Training

Mental Health First Aid training

01/23/2018 - 08:30
Location: 
KSCS
Description: 

We will be hosting a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) for adults who interact with youth training for community members and those affiliated with our community.

Mental health First Aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as physical first aid is administered to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until the appropriate treatment is found or until the crisis is resolved.

Mental Health First Aid for adults who interact with youth (aged 12–24) discusses the following mental disorders:

  • Substance use disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Deliberate self-injury
  • Date:   Monday, January 22, 2018 and Tuesday, January 23, 2018
  • Time:  8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (14 hours)
  • Place:  KSCS (A’nowara 1 & 2)
  • Cost:   Free for community members and affiliated workers, $40 for those who are not affiliated with the community. Limit of 15 participants,
  • Trainers:  Christine Taylor and Kyle Zacharie

Space is limited. Please let us know if you are interested in taking this training. The 14-hour course is certified by Mental Health First Aid Canada and you will receive a certificate from the Commission. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

For more information or to register for this training, contact Christine Taylor at KSCS 450-632-6880.

Mental Health First Aid training

01/22/2018 - 08:30
Location: 
KSCS
Description: 

We will be hosting a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) for adults who interact with youth training for community members and those affiliated with our community.

Mental health First Aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as physical first aid is administered to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until the appropriate treatment is found or until the crisis is resolved.

Mental Health First Aid for adults who interact with youth (aged 12–24) discusses the following mental disorders:

  • Substance use disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Deliberate self-injury
  • Date:   Monday, January 22, 2018 and Tuesday, January 23, 2018
  • Time:  8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (14 hours)
  • Place:  KSCS (A’nowara 1 & 2)
  • Cost:   Free for community members and affiliated workers, $40 for those who are not affiliated with the community. Limit of 15 participants,
  • Trainers:  Christine Taylor and Kyle Zacharie

Space is limited. Please let us know if you are interested in taking this training. The 14-hour course is certified by Mental Health First Aid Canada and you will receive a certificate from the Commission. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

For more information or to register for this training, contact Christine Taylor at KSCS 450-632-6880.

• ASIST Training

11/03/2017 - 08:30
Location: 
Family and Wellness Center
Description: 

Learn the skills to help save a life.

Suicide is preventable. Anyone can make a difference. Attend the award-winning ASIST workshop and learn to: recognize people at risk of suicide, talk to them, hear their stories, and understand their situations, then help them stay safe with a life-affirming intervention.

The two-day ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) workshop is open to anyone 16 or older. Widely used by both professionals and the general public, ASIST offers something to every participant, no matter how experienced.

Why take ASIST?

LIFE-SAVING: Anyone can experience thoughts of suicide. By giving participants the skills to help friends, family members, colleagues, and clients stay alive, ASIST supports suicide-safer communities.

TRUSTED: ASIST is the most widely used suicide intervention training workshop in the world. Over 100,000 people attend ASIST each year in more than 30 countries.

ENGAGING: ASIST is a dynamic, hands-on workshop that uses adult learning principles. It includes presentations, discussions, and audiovisuals, plus simulations to practice intervention skills.

PROVEN: ASIST works. A major 2013 study showed that the ASIST intervention process significantly reduces thoughts of suicide and helps people at risk feel more hopeful about living.'

COST-EFFECTIVE: A 2015 RAND Corporation study found that for every $1 spent on the ASIST program in California, the state government would save $50 in medical expenses and associated costs.2

  • Workshop: Thursday November 2 and Friday, November 3 2017
  • Where: Family Wellness Center located on Mohawk Trail
  • To register or inquire:Contact Kateri Oesterreich, phone 450-638-0408
  • Course fee: no fee (some exception apply)

Learn more at LivingWorks

• ASIST Training

11/02/2017 - 08:30
Location: 
Family and Wellness Center
Description: 

Learn the skills to help save a life.

Suicide is preventable. Anyone can make a difference. Attend the award-winning ASIST workshop and learn to: recognize people at risk of suicide, talk to them, hear their stories, and understand their situations, then help them stay safe with a life-affirming intervention.

The two-day ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) workshop is open to anyone 16 or older. Widely used by both professionals and the general public, ASIST offers something to every participant, no matter how experienced.

Why take ASIST?

LIFE-SAVING: Anyone can experience thoughts of suicide. By giving participants the skills to help friends, family members, colleagues, and clients stay alive, ASIST supports suicide-safer communities.

TRUSTED: ASIST is the most widely used suicide intervention training workshop in the world. Over 100,000 people attend ASIST each year in more than 30 countries.

ENGAGING: ASIST is a dynamic, hands-on workshop that uses adult learning principles. It includes presentations, discussions, and audiovisuals, plus simulations to practice intervention skills.

PROVEN: ASIST works. A major 2013 study showed that the ASIST intervention process significantly reduces thoughts of suicide and helps people at risk feel more hopeful about living.'

COST-EFFECTIVE: A 2015 RAND Corporation study found that for every $1 spent on the ASIST program in California, the state government would save $50 in medical expenses and associated costs.2

  • Workshop: Thursday November 2 and Friday, November 3 2017
  • Where: Family Wellness Center located on Mohawk Trail
  • To register or inquire:Contact Kateri Oesterreich, phone 450-638-0408
  • Course fee: no fee (some exception apply)

Learn more at LivingWorks

• MHFA Training for Adults who Interact with Youth

06/09/2017 - 08:30
Location: 
KSCS
Description: 

We will be hosting a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) for adults who interact with youth training for community members and those affiliated with our community.

Mental health First Aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as physical first aid is administered to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until the appropriate treatment is found or until the crisis is resolved.

Mental Health First Aid for adults who interact with youth (aged 12–24) discusses the following mental disorders:

  • Substance use disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Deliberate self-injury
  • Date:   Thursday, June 8, 2017 and Friday, June 9, 2017
  • Time:  8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (14 hours)
  • Place:  KSCS (A’nowara 1 & 2
  • Cost:   Free for community members and affiliated workers, $40 for those who are not affiliated with the community. Limit of 15 participants,
  • Trainers:  Christine Taylor and Kyle Zacharie

Space is limited. Please let us know if you are interested in taking this training. The 14-hour course is certified by Mental Health First Aid Canada and you will receive a certificate from the Commission. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

For more information or to register for this training, contact Christine Taylor at KSCS 450-632-6880 or by email

• MHFA Training for Adults who Interact with Youth

06/08/2017 - 08:30
Location: 
KSCS
Description: 

We will be hosting a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) for adults who interact with youth training for community members and those affiliated with our community.

Mental health First Aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as physical first aid is administered to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until the appropriate treatment is found or until the crisis is resolved.

Mental Health First Aid for adults who interact with youth (aged 12–24) discusses the following mental disorders:

  • Substance use disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Deliberate self-injury
  • Date:   Thursday, June 8, 2017 and Friday, June 9, 2017
  • Time:  8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (14 hours)
  • Place:  KSCS (A’nowara 1 & 2
  • Cost:   Free for community members and affiliated workers, $40 for those who are not affiliated with the community. Limit of 15 participants,
  • Trainers:  Christine Taylor and Kyle Zacharie

Space is limited. Please let us know if you are interested in taking this training. The 14-hour course is certified by Mental Health First Aid Canada and you will receive a certificate from the Commission. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

For more information or to register for this training, contact Christine Taylor at KSCS 450-632-6880 or by email.

• Server Responsibility Training

05/01/2017 - 06:30
Location: 
KSCS main building
Description: 

This training is available for anyone who is or would like to be employed at a Kahnawá:ke establishment that sells or serves alcohol. Training is free and includes:

  • Information on alcohol
  • Strategies for responsible beverage service
  • Legal righst and responsibilities of establishments, customers, and the community
  • Certificate of completion (recommendation of ABC Board)

To register or for more information, contact Christine Taylor at 450-632-6880  Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

Sponsored by Kahnawá:ke Shakotiia'takehnhas Community Services and Operation Lookout.

• MHFA Training

04/21/2017 - 08:30
Location: 
KSCS
Description: 

We will be hosting a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) for adults who interact with youth training for community members and those affiliated with our community.

Mental health First Aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as physical first aid is administered to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until the appropriate treatment is found or until the crisis is resolved.

Mental Health First Aid for adults who interact with youth (aged 12–24) discusses the following mental disorders:

  • Substance use disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Deliberate self-injury
  • Date:   Thursday, April 20 and Friday, April 21
  • Time:  8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (14 hours)
  • Place:  KSCS (A’nowara 1 & 2
  • Cost:   Free for community members and affiliated workers, $40 fir those who are not affiliated with the community. Limit of 15 participants,
  • Trainers:  Christine Taylor and Kyle Zacharie

Space is limited. Please let us know if you are interested in taking this training. The 14-hour course is certified by Mental Health First Aid Canada and you will receive a certificate from the Commission. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

For more information or to register for this training, contact Christine Taylor at KSCS 450-632-6880 or by email