Trauma, Empathy and How They Affect Healthcare Outcomes

Childhood trauma has lasting effects that can include development and exacerbation of chronic illness. You will be introduced to trauma-informed care, different ways to express empathy and how using these techniques and skills can improve health outcomes.

Health Literacy

An essential element of actively participating in one's own health is health literacy, yet over 60% of Canadians lack the ability to obtain, understand and act on health information and services. Learn about health literacy, barriers, and solutions that can help you to address this critical issue.

Medication Reconciliation

Maintaining a medication list is an important tool in self-management for clients. Learn more about medication lists, ways to complete a Best Possible Medication History with a client, as well as barriers and interventions related to medication adherence.

Strength-Based Approaches to Care

To empower clients and build their self-confidence to make behaviour changes, it’s important that we can identify and build on their own strength, values and experiences. Learn about different techniques you can use to draw out these strengths and use them to support change.

Introduction to Mindfulness

An introduction to the concept of mindfulness, tools and activities for self-inquiry, emotional regulation, and guided meditation. This session will give you basic theories and neuroscience in addition to multiple concrete skills that can benefit both you and your clients.

If you would like to look for a workshop go to Workshop Registration or call 1 (877) 240-3941 for more information.