Tele-workshops are information sessions on mental health related issues offered via the telephone. You call in to hear an expert present a topic and you will also have an opportunity to ask questions. This outreach program is especially ideal for families living in remote communities where access to English services may be difficult.
This service is free of charge, but you must register in advance by calling 1-866-396-2433 or by visiting www.careringvoice.com.
Here are our upcoming sessions:
January 15, 2014 7:00-8:00pm
Why Are You So Angry? A management guide.
Do you or anyone you know have anger issues which interfere with daily life and relationships? Then this talk is for you.
Learn techniques on how to better cope with this emotion and how to prevent unessecary outbursts. Also, learn the steps of conflict resolution and violence prevention.
Speaker: Tom Caplan, social worker
February 19, 2014 7:00-8:00pm
How Best to Communicate With a Mentally Ill Person
Do you have a difficult and a frustrating time reaching out to loved ones with a mental illness? Are there ways to better get your meaning across to your loved one?
This workshop will explore the different mental illnesses and how best to communicate with the ill person in different situations.
Speaker: Dr. Perry Adler, psychologist
March 19, 2014 7:00-8:00pm
Frightened to death? There’s help for your phobia
Phobias can be crippling to those who experience them, but they don’t have to be. Don’t let phobias run your life! Learn more about managing phobias.
Speaker: Dr. Karen White, psychologist
April 16, 2014 7:00-8:00pm
Good anxiety, bad anxiety: Know the difference and when to get help
Are you overwhelmed with all-consuming feelings of anxiety?
There is good anxiety and bad anxiety. Learn the difference and begin to understand how to handle it.
Speaker: Dr. Luisa Cameli, psychologist
May 21, 2014 7:00-8:00pm
Living in the Moment: Improve Your Life With Mindfulness and Meditation
Do you spend a lot of time thinking about painful past events or worrying about what the future has in store for you? How does it affect your well-being today? Mindfulness and Meditation are powerful techniques proven to help people cope with a variety of mental health issues. Join in the discussion to learn more.
Speaker: Dr. Joe Flanders, psychologist