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Upside Down & Inside Out: Supporting a Person in Crisis Halifax Workshop 1

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Future Inns Halifax Hotel & Conference Centre

30 Fairfax Drive

Halifax, NS B3S 1P1

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By attending this workshop, you’ll better understand how to support people in crisis to live a higher quality life.

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Breton Ability Centre (BAC) is pleased to host this workshop, featuring acclaimed expert in developmental disabilities, Dr. David Pitonyak.

Dr. Pitonyak is recognized as a world-leader for his approach to supporting individuals facing a behavioural crisis.

This workshop will examine strategies for supporting individuals in crisis, focusing on specific physiological changes that overcome the individual in distress, and strategies that make sense for the individual and his or her caregivers.

Who Should Attend This Workshop?

  • Residential Support/Disability Support workers and providers
  • Professionals working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Health care providers
  • Long-term care providers
  • Mental health care providers
  • First responders
  • Community services
  • University and College faculty
  • Advocacy groups and community members with an interest in mental health

Workshop Objectives

At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will have developed knowledge in the following areas:

  • Understanding the reasons why a person may be in and out of crisis
  • Developing supports that assure the person’s safety and the safety of others
  • Developing supports for the person’s supporters
  • The physiology of aggression: What happens to the body in the presence of threat
  • Building a support plan that focuses on quality of life issues
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Future Inns Halifax Hotel & Conference Centre

30 Fairfax Drive

Halifax, NS B3S 1P1

Canada

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