Human Services

Assessing Risk in Youth
This workshop provides an introduction to the field of risk/threat assessment, intervention and violence prevention. You will gain relevant knowledge to assess individuals’ potential for violence with a primary focus on multi-sectoral approaches. This workshop will help you to be responsive to the possibility of violence along the continuum, from high-end violence including school shootings, to bullying behaviours among young children who display early indicators of aggression. A statement of completion will be issued at the conclusion of this workshop.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre
(40209 HLTH HE26 A3A) Sue Dorey, 5 sessions, Tue, 6:30–9:30 pm, $270. Starts May 13


Emerging Social Issues: Ethics workshop
What constitutes an ethical dilemma? How do practitioners resolve issues where values seem to be in conflict with client and/or organizational responsibilities? This interactive workshop examines the nature of ethics in helping professions and presents a framework for ethical problem-solving within the constraints of various regulatory codes of ethics. A statement of completion will be issued at the conclusion of this workshop.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre

(20225 HLTH HE24 A3A) TBA, 5 sessions, Tue, 6:30–9:30 pm, $270. Starts Apr 1


Substance Use Disorders
This workshop is designed to assist professionals from various fields in acquiring information and skills to work more effectively with those experiencing substance use disorders. Course content includes a psychosocial and spiritual perspective, change model and motivational interviewing, supporting people in reducing harmful consequences of alcohol and drug use, the impact of substance misuse on families and significant others, exploring counterproductive patterns of thinking and behavior, incorporating a strengths perspective, and information on community resources. The instructional approach is interactive, collaborative and practical with a focus on what is most relevant to course participants. A statement of completion will be issued at the conclusion of this workshop.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre
(20245 HLTH HE22 A3A) Larry Depow, 5 sessions, Tue, 6:30–9:30 pm, $270. Starts Feb 11

Last updated December 2013

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