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A workshop for Health Professionals and Community Workers to support individuals at risk for suicide.What is SafeSide? SafeSide is an evidence-informed approach to caring interaction, assessment and support for youth and adults at risk for suicide. The framework provides a common language and simple, practical steps so everyone is ready and clear-minded when patients disclose suicidal thinking.Four core tasks incorporate best practices for supporting people at risk for suicide—no matt...

January 18, 2019

Better Workplace Practice

The Better Workplace Practice workshop will encourage participants to look at the way they interact with others; what biases and fixed ideas they bring to their communications, and what barriers they are experiencing to communicating effectively.   Once they’ve established for themselves some of the things they would like to change in their communication style, we will look at ways that might be achieved.  The last part of the workshop focuses on conflict – how that can be man...

January 14, 2019

Persuasive Therapeutic Communication

Improving Therapeutic Communication and Effectiveness using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Research shows that we can improve outcomes for our clients and service users by helping them more effectively adapt to the mental, emotional and interpersonal aspects of the change process with the use of CBT principles and concepts. Examples include dramatically improving medical adherence, changing problem behaviours and becoming more engaged in their own well-being. This 1-day workshop is designed for c...

December 14, 2018

Sensory Modulation: Skills & strategies to cope with distress

This workshop will introduce how using sensory modulation as a clinical or community based intervention can support service users to moderate their sensory input and maintain or regain a sense of calm. Not only will it provide an overview of the anatomy and function of the brainstem and limbic system in relation to neural regulation, but it will show how trauma alters the nervous system, and what we might do to minimise distress.  Since implementing sensory modulation in 2010, the team...

December 7, 2018

Motivational Interviewing

What is motivational interviewing? “Motivational interviewing (MI) is a collaborative, goal-oriented style of communication with particular attention to the language of change. It is designed to strengthen personal motivation for and commitment to a specific goal, by eliciting and exploring the person’s own reasons for change within an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion” (Miller & Rollnick, 2012).  1 Day Workshop: An introduction to Motivational Interviewing - Guiding change...

December 5, 2018

Exploring with mBraining

What is mBraining? mBraining is a new field of human development and understanding, developed by Grant Soosalu and Marvin Oka.We have at least three brains – yes the head, or cephalic brain you were already aware of, and the heart (cardiac) and gut (enteric) brains, which you were probably aware of intuitively, but may not have called them brains in the past.Using the mBIT Roadmap and accessing and aligning your brains in a particular order, enables you to move through the road map and reach a...

November 28, 2018

Practical Alternatives to Self-Harm

Workshop 1 will:Provide a brief overview of a model that you can apply to your work with those who self-harm without suicidal intent. The workshop is for all front line staff wanting a better understanding and to gain more confidence. How to be effectively responsive to these clients, and some tools to get you there. This day involves some group work. Workshop 2 will:This workshop builds on the introductory workshop, so those attending workshop 2 must also attend workshop 1 the day prior (Introd...

November 2, 2018

Focused Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Workshops

Remembering, surrendering – and kindest part, the coolest dream of all my heart. People can feel stuck for a number of reasons. The FACT model is a therapy where clients focus on accepting the feelings for what they are, committing to making a change they can realistically make and that will enable them to move on and passed this feeling of being 'stuck', to living a more thriving life again. FACT is a model of brief therapy that is a highly condensed version of a well-established longer-term ...

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