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    • November 01, 2023
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport, Richmond BC

    IN-PERSON Workshop: Mental Health Strategies for CDPs

    Participants will leave this workshop with concrete strategies to support clients and CDPs with mental health challenges. Participants will gain solid information about mental health. If folks have already taken Mental Health First Aid training, this workshop will build on this content. Workshop will cover:

    • Neurobiology and mental health
    • Strategies to support mental health
    • Making appropriate referrals
    • Handling mental health conversations
    • Working with suicide ideation
    Learning Outcomes
    • To understand foundational concepts of mental health
    • To be able to hold mental health conversations
    • To deal with suicide ideation

    This workshop will benefit: 

    • Facilitators and Case Managers
    • Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists
    • Job Developers
    • Job Coaches
    • Team Leaders
    • Regional Managers
    • Case Managers
    • Job Search  & Employment Advisors
    • Customized Employment Advisors
    • Intake Workers
    • Wage Subsidy Advisors
    • Client Services Managers
    • Employability Skills Facilitators


    Dr. Catherine Hajnal 

    As a Grief Educator, Speaker and Consultant, Dr. Catherine Hajnal facilitates stepping into the transformative potential that can arise in the meaning and sense-making aspects of life transitions.

    Seanna Quressette, MEd, CCDP

    Seanna Quressette, M.Ed., CCDP has over 35 years experience as a Career Development Professional in front line and management roles. Seanna is also trained in Trauma Therapy. Seanna coordinates the CDP programs at Douglas College.

    • November 02, 2023
    • 8:30 AM
    • November 03, 2023
    • 2:00 PM
    • Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport, Richmond BC
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    Early bird pricing now in effect. More information to follow but register now for this high-quality learning and networking event that you've come to expect from ASPECT. Early bird pricing in effect until October 13, 2023.

    Thursday, November 2, 2023 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
    Friday, November 3, 2023 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

    You may also be interested in adding on our pre-conference full-day workshop called Mental Health Strategies for CDPs on November 1. Please register separately now as spaces are limited!

    Book your hotel room at the new conference venue by October 2!

2023 Conference Rates

Join us at the Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond on November 2 & 3, 2023.

From now - Apr 21
Extreme Early Bird Conference Rate - $545
Extreme Early Bird ASPECT Member Rate - $445
Extreme Early Bird Group Rate (3 or more coming from the same organization) for Everyone - $395

From Apr 22 - Oct 13
Early Bird Conference Rate - $645
Early Bird ASPECT Member Rate - $545
Early Bird Group Rate (3 or more coming from the same organization) for Everyone - $445

From Oct 13 - Nov 2
Conference Rate - $745
ASPECT Member Rate - $645
Group Rate (3 or more coming from the same organization) for Everyone - $545

GST will be charged on all registrations at checkout. All registrations are in Canadian dollars. Opportunities to choose sessions and keynotes will be sent out closer to the date of the conference. Registrations may be canceled with a full refund (less $50 processing fee) provided written notification is received by Friday, October 13, 2023. After October 13, registration fees are unfortunately non-refundable but all registrations are transferrable at any time. 

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