Learning & Resources

Shalem Mental Health Network

Upcoming Workshops

Registration is now open for the following workshops. Explore all of our Trainings, Professional Development and Resources below.

Hold Me Tight® Couples Weekend Workshop

Hold Me Tight® Couples Weekend Workshop

09 November, 2024 at 09:00 am to 05:00 pm on 1919 Upper Water Street, Halifax, NS, Canada

Ticket Start From CAD750

Nov 9 - 10, 2024 in Halifax

Training for Community Members

FaithCARE 10 week online training

FaithCARE 10 week online training

Ticket Start From CAD800

Sept 4 - Oct 2, & Nov 6 - Dec 4, 2024

Professional Development for Community Members

FaithCARE training in BC

FaithCARE training in BC

26 October, 2024 at 09:00 am to 04:00 pm on 34631 Old Clayburn Rd, Abbotsford, BC, Canada

Ticket Start From CAD400

Oct 26, & Nov 2, 2024

Professional Development for Community Members

Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

18 June, 2024 at 06:00 pm to 07:30 pm on 541 Barton St E, Hamilton, ON, Canada

June 18. 2024

Annual Meeting

Trainings for Community Members

Hold Me Tight® – Couples Weekend Workshop

Hold Me Tight® – Couples Weekend Workshop

Join us for a Couples Weekend Workshop! The Hold Me Tight® Workshop, developed by Dr. Sue Johnson is a weekend workshop designed for couples around seven conversations based on the new science of love and the wisdom of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT). The...

FaithCare – Learning to Grow Restorative Churches

FaithCare – Learning to Grow Restorative Churches

After this three-day classroom training, participants will have the tools they need to support the implementation of restorative practice in their congregations. Some of the topics covered are: what does it mean to be a restorative church, how to facilitate circles,...

WrapAround Facilitator Training

WrapAround Facilitator Training

Shalem’s partnership with Wrap Canada allows us to offer Wrap Canada’s WrapAround Facilitator training. Trainings are given by Mark Vander Vennen, MA, M.Ed, R.S.W., Shalem’s WrapAround program trainer and coach and Co-Director of Wrap Canada’s WrapAround Training...

Professional Development for Mental Health Professionals

Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision

Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision

This course for Psychotherapist, Couple and Family Therapists and Social Workers interested in developing their supervision knowledge and skills. The course emphasizes the integration of supervision theory with selected supervision practice issues. It features a...

Resources

Art Therapy: A Case Study

Art Therapy: A Case Study

SALEM Digest, Spring/Summer, 2007 Michelle De Boer Trevor* is a good student. He is quiet and cooperative, plays well with the other children in his grade three class, listens attentively to the teacher and does well on his assignments. Trevor is the youngest of two...

Building the Bonds of Attachment

Building the Bonds of Attachment

SALEM Digest, Spring/Summer, 2007 Betty J.B. Brouwer A number of changes and developments have been taking place at Salem as a result of the visioning that Salem’s board and staff have been engaged in over the last couple of years. As a result Salem has begun...

CAP: Counselling Assistance Program

CAP: Counselling Assistance Program

Our Counselling Assistance Plan (CAP) is an affordable program that enables churches, schools, and non-profits to make short-term professional Christian counselling, workshops, and resources available to your members and staff. Through our faith-informing practices,...

Publications

Can We Talk but Still Stay Together

Can We Talk but Still Stay Together

North American Association of Christians in Social Work, 2022 Vander Vennen, M., & Braganza, M. ABSTRACT Restorative practice is increasingly being used in numerous Canadian contexts, including social work practice, to resolve conflict in emotionally healthy ways....

Glossary of Terms

Art Therapy

Art Therapy

Art therapy offers a creative way to express and articulate emotional experiences that may be difficult to put into words. This type of therapy can be a comfortable way for children and teens to begin talking about problems. Art therapy works from the basic principle...

Attachment Therapy

Attachment Therapy

Attachment therapy emphasizes the significance of attachment relationships in shaping a person's emotional and psychological development. The theory suggests that early interactions between infants and their primary caregivers form the basis for a child's emotional...

Faith-Informing Practice

Faith-Informing Practice

As a Christian organization. we are committed to serving God through a faith-informing professional practice. Our values are rooted in Jesus’ inspirational message of love and hope for all people. We compassionately journey with people of all faiths. We ensure a safe...