Practical Intervention Strategies
Credit Hours (CEC)
Anxiety - In-Person Workshop, Whitehorse - Jan. 20, 2023
In-person events follow local guidelines for gathering. This workshop will transition to a virtual event should COVID restrictions limit in-person gatherings. Please call CTRI before booking flight/hotel room.
This workshop is being run in partnership with the Northern Institute of Social Justice and Yukon University.
- Understand the definition and role of anxiety
- Identify when anxiety is becoming more ‘disordered’
- Describe how anxiety manifests in the brain and nervous system
- Recognize signs of regulation
- Identify an integrated plan for treating anxiety
- Apply strategies for increasing regulation and reducing anxiety
Method of Delivery
Presentation, video, case study exercises, experiential practice, personal reflection, delivered electronically.
Some of the Topics Included
- Anxiety and its Natural Purpose
- The Nature of Stress, Fear, and Anxiety
- Understanding the Stress Response System
- Statistics: Prevalence and Trends
- Overview of Working with Anxiety
- Body-Oriented Anxiety Reduction Strategies
- Mind-Body Anxiety Reduction Strategies
- Cognitive-Behavioural Anxiety Reduction Strategies
- Working to Expand Social Skills
- Building a New Pattern: Steps Toward Change
This is an introductory to intermediate level workshop intended for social service and health care professionals, counsellors, social workers, school personnel, and anyone working with those who struggle with anxiety.
Trainer: Sarah Cloutier
Sarah holds a Master of Social Work degree and is a Registered Social Worker. She has experience working in the areas of mental health, harm reduction, and sexual health, as well as health education and adult education. In addition to training with CTRI, Sarah works as a Clinical Counsellor and has a private practice where she supports individuals and couples. In her practice, she is passionate about empowering clients to reach their wellness goals and fuel their inner spark. Sarah strives to promote equality and diversity in her work and in her personal life. As a trainer, she believes in creating safe, open-minded spaces that encourage participants to learn and grow. Read blogs written by Sarah here.