Toronto Certificate Training

Training with Politic, Practice and Purpose

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New Narrative Therapy
Theory and Practice

30 CE credits granted by the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association

Your practice learning is guided by five world-class narrative therapists, a critical race scholar, a trans identified community organizer, and one highly imaginative continental philosopher. Participants receive an inspired, practice based, interactive experience on the relational intersection between narrative therapy theory and practice.

Dates: September 2022

Time: 9 am - 4:15 pm

Location: The Lucie and Thornton Blackburn Conference Centre

Professional: $800 CAD (+ tax)

Students/ VSNT.live members: $600 CAD (+ tax)

Proof of student status is required upon registration

This course is designed for mental health practitioners, students, teachers, supervisors and those in the helping professions.

Registration is currently Closed as we watch for Covid-19 developments. 

Networking Event

Narrative Therapy
Advanced Theory and Practice 

18 CE credits granted by the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association

With thousands and thousands of therapy hours sitting in the narrative therapist chair are practicing narrative therapists David, Helene, Rock, Rosa and Stephen. They join together with Harjeet a critical race scholar, Aaron a trans identified community organizer, and Todd a brilliant continental philosopher. Their practices interlock and guide participant counselors and therapists through 3 days of up close experiential discussion, supervision and applied theoretical learning through live demonstration interviews.

Faculty designed the course designed for practicing narrative therapists and is a follow-up to their 5-Day Foundations certificate training in narrative therapy.

Teaching Faculty:

Rosa Arteaga (Canada/Mexico), Harjeet Badwall (Canada), Helene Grau (Denmark), Stephen Madigan (Canada)

David Marsten (USA), Todd May (USA), Aaron Munro (Canada), & David Rock Nylund (USA)

Dates: Coming in September, 2022

Time: 9 am - 4:15 pm

Location: The Lucie and Thornton Blackburn Conference Centre

Professional: $600 CAD (+ tax)

Students/ VSNT.live members: $400 CAD (+ tax)

Proof of student status is required upon registration

Registration is currently Closed as we watch for Covid-19 developments. 

A Working Schedule

4-Day Foundations

Faculty and Curriculum are subject to change

Narrative Therapy Informed Relational Interviewing with Conflicted Couple Relationships
Helene Grau MA + Stephen Madigan, PhD

Day 1

9:15 AM – 4:15 PM Break noon-1pm

Therapeutic Letter Writing with Children, Youth and Families and - Live Demonstration Interview

David Nylund, PhD

Day 2

9:15 AM –12:30 PM

Discussing the Ecology of the Receiving Context (therapists receive client stories into)
Helene Grau MA, Stephen Madigan PhD & David Nylund PhD

Day 2

1:30 PM – 4:15 PM

A Political Framework for Practicing Narrative Therapy Practice
Todd May, PhD

Day 3

9:15 AM –12:30 PM

Gender Violence and Trauma: interviews with the body
Rosa Arteaga, MA

Day 3

1:30 PM – 4:15 PM

Politics of Othering and Normalizing Judgement
Harjeet Badwall PhD & David Nylund, PhD

Day 4

8:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Wonderfulness Interviewing with Children and Families
David Marsten, MSW

Day 4

1:30 PM – 4:15 PM

Aaron Munro MA  What I Learn from Shelterless Persons

Day 5

9:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Live Demonstration Interviews
VSNT Faculty

 

Day 5

Sunday, June 7th

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

"I loved all the information and getting it from such high quality professionals. It was amazing to be able to see them all in action. The live demonstrations were probably my favourite part, as well as all of the discussion."