Speaking & Workshops
Mental Health Education ~ Community & Corporate Workshops
We offer customized workplace training to front line staff on mental health related topics.
We offer several formats, to suit your needs; lunch and learns, half-day and full-day workshops and 1 or 2 hour sessions.
Here are some of the topics (alone or combined) we can cover:
How to stay safe working with clients facing difficult emotions & tips to de-escalate possibly violent situations
Are we saying & doing the right things?
What are the resources and community referrals available?
Strategies for assessing risk among clients
When to provide encouragement vs. counselling
Strategies and education on vicarious trauma
Having good boundaries in the workplace
Supporting staff facing mental health issues
Thank you so much for giving your time, expertise and knowledge to deliver"Compassion Fatigue" at our Atlantic Fall Conference. There was MUCH discussion at every agency following this session. We are all feeling it and we needed the reminder to take care of ourselves and each other.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Staff
Our Speaking/Workshop/Education Clients
Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)
St. Thomas University (STU)
Kiwanis Nursing Home
Teen Resource Center
Rothesay Town Hall
St. Francis Xavier University
Heart & Stroke Foundation of NB
Human Development Council
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Suicide Prevention Committee
City of Saint John
Upham Fire Dept
MacDonald Consolidated School
Kindred Home Care
Canadian Mental Health Association
I have just been on messenger with 4 friends tonight who all attended your talk! So many positive comments and appreciation - we were all very comforted.
Thank you so much,
I would like to take a moment to thank and appreciate Ashley for her time with my office. I'm a huge advocate of your team’s practice.
After her wonderful presentation, to my surprise the comments came flooding in - people seemed generally touched and thankful - a few tears and speechlessness from older executives even. I could tell that for some, that chat was the start of something bigger that maybe they had not given themselves permission to think about or act on.
It was like magic to witness minds being opened even if just for a half an hour and I want you ALL to know from a client’s point of view that what you do every single day MATTERS beyond words. You are changing lives.
I know I am certainly a better human and this city is a better place because of the work you do!
Partner with us to run a
Monthly Virtual Workshop
We are honored to partner with people like the Maddy Murphy Memorial Fund (one of our past workshops) to offer workshops on various mental health topics.
Workshops will consist of small groups and interaction with the group and facilitator is encouraged.
Please call our office @ 506-651-1239 if you are interested in partnering with us to provide workshops.