Fall 2018 Weeklong School

Fall 2018 Weeklong School
October 28 – November 2, 2018

On behalf of CUPE Union Education and CUPE BC please find the brochure for the upcoming Fall 2018 Weeklong School in Nanaimo October 28 – November 2 below.

Workshop Description

Registration Deadline is October 12, 2018, but if you are interested please notify Denise Parks as soon as possible as spots fill quickly.

The weeklong school is being held at:
Coast Bastion Inn
11 Bastion Street
Nanaimo

Spring 2018 Weeklong School

Spring 2018 Weeklong School
May 27 – June 1, 2018

On behalf of CUPE Union Development and CUPE BC please find the brochure and hotel information for the upcoming Spring 2018 Weeklong School in Kamloops May 27 – June 1 below.

Workshop Descriptions

Registration Deadline is May 18, 2018, but if you are interested please notify Denise Parks as soon as possible as spots fill quickly.

The weeklong school is being held at:
Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre
1250 Rogers Way
Kamloops

Mental Health First Aid Basic Course

The CUPE 402 office is hosting Mental Health First Aid basic course facilitated by Mental Health First Aid Canada on Friday, May 19th and Friday, May 26th.  There are limited spaces available, and you must be available to attend both days. If you are interested please e-mail the CUPE office to put your name forward.

Course Details:

1   Mental Health and Stigma

  • What is Mental Health First Aid?
  • Common mental health problems
  • Five basic actions of mental health first aid
  • Stigma and discrimination

2   Substance-related Disorders

  • What is a substance-related disorder?
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • MHFA for substance-related problems
  • Crisis first aid for overdose
  • Treatment and resources

3   Mood-related Disorders

  • What is a mood-related disorder?
  • Types of mood-related disorders
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • Substance use and mood disorders
  • Suicide in Canada
  • MHFA for mood-related problems
  • Crisis first aid for suicidal behaviour
  • Treatment and resources

4.   Anxiety and Trauma-related Disorders

  • What are anxiety and trauma related disorders?
  • Types of anxiety and trauma related disorders
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • Substance use and anxiety disorders
  • MHFA for anxiety and trauma related problems
  • Crisis first aid for panic attacks
  • Crisis first aid for acute stress reactions
  • Treatment and resources

5.   Psychotic Disorders

  • What is a psychotic disorder?
  • Types of psychotic disorders
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • Substance use and psychotic disorders
  • MHFA for psychotic disorders
  • Crisis first aid for psychotic episodes

CUPE — Spring 2017 School

CUPE sponsors weeklong training sessions in the Spring and in the Fall. The upcoming Spring 2017 Weeklong School will be in Kamloops, May 28 – June 2, 2017.

If you would like to take one of the sessions being offered, please contact Denise Parks to have your name put forward. The last day for registrations is May 19th, 2017.

For more information please see: http://www.cupe.bc.ca/resources