Remax Realtors Practice Resilience Stayingupbeat

Upon invitation this seminar was prepared for Remax Real Estate Brokers. RE/MAX is an acronym for Real Estate MAXimum.


Sage with Age

Seminar prepared for the Manoir Westmount community for quality senior living in Westmount, Quebec, Canada. Structure for the Seminar: The Optimistic Outlook; Daily Sleep and Wake Up Routine; Humor and Laughter in Stress Management; Relaxation Exercises

Association Québécoise Des Personnes Aphasiques

Seminar Series I & II Mindful Focus on the Present Moment (I) Practice Session - Coaching - Role Play - Role Reversal (II)

Broward County Galt Ocean Learning Center Florida

Practice Techniques Build Positive & Resilient Attitudes
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31st Annual Convention of the Ordre des dentistes du Québec

Les Journées Dentaires Internationales Du Québec, Palais du Congres, Montreal, Canada (About 1000 professionals attended to my presentation) Le Stress: Comment Vous Immuniser Contre Ses Effets – Techniques Pratiques To celebrate its 100th anniversary, the Canadian Dental Association held its annual meeting in conjunction with Les Journées dentaires internationales du Québec, one of the largest annual dental meetings in Canada. The meeting was held in the newly expanded Montreal Convention Centre.

Shari Zedek Congregation

Laugh Your Way Out of Stress

World Federation For Mental Health, World Congress, Dublin, Ireland

Becoming an Optimist: Prevention of Burnout in Health Care Professionals

IV WAPR Congress, Dublin, Ireland

Professional Caretakers Learn Selective Optimism As An Antidote to Burnout

Center for the Advancement of Nursing Practice

Nurse’s Week: Jewish General Hospital Antidotes to Burnout

Mackay Center

Study day offered to staff and management Burnout: Prevention and Intervention Anger Management - groups for the students Social Skills Training - groups for the students

Hope and Cope

Oncology Department Staff, Jewish General Hospital Humor and Positive Imagery in Stress Management

Cancer Patients Self-Help Group

Jewish General Hospital Workshop on Stress Management

LaColle Center, Concordia University

Humor, Laughter and Relaxation Training in Stress Management

Ami Quebec

Support group for individuals diagnosed as having obsessions and compulsions. Over the years periodically invited as a resource professional.

Jewish General Hospital

Highlights of Seminars and workshops spread around different years:
  • Positive Power of Humor in stress management
  • Behavior Therapy Emphasized Employee Well-Being: “Caretakers Learn to Prevent Burnout”
  • Invited address: La Journée d’étude des Propriétaires du Programme des Foyers Gériatriques
  • Intensive Training Session on Relaxation Techniques
  • Series of seminars to boost the morale of “burnout” staff due to downsizing
  • Special conference offered to Cadre (Management of the hospital)
  • Downsizing Stress and Expanding Success in Communication

The Personnel Group of Montreal

Seminar on Communication Skills Training

Tekeyan Cultural Association

Workshop offered to the community Invited Address: Metabolic Cueing in the Obese

Université du Québec a Montréal

5ieme Colloque Quebecois Sur La Santé Mentale Entraînement a l’auto affirmation de Soi Pour Les Femmes Workshop offered to general staff, professors and university students

CEGEP Edouard-Montpetit

La Semaine de Psychologie Wilhelm Wundt Invited Address on Behavior Therapy
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