Training

Preserving your Mental Health as a Caregiver

Preserving your Mental Health as a Caregiver This workshop will focus on tools and skills to build resiliency into the daily lives of caregivers. The goal is to help individuals improve and develop ways of coping with their role as a caregiver.  Workshop Outline: Week 1 Depression: Its Signs, Symptoms and Treatment- Part 1  Week […]

Schizophrenia: In Search of Recovery

Schizophrenia: In Search of Recovery   Greater understanding in order to better respond and prevent! Being better equipped to better support. This 6-week psychoeducational program on schizophrenia is specially adapted for families and responds to their current needs. This program allows for families to develop their adaptive skills so they can cope with the disease and […]

Navigating the Mental Health System

Navigating the Mental Health System  This course sheds light on the mental health system and helps develop the skills of family caregivers in difficult situations. The objective is to improve their strategies and integrate new ones in order to face the challenges surrounding their role. Workshop Outline: 1. How are families affected and explaining the […]

Being Around an Anxious Person

Being Around an Anxious Person This is a series of 6 family based psycho educational classes that are designed for caregivers. It allows them to learn about the criteria for major anxiety disorders. It will also provide an in-depth understanding of what a loved one is experiencing. Families will explore their feelings and thoughts about […]

Motivational Strategies Towards Treatment

Motivational Strategies Towards Treatment This workshop helps family members learn new sets of communication and problem-solving skills that are geared ultimately to improving their loved one’s adherence to medical treatment. Must Register Cost: $30 To view the dates that this training is being offered, please consult our online calendar. To register, please send an email […]

A Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder

A Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder This training educates families about borderline personality disorder, how it presents itself and its challenges. It encourages families to put in place changes that will improve their quality of life as well as that of the ill person.  Workshop Outline: Workshop 1: Psychoeducation about Borderline Personality disorder […]

NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program

NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a 10-week course for persons who have family members who are suffering from a mental health disorder. The course is conducted by volunteers (people who also have family members suffering from a mental health disorder) who have been trained to present the curriculum. It’s designed […]

Mindfulness Hour

Mindfulness Hour  Mindfulness is the daily practice of transforming stress and anxiety into ease and centeredness through connecting with the present moment with an open mind and without judgment. It has been shown to promote resilience, reduce stress and anxiety by training your attention and your brain. Caregivers will gradually learn how to reduce overthinking […]

How to Set Healthy Boundaries

How to Set Healthy Boundaries This workshop focuses on defining your boundaries and exploring why it’s hard to set limits. We discuss what is involved in developing an action plan, maintaining your sanity and setting your limits.) Must Register   Cost : 30 $ To view the dates that this training is being offered, please consult […]

Bipolar Disorder: What Is It And How To Better Manage It

Bipolar Disorder: What Is It And How To Better Manage It  This 6-week psychoeducational program on bipolar disorder has been designed to help family members with a loved one suffering from this disorder. Each class includes theory, exercises and participation. Workshop Outline: What is Bipolar Disorder? An Introduction  Causes of Bipolar Disorder? Dual Diagnosis Main […]