This conference is dedicated to front line personnel and professionals who want to elevate their knowledge regarding mental health in first responders, peer support, and the latest mental health and wellness innovations.
Connect and Re-connect:
Connect and re-connect with colleagues, friends, and like-minded individuals who share a passion and commitment to improving overall mental health and wellness within the first responder and front-line communities.
A Great Lineup of Speakers:
Featuring speakers from across Canada, our speakers are experts in their field, have lived experience and offer new and innovated approaches to supporting our front line. Our speakers will inform, entertain, and inspire you.
A Chance to Get Away:
In addition to the incredible information sessions and workshops, our conference provides a unique opportunity to visit one of the wonders of the world, and Canada's most beautiful and picturesque locations, Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Included in your registration is an evening of live entertainment, sweet treats and networking at our evening event.
Anchored in decades of experience in the field of peer support, Grenier provides his audiences with pragmatic advice on how first responder organizations develop corporate cultures of open, non-stigmatizing approaches to mental health.
This workshop will focus on the intersectionality between traditional CISM and CISD practices and the use of Peer Support.
The SKY Resilience Program is a customized evidence-based program of The International Association for Human Values (IAHV)
Focusing on the moral injury component of Occupational Stress Injury/PTSD.
Const Jeff Elvish shares an intimate look at his personal journey, his struggles with addiction and how he found hope and healing.
I have found through experience that the most effective first responder manifests from balancing that part of us with stillness and remaining emotionally connected with ourselves and others.
Although more people than ever are talking openly about the need for mental health support, the stigma associated with mental health challenges remains.
We will be unlocking the power and meaning of story to influence, inspire and save lives.
Jennifer will discuss the 4 key aspects of Holistic Health, Post Traumatic Growth, Language Technologies and how you can engage your Reticular Activating System for sustainable success, healing & growth.
The presentation offers approved methods for assessing and dealing with emotional responses inherent in any human crisis situation. It will provide the necessary theoretical background for understanding crisis situations.
How physical activity, nutrition and mental wellness are interconnected and the impact it has on our overall health and well-being.
My journey from healthy and happy into the depths of PTSD. My presentation shows the changes in the mental health landscape from the 90's to present.
It's important to change our mindset: to change our perceived weaknesses to our previous weaknesses.
This talk is about looking at the spouse and extended families role to manage their triggers and healing while the first responder fights their internal battle.
This is a hands-on workshop designed to help people find a sense of peace and comfort during challenging times. Participants will have an opportunity to create their own pathway to healing during this session.
The seminar will focus on the value of connectedness and its impact on our overall health, mental health and well being.
Better than before? Anything that is not growing is already dying.
Join Chris & Mindy for a yoga practice that goes beyond the typical class as they explain the how and the whys of the practice that changed their lives and helped them heal.
An hour long presentation about one of the largest early intervention responses in the history of the RCMP.
Join Nick in an open, vulnerable and candid discussion of his struggles with Mental Illness and Suicide as he takes you on a journey of resilience and survival and what he has learned from his highs and his lows.
We'll explore the role of values in laying a foundation for us to navigate adversity and how the science of mindfulness offers an opportunity to focus in a way that serves our physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.
Mentoring is absolutely a two-way street built of both accepting and offering Leadership. It discusses how being involved in mentoring others gives Leaders the opportunity to start building a legacy, and, ultimately, the chance to change a culture.
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Wellth Management redefines wealth using evidence-based strategies to help individuals and organizations across all sectors to train and sustain the resilient mind.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
BUSINESS WORKS WHEN PEOPLE THRIVE! Transforming the traditional crisis response through the Run towards the Roar Ethos. Serving leadership [never a position] and Personnel through a values-anchored approach.
SKY Resilience is an evidence-based experiential and interactive mind-body resilience-building program for law enforcement officers, first responders, departmental staff, and their families.
Intuitive Life Coach, Best-Selling Author & Founder of The Healing Table, Melissa’s books, courses and coaching have helped tens of thousands find hope and love in the midst of loss.
"Introduction to Moral Injury, A Spiritual Look for First Responders" WestBow Press 2022.
Badge of Life Canada offers a confidential, virtual peer support program every Monday evening from 7-9pm ET. It is in a group setting with trained peer supporters and a therapist facilitating.
Camp F.A.C.E.S. is an annual camp run by the Canadian Critical Incident Stress Foundation for families of line of duty death, suicide, sudden death and those living with a PTSD diagnosis. Come by the booth to get more information about what we do!
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Law enforcement suicides exceed deaths in the line of duty by 2.5 times. And the age range of service members at the greatest risk of suicide is 41 - 60 years of age.
What can we do? We're not doctors or clinicians.
At LivingWorks, they believe that everyone has a role to play in suicide prevention and that everyone can learn the skill necessary to keep their brothers, sisters, colleagues, friends, family and the community safe from suicide. To demonstrate their commitment to 'scratching below the surface' on first responder suicide, LivingWorks has offered to donate a safeTALK workshop.
It will be conducted post conference on the afternoon of October 20th from 1-5pm, and will teach participants suicide alertness skills to keep first responders safe from suicide.
There is limited attendance, so be sure to sign up soon. Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, to reserve your spot. If you need to cancel, please let us know so that we can offer to waitlisted participants.