Current Events and Training

Compliance - Compassion - Connection

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CPCA AGM via Zoom

Saturday, October 2nd at 9:00 am
email: registerme@cpca-rpc.ca
write: AGM in the subject line 
Write your Name and Member Number in the Body of the email
 
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September 16th, October 21st, November 18th

 This Continuing Education Record form can be used to record any continuing education or professional development training completed. It also helps to track which core competencies you are further developing as you balance your knowledge and skill as a counselling therapist.
 
 COVID-19 Information and Resources
(please click on each link for more information) 
 
Returning to in-person counselling is a personal choice
that requires serious consideration of many factors affecting
both personal and professional life.
 
Please make informed decisions that determine readiness and preparedness.
 
  
 
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 Continuing Education/Professional Development 
 
Continuing Education/Professional Development in fulfillment of renewal requirements will meet the following criteria:
 
Learning or instruction in counselling, counselling psychology, psychology, or psychotherapy theory and/or research; therapeutic modalities; clinical techniques, interventions, or strategies for implementation in the therapy session; structured program for certification in a therapeutic specialty (e.g,. EMDR, DBT, EFT, Sandtray, etc). Professionally relevant development of Self specific to authentic and effective engagement in providing mental health services. 
 
We encourage counellors to align their continuing education and professional development with the
 
Third party verification required of courses not listed on the webiste.
 
The following Courses/Providers have been
approved by the CPCA for CE Credits:
 
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Saturdays - September 18th and 25th, 2021
Time: 12:30 - 6:00pm (MST)
 
Learn all the Introductory Level Techniques to deal with anxiety, fear, guilt, chronic pain and more! Be prepared to learn how to clear out the past, feel better NOW and plan strategies for the future   
 
Investment:  $285.00 (GST Included)
(11 hours of classtime, plus 1 hours of paired homework assignments, online)
 AND Includes: Workbook, Certificate of Completion, and one-on-one session with Debra   
 
This Training counts as 12 CEC's  
 
To register or inquire, click on this link: debra@healthstreamwellness.com
 
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Emotional Freedom Technique
On Line TrainingIntroductory
Level 1 - Basics and More Intensive 
 
Mondays - September 13th to October 4th, 2021
Time: 6:30 - 8:30pm (MST) 
 
Learn all the Introductory Level Techniques to deal with anxiety, fear, guilt, chronic pain and more! Be prepared to learn how to clear out the past, feel better NOW and plan strategies for the future   
 
Investment:  $285.00 (GST Included)
(8 hours of classtime, plus 2 hours of paired homework assignments online)  AND Includes: Workbook, Certificate of Completion, and one-on-one session with Debra   
 
This Training counts as 10 CEC's  
 
To register or inquire, click on this link: debra@healthstreamwellness.com
 
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 The Intergenerational Trauma
Treatment Model Training
 
September 20th - 24th, 2021 

This 5-Day Intensive ITTM Training will be conducted via zoom from 12 noon till 6:00 pm (Ontario, Canada Time Zone).  Advanced clinical skills required to effectively deliver the 21-session Intergenerational Trauma Treatment Model (ITTM) with adults, caregivers and children, will be extensively demonstrated by Valerie Copping, Psy.D., author/developer.

The ITTM is the only available and evidenced- based model to treat and resolve the un-resolved trauma impact history of the caregiver/adult prior to engaging children or youth in their own treatment (with the Caregiver present).

Online Prerequisite Training

Participants will be provided with materials and videos several weeks prior to the 5-day intensive. Participants are expected to have a full understanding of the ITTM prior to the 5-Day Intensive ITTM Training.

Supervision & Consultation

3 hours of Clinical Supervision (delivered for 1-hour x 3 consecutive months included in registration fee) for each clinician (schedule to be individually determined, based on each practitioner’s implementation ITTM schedule).

Cost for this Training: $1,700.00 CAD + $221.00 (13% HST) = $1,921.00 CAD
*** CPCA Members receive 10% off!
 
 For More Infoormation or to Register:
 
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The Body Keeps Score
 
4 Week Online Training 
Oct 20th, Oct 27th, Nov 3rd, and Nov 10th* 
(*english version dates)
 
 Bessel van der Kolk, MD and Collectively Rooted bring to you a 4-Week program in which you are invited to experience Dr. van der Kolk's work in a new and exciting way.

In this dynamic, interactive series, Bessel van der Kolk expands on his groundbreaking work The Body Keeps the Score, where he synthesizes history, neurology, and research to deepen our understanding of the experience and treatment of trauma.

This is an exciting opportunity to explore ideas, critically examine trauma and trauma treatments, and hear directly from Dr. van der Kolk about the things that most ignite your interests and the interests of your community. Your questions, thoughts, and ideas will help shape the series.

During this 4-week program, each session will begin with a 45 minute lecture followed by 45 minutes of open discussion in a conversational learning environment. This is an exciting opportunity to explore ideas, critically examine trauma and trauma treatments, and hear directly from Dr. van der Kolk about the things that most ignite your interests. Your questions, thoughts, and ideas will help shape the series.

 * This series is being offered in 4 languages:
English, Spanish, Italian and Russian
Please check out the webite for more information about the dates for other languages, as they are different.  
 
Cost: $150.00 for CPCA Members
(40% discount being offered)
Regular Fee is $250.00
 
Each day includes a 45 min lecture + 45 min open dialogue
12 noon to 1:30pm (EST)
   
There have been 8 to 8.5 CEC's approved for this Training
 
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 CSAM-SMCA 2021 Scientific Conference
Innovate, Rebuild & Recover
 
October 21-23, 2021
Virtual | Live & On-Demand
 
Registration Cost as an "Associate": $525.00
Save $100 if you register by August 24!
 
 The pandemic has transformed the field of addiction medicine. This year the CSAM conference theme and focus is Innovation, Rebuilding and Recovery.
 
The CSAM-SMCA 2021 Scientific Conference is Canada’s premier online education and networking event for addiction medicine practitioners. This three-day virtual conference offers unrivalled access to relevant, curated, industry-leading addiction medicine education including scientific research, best practices, and evidence-based intervention, care and treatments. An important professional networking event for addiction medicine practitioners, the conference also aims to encourage the sharing of diverse perspectives on addiction treatment and recovery. Attendees build authentic relationships that support them in their efforts to work with and advocate for people living with addictive disorders.
 
*** This conference is geared towards those in the medical profession - please consult with the Conference Coordinators to see which aspects of the event may appeal to your role as a therapist/counsellor. 
 
For more information, or to register, follow this link:
 
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 Approved CE providers for CPCA members 
Theory and skills development courses for mental health professionals that enhance "excellence for competence" 
 
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Professional Development and Training Opportunities
 
Presenter: Elisabeth Scheepers
Ph.D., RPC, MPCC-S, RTC, MTC, RCS 
 
Dr. Elisabeth Scheepers is known for providing high quality, up-to-date, research-based training for counselling therapists with prior knowledge and experience who want to enhance or refresh their skills in certain areas. All training sessions are presented live via Zoom to small groups. They are interactive, supported by the latest research, and practical.
 
Courses Currently Available: 
Remote Modalities in Counselling Therapy
Working with Trauma: From Confusion to Clarity
Involved, Resilient & Strong – A New Approach to Burnout Prevention
Outcomes? I Work with People, Not with Forms!

  Courses are presented based on demand.
Please visit www.scheepers-ccc.com
for details and to register or express interest. 
Attendees will receive CEC hours and a certificate upon completion  

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Online and In Person Professional Development Training
Certificate Program and Individual Courses Available

NACTATR provides communities in North America a system that strives to anticipate the threat of violence by individuals against others or themselves, and to reduce the impact of trauma.  This threat response assessment model is used extensively in schools across Canada (just one example), and helps communities develop collaborative multidisciplinary teams focusing on early intervention, prevention, and aftermath strategies for crises, trauma, violence, and conflict.

Click on the title above to be taken to the website, for more information
 
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Professional Development Training Opportunities
Online and In Person
 
Specialized and Culturally Competent Training
created for Therapists who want to work with First Responders 
(designed by First Responders and Subject Matter Experts in the field).
 
Therapists who are certified in FRHT are listed in a unique directory that is made available to First Responder organizations who are in need of these specialized supports for their Members. 
This Directory is currently only available in BC and AB.
 
Click on the title above to be taken to the FRHT website, for more information/the schedule of Training sessions that are upcoming. 
 
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Professional Development Training Opportunities
Online and In Person 
 
The Gottman Trainers are pleased to offer most of their regularly scheduled In-Person Training Sessions through a Virtual On-Line format now - participants will still attend the training sessions live,
but remotely, via Zoom. 
 
If your business has slowed down a bit right now, this might be the perfect time to complete that Training you have been meaning to attend - without any of the travel and hotel costs associated with the regular sessions.
 
Click on the title above to be taken to the Gottman Events page 
for more information/the schedule of sessions that are still happening.   
  
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Online Professional Development Training Opportunities
(in English and French)
 
Assessment solutions and strategic guidance to help you identify talent, develop potential, and enhance organizational performance. 
Psychometrics provides the right tools to address a range of organizational challenges such as team work, communication, conflict, leadership development, stress, and succession planning.
 
 
For more information about the Fees and Training dates for these types of Assessments, please click on the link in the title.
 
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If you know of an Event or a Continuing Education Opportunity available for our CPCA members, please submit the details to events@cpca-rpc.ca
 
 

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Working together to promote and support
competency in clinical counselling & psychotherapy.