Corporate Workshops & Seminars

KW Counselling Services provides customized workshops and seminars to the corporate and professional community on a fee for service basis. These services are aimed to assist with issues that arise in corporate settings and for professionals in the social service sector.

Corporate Workshops

Needs Analysis & Wellness Programs

Preventing problems and promoting a healthier work force boosts the health of both the employee and the organization. we design health promotion programs that teach and encourage the development of a healthy lifestyle. We currently offer many different educational seminars which offer up-to-date information on many issues.

 

Presentation Seminars

Our seminars are designed to help groups of employees who are experiencing similar concerns or issues. They are listed in the following categories: Emotional, Medical, Parenting, Physical, Relationships, Social, and Workplace. Some Presentation Seminars you may want to consider are:

Burnout

Prolonged stress can result in emotional, physical and mental exhaustion. This seminar will help participants commit to serious lifestyle changes, in order to avoid burnout.

Grief

This seminar will help participants to face their grief in a comforting and safe environment. They will learn about what to expect while grieving, how to take care of themselves in the process, and how to deal with negative emotions in a healthy way.

Holidays & Stress

Holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and happiness. In reality, in can be a time of immense stress and sadness. This seminar will help participants find a balance at a busy time of year. They will learn stress coping mechanisms and how to prioritize so that they can enjoy a special time of year.

Managing Anger and Aggression

This seminar will define and explain anger and aggression. Supervisors and managers will learn how to identify and deal with troubled employees. Suggestions and strategies will be provided to make it easier for a supervisor or manager to do his or her job when dealing with an angry or aggressive person.

Stress Management

This seminar defines stress and explores its causes. Participants learn to identify personal stressors and signs of stress while acquiring stress management techniques. Participants will also develop a personalized stress management action plan that will help them to be healthier and happier.

Depression

This seminar explores and explains what depression is, what causes depression, and how it affects the workplace. The stages of depression are described in detail, as well as signs that you or someone you know is depressed. This seminar is beneficial for anyone who is depressed, has been depressed, or knows someone who is depressed. The seminar also focuses on the characteristics of those with good mental health.

 Anger and Emotions Management

Parenting can be frustrating. Join us to learn how to handle your own emotions constructively and support your child to be in control of their many emotions.

Building Self-Esteem in Your School Aged Child

Nothing is more important to a child’s future than his/her own sense of self-worth. This workshop encourages parents to be more conscious of the subtle (and not so subtle) ways you affect your child’s self-esteem. Learn realistic, practiced and proven techniques for giving your child control over his or her life.

Children’s Anger Management

Children experience many emotions which you see everyday! Learn effective techniques to teach your child to support their many emotions.

From Argument to Agreement

Keeping your cool, and reaching a positive solution can be tough, yet conflict with kids is a fact of life. Learn specific ideas for handling conflict with your child positively.

Positive Discipline, Cooperative Kids

This workshop helps you get past the daily power struggles with your children. It will show you how to engage cooperation with them, set realistic expectations/limits, problem solve and use alternatives to punishment.

Parenting Preschoolers

The preschool years are an important time for setting the basics of discipline, communication and encouragement skills. Many parents find the preschool years an energetic and trying time. Learn tips to deal with eating and bedtime routines, temper tantrums and power struggles.

Parenting Your 6 to 12 year old

Learn how to communicate positively with your child and help them gain confidence as they deal with a complex world. We will discuss peer relationships, sibling issues and chores.

Parenting Your Teen

Just when you’ve figured out your child, they’ve become a teenager. Learn how to communicate with teens, set boundaries and resolve problems with mutual respect.

Raising Responsible Children

Teaching children to be responsible goes beyond the issue of getting them to help with chores. It goes to the heart of our relationships and interactions with our children, and can be nurtured with specific parenting strategies. This workshop focuses on strategies which nurture responsibility in children.

Caring for Your Elderly Parents

This seminar will help to increase participants’ awareness of the physical and emotional aspects of aging. They will examine how to develop a more meaningful relationship with their elderly parents and will receive information on the different community resources available to them and their aging parents.

Couples Communication

This seminar is intended to help couples reach a deeper level of communication in order to promote team work, kindness, respect for one another and a focus on the relationship rather than being right. Participants will learn about the stages of relationships, the fears and hopes of couples, and what negative and positive “glue” keeps couples together.

Dealing with Difficult People

This seminar identifies types of difficult people, while developing strategies for effectively communicating and dealing with them. This seminar also helps with conflict and anger management.

Balancing Work and Family

This seminar will teach participants to look for the signs that their lives are out of balance, identify the barriers in their lives to having balance and how to develop a plan to achieve balance. Participants will learn how to listen to their internal messages and empower themselves. The key to this seminar is that when people achieve balance in their lives, they feel better about themselves, are healthier and have more authentic and satisfying relationships with others.

Dealing with Difficult People

This seminar identifies types of difficult people, while developing strategies for effectively communicating and dealing with them. This seminar also helps with conflict and anger management.

Managing Change

This seminar will help participants to understand transition and to identify strategies and resources to assist them in dealing with transitional issues. Participants will be encouraged to develop and commit to an action plan that will help them move forward.

Defusing Conflict in Increasingly Complex and Stressful Workplaces.

This workshop includes use of a conflict reduction communication grid created by Hugh McGeary of Calgary that helps individuals identify the kinds of communication processes that promote conflict and tension escalation, and those that help defuse them. People are taught how to read whether an interaction is “self-defining”, “exploring”, “connecting” or “influencing”. Healthy examples of direct and respectful influencing are given along with a “hands-on” practice example.

Supervisory Training

This seminar trains supervisors and managers to effectively identify and deal with troubled employees. Participants will be given suggestions and strategies to make it easier to do their job and will become more aware of how their employee assistance program can help them and their employees.

Promoting a Positive Workplace

This seminar identifies the contributors and barriers to a positive work environment. Participants will learn the characteristics of positive communication and how to develop those skills. Each participant will be encouraged to examine their own personal conflict resolution style and to learn and practice new ways of managing conflict in the workplace.

Conflict Management

Conflict in the workplace can cause harmful stress. When conflict is handled effectively, stress can be minimized and personal and work relationships will improve. Participants of this seminar will examine the impact of conflict in the workplace.

Team Building

This seminar explores what makes an effective team, how to build a team and how to develop good communication skills. Participants will also learn how to deal with team conflict.

Workplace Harassment

This seminar will help participants to understand the legal definitions and terminology related to harassment and to become more aware of the negative impact of harassment on people. Each person will be encouraged to take individual responsibility for preventing harassment in the workplace, whether they witness it, experience it or are guilty of doing it. This seminar enables each participant to contribute to a respectful company culture.