Speak Your Mind

Innisfil is proud to be hosting a number of Fall workshops.  Please take a look at the many workshops available and register today!

Building Self-Esteem

Location: Stage at Alcona Glen Elementary School

Fee: Standard Charge: Contact for Details
Date: Thu, October 3, 2019
Time: 7-8:30pm
Ages: 14 to 19

Through this workshop we will explore the power of self-affirming thoughts, develop and practice the art of self-talk, develop an  awareness of how to increase one’s self-esteem, minimize self-doubt and maximize positive self-talk. In addition, we will cover skills to practice when feeling down or hard on ourselves, and activities that can be done daily to encourage and build self-esteem.        

Code: 14144
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Drug Awareness for Youth

Location: Community Room at Innisfil ideaLab& Library
Fee: Standard charge: Contact for more details!
Date:Tue, November 12, 2019
Time: 6-7:30pm

Ages:  14 to 19

In this workshop we will cover topics surrounding some of the common drugs being used in our community including signs and symptoms, knowing when and who to call for help, risks, and how to support friends and family who may be using.    

Code:14148
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Grief (Art Therapy)

Location: Stage at Alcona Glen Elementary School
Fee: Standard charge: Contact for more details!
Date: Thu, October 17, 2019
Time: 7-8:30pm
Ages:  14 to 19

This workshop is designed to examine each of the five stages of grief in greater depth and check in with ourselves and our emotions at each stage. Art therapy is used to  encourage self-expression through painting, drawing, or modelling. YOU DO NOT  NEED TO BE AN ARTIST TO DO ART THERAPY. Grief is accompanied with various  intense emotions which can be difficult to express. Art therapy is a useful  tool as it allows individuals to express their emotions and thoughts. Through  this workshop, you will be able to understand the 5 stages of grief, know and understand what grief is and how it can affect us, and understand how art and  expression can help in the grieving process.

Code:14143
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How to Create Healthy Boundaries

Location: Stage at Alcona Glen Elementary School
Fee: Standard charge: Contact for more details!
Date:Tue, November 19, 2019
Time: 7-8:00pm
Ages:  14 to 19
 In this workshop we will cover topics including the definition of boundaries, the importance of setting boundaries, barriers to setting boundaries, knowing the difference between healthy and unhealthy boundaries, understanding other’s boundaries, and building the skills to create and believe in our boundaries. This workshop will cover the types of boundaries including physical, emotional, material and more, and is designed to help young  adults understand and support boundaries.   

Code:14151
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Social Media Education

Location: Stage at Alcona Glen Elementary School
Fee: Standard charge: Contact for more details!
Date:Tue, November 5, 2019
Time: 6-7:30pm
Ages:  14 to 19

In this workshop we will cover all things social media.  Some of the apps, websites, and resources available to youth and young adults  (good and bad), the dangers of social media, the benefits and costs of using  social media, and ways to protect yourself while using various outlets. This workshop is meant to educate people of all ages on what to look for, and how to  use social media platforms appropriately and safely. We will also explore the  positive and helpful resources out there, should people need access to help in various ways.    

Code:14146
Sign up here: 
innisfil.ca/activeinnisfil

 

Stress and Anxiety: Exploring the Difference

Location: Innisfil ideaLAB & Library
Fee: Standard charge: Contact for more details!
Date:Thu, October 10, 2019
Time: 7-8:00pm
Ages:  14 to 19

 In this workshop we will explore the difference between everyday  stress and anxiety. We will look at understanding the signs and symptoms of  each, coping skills to help ourselves and others, when and who to ask for help,  and skills that can help tackle the stresses of everyday life. We will discuss  skills that can be used anytime, anywhere. In addition, this workshop will  cover possible causes and triggers of both stress and anxiety and knowing when  to identify these in ourselves.        

Code:14145
Sign up here:  innisfil.ca/activeinnisfil  

 

Drug Awareness for Adults

Location: Community Room at Innisfil ideaLab& Library
Fee: Standard charge: Contact for more details!
Date:Tue, November 12, 2019
Time: 7:35-9:05pm
Ages: 19 and up

In this workshop we will cover topics surrounding some of the common drugs being used in our community including signs and symptoms, knowing when and who to  call for help, risks, and how to support friend and family who may be using.    

Code:14149
Sign up here: innisfil.ca/activeinnisfil

Social Media Education for Adults

Location: Stage at Alcona Glen Elementary School
Fee: Standard charge: Contact for more details!
Date:Tue, November 5, 2019
Time: 7:35-9:05pm
Ages: 19 and up

In this workshop we will cover all things social media.  Some of the apps, websites, and resources available to youth and young adults  (good and bad), the dangers of social media, the benefits and costs of using social media, and ways to protect yourself while using various outlets. This workshop is meant to educate people of all ages on what to look for, and how to  use social media platforms appropriately and safely. We will also explore the  positive and helpful resources out there, should people need access to help in  various ways.    

Code:14147
Sign up here: innisfil.ca/activeinnisfil

Parent and Caregiver Support

Location: Room B at Town Hall
Fee: Standard charge: Contact for more details!
 2 Week Session
Thu, November 14 – Thu, November 21
Time: 7-9pm
Ages: 19 and up

This workshop is delivered over two sessions and is designed to help parents and caregivers who are interested in developing new  communication skills and becoming more informed about the issues youth face in today’s society. The workshop will cover topics ranging from communicating with youth, building relationships, substance use, managing stress and more. In this workshop we will discuss common struggles and ways to support and help youth, as well as supporting ourselves.     

Code:14150
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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Location: Town Hall – Community Rooms at Town Hall
Fee: Resident: $175.00. Non-resident: $210.00.
Discount for 55 up to 100 years old
 1 Week Session
Tue, October 29 – Wed, October 30
Time: 9am-4pm
Ages:  18 and up

This two-day interactive workshop allows participants to learn and practice the Pathway for Assisting Life method of suicide intervention.

Code:14140
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Mental Health First Aid - Adults who interact with Youth

Location: Rizzardo Health & Wellness Centre
Fee: Resident: $175.00. Non-resident: $210.00.
Discount for 55 up to 100 years old

1 Week Session
Wed, November 6 – Thu, November 7
Time: 9am-4pm
Ages:  18 and up

Mental Health First Aid – Adults who interact with Youth was developed to help people provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. MHFA Adults Who Interact with Youth focuses on mental health problems and first aid for youth ages 12 to 24.

Code:14141
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Safe Talk

Location: Town Hall – Community Rooms at Town Hall
Fee: Resident: $25.00. Non-resident: $30.00
Date:Fri, September 27, 2019
Time: 9am-1pm
Ages: 18 and up

SafeTALK is a half-day workshop in which participants become suicide-alert: able to identify when someone may be having thoughts of suicide. They learn how to ask about those thoughts and how to connect the person with effective intervention help.

Code:14138
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