Mental Health Basics | 60 or 90 min
A basic yet informative overview about mental health—what it is, how we talk about it, what compassionate responses look like and what kind of supports are currently available.
Lunch + Learns | 45 or 60 min
A variety of topics are available: workplace mental health, the economics of mental health, trauma-informed practices, ethics of mental health care, etc.
Mental Health First Aid | 12 hours
A Training by the Mental Health Commission of Canada which equips participants to recognize and respond to addiction, mood disorders, anxiety, and psychosis.
Psychological Health & Safety | 60 or 90 min
An introduction to the National Standard of Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace which provides a framework for protecting and supporting employee mental health.
The Cost of Caring | 2 or 4 hours
Designed for helping professionals, this workshop explores practical strategies for preventing and addressing compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and burnout.
The Weight We Carry | 3 hours
A workshop for women on body-image. This workshop equips attendees with practical knowledge and tools to improve personal well-being and body-image.
Responding to Suicidal Expressions | 4 hours
This training certifies participants in foundational knowledge and skills of suicide intervention.
Customized Options | 1 to 4 hours
I can create customized trainings, workshops, or presentations on the following topics: addiction, suicide, self-harm, depression, anxiety, trauma, eating disorders, body-image, and psychosis.
• Registered Social Worker (#4502) with the Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers
• Certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor through the Mental Health Commission of Canada
• Certified Psychological Health & Safety Advisor through the Canadian Mental Health Association
• Inpatient psychiatry, outpatient mental health crisis response, and non-profit mental health advocacy
• Community presentations on diverse mental health issues
• Certifications in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Informed Practice, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, & Clinical Foundations of Mental Health Disorders
• Bachelor of Social Work
• Master of Social Work Student
• Graduate coursework in Counselling Psychology including Basic & Advanced Counselling Skills
• Diverse & extensive research on mental health literature
• Lived experience of debilitating mental illness
• Caregiving for loved ones with mental illness
• Loss of an immediate family member to suicide
• Many conversations and shared experiences with those who suffer from mild to severe forms of mental illness
Cara Taylor, BSW, RSW.
306-914-2150 | email@example.com
Suite 102, 220 20th Street West
Saskatoon, SK, S7M 0W9