Sat., Jun. 12 | Online Workshop

Invitation To A Conversation

This workshop will provide officers and their families members with education on trauma. Attendees will be invited to a conversation on skills for self-compassion and caring for self and others when trauma is present in families and relationships.
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Invitation To A Conversation

Time & Location

Jun. 12, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT
Online Workshop

About the event

Invitation To a Conversation: On trauma related to PTSI and OSI Injuries

Specific focus for those on the front lines and for those loving those on the front lines

**10 Dollar Deposit will be reinbursed on the day of the event

Training will:

  • Provide an understanding of the neurological  impact of trauma for people with lived experiences 
  • Provide and understanding of the physiological impact of trauma 
  • An outline of caring for self while caring for others
  • Provide practical skills
  • Invite conversation, reflection and collaborative learning  opportunities to move forward

Workshop will be facilitated by:

Sandy Jardine, MSW, RSW-

is a graduate of the Faculty of Social Work at Wilfrid Laurier University. Prior to her social work career, Sandy taught school in P.E.I. and B.C. She is a Maritimer through and through and an Acadian in her roots.

In her more than 20 years as a clinical social worker, Sandy has worked in various settings, primarily doing trauma work. She spent 10 + years working with the Waterloo Region Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centre, responding to acute cases of sexual and domestic violence. Prior to that she worked in corrections for many years, with incarcerated offenders. She has worked with the Office of the Children's Lawyer as a clinical assessor and she has worked with families with special needs children at KidsAbility. Sandy has taught counselling courses at the college and university level. She currently  teaches several trauma courses for Wilfrid Laurier University professional development and certificate based programs and is also a field consultant for Renison School of Social Work. She is the owner of her private counselling practice in Kitchener, where she specializes in trauma-focused work.

Sandy has been a certified Clinical Traumatologist for about 10 years and her focus on trauma and helping people heal, recover and grow from trauma has deepened over this time. She is trained in critical stress management and compassion fatigue/secondary traumatic stress. She facilitates critical debriefs to various groups and in various settings, from hospitals to local agencies to first responder workplaces. She provides education and training to workplaces across the country as a trainer and consultant.

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