LEAP training (Part 2 of 2 mandatory sessions)
As a family member or caregiver, we understand that your loved one’s mental health or substance use health can have a significant impact on you. The Royal’s family information and support events are intended for family members or caregivers of individuals with a mental health or substance use health issue. These events are an opportunity to learn from our experts, find out about available resources, and connect with others who share a similar experience. There is no cost to participate but registration is required.
Jenepher Lennox Terrion, PhD
Caregiver advocate and professor in the department of communication
University of Ottawa
This two-day LEAP (Listen-Empathize-Agree-Partner®) workshop is facilitated by Jenepher Lennox Terrion, the only facilitator currently certified to lead this workshop in Ontario, and caregiver advocate Caroline Liebenberg. It’s based on Dr. Xavier Amador’s best-selling book “I’m Not Sick, I Don’t Need Help.”
This evidence-based program teaches participants how to communicate with people who are struggling with serious mental illness and how to create an alliance that leads to treatment and recovery. LEAP can be applied in any relationship but this workshop will be particularly relevant if you are:
Please note this workshop takes place over two days, on November 15 and November 22, 2023.
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Wednesday, November 22, 2023
The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre,
1145 Carling Ave., Ottawa
These sessions are free, however registration is required.
Attendance is capped as limited space is available. To register, email Lovleen.Singh@theroyal.ca.
Please note, The Royal’s visitor vaccination protocol is currently in effect. All visitors must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a valid exemption, and undergo self-screening before entry.