Motivational interviewing is a directive, client-centred counselling style for eliciting behaviour change by helping clients to explore and resolve ambivalence. This approach can be used in various practice settings and with a wide range of clients.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy that focuses on the ‘link’ between our thoughts, behaviours and emotions. This is done by identifying distorted thinking through automatic thoughts, challenging and modifying maladaptive schemas, beliefs and behaviours, and helps one to recognize how they relate to others and their environments. CBT is an intervention that teaches clients to identify, evaluate and respond to dysfunctional beliefs and thoughts.
“In any given year, one in five Canadians will experience some form of diagnosable mental illness.”
David Goldbloom is one of Canada’s leading psychiatrists and an articulate spokesperson for the field of mental health. His book How Can I Help? A Week in My Life as a Psychiatrist quickly became a bestseller in Canada after its release in February 2016.
David will talk about why he wrote it, how he wrote it, and the larger themes and personal stories that the book reflects.
Motivational interviewing is a directive, client-centred counselling style for eliciting behaviour change by helping clients to explore and resolve ambivalence. This approach can be used in various practice settings and with a wide range of clients. Clients may include those with chronic health issues that require behaviour or lifestyle changes, or those experiencing substance use disorders.
Delirium, Dementia and Depression in Older Adults: Assessment and Care
Nurses and health-care providers who work with older adults are encouraged to attend this session of Nurses in the Know with RNAO to become familiar with practice recommendations in the new best practice guideline: Delirium, Dementia and Depression in Older Adults: Assessment and Care. You will hear some highlights from the newly developed recommendations, get an overview of the guideline’s tools and resources and have an opportunity to ask questions.
This two-day workshop is a comprehensive review course designed to help prepare registered nurses who are writing the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Certification Examination in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Specialty in October 2016.
Nurses who are not taking the exam in but are interested in attending this comprehensive review of psychiatric/mental health nursing are also welcome.
Mary Lou is a wife, mother, and grandmother who graduated from Nursing just over 40 years ago.
In 1985, Mary Lou started her journey into Mental Health by developing a severe depression. During her recovery, Mary Lou was a member on Planning Boards in York Region, Board Member for York Support Services and for Ontario Shores for Mental Health Sciences. She began working for CMHA (ACT Team) and for the last four years been part of Cota's ACT Team.