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 (2019):
      • Thu, Fri, May 9 & 10
      • Thu, Fri, June 6 & 7
      • Tue, Wed, June 25 & 26
      • Tue, Wed, Jul 16 & 17
      • Sat, Sun, Aug 17 & 18
      • Tue, Wed, Oct 1 & 2
      • Mon, Tue, Oct 21 & 22
      • Thu, Fri, Nov 7 & 8
      • Tue, Wed, Nov 26 & 27
      • Tue, Wed, Dec 17 & 18
  • Suicide and Self-Harm Intervention (1 day)
    • Dates (2019):
      • Wed, May 22
      • Fri, May 31
      • Sat, Jul 13
      • Fri, Aug 23
      • Sat, Sep 14
      • Mon, Oct 7
      • Tue, Oct 29
      • Fri, Nov 15
      • Fri, Dec 6
  • Mental Health First Aid: Basic (12 hours)
    • Dates (2019):
      • Thu, Fri, May 16 & 17
      • Mon, Tue, June 10 & 11
      • Thu, Fri, Jul 11 & 12
      • Tue, Wed, Aug 20 & 21
      • Thu, Fri, Oct 17 & 18
      • Thu, Fri, Dec 12 & 13
  • Mental Health First Aid: Adults Who Interact with Youth (14 hours)
    • Dates (2019):
      • Tue, Wed, May 28 & 29
      • Tue, Wed, Jul 23 & 24
      • Mon, Tue, Sep 23 & 24
      • Wed, Thu, Oct 9 & 10
      • Tue, Wed, Dec 3 & 4

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 (2019):
      • Mon, Tue, May 13 & 14
      • Sat, Sun, May 25 & 26
      • Thu, Fri, June 13 & 14
      • Mon, Tue, Jul 8 & 9
      • Sat, Sun, Jul 20 & 21
      • Tue, Wed, Aug 13 & 14
      • Sat, Sun, Aug 24 & 25
      • Wed, Thu, Sep 18 & 19
      • Sat, Sun, Sep 28 & 29
      • Tue, Wed, Oct 15 & 16
      • Sat, Sun, Oct 26 & 27
      • Tue, Wed, Nov 12 & 13
      • Sat, Sun, Nov 23 & 24
      • Mon, Tue, Dec 9 & 10

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.

Contact UP

P: 780-440-0708
Dial 0 for reception

Location

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