Strengthening Today; Building Tomorrow Conference on January 28 and 29th, 2016

Health and Wellness Sessions

Health and Wellness Sessions

Introductory Level

Day 1
25 Jan 2018

A.1: The Impact of Intergenerational Trauma and Grief on Early Childhood Development

Converging lines of evidence from neuroscience, molecular biology, genetics, and the social sciences tell us that early experiences are literally built into our brains and bodies to affect a lifetime...
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Kerrie Moore
Dr. Nicole Sherren

A.5: Lessons from medicine; Reflection for growth and sanity

Medicine is high stakes, often exciting, technical, and personal. Like most jobs We have to be on the ball. People depend on us. We depend on communication, collaboration, and personal...
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Dr. Ruoh-Yeng Chang

B.4: Working with Animals and Nature in Clinical Practice

This workshop will discuss the current research in the field of animal assisted therapy, the ethics of it and “how” the medium works.
Eileen Bona
Day 2
26 Jan 2018

C.4: Working in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples for Social Justice -An Ally’s Perspective

Join us on a journey of learning, accountability and action as we explore our roles and commitments in social justice. Focusing on relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples, understanding our...
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Lemlem Haile
Liza Lorenzetti

C.5: Creating Wellness and Reclaiming Self-Care

How do you make time for self-care when competing priorities and pressing needs vie for your attention every day? This interactive, fun workshop offers simple, sustainable solutions to enhance self-care...
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Victoria Maxwell

C.6: Beyond Roles: Leading Through Relationship

Each and every day we use our heart and our power to inspire, teach, energize, and encourage those around us. As educators and leaders, we have the capacity for skillful...
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Deena Martin

C.7: Leading Workplace Wellness

This workshop empowers managers, HR, and helping professionals to lead workplace wellness change programs based on key criteria for wellness. The course will help you develop a vision of wellness...
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Cathy Mitchell
Tom Barker