resiliency workshops

 Brochures and dates for the workshop “Developing Intercultural Resiliency” coming soon!!!

In addition Continuing Education credit for this program is awarded by Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) for the following professions:

Social Workers: CES, provider #1117, is approved as a Provider for Social Work Continuing Education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. CES maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 10/5/15 through 10/5/18. Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers participating in this course will receive 5.5 clinical continuing education clock hours.

Psychologists: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education credit programs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Psychologists receive 5.5 hours of continuing education credit upon completing this program.


About Joanne’s Workshops:

Joanne has a keen interest in training. She actively participates in the training of students and residents on a variety of mental health topics at the local counselling agency where she is both a practicing psychologist and supervisor. Joanne has also developed and presented workshops to professionals across Canada, the US and in the UK. Her most recent area of interest has been in the area of resiliency. In June 2016, she presented the workshop “Resilient Family Stories” at the 2016 Play Therapy United Kingdom Conference.

Due to the recent release of her book “The Fifth Position: A Guide for Developing Intercultural Resiliency and Pluralism” Joanne is in the process of moving forward with the development of the workshop associated with this publication.

Stay tuned for upcoming workshops dates!

Other workshops presented since 2008 on resiliency include:

“Facilitating Change in Family Violence through a Collaborative Model”; Canadian Domestic Violence Conference 3, Toronto, ON, Feb. 2013.

“Developing Pluralist Therapy”, Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Halifax, NS, June 2012.

“Building Resilient Stories: Working Briefly with Trauma”, Catching the Winds of Change 4 Conference, Toronto, ON, March 2011.

“Resiliency and the Pluralist: Expanding the Therapist’s Worldview”, The Mental Health and Spirituality Conference, Calgary, AB, September 2009.

“Resiliency and the Pluralist: Expanding the Therapist’s Worldview”, The Spirituality and Mental Health Conference, Ottawa, ON, April 2009.

“Resiliency and Grief with a Pluralist Worldview”, International Network of Personal Meaning, Toronto, ON, July 2008.

“Resiliency and the Pluralist: Building Bridges of Creative Meaning”, Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Halifax. NS, June 2008.

Workshop outlines available on request.

Resiliency workshops can be developed specifically for your area. Contact Joanne directly.