Upcoming Educational Opportunities
Unless specifically stated, the CRPNBC does not endorse or recommend any of the events, conferences or workshops listed below; they are posted for information only, and we make no representations as to their quality or content. To request a posting of an educational event, click HERE.
- May 4, 2017
Proven Strategies to De-Escalate Anger and Violent Episodes
Jack Hirose & Associates | www.JackHirose.com
Quality workshops for mental health and education professionals
Presented by: Cardwell C. Nuckols, Ph.D.
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In this one-day non-clinical workshop, Dr. Nuckols will provide proven strategies and techniques to alter angry emotion, hostility and potentially violent behavior into positive corrective experiences. This skills training will focus on de-escalation skills including proven relaxation, cognitive behavioural, interpersonal communication and self-regulation strategies. These techniques are designed to be used in the field in order to help manage angry, aggressive and violent individuals. Participants will learn how to assess the severity of the situation and implement strategies that will reduce or prevent dangerous incidents from occurring.
Vancouver, BC | June 5, 2017 | More Information & Registration
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- April 30, 2017
The DBT Skills: A Three-Day Training
Presented by: DBT Centre of Vancouver
July 12th – 14th, 2017: 09:00 AM – 04:30PM
UBC Robson Square, Vancouver BC
The skills taught in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) include a variety of concrete skills for helping people be more mindful, better tolerate distress, improve interpersonal relationships, and effectively manage emotions. These skills are increasingly being used to assist people also struggling with a variety of mental health problems, including suicidal and self-harming behaviours, Borderline Personality Disorder, substance abuse, eating disorders, and treatment resistant depression.
This 3-day training will cover the majority of the skills taught in DBT skills groups and can be used with clients both individually and in group settings. This workshop will provide mental health professionals with an assortment of skills they can use in better assisting their clients.
For more information and to register, visit: http://dbtvancouver.com/our-events/dbt-skills-three-day-training-yvr/
- January 4, 2017
The Ministry of Health has developed a course on Recognizing and Responding to Adult Abuse. This easy to follow, eLearning training module was designed in collaboration with the health authorities and key stakeholders, and is intended to build awareness about recognizing, preventing and responding (including the duty to report, where relevant) to the abuse of adults.
It covers key definitions and the different types of abuse, provides a scenario in a health care setting involving an adult with multiple vulnerabilities, and advises how to respond to suspected abuse and obtain more information.
The course is available free through the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) LearningHub at: https://learninghub.phsa.ca/.
- January 4, 2017
In collaboration with the health authorities and other key stakeholders, the Ministry of Health has developed Consent to Health Care in BC: A Course for Health Care Providers.
This course, comprised of four learning modules (Background, Seeking Consent, Capability and Incapability, and Consent in a Residential Care Setting) is intended to guide health care providers (including staff of residential care facilities) in seeking valid consent from adults prior to delivering health care services.
This course does not cover material relating to health care consent for minors (under the age of 19), the Adult Guardianship Act, or Part 3 of the Health Care (Consent) and Care Facility (Admission) Act which has not yet been brought into force. The course is available at no cost through the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) LearningHub at: https://learninghub.phsa.ca/.
15th Biennial Custody and Caring International Conference on the Nurse’s Role in the Criminal Justice SystemDecember 9, 2016
Call for Abstracts NOW OPEN!
15th Biennial Custody and Caring International Conference on the Nurse’s Role in the Criminal Justice System
October 4-6, 2017
Delta Bessborough Hotel
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
A forum for highlighting innovations in practice, education, research, and policy development in the field of forensic mental health and correctional health care in Canada and throughout the world. Clinical issues and work life issues unique to nurses, health care professionals and other professionals working within forensic mental health and correctional environments will be featured.
For more information and to submit an abstract: www.custodyandcaring.usask.ca
- November 2, 2016
10th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry
Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport
October 26 – 28, 2017
On behalf of the scientific committee we invite psychiatrists, practitioners, psychiatric mental health nurses, psychologists, health scientists, educators, trainers, researchers, managers, and policymakers engaged in the prevention, management, research into violence and aggression in mental health and intellectual disability settings to submit an abstract and / or attend the 10th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry to be held in Dublin, Ireland 26-28 October 2017.
In 2017 the congress will be held in Dublin – Ireland. Since the first European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry the meeting has expanded rapidly in terms of the number of scientific contributions and participants; the previous congress in Copenhagen in 2015 was attended by more than 600 participants from 36 countries.
The 10th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry is co-organized by the European Violence in Psychiatry Research Group (EViPRG) & the European Network for Training in the Management of Aggression (ENTMA08), and is a World Psychiatric Association (WPA) co-sponsored meeting.
The 10th European Congress on Violence will focus strongly on clinically relevant and practically useful interdisciplinary scientific and practical knowledge with regard to interventions aimed at treating and reducing violence and aggression. The overall congress theme: “Creating collaborative care: a multi-partnership approach” reflects our commitment to partnership working between clinicians, researchers, educators, service users and carers.
Please submit your abstract electronically by the 1st of March 2017. Poster abstracts can be submitted till the 1st of August 2017.
Approval of accreditation will be requested from the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) for the award of Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits, and from the International Council of Nurses (ICN) for the award of International Continuing Nursing Education Credits (ICNECs).