Public Education & Training

Klinic offers Public Education and Training on a variety of topics for community groups and professionals. Presentations can be tailored to meet the needs of the group or organization. These workshops are presently offered off site on a request basis. In addition, a Public Educator may be available to represent Klinic at community events (tables/booths), as well as provide info sessions on Klinic services (time-permitting).

Please contact:  Sylvia or Vycki at (204) 784-4066 or email smassinon@klinic.mb.ca or vatallah@klinic.mb.ca for more information.

Cost:

In Winnipeg: Training is offered on an honorarium basis with all monies received going directly to Klinic Community Health.

Outside of Winnipeg: Training is available outside of Winnipeg with additional fees required to cover mileage/flights, accommodations, and per diem. Depending on the location and length of the training, two trainers may be required. Please speak to Sylvia or Vycki for more information.

Topics:

Crisis Counselling Skills

This workshop aims to educate participants on the basics of crisis theory and to teach communication skills necessary for crisis intervention. Activities in the workshop include defining crisis, reactions to being in crisis, crisis development, and a crisis intervention counselling model will be covered as well. Role plays may also be incorporated, time permitting.

Workshops Scheduled at Klinic

Mental Health Awareness

This workshop aims to provide participants with basic knowledge on the topic of mental health and mental illness. Participants will learn about the different aspects of mental health, coping strategies, and community resources. Participants will also explore values and attitudes surrounding mental illness and understand the effects of stigma.

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a practice of setting the mind and body in full awareness of the present moment. In this workshop, participants will learn the foundations and attitudes of mindful practice. In addition, the benefits of mindfulness will be discussed and brief mindfulness practices will be shown that can be incorporated into daily life.

Self Care & Stress Management

This workshop is designed to have participants reflect on their own self care and explore strategies and concepts that could be built into their self care practice. In this workshop participants will also learn about mindfulness, self-compassion, the risks & red flags for vicarious trauma, and protective factors and strategies. Experiential activities are incorporated into the workshop, including mindfulness activities. This workshop can be adapted for community groups.

Self-Injury

In this workshop participants will explore what self-injury is and basic information that a service provider may want to know when supporting a client who is using self injury, such as: the prevalence of self-injury, common forms of self-injury, characteristics, and reasons why people may use self-injury. Trauma-informed practices, and guideline & suggestions for interventions will also be discussed.

Suicide Awareness

For Workshops on Suicide Awareness, Assessment, and Intervention, please visit here for more information.