Upside Down and Inside out

Supporting a Person in Crisis Workshop Series

March 19, 2019 - Sydney, NS
March 21, 2019 - Halifax, NS
March 22, 2019 - Halifax, NS

Registration is now open for Upside Down and Inside Out! A workshop focused on how to support a person in crisis, featuring world-renowned leader in developmental disabilities, Dr. David Pitonyak. This workshop will examine strategies for supporting individuals in crisis, focusing on specific physiological changes that overcome the individual in distress, and strategies that make sense for the individual and his or her caregivers.

At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will have developed knowledge in the following areas:

  • Understanding the reasons why a person may be in and out of crisis
  • Developing supports that assure the person’s safety and the safety of others
  • Developing supports for the person’s supporters
  • The physiology of aggression: What happens to the body in the presence of threat
  • Building a support plan that focuses on quality of life issues

Registration is limited! Registration links:

March 19th, Sydney:

March 21st, Halifax:

March 22nd, Halifax: