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: Community Room at Innisfil ideaLAB& Library
Date: Wed, January 8, 2020
Time: 6- 7-:30pm
Ages:  At least 14 but less than 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: 14174
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Drug Awareness for Youth

Location: Community Room at Innisfil ideaLAB& Library
Date: Wed, January 22, 2020
Time: 6-7:30pm

Ages:At least 14 but less than 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:14187
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Grief (Art Therapy)

Location:Community Room at Innisfil ideaLAB & Library
Date: Thu, February 20,2020
Time: 6- 7:30pm
Ages:At least 14 but less than 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:14193
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How to Create Healthy Boundaries

Location:Community Room at Innisfil ideaLAB & Library
Date: Wed, February 5, 2020
Time: 6-7:00pm
Ages:At least 14 but less than 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:14200
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Social Media Education for Youth

Location: Community Room at Innisfil ideaLAB & Library
Date: Wed, February 12, 2020
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:14278
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Stress and Anxiety: Exploring the Difference

Location:  Community Room at Innisfil ideaLAB & Library
Date: Wed, February 26 2020
Time: 6-7:00pm
Ages: At least 14 but less than 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:14280
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Drug Awareness for Adults

Location: Community Room at Innisfil ideaLAB & Library
Date: Wed, January 22, 2020
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:14186
Sign up here: innisfil.ca/activeinnisfil

Social Media Education for Adults

Location: Community Room at Innisfil ideaLAB &Library
Date: Feb 12, 2020
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:14279
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Parent and Caregiver Support

Location:  Stewart and Betty Fisher Family Room at Rizzardo Health and Wellness Centre
Date: Thur, January 30, 2020
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:14237
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Navigating Today's Sexual Culture

Location: Community Room at Innisfil ideaLAB & Library
Date: Wed, March 11, 2020
Time: 9am-4pm
Ages:  14 to 18

Youth Haven will open up the discussions with youth and teens about topics such as: sexting, human trafficking, and pressures found on social media.

Code:14327
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