Professional Training

MPOWR Community and Organizational Supports offers professional training opportunities for agencies, foster parents, and schools working with vulnerable individuals experiencing emotional, behavioural, or mental health challenges.

Training Workshops and Seminars Through MPOWR

MPOWR provides training and workshops for its employees and external parties. We offer courses in:

  • Standard First Aid/CPR Level C (2 day)
    • Dates (2018):
      • Sat, Sun, November 24 & 25
      • Thu, Fri, December 13 & 14
    • Dates (2019):
      • Thu, Fri, January 17 & 18
      • Tue, Wed, February 12 & 13
      • Thu, Fri, March 21 & 22
      • Sat, Sun, April 13 & 14
      • Tue, Wed, April 23 & 24
      • Thu, Fri, May 9 & 10
      • Thu, Fri, June 6 & 7
      • Tue, Wed, June 25 & 26
  • Suicide and Self-Harm Intervention (1 day)
    • Dates (2018):
      • Tue, November 27
      • Tue, December 11
    • Dates (2019):
      • Fri, January 25
      • Fri, February 15
      • Mon, March 4
      • Wed, April 3
      • Wed, May 1
      • Wed, May 22
      • Fri, May 31
  • Mental Health First Aid: Basic (12 hours)
    • Dates (2018):
      • Wed, Thu, December 5 & 6
    • Dates (2019):
      • Thu, Fri, January 10 & 11
      • Wed, Thu, February 6 & 7
      • Thu, Fri, March 7 & 8
      • Thu, Fri, April 4 & 5
      • Thu, Fri, May 16 & 17
      • Mon, Tue, June 10 & 11
  • Mental Health First Aid: Adults Who Interact with Youth (14 hours)
    • Dates (2018):
      • Tue, Wed, December 18 & 19
    • Dates (2019):
      • Tue, Wed, January 22 & 23
      • Wed, Thu, Feb 20 & 21
      • Mon, Tue, March 25 & 26
      • Tue, Wed, April 9 & 10
      • Tue, Wed, May 28 & 29

2018 Training Opportunities through MpowR (PDF)

Training Workshops and Seminars Through the Canadian Institute for Crisis Intervention Training (CICIT)

This course can be taught in both a one-day and two-day format. Day one (for agencies or staff who are NOT mandated to utilize physical intervention skills) focuses on the use of verbal, para-verbal and non-verbal skills to de-escalate crisis behaviour, as well as personal safety techniques. Day two (for agencies or staff whose mandate includes the use of physical intervention skills) includes training in the use of non-abusive holds and escort techniques.

The CICIT provides training and workshops in:

  • Fundamentals of Non-Abusive Crisis Intervention and Personal Safety (2-day)
    • Dates for Workshops (2018):
      • Tue, Wed, November 13 & 14
      • Sat, Sun, December 1 & 2
    • Dates for Workshops (2019):
      • Sat, Sun, January 5 & 6
      • Mon, Tue, January 28 & 29
      • Sat, Sun, February 9 & 10
      • Tue, Wed, February 26 & 27
      • Sat, Sun, March 30 & 31
      • Tue, Wed, April 16 & 17
      • Sat, Sun, April 27 & 28
      • Mon, Tue, May 13 & 14
      • Sat, Sun, May 25 & 26
      • Thu, Fri, June 13 & 14

2018 Crisis Intervention Training Opportunities (PDF)

For more information please contact:

PES Department
Email (pes@upcs.org)
780-440-0708, ext 0

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We welcome your questions and comments.
UP’s main administrative office is located in Edmonton, Alberta.

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P: 780-440-0708
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Location

Centre 170, Suite 145
10403 – 172 Street
Edmonton, AB, T5S 1K9