The only normal people are the ones
you don't know very well.

- Alfred Adler

Community Workshops

Healthy Living Workshop For Youth (Ages 15 to 24 years)

The Healthy Living for Youth workshop is 5 days long and focuses on several key areas that affect a young personís ability to live a happy and healthy life. Topics covered are:


Building Self Esteem
  • Sources and development of self esteem
  • Barriers to healthy self esteem
  • Benefits of high self esteem
  • Characteristics of high and low self esteem
  • Inventory of personal self esteem
  • Toxic words, phrases and beliefs
  • Self esteem builders

Stress For Success
  • What is the purpose of stress?
  • How can having stress work for you?
  • When stress is too much to be a good thing
  • Taking inventory of stressors

Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • What is drug and alcohol abuse?
  • Who is affected (individuals, families, communities)
  • How drug and alcohol abuse impacts Aboriginal Youth
  • Why the cycle continues
  • Warning signs
  • How can the cycle be broken?
  • Support and resources

Suicide
  • Who is affected (individuals, families, communities)
  • How suicide impacts Aboriginal Youth
  • Why the cycle continues
  • Prevention strategies for self and others
  • Warning signs
  • How can the cycle be broken?
  • Support and resources

Self Care
  • What is self-care?
  • Self awareness
  • Personal choices
  • Balance
  • Work, play and rest
  • Diet and exercise
  • The importance of Culture

Workshop segments consist of group activities, individual work, and facilitated slide shows. Individual learning styles (visual, auditory, tactile) are considered in the way material is presented. The group sets the pace of the workshop based on their areas of interest and level of understanding of the material presented.

The workshop focus is on the concept of individual choice by exploring inherent tendencies, learned behaviours and thinking processes which with insight and self-understanding can be maintained if they have a positive effect on life, or altered if they have a negative impact.


Length: 5 days
Max. Class Size: 12
Cost: $4,500 CAD


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Kiya Counselling & Consulting Services

Tel: 250.723.9440
Toll Free: 1.800.720.5306
Email: info@kiyaservices.com