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Alternate Realities: How to support clients who experience psychosis


Alternate Realities: How to support clients who experience psychosis

"One of the best workshops I have attended in a while"

- Workshop Participant

Hosted by CMHA Peel Dufferin

Date: May 9 & 10, 2022

Time: 9:00am - 1:30pm

Cost: $220.35 (tax included)

Facilitators: Jodie Grigsby BA BSW & Karyn Hand BSW MEd RSW

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This two part, 8 hour webinar provides participants with an experiential and reflective opportunity to learn to support clients who hear voices, or experience other types of alternate realities (visual, tactile, etc. hallucinations) using a client centred, recovery-based theoretical framework. Alternate realities will be explored and defined. Foundational concepts and skills are explored and linked directly to practice.  These are then applied to examples of clients who may experience distressing voices or alternate realities.

The workshop includes a mixture of lecture and small/large group discussions.

Participants Will

  1. Understand the meaning and stages of Alternate Realities
  2. Understand the experience of hearing voices
  3. Examine foundational concepts and skills required to better support clients
  4. Understand and apply the Interview Process in client support

Target Audience

Alternate Realities - How to support clients who experience psychosis is offered in 2 4-hour on-line workshop module.   It is designed for people who are interested in learning how to support clients from a client centered recovery-based theoretical framework.

Participants can include front-line community workers, team leaders, managers, educators, consultants, police officers, first responders, family members and people interact with those who experience alternate realities.


What People Are Saying About The Workshop:

I learned so many things, I'm not even sure where to begin

Workshop participant

I learned a whole new way to look at this topic and my only regret is that this revolutionary info needs to be more widespread!

Workshop participant

"Truly an engaging and interesting workshop. Facilitators were excellent. Nice blend of research, lived experience, skills, and interaction"

Workshop participant

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