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Talks & Workshops

These workshops are directed at allied health care professionals, corporate wellness platforms and those working within education. These workshops can be conducted through webinars, in person at clinic, corporate events, schools and other social care facilities. These workshops are in person and are interactive to promote learning for all participants.

Workshops
 

To name a few but not limited to:

 

The Neurobiology of Trauma for Social Care Workers and Educators Workshop

 

Brief Description:

Join our comprehensive workshop designed for social care workers committed to positively impacting the lives of children affected by complex trauma. Gain valuable insights into trauma-informed care principles, neurobiological effects of trauma on our sensory systems, and evidence-based interventions. This workshop equips participants with practical strategies to build resilience in children, fostering a safe and supportive environment for healing.

 

Learning Outcomes:

 

Understanding Complex Trauma:

Define complex trauma and recognize its signs and symptoms.

Explore the impact of trauma on the developing brain and stress response systems.

Understand the importance of safety, trustworthiness, collaboration, and empowerment in caregiving.

Building Resilience in Children:

Explore resilience as a protective factor.

Acquire strengths-based approaches and strategies for supporting children's emotional well-being.

 

Trauma-Informed Interventions:

Gain insights into therapeutic approaches for complex trauma.

Learn practical techniques, including play therapy, art therapy, and mindfulness.

 

Case Studies and Group Discussion:

Analyse real-life scenarios to apply learned principles.

Engage in collaborative problem-solving and share best practices.

 

Self-Care and Vicarious Trauma:

Recognize the impact of caregiving on personal well-being.

Discover effective self-care strategies and tools to manage vicarious trauma.

Resources and Support:

 

Access resources for ongoing learning.

Explore professional development opportunities and community support services.

Interactive Activities:

Participate in role-playing, simulations, and group activities.

Apply learned skills in a supportive and interactive environment.

Who Should Attend:

Social care workers, counselors, educators, and professionals working with children in various capacities.

 

Duration: 3 hours

Thriving Life: Positive Psychology, Placebo Effect, and Purposeful Living

Welcome to "Thriving Life," a transformative workshop led by a Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist with a Master's in Positive Psychology and Coaching. This empowering experience integrates the principles of positive psychology, the placebo effect, finding your 'why,' and living a life aligned with your values and strengths.

Learning Outcomes:

Positive Psychology Mastery:

Understand the core tenets of positive psychology and its impact on overall well-being.

Learn practical strategies to cultivate positivity, resilience, and a flourishing mindset in daily life.

Harnessing the Placebo Effect:

Explore the mind-body connection and the placebo effect.

Discover how belief and mindset influence physical and mental well-being.

Discovering Your 'Why':

Engage in guided self-reflection to uncover your core purpose and values.

Clarify your 'why' in life for greater fulfillment and satisfaction.

Living Aligned with Values:

Understand the importance of aligning actions with core values.

Explore practical strategies to integrate values into daily decision-making.

Strengths-Based Living:

Identify and leverage your unique strengths in various life domains.

Learn how applying strengths enhances resilience, performance, and overall well-being.

Workshop Features:

Clinical Expertise: Guided by a Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist with advanced training in Positive Psychology and Coaching.

Interactive Learning: Engage in hands-on exercises, guided self-reflection, and group discussions for direct application of concepts.

Personalized Coaching Insights: Receive tailored coaching insights to address individual strengths and goals.

Real-World Application: Explore practical applications for immediate and sustained impact in daily life.

 

Who should attend: Those seeking to increase positive emotions and find more meaning in their every day

Duration: Full day  

Talks

 Grit: Building Resilience

Embark on a transformative journey with our "Grit: Building Resilience talk facilitated by a Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist. This empowering experience is designed to equip participants with evidence-based strategies and personalized guidance to cultivate resilience, fortify mental well-being, and navigate life's challenges with strength and grace.

Learning Outcomes:

Comprehensive Understanding: Gain insights into the definition and components of resilience and grit, understanding its role from an occupational therapy perspective.

Cognitive-Behavioral Strategies: Acquire practical tools for enhancing positive thinking patterns and developing resilience in the face of adversity.

Mindfulness and Stress Reduction Techniques: Learn mindfulness practices for stress reduction, fostering self-awareness and emotional regulation.

Emotional Intelligence Mastery: Understand emotional intelligence and apply practical tools for enhancing emotional self-regulation.

Building Social Support Networks: Explore the importance of social connections and strategies for building and maintaining supportive relationships.

Occupational Balance Strategies: Connect occupational balance with resilience, identifying meaningful occupations contributing to overall well-being.

Creativity as a Resilience Tool: Harness creative activities for expression, stress relief, and connecting creativity with resilience-building.

Resilience in the Workplace: Apply resilience strategies to manage workplace stress and contribute to the creation of a resilient workplace culture.

Personalized Resilience Plans: Develop individualized plans, setting goals for cultivating resilience in specific life domains with peer-sharing for enhanced accountability and support.

Who should attend: Those seeking to build resilience and grit in there and improve life outcomes while obtaining meaningful goals in their lives 

Duration: 2 hours

 

 

Unlocking Human Potential: Sleep 

Welcome to an immersive exploration of the integral connection between sleep and human performance. Our interactive talk is designed to empower participants with a profound understanding of sleep science and equip them with practical tools to optimize their sleep, thereby unlocking their full potential in various aspects of life.

Learning Outcomes:

Comprehensive Understanding: Delve into the intricacies of sleep cycles, stages, and each phase's physiological and psychological importance. Gain a deep appreciation for the role of sleep in memory consolidation, emotional regulation, and physical restoration.

Recognition of Sleep Disorders: Identify common sleep disorders and their impact on overall health and performance. Learn to recognize signs and symptoms, fostering an awareness that is crucial for proactive health management.

Sleep Hygiene Mastery: Acquire practical tips for creating a sleep-conducive environment and establishing a consistent sleep routine. Understand how lifestyle factors such as nutrition, exercise, and screen time influence sleep quality.

Strategic Napping Techniques: Explore the benefits of strategic napping and learn techniques to incorporate power naps into daily routines. Discover the art of revitalizing breaks to enhance overall daytime performance.

Mindfulness Integration: Understand the role of mindfulness in promoting better sleep. Engage in guided relaxation exercises and meditation, discovering how to incorporate mindfulness into bedtime routines for improved sleep quality.

Effective Sleep Tracking: Explore sleep-tracking devices and apps, evaluating their pros and cons. Learn practical demonstrations and receive recommendations for effective sleep tracking to better understand and optimize your sleep patterns.

Personalized Sleep Plans: Engage in an interactive session to identify personal sleep goals. Receive guidance on creating individualized sleep plans based on preferences and challenges, ensuring practical and achievable goals.

Actionable Goal Setting: Develop actionable plans to implement newfound knowledge and strategies. Set short-term and long-term sleep-related goals, fostering a commitment to positive changes.


Who should attend: Anyone adult seeking to improve their sleep and wellbeing 

 

Duration 2 hours 

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