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VO Workshop - Mental Health 102: Breaking Down Stigma with Active Communication

20 janvier 2022, 10:00 - 11:00 AM

In this interactive workshop we will explore what active communication is and why it’s important when relating and responding to mental health. Participants will learn practical skills they can bring into their workplace and personal lives to de-escalate someone who is in crisis or distress, deepen connections and decrease stigma.

Learning Objectives

  • This workshop will cover what active communication means.
  • You will learn the importance of active communication when dealing with mental health issues.  
  • How to use active communication in your business and personal life.   

What to Bring

Pen and paper for note-taking.  

Who Should Attend

Anyone interested in learning more about active communication.  

Instructor

Born and raised in Ottawa, Breanna Pizzuto has degrees from the University of Ottawa in Health Sciences and Psychology. Breanna has experience working various jobs in the healthcare and social services fields, including addictions, supportive housing and crisis intervention. With a strong passion for helping others and an interest in breaking down stigma surrounding mental health and suicide, Breanna started her business, Talk Tools, in 2018.

Breanna is a Bronze Level LivingWorks Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST) trainer as well as an instructor of St. John Ambulance’s “Mental Health and Wellness in the Workplace” course. She is also an instructor of LifeLine Workshops’ “Assessing Suicide in Kids” (ASK).

Breanna is currently working towards completing her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University and plans to add a private practice to Talk Tools in summer 2023.

Info

Please contact the Education Officer at education@volunteerottawa.ca.

Cancellation Policy

There is a course minimum of 5 registrants.

An email confirming this registration will be sent to the primary email address for your member account, or the email address on this form if you are a non-member. Your registration is transferrable to anyone else within your organization. The following workshop registrations are non-refundable: (a) purchased at a discounted rate, (b) purchased using a voucher, or (c) cancellation received less than five (5) business days prior to the event. Any other cancellation is refundable, subject to a $10.00 administration fee.

Online, via Zoom Meeting

You can access Zoom Meeting on any device. Volunteer Ottawa will send you a link a few days before the workshop takes place.

To access Zoom on a computer, click the meeting-specific URL you will receive. Zoom will automatically install any software required.

To access Zoom on a phone or tablet, visit the relevant App store and search for Zoom. Download Zoom Cloud Meeting. About 5 mins before your meeting or course, open the app, click Join Meeting, and enter in the meeting number you will receive.

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