Live Virtual Workshops

Depression

Practical Intervention Strategies

This is a live virtual event using Zoom, an online meeting platform. Please check your system requirements prior to registering.
October 06, 2022
(09:00 AM - 04:00 PM CDT )
$279.00 (regular rate) + tax
Location: Online Virtual
6
Continuing Education
Credit Hours (CEC)

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Depression - Live Virtual Workshop - Oct. 6, 2022

Live Virtual Workshops October 06, 2022 9:00AM-4:00PM CDT
Quantity: 1 $ 279.00
Attendee 1 Information
Depression is one of the most commonly experienced mental health concerns. The symptoms can become overwhelming, self-perpetuating, and lead to feelings of helplessness. While depression is common, each person’s individual experience and path to recovery will also be unique. Therefore, it is important that helpers have a variety of tools and strategies to support people. This workshop explores a holistic, strengths-based approach to understanding the experience of depression, influencing factors, and the recovery process. Participants will learn practical skills for building motivation and setting realistic goals for supporting those living with depression.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the holistic effects of depression
  • Use key questions to assess the impact of depression and to engage in supportive conversation
  • List key internal and external factors that contribute to the experience of a depressed person
  • Describe healthy dynamics and boundaries in the helper–client relationship
  • Outline a strengths-based approach to supporting a person with depression

*Please allow only the registered individual(s) to view webinar materials

Method of Delivery

Presentation, video, case study exercises, experiential practice, personal reflection, delivered electronically.

Some of the Topics Included

  • Understanding the Nature of Depression
  • How to Recognize Depression
  • The Impact of Stigma and Depression
  • Understanding the Recovery Process
  • Causes and Influences of Depression
  • Key Aspects of the Helping Relationship
  • Getting to Know the Person Outside of the Problem
  • Effective Strategies for Intervention
  • Helping People Build Awareness, Routine, and Connections

Target Audience

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 depression.

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Trainer: John Koop Harder

MSW, RSW

John has been working as a therapist and trainer for over 20 years. He is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work degree. John is a contributing author of our Counselling Insights and Counselling in Relationships books. Much of John’s career has centred on working with children, youth, adults, and families dealing with crisis and trauma. While he has a diverse practice, he has particular interest and specialized experience in working with individuals and families impacted by mental health concerns, violence, post-war trauma recovery, gender/sexuality issues, and sexual abuse recovery. John’s work is also informed by his international experiences working with individuals and communities impacted by civil war and ethnic conflicts in Colombia, Albania, and Northern Ireland. John believes people are their own best experts and already have many of the skills, abilities, and competencies that will assist them to address the challenges influencing their lives. John is a warm and engaging facilitator who values interactive learning experiences. Read blogs written by John here.

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