Keynote speaker: John Robertson will speak on the topic of “Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace”
Other presenters and topics include;
- Tim Metcalfe, Emergency Service Consultant for the Public Services Health and Safety Association, speaking on “Next Steps for First Responders”,
- Markus Schneider, Modo Yoga Brantford, will speak on the “Effects of Stress on the Mind and Body”
- Panel Presentation comprised of: Blaine Phibbs, a former Federal Correctional Officer II, who was involved with a high profile incident during his last shift. This experience motivated him to become a member of Boots on the Ground, acting as a peer support advocate, helping others navigate mental health, WSIB, legal and return to work processes;Holly McDonald, formerly with the Ministry of Community Safety & Corrections. Today, an Individual and Family Therapist (private practice) and author of the book, “Finding Serenity”; Georgia Sonnenberg, Probation and Parole Officer, Ministry of the Solicitor General . The panel presenters will share their stories of work-related trauma, with an emphasis on how they got well, and are staying well.
Cost is $70.00 per person (plus Eventbrite service fees $3.79)
Registration deadline is Friday, October 18, 2019. Avoid disappointment and register before registration is closed.
Download event brochure here Pathways to Protection, Preventing PTSD and Workplace Trauma October 23, 2019 Register at Eventbrite
Read Expositor article here Gains seen in dealing with PTSD
For more information, contact Lill Petrella, Team Lead, Mental Health Promotion & Education, CMHA BHN at 519-752-2998, ext. 112, or email at email@example.com