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Sustaining Change with Dr. Michael Vallis & Meghan Mills, CMHA-- March 6, 2024- VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

Sustaining Change with Dr. Michael Vallis & Meghan Mills, CMHA-- March 6, 2024- VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
A 1-day learning opportunity for healthcare professionals with Dr. Michael Vallis speaking on Sustained Behavior Change through the clinician-patient relationship and Meghan Mills from CMHA sharing a workshop on Empathic Strain.
I am a: Healthcare Provider
Day of Week: Wednesday
Program Type:
Time of Day: Morning
Start Time: 09:00 AM
Start date: March 6, 2024
End date: March 6, 2024
In Person/Virtual: Online

The Waterloo-Wellington Self Management Program presents a 1-day learning opportunity for Healthcare Professionals. Please join us for a session with Dr. Michael Vallis, PhD. R. Psych speaking on Sustained Behaviour Change through the clinician-patient relationship and Meghan Mills from the Canadian Mental Health Association sharing a workshop on Empathic Strain.


This day promises to equip you with valuable tools and insights for your practice while nourishing your own well-being.


Don't miss this opportunity to grow, learn, and rejuvenate.


Sustained Behaviour Change-- Dr. Michael Vallis, PhD. R. Psych- 9:00am- 12:00pm

  • Establishing a change-based relationship that shifts from the typical “teach and tell” approach to one of “collaborate and empower “
  • Determine and promote the readiness to change specific behaviours, with a focus on supporting change in those who are not ready
  • Behaviour modification to support the readiness of the person
  • Addressing psychosocial determinants of behaviour within scope of practice 

Empathic Strain-- Meghan Mills, Canadian Mental Health Association- 1:00pm- 4:00pm

  • The definitions of empathic strain, vicarious trauma, moral distress, moral residue, burnout, and compassion satisfaction, and their impact on well-being, and well as the impact of trauma on the brain.
  • Self-care and resilience strategies, including ways to bring self-care and well-being into the workplace.

Participants must attend both sessions in order to receive a certificate of completion.


Please note:

There will be a $50 no-show fee charged if participants do not call us within 72 hours to cancel their registration.


Upcoming Workshop

March 6, 2024

9:00am- 4:00pm

Hosted virtually on Zoom


For more information or to register, click here

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