Training

Specific Topic Subjects: Stress

Be prepared to be excited, and feel empowered to become an effective change agent or “Dragon Slayer” in your facility.

Understanding the Beast
  • P.O.’d, B.O.’d and O.D.’d
  • The pressures on the industry
  • The new clientele and their family
  • The Underwear Phenomenon
  • The power of negative staff and ineffective managers
Becoming The Dragon Slayer
  • Strengthening staff/manager and departmental relationships
  • Effective problem solving and communications strategies
  • Effectively doing more with less
  • Becoming the “Dragon Slayer” or change agent

Target:
Front-line Staff, Registered Staff, Managers

Schedule:
1 1/2 hours, 3 hours, Full-day

Extras:
Handouts, Posters
perfect for meetings
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Examine the pressures placed on the community worker with the older client and their family. Looking at what is happening and what is needed to do the job effectively.

The Role
  • Limits of working in a person’s home
  • changing responsibilities
The Client
  • Responses to disability
  • Meaning and effect of grieving
The Family
  • Roadblocks to logic
  • Rationale of blaming others
What is needed:
  • With the family:
    • Enhancing communication pattern
    • Art of predicting
  • With the client:
    • Dealing with grief
    • Directing towards independence
    • For self:
      • Ways to detach
      • Blowing your own horn

Target:
Front-line Staff, Registered Staff

Schedule:
Full-day

Extras:
Handouts, Posters
perfect for meetings
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Staff and managers caring for older clients may find themselves caught in the midst of a family crisis and required to be a family counsellor.

The Family Response Theory:
  • Existing dynamics
  • Personality make-up and the impact of attitudes
  • Understanding the response
The Stress Mountain:
  • Stress sources
  • Defining the “Plan”
  • Depersonalizing the issues
The Family Centred Approach:
  • Getting to the issues
  • Problem solving enhancement strategies

Target:
Front-line Staff, Registered Staff, Managers

Schedule:
3 hour, Full-day

Extras:
Handouts, Posters
perfect for meetings
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Learn to laugh your stress away! Experience laughter’s impact physically as it reduces stress, releases endorphins, and lowers blood pressure.

  • What is value-based laughter?
  • Learn facts about laughter
  • Learn to laugh and reduce your personal stress
  • Explore the benefits of laughter
  • Participate in laughter exercises
  • Change the way that you look at life!

Target:
Front-line Staff, Registered Staff, Management

Schedule:
1/2 hour, 3 hour

Extras:
Handouts, Posters

Note: This workshop is provided by Patricia Butcher.

perfect for meetings
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