Online Programs

Online videos and workshops for care-providers in the safety and convenience of your own home.

Online workshops can be customized to a groups needs.

All topics relating to psychological health and well-being.

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Online Training Series

The Sustainable Helper:
Managing Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma

A 3 part online training series designed for helping professionals 

Recognize it

  • Understanding the impact of Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma

  • Introduction to assessment and self-monitoring tools

  • Strategies for identifying warning signs

Reverse it

  • Strategies for addressing occupational stress

  • Increasing compassion satisfaction

  • Recovering from Secondary Traumatic Stress

Resiliency Building

  • Exploring the concept of resiliency

  • Daily practices for enhancing psychological stability

  • Sustainable self-care practices for helpers

On-Demand Videos

On-demand videos are affordable and accessible training videos that are available for viewing whenever it is most convenient for you. Simply click RENT and then make your payment to activate a 72 hour streaming period.

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Low Impact Debriefing:
Communicating Effectively About Trauma Heavy Work

(80 minutes)

Research shows that effective and frequent debriefing opportunities significantly reduces the risk of secondary traumatic stress symptoms for professionals working in trauma-exposed environments. Naturally, helping professionals want to talk about the difficult things they see and hear, however, sometimes instead of effectively debriefing, these conversations seem more like venting and offloading. With a few simple techniques, helpers can transform these conversations into helpful dialogue for processing and reflecting on trauma exposure while reducing the risk of transferring secondary trauma onto others.

ABCs of Self-Care
Covid-19 Edition

(50 minutes)

Personal and professional helpers are often so busy helping others that they end up neglecting their own needs and well-being. This video introduces three foundational principles of self-care, the ABCs, which allows us to reflect on self-care as a lifestyle rather than something we need to find time to do.

Understanding the Impact of Stress and Trauma
Covid-19 Edition

(80 minutes)

This video introduces an overview of typical stress reactions and common responses to the global pandemic. 
I provide several simple strategies that can help reduce the impact of stress and shift our mindset.


Amanda Rocheleau, MSW, RSW
Counselling & Consulting

14 Bayswater Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario   K1Y 2E4

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