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STAFF TRAINING

A guaranteed successful approach to

increasing professional development.

Staff development is the key to yielding a successful and happy work environment. Giving your team the tools they need to perform their job effectively will increase their professional abilities and staff retention.  Employees are more likely to work for a company that offers training opportunity for professional development. Providing your staff with the professional training tools they need are guaranteed to increase productivity, professionalism, and company morale. Our hands on training workshops will give participants interactive exercises that include practical case studies, providing the best possible learning outcomes. 

 

Choose from any of the workshops below or inquire about customized workplace training. These professional development-training workshops can be offered all over the greater Toronto area. To inquire about scheduling a workshop, or to inquire about training outside of the country please contact us.

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ASSERTIVENESS AND SELF-CONFIDENCE WORKSHOP

Full Day    |    $1,200

Self-confident and assertiveness are two skills that are crucial for success in life. You need to be able to value your own self worth before expecting others to. How you express yourself when communicating with others will dictate if you are confident in what you are saying. People in a work environment will feel more comfortable in your professional competence if you maintain a high level of confidence. The skills from this workshop will provide opportunities and benefits to all participants in their professional and personal lives. Employees will learn an understanding of what assertiveness and self-confidence each mean, and how to develop those feelings in their day-to-day lives. They will review practical case studies, and take hands on approach to integrate these new skills. These skill sets will create a positive change in participant’s lives, and promote competent self-aware employees.

 

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AUTISM AND BEHAVIOUR WORKSHOP

Full Day    |    $1,200

This informative workshop will give participants background knowledge about what autism is. It will include a comprehensive look at how to understand behavior, including ways to work with and adapt any challenging behaviors. This workshop will discuss different types of services and therapies that benefit children with autism. Including behavior, social skills, language/communication and learning. Providing practical case studies that are interactive and hands on. Best practices on how to support children, individuals, and families living with autism. The workshop is lead by an expert in autism services, and is great for any social service agency, government agency, social inclusion programs, police services, medical staff, teachers, parents, caregivers, early education centers and anyone who wants to learn more about autism and behavior. 

 

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BEING A LIKEABLE BOSS WORKSHOP

Full Day    |    $1,200

Being likeable and a figure of authority is where some challenging conflicts can arise. With this workshop your participants will recognize these possible areas of conflict and develop the skills and knowledge to overcome them.

Being a likeable boss will show that honesty and trust will be your participant's biggest tools in fostering a better working relationship with their employees. Hands on case study review, and interactive exercises, will help integrate learning. Trusting your team by avoiding micromanagement, using delegation, and accepting feedback will put your participants on the right path to be a more likeable boss. This training will set your leaders up with the right tools they need to be successful managers, supervisors and directors.

 

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BODY LANGUAGE WORKSHOP

Full Day    |    $1,200

Can you tell if someone is telling the truth just by looking at them? It is a skill that a lot of people do not have. Through Body Language Basics you will be given a set of tools to use to your advantage, including hands on interactive exercises.  You will be more equipped to read body language and pick up the subtle cues people are not verbally saying. These tools can be utilized in the office and in any social setting. Understanding Body Language will provide you a great advantage in your daily communications. 

Body Language will provide you with a great set of skills to understand that what people are not saying, is just as important as what is being said. It will also give you the ability to analyze how others are seeing your  body language. You will be able to adjust and improve the way you communicate through non-verbal communications, and learn tips such as how to make people feel more comfortable when talking to you.

 

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COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES WORKSHOP

Full Day    |    $1,200

For the better part of every day, we are communicating to and with others. Whether it's the speech you deliver in the boardroom, answering phones and emails, performance feedback meetings, or talking to your spouse at home. 

The Communication Strategies workshop will help participants understand the different methods of communication and how to make the most of each of them, including practical case study review. Communication strategies will provide a great benefit for any organization and its employees enhancing the workplace. Effective communication will trickle down throughout the organization and positively impact everyone involved.

 

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CONFLICT RESOLUTION WORKSHOP

Full Day    |    $1,200

Whenever two or more people come together, there is always an opportunity for conflicting dynamics to arise. This course will give participants a seven-step conflict resolution process that they can use and modify to resolve conflict disputes of any type. Participants in this workshop will also be provided a hands on set of skills in solution building and finding common ground. 

In the Conflict Resolution workshop, participants will learn crucial conflict management skills, including dealing with anger and using the Agreement Frame. Dealing with conflict is important for every organization no matter what the size or nature of work. If it is left unchecked or not resolved it can lead to lost production, absences, emotional issues, and even potential law suits. No matter how we look at it, conflict big or small will always be there, let's learn the practical tools we need to effectively deal with conflict in a productive and positive way.

 

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EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE WORKSHOP

Full Day    |    $1,200

Emotional intelligence describes the ability to understand one's own feelings. It also provides great insight on how emotion influences motivation and behaviour. Having emotional intelligence is the key component to being successful in the work environment and in your life. The concept of Emotional Intelligence has been around since the early 20th century, but Wayne Payne first introduced the term in 1985. 

With the Emotional Intelligence workshop participants will gain a better understanding of self-management and self-awareness. This in turn will give them better insight and control over their actions and emotions. With a greater understanding of emotions participants will experience a positive impact on their professional and personal lives. The trick to building strong work place communities is to develop and strengthen at the individual level.

 

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EMPLOYEE MOTIVATION WORKSHOP

Full Day    |    $1,200

When you think of staff motivation, many things may come to mind: more money, a bigger office, a promotion, or a better quality of life. The truth is, no matter what we offer people; true motivation must come from within. Regardless of how it is characterized, it is important to get the right balance in order to ensure that you have a motivated workforce. 

The Employee Motivation workshop will give participants several types of interactive tools to become a great motivator, including goal setting and influencing skills. Participants will also learn hands on about five of the most popular motivational models, and how to bring them together to create a custom program.

 

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EMOTIONAL WELLNESS IN THE WORKPLACE WORKSHOP

Half Day    |    $600

This stress reduction workshop is tailored toward teaching participants how to reduce the stress in their daily work and home life. This workshop will give participants the tools to reduce any stressors while teaching everyone how to effectively self care. Employees are more likely to be productive if they work for a company who cares about their mental wellness and provides them with opportunities for growth. This training will also promote emotional wellness, leading to a happier and more productive work environment. This workshop covers a series of modules that include ways to increase positive thinking, effectively manage crises situations at work, and create coping mechanisms and tools to handle life stressors. The stress reduction workshop is beneficial for everyone, from nurses, doctors, social workers, teachers, customer services, bankers, and business members.

 

You can add the following to enhance your stress reduction workshop:

​- 60 minutes of guided meditation $65
- 60 minutes of yoga $100

 

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FIRST AID TRAINING WORKSHOP

Canadian Red Cross Curriculum Standard First Aid & CPR    |    $125

A Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills. 

Duration: 14 – 16 hours total

 

Standard First Aid & CPR Re-certification    |    $105

Must have valid certification card.

This one-day course will offer a refresher and a chance to learn new skills.

Each of these courses will cover many topics and how to respond for infants, youth, and adults including:

- Airway Emergencies

- Breathing and Circulation Emergencies

- Respiratory and Cardiac Arrest

- Wound Care

- Head and Spine Injuries

- Bone, Muscle, & Joint Injuries

- Poisons

- Sudden Medical Emergencies

Standard First Aid & CPR certification is valid for 3 years.

 

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HEALTHY LIVING WORKSHOP

Full Day    |    $1,200

Do you want to improve your knowledge on health, diet, exercise, and nutrition? Do you want to learn more about disease prevention, and natural ways to help the body heal itself? Our interactive workshop is delivered by a registered Naturopathic Doctor, who will give you the tools you need to create a healthier and well-balanced life style.

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IMPROVING MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP

Full Day    |    $1,200

Improving mindfulness is about understanding yourself and being “in the moment”. Participants will become more mindful of their actions and learn how to express and interpret their present environment. They will create positive connections and increase their self-regulation of attention and personal experiences. 

Improving Mindfulness will provide benefits throughout their professional and personal lives. Improving mindfulness through gratitude, filtering, and active listening will give your participants the advantage of seeing things in a new light. This workshop has the ability to give people an increased recognition of mental events in the present moment, which provides countless benefits.

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PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS ETIQUETTE WORKSHOP

Full Day    |    $1,200

This workshop examines the basics of professional behaviour in a workplace setting. How employees conduct themselves when representing a company has a significant impact on networks and working relationships. This workshop will prepare you for situations such as "what do I do if I meet someone important?" or "What do I do if I show up to a meeting under or overdressed?"

We will cover topics such as:

- Dress appearance

- Workplace setting versus social settings

- Business meetings

- Professional introductions "the handshake"

- Conversational skills "small talk"

- Cultural differences

- How to deal with interruptions

- Proper email and phone etiquette

 

Through interactive exercises The Professional Business Etiquette workshop will help your participants look and sound their best no matter what the situation.

 

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TEAMWORK & TEAM BUILDING WORKSHOP

Full Day    |    $1,200

For most of us, teamwork is a part of everyday life. Whether it's at home, in the community, or at work, we are often expected to be a functional part of a performing team. Having a strong team will benefit any organization and will lead to more successes than not. 

The Teamwork And Team Building workshop will encourage participants to explore the different aspects of a team, as well as ways that they can become a top-notch team performer. Through hands on learning, participants will be given the details and concepts of what makes up a team, and what factors into being a successful team and team member.

 

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TIME MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

Full Day    |    $1,200

The first step in managing a successful work environment is giving staff the organizational tools they need to succeed. This time management training will give employees the tools they need to set aside time to meet important deadlines while prioritizing other daily tasks. We know how difficult it can be to keep focused while managing multiple deadlines. This training outlines the exact ways in which you can evaluate where you are spending most of your time, and how to optimize your time in the most productive way possible. Some of the hands on and practical modules from this workshop include:

- Setting goals

- Prioritizing time

- Planning wisely

- Procrastination

- Crises management

- Organized work space

- Delegating

- Creating routines

- Meeting management

Effective organization of time management will have your team functioning at their highest capacity. Employees will feel less overwhelmed and more confident with their ability to foresee projects to completion.

 

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YOUTH SUPPORT WORKSHOP

Full Day    |    $1,200

What is youth work, and why do youth need mentors?

This workshop is designed to discuss what youth at risk actually means, and why some youth become "at risk" in the first place. Participants will gain knowledge on the psychology of at risk youth, and an understanding of the development of the teenage brain.  Workshop participants will learn the developmental, and mental health challenges that put youth at risk, as well an understanding of how dysfunctional family dynamics effects the developing brain. This workshop will outline current issues youth are facing today, and best practices when supporting youth with challenges, including practical case studies and interactive exercises. This training is great for youth workers, social workers, teachers, police, health care practitioners, government staff, shelter staff, employment agencies, caregivers or anyone who wants to learn more about youth work.

Some training modules will include: 

- The teenage brain

- Developmental challenges 

- Mental health 

- Family dynamics 

- Current youth issues, including street activity, drugs, crime, trafficking

- Best practices, tools and techniques  

 

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ASSERTIVENESS
AUTISM
BOSS
BODY
COMMUNICATION
CONFLICT
EMOTIONAL
EMPLOYEE
EMOTIONAL
FIRST AID
HEALTHY
MINDFUL
ETIQUETTE
TEAMWORK
TIME
YOUTH
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