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Our facilitators have over 25 years of experience in community mental health and crisis intervention, and are available to visit groups in the community to offer interactive, engaging, and practical workshops.

We design all of our workshops to fit the needs of your organization. We are also available to come out to your organization to speak with staff or service users about our services.

Crisis Intervention

This workshop focuses on preventative techniques as well as how to intervene with an escalated individual. Learning to recognize warning signs and allow for early intervention. How to use verbal non verbal techniques in order to de-escalate a crisis. The workshop is practically based, interactive and presented in a facilitative style with opportunities to apply new learning to situations specific to the environment in which the participants work. There are two options for Crisis Intervention workshops of either a full or half day.
Fee: for the half-day workshop $400 and for full day: $800.

If your budget for educational services is limited, we can negotiate a sliding scale for the Crisis Intervention workshop.

safeTALK

safeTALK is a half-day alertness workshop that prepares anyone over the age of 15, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. It is an excellent tool for people who want to become alert to the dangers of suicide in a convenient timeframe. For more information, please visit https://www.livingworks.net/programs/safetalk/

Fee: $400 for a 3 hour long workshop.

ASIST

During the two-day interactive session, participants learn to intervene and help prevent the immediate risk of suicide. ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) has saved and changed hundreds of thousands of lives around the world. For more information on this valuable workshop, please visit https://www.livingworks.net/programs/asist/

Fee: $2,200 for up to 20 participants, for each extra participant above 20 : $110 per person.

Mental Health Workshop

Mental Health workshop aims to increase the awareness of signs and symptoms of Mental Health challenges. Will increase confidence in helping individuals experiencing mental health challenges.
Fee: $400 for 3 hours long workshop.

If your budget for educational services is limited, we can negotiate a sliding scale for the Mental Health workshop.

ASIST II TuneUp

ASIST II TuneUp is a half-day seminar for improving participant comfort, confidence, and competence in using the Pathway for Assisting Life or PAL. The purpose of the TuneUp is the consolidation and refinement of previous learning. Only for participants who attended ASIST II.
Fee: $400 for 3 hours long workshop.

Email or call for all your training needs!

Nicki Casseres
ncasseres@gersteincentre.org
call 416-929-0149 x232