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Workshops and Training

Student Counselling Services is pleased to offer the following trainings to students, staff, and community members regarding mental health. These trainings are informative and will build your competencies around mental health concerns. Participants from all programs below will receive a resource book of course content and an official certificate from the developer organization.

» Click here to view the PDF Poster Listing of all workshops

safeTALK

This course was created by an organization called LivingWorks Inc. to teach participants to recognize persons who have thoughts of suicide and refer them to people who are trained to do a Suicide Intervention. The course is available to anyone over the age of 15 and is approximately 3 hours in length.

Cost per Participant:
Laker:
$15.00 + tax
External: $40.00 + tax

Dates:

  • CANCELLED Monday, November 20th 2017 from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday November 21st 2017 from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Monday, January 29th 2018 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

» Click here to register

Tattered Teddies

This workshop, a Centre for Suicide Prevention Course, provides information and offers practical strategies and awareness for those working with children under the age of 12 and who may have thoughts of suicide, with a focus on childhood development. This course is approximately 3.5 hours in duration.

Cost per Participant:
Laker:
$45.00 + tax
External: $65.00 + tax

Dates:

  • Tuesday November 28th 2017 from 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Monday, March 26th 2018 from 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

» Click here to register

Mental Health First Aid – Adults who Interact With Youth

This workshop, a Mental Health Commission of Canada course, was developed to train people provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Mental Health First Aid: Adults Who Interact with Youth focuses on mental health problems and first aid for youth ages 12 - 24. Topics include: Mental Health problems and Stigma, Substance related disorders, mood disorders, Anxiety and Trauma related disorders, Eating disorders and Psychotic disorders. This workshop is two days in duration.

Cost per Participant:
Laker:
$55.00 + tax
External: $125.00 + tax

Dates:

  • January 27th and 28th 2018 from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • March 3rd and 4th 2018 from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

» Click here to register

Straight Talk

This workshop, a Centre for Suicide Prevention Course, has been created for adults working with youth aged 12-24 who have thoughts of suicide. The workshop discusses strategies to encompass the developmental, cognitive, and emotional differences found within this age group. This course is approximately 3.5 hours in duration.

Cost per Participant:
Laker:
$45.00 + tax
External: $65.00 + tax

Dates: None currently scheduled

Workshop Policies

  • Please note that there is a fee for participation in all Certificate Courses.
  • All registration and payment is to be completed online through the links below.
  • Course dates are offered based on demand and will be cancelled if the minimum number of registrants is not met.
  • All workshops will take place at Nipissing University (100 College Drive, North Bay ON) unless otherwise specified.
  • A confirmation e-mail will be sent to all registrants 3 days prior to the workshop, this e-mail includes the room location.
  • Food/meals are not provided during any of our certificate workshops.
  • If you require any special accommodations to take part in the workshop please let us know by contacting us at counselling@nipissingu.ca.
  • If a session is cancelled you will be notified by e-mail up to 3 days prior to the scheduled workshop. Your options will be to request a free refund or transfer your registration to another workshop date.
  • There is a 10$ administration fee for all refunds, except if we have cancelled the workshop.
  • Cancellations will not be refunded if less than 5 days notice is not provided.

Registration

To register for courses or inquiries, please use the links above or contact us at counselling@nipissingu.ca or 705.474.3450, ext. 4507.

*Please note that there is a fee for participation in all Certificate Courses.


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