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  • Community Based FASD Assessment and Support Services

    This session will facilitate a richer understanding of FASD and the implications of the disorder. The participants will be better able to screen for FASD and understand how to be more inclusive of this disorder within their scope of practice.

  • Youth in Conflict with the Law – Court Response, Assessment and Treatment Practices

    The London Family Court Clinic (LFCC) provides a number of services for the Youth Justice Sector which address both treatment as well as the assessment needs of the young people. This workshop will focus on outlining the assessment and intervention services directed toward youth involved with the Justice System and related sectors.

  • Enhancing Family & Youth Resilience

    Exploration of direct practice methods for helping youth and their families to increase their ability to “bounce back” from challenging situations (stress, trauma, and adversity) to become more psychologically resilient, an area of focus that enhances successful outcomes and happiness.

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) – Understanding the Options

    This workshop offers an overview of the four methods of child protection ADR available to families as an alternative to court; Family Group Conferencing, Child Protection Mediation, Indigenous Approaches/ODR and the 4th Option.

  • Understanding Child Witness

    This workshop will explore the unique and special needs, challenges and vulnerabilities of children who are witnesses in court and share how a child’s capacity to testify can be improved through enhanced support and specialized court preparation.

  • Complex Trauma

    Developmental trauma involves chronic child maltreatment and the loss of a primary attachment (caregiver) which impacts the child’s developmental potential and has implications for health and mental health outcomes in adulthood. This training will assist with the assessment of developmental trauma and offer best practices for supportive interventions.

     

  • Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue

    Vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue impact the lives of professionals in the justice, child welfare, mental health and healthcare systems in psychological, social, physical and spiritual ways. This training focuses on both self- and co-worker care.

  • Becoming Trauma Informed

    Using a trauma-informed approach challenges organizations and individuals to develop new perspectives on adaptation. It involves the fundamental shift from, “what’s wrong with you?” to “what’s happened to you?” A new paradigm for understanding mental health challenges more broadly is shared.

  • Developmental Trauma: Impact and Intervention

    Clinicians learn to design interventions that address the impact of trauma on children and adolescents by meeting their unique needs. Theoretical concepts related to child/adolescent development and useful applications related to impacting the trajectory of development as it relates to abuse/trauma.

  • Youth Suicide Prevention, Intervention & Post-vention

    Evidence-based best practices are shared regarding the entire spectrum of suicide prevention, intervention and post-vention with a systematic review of case studies. Therapeutic engagement, risk assessment, safety planning, identification and responding with appropriate interventions for risk reduction are covered.

  • Understanding Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

    IPV exists on a continuum and although mistreatment can take many forms, coercive control is the hallmark of abuse. Understanding the dynamics and impacts of abuse is critical to evaluate risk, increase safety, and determine appropriate interventions for all family members.

  • Custody and Access Involving Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) & the Impact on Children

    A best practice model is shared for assessing families involved in custody and access disputes incorporating the implications of IPV. A developmental framework for understanding the impact of IPV on children of different ages is included.

  • Cognitive Behavioural Interventions (CBI)

    CBI is designed to change unhelpful thinking/behavior patterns. CBI training provides the mental health professional with the theoretical foundation as well as practical techniques for use with clients. Research supports CBI as best practice to address anxiety, depression, antisocial beliefs, and conduct problems.

  • Forensic Interviewing of Children

    A child’s ability to provide a full and candid account of their experience in a forensic context is impacted by their linguistic, cognitive, and emotional development. This training will provide the necessary background on child development and trauma for conducting an effective forensic interview.

  • Emergency Psychiatric Consultation (EPC) Reporting – Understanding the Protocol

    This workshop offers an overview of the Emergency Psychiatric Consultation Protocol available to stakeholders and psychiatrists of agencies funded by the Ministry of Children & Youth Services within the London and surrounding area. Qualitative and quantitative statistics are used to help understand emergency on-call psychiatric services and youth mental health in our region.

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) – Understanding the Options

    This workshop offers an overview of the four methods of child protection ADR available to families as an alternative to court; Family Group Conferencing, Child Protection Mediation, Indigenous Approaches/ODR and the 4th Option.

  • Custody and Access Involving Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) & the Impact on Children

    A best practice model is shared for assessing families involved in custody and access disputes incorporating the implications of IPV. A developmental framework for understanding the impact of IPV on children of different ages is included.

  • Understanding Child Witness

    This workshop will explore the unique and special needs, challenges and vulnerabilities of children who are witnesses in court and share how a child’s capacity to testify can be improved through enhanced support and specialized court preparation.

  • Complex Trauma

    Developmental trauma involves chronic child maltreatment and the loss of a primary attachment (caregiver) which impacts the child’s developmental potential and has implications for health and mental health outcomes in adulthood. This training will assist with the assessment of developmental trauma and offer best practices for supportive interventions.

     

  • Understanding Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

    IPV exists on a continuum and although mistreatment can take many forms, coercive control is the hallmark of abuse. Understanding the dynamics and impacts of abuse is critical to evaluate risk, increase safety, and determine appropriate interventions for all family members.

  • Forensic Interviewing of Children

    A child’s ability to provide a full and candid account of their experience in a forensic context is impacted by their linguistic, cognitive, and emotional development. This training will provide the necessary background on child development and trauma for conducting an effective forensic interview.

  • Complex Trauma

    Developmental trauma involves chronic child maltreatment and the loss of a primary attachment (caregiver) which impacts the child’s developmental potential and has implications for health and mental health outcomes in adulthood. This training will assist with the assessment of developmental trauma and offer best practices for supportive interventions.

     

  • Developmental Trauma: Impact and Intervention

    Clinicians learn to design interventions that address the impact of trauma on children and adolescents by meeting their unique needs. Theoretical concepts related to child/adolescent development and useful applications related to impacting the trajectory of development as it relates to abuse/trauma.

  • Youth Suicide Prevention, Intervention & Post-vention

    Evidence-based best practices are shared regarding the entire spectrum of suicide prevention, intervention and post-vention with a systematic review of case studies. Therapeutic engagement, risk assessment, safety planning, identification and responding with appropriate interventions for risk reduction are covered.

  • Emergency Psychiatric Consultation (EPC) Reporting – Understanding the Protocol

    This workshop offers an overview of the Emergency Psychiatric Consultation Protocol available to stakeholders and psychiatrists of agencies funded by the Ministry of Children & Youth Services within the London and surrounding area. Qualitative and quantitative statistics are used to help understand emergency on-call psychiatric services and youth mental health in our region.

  • Cognitive Behavioural Interventions (CBI)

    CBI is designed to change unhelpful thinking/behavior patterns. CBI training provides the mental health professional with the theoretical foundation as well as practical techniques for use with clients. Research supports CBI as best practice to address anxiety, depression, antisocial beliefs, and conduct problems.

  • Enhancing Family & Youth Resilience

    Exploration of direct practice methods for helping youth and their families to increase their ability to “bounce back” from challenging situations (stress, trauma, and adversity) to become more psychologically resilient, an area of focus that enhances successful outcomes and happiness.

  • Complex Trauma

    Developmental trauma involves chronic child maltreatment and the loss of a primary attachment (caregiver) which impacts the child’s developmental potential and has implications for health and mental health outcomes in adulthood. This training will assist with the assessment of developmental trauma and offer best practices for supportive interventions.

     

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) – Understanding the Options

    This workshop offers an overview of the four methods of child protection ADR available to families as an alternative to court; Family Group Conferencing, Child Protection Mediation, Indigenous Approaches/ODR and the 4th Option.

  • Custody and Access Involving Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) & the Impact on Children

    A best practice model is shared for assessing families involved in custody and access disputes incorporating the implications of IPV. A developmental framework for understanding the impact of IPV on children of different ages is included.

  • Becoming Trauma Informed

    Using a trauma-informed approach challenges organizations and individuals to develop new perspectives on adaptation. It involves the fundamental shift from, “what’s wrong with you?” to “what’s happened to you?” A new paradigm for understanding mental health challenges more broadly is shared.

  • Youth Suicide Prevention, Intervention & Post-vention

    Evidence-based best practices are shared regarding the entire spectrum of suicide prevention, intervention and post-vention with a systematic review of case studies. Therapeutic engagement, risk assessment, safety planning, identification and responding with appropriate interventions for risk reduction are covered.

  • Understanding Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

    IPV exists on a continuum and although mistreatment can take many forms, coercive control is the hallmark of abuse. Understanding the dynamics and impacts of abuse is critical to evaluate risk, increase safety, and determine appropriate interventions for all family members.

  • Community Based FASD Assessment and Support Services

    This session will facilitate a richer understanding of FASD and the implications of the disorder. The participants will be better able to screen for FASD and understand how to be more inclusive of this disorder within their scope of practice.

  • Complex Trauma

    Developmental trauma involves chronic child maltreatment and the loss of a primary attachment (caregiver) which impacts the child’s developmental potential and has implications for health and mental health outcomes in adulthood. This training will assist with the assessment of developmental trauma and offer best practices for supportive interventions.

     

  • Understanding Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

    IPV exists on a continuum and although mistreatment can take many forms, coercive control is the hallmark of abuse. Understanding the dynamics and impacts of abuse is critical to evaluate risk, increase safety, and determine appropriate interventions for all family members.

  • Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue

    Vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue impact the lives of professionals in the justice, child welfare, mental health and healthcare systems in psychological, social, physical and spiritual ways. This training focuses on both self- and co-worker care.

  • Becoming Trauma Informed

    Using a trauma-informed approach challenges organizations and individuals to develop new perspectives on adaptation. It involves the fundamental shift from, “what’s wrong with you?” to “what’s happened to you?” A new paradigm for understanding mental health challenges more broadly is shared.

  • Understanding Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

    IPV exists on a continuum and although mistreatment can take many forms, coercive control is the hallmark of abuse. Understanding the dynamics and impacts of abuse is critical to evaluate risk, increase safety, and determine appropriate interventions for all family members.

  • Custody and Access Involving Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) & the Impact on Children

    A best practice model is shared for assessing families involved in custody and access disputes incorporating the implications of IPV. A developmental framework for understanding the impact of IPV on children of different ages is included.

  • Youth Suicide Prevention, Intervention & Post-vention

    Evidence-based best practices are shared regarding the entire spectrum of suicide prevention, intervention and post-vention with a systematic review of case studies. Therapeutic engagement, risk assessment, safety planning, identification and responding with appropriate interventions for risk reduction are covered.

  • Youth in Conflict with the Law – Court Response, Assessment and Treatment Practices

    The London Family Court Clinic (LFCC) provides a number of services for the Youth Justice Sector which address both treatment as well as the assessment needs of the young people. This workshop will focus on outlining the assessment and intervention services directed toward youth involved with the Justice System and related sectors.