Workshops

MENTAL HEALTH INCLUSION EDUCATION

  • Designed for community groups and faith communities, of any denomination

  • Offered online or in person​

  • Free initial consultation to assess community needs

  • Customized programs for each community

 

Ideal for:

  • leaders in faith communities

  • clergy

  • leaders of lay ministries

  • frontline staff

  • volunteers 

Customized programs have included topics such as: 

  • Empathy and Boundaries

  • Responding to Emergent Situations

  • Compassionate Listening

  • Verbal De-Escalation

  • Trauma Awareness

  • Critical Incident Debrief

 

We teach with an experiential focus, and the programs include lots of practice, case studies, and contemplative exercises.


The Mental Health Inclusion Workshop was developed thanks to grants from Embracing the Spirit (United Church of Canada) and Canadian Ministries (Presbyterian Church in Canada). 

TESTIMONIALS

"Language is accessible and easily understood. Content is meaningful and helpful. I also appreciate that this workshop was grounded spiritually." Janet, a minister

 

"The case study was very helpful to talk through, and extremely appropriate and relevant in a congregational context. I would particularly recommend this workshop to other church sessions/ governing bodies. This was very useful training for us in our position." Alex, community leader

"I would recommend this workshop to others. The reminder that boundaries are essential to proper, workable empathy was excellent". Kirk, community leader

Boarding Homes Ministry,  

73 Simcoe St, Suite 200

Toronto, ON M5J 1W9   boardinghomesministry@gmail.com