomorrow Does Not Exist”

Learn Safe, Productive Ways To Move Ahead.

Approved for 6 hours of Continuing Education by the CACCF


A Dynamic Blend Of Reflective Experiences, Room Discussion And Delivery  of Tools
The “HeartSet Exercise” – Exploration And Experiential Exercise
  The heartset is a profound and moving exercise “It touches your soul!”
  Gather a deep, intuitive understanding of the client who is paralyzed
  Shift your expectations and definition of what ‘progress’ might be.

Practical Tools – Lecture and Discussion
“Concrete – Easy to remember – Easy to use – Holistic – Helpful – Respectful “(from evaluations)

  How to identify clients for whom “Tomorrow Does Not Exist”
  How to talk to a client for whom Tomorrow Does Not Exist without causing anxiety
  How to move ahead safely, identify successes and

At the end of the day you will have more hope, focus, skill and patience

Who Should Attend?
Any health or helping professional or educator with some existing background with trauma.  The day is popular with shelter and housing support workers, O.W., ODSP,  Children’s Aid workers, therapists, counselors, correctional and probation officers,  professors and students, EAP professionals, all hospital staff, youth, seniors.


Becca Partington

Tom Regehr 705-749-6145

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