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Course Description

The 2021/2022 theme for the CBT Lunch and Learns is The Cost of COVID and CBT Tips for Recovery. The monthly topics are:

  • Managing the Rise of ADHD – Vision and CBT Suggestions
  • The Gift of Great Sex – CBT Tips for Improving Sexual Intimacy
  • Using Strategic Pause and Reflective Rumination to Boost Your Mental Health
  • Managing Health Anxiety in a Post-Pandemic World
  • Mind Body Connections for Improved Health and Wellness
  • Battling Loneliness
  • Tips for Decreased Social Anxiety
  • PRIDE and Mental Health

Each lunch and learn will feature a 45 minute presentation and a 15 minute Q&A.

The CBT Lunch and Learn series is not eligible for any discounts.

Notes

For more information contact the Faculty of Social Work Professional Development office:

Email: fswprofessionaldevelopment@wlu.ca
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext. 5234

Cancellations and Transfers
Be sure to carefully review our cancellation and transfer information before registering.

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

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Section Title
November: Managing the Rise of ADHD – Vision and CBT Suggestions
Type
Remote
Days
W
Time
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Dates
Nov 10, 2021
Schedule and Location
Total Hours
1.5
Delivery Options
Remote  
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $20.00
Section Notes

Instructor: Charity Fleming, MSW, RSW and Dr. Patrick Quaid 

Location: This webinar is being held remotely through Zoom. 

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Webinar Description

Join us for this energetic discussion about vision and symptoms of ADHD with Dr. Patrick Quaid – optometrist and founder of VUE Vision Therapy, and Charity Fleming, co-owner of Qualia Counselling Services. Learn how working from screens during the pandemic may have impacted your own or your loved one’s attention, impulsivity and vision abilities. Hear some key strategies on what can help.

Section Title
December: The Gift of Great Sex – CBT tips for Improving Sexual Intimacy
Type
Remote
Days
W
Time
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Dates
Dec 08, 2021
Schedule and Location
Total Hours
1.5
Delivery Options
Remote  
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $20.00
Section Notes

Instructor: Charity Fleming, MSW, RSW and Thomas Brown, MSW, RSW 

Location: This webinar is being held remotely through Zoom. 

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Webinar Description

We all want to enjoy the benefits of loving, fun and exciting sexual intimacy. Like many things, the global pandemic drastically impacted sexual intimacy and expression – affecting people everywhere. Learn what research has shown the impacts to be, as well as some specific strategies for improving your sex life. This holiday season, give yourself and your partner the gift of great sex!

Section Title
January: Using Strategic Pause and Reflective Rumination to Boost Your Mental Health
Type
Remote
Days
W
Time
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Dates
Jan 12, 2022
Schedule and Location
Total Hours
1.5
Delivery Options
Remote  
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $20.00
Section Notes

Instructor: Charity Fleming, MSW, RSW

Location: This webinar is being held remotely through Zoom. 

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Webinar Description

Setting goals, intentions and taking time for setting positive actions in one’s life is admiral. Yet do we take enough time to really listen to what our life, values and circumstances really tell us? Are we really in harmony with the direction we want our lives to be going in? Don’t miss this lunch and learn for an opportunity to review proven techniques to help you find inner peace and know with more surety you are pursuing your best life.

Section Title
February: Managing Health Anxiety in a Post-Pandemic World
Type
Remote
Days
W
Time
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Dates
Feb 09, 2022
Schedule and Location
Total Hours
1.5
Delivery Options
Remote  
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $20.00
Section Notes

Instructor: Thomas Brown, MSW, RSW

Location: This webinar is being held remotely through Zoom. 

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Webinar Description

COVID-19 changed the global dialogue on health conversations, maybe forever. The virus, variants, vaccine reactions – these conversations have turned almost every mind to thoughts of illness and health, like never before. In this lunch and learn, learn what health anxiety is, how it manifests and is maintained, and an approach to help.

Section Title
March: Mind Body Connections for Improved Health and Wellness
Type
Remote
Days
W
Time
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Dates
Mar 09, 2022
Schedule and Location
Total Hours
1.5
Delivery Options
Remote  
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $20.00
Section Notes

Instructor: Melissa Ireland, MSW, RSW

Location: This webinar is being held remotely through Zoom. 

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Webinar Description

Our human experience is impacted by many things – including our thoughts, interpretations, emotions and somatic experiences. Embracing Etuaptmumk (two-eyed seeing), learn indigenous holistic practices as well as some cognitive behaviour therapy techniques to harness the power of your mind body connections and use them to live in more peace and wellness.

Section Title
April: Battling Loneliness
Type
Remote
Days
W
Time
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Dates
Apr 13, 2022
Schedule and Location
Total Hours
1.5
Delivery Options
Remote  
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $20.00
Section Notes

Instructor: Charity Fleming, MSW, RSW

Location: This webinar is being held remotely through Zoom. 

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Webinar Description

We often think that loneliness is a matter of opportunity to have and engage in relationships. Interestingly, research shows there are very specific thoughts and behaviours that can lead to chronic loneliness, and that we can change for improved connection, relationship building and happiness. Learn with us on how to increase your meaningful connection with others and have the type of relationships you most desire.

Section Title
May: Tips for Decreased Social Anxiety
Type
Remote
Days
W
Time
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Dates
May 11, 2022
Schedule and Location
Total Hours
1.5
Delivery Options
Remote  
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $20.00
Section Notes

Instructor: Thomas Brown, MSW, RSW

Location: This webinar is being held remotely through Zoom. 

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Webinar Description

Social anxiety can leave us feeling awkward, embarrassed and self-conscious – and feed into cycles of ongoing anxiety and depression. In this webinar, learn what the symptoms of social anxiety are, what feeds into it the most, and a few concrete ways to feel more socially confident and carefree.

Section Title
June: PRIDE and Mental Health
Type
Remote
Days
W
Time
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Dates
Jun 08, 2022
Schedule and Location
Total Hours
1.0
Delivery Options
Remote  
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $20.00
Section Notes

Instructor: Thomas Brown, MSW, RSW

Location: This webinar is being held remotely through Zoom. 

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Webinar Description

PRIDE celebrates diversity, inclusion and belonging – and demonstrates steps we’ve taken as a society to create positive, safe space. Join with us to learn more strategies for interpersonal inclusivity and how we can continue to take more meaningful individual action to bolster mental health and support the PRIDE community.

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