Facilitator: Cleo Haber, BSW., MSW., RSW.
This two-day workshop is designed for front-line workers and mental health clinicians working in community agencies, Family Health Teams, or Community Health Centres where there are a limited number of sessions to see clients. Learn how to structure time-limited psychotherapy and counselling sessions with evidence-based interventions to make the most of client sessions. Learn the beginning, middle and end-phase tasks of psychotherapy/counselling, discuss common factors of psychotherapy effectiveness and review key interventions from both Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) to address common mental illness. This workshop will use video, small group discussion, role-play, experiential learning and didactic teaching methods.