Childhood trauma has lasting effects that can include development and
exacerbation of chronic illness. You will be introduced to
trauma-informed care, different ways to express empathy and how using
these techniques and skills can improve health outcomes.
An essential element of actively participating in one's own health is
health literacy, yet over 60% of Canadians lack the ability to obtain,
understand and act on health information and services. Learn about
health literacy, barriers, and solutions that can help you to address
this critical issue.
Maintaining a medication list is an important tool in self-management
for clients. Learn more about medication lists, ways to complete a Best
Possible Medication History with a client, as well as barriers and
interventions related to medication adherence.
To empower clients and build their self-confidence to make behaviour
changes, it’s important that we can identify and build on their own
strength, values and experiences. Learn about different techniques you
can use to draw out these strengths and use them to support change.
An introduction to the concept of mindfulness, tools and activities
for self-inquiry, emotional regulation, and guided meditation. This
session will give you basic theories and neuroscience in addition to
multiple concrete skills that can benefit both you and your clients.