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Anxiety in Children and Youth - Practical Intervention Strategies

This session is now full. Add your name below to be on the waitlist.

The CCEC is sponsoring this full-day training free of charge to all participants.

March 3, 2023 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Workshop Description:
Childhood and adolescence are critical times for emotional and psychological development. During these stages, anxiety patterns can begin that continue into adulthood. Anxiety represents our body’s natural alarm system, signaling the possibility of danger. When this response arises too frequently or intensely and doesn’t match actual situations of danger, it can interfere with life and cause great distress. Having caregivers who are equipped to support and teach children and youth skills for managing and interrupting their anxiety patterns is crucial for early intervention. This workshop will provide a structure for understanding how anxiety works in the nervous system. Participants will also learn a diverse range of skills that can be taught and practiced with children and youth. These skills are designed to decrease anxiety and expand the capacity for managing emotions and anxious thought patterns.

Topics Include:
• Anxiety and its Natural Purpose
• The Link to Caregiver Response
• The Nature of Stress, Fear, and Anxiety
• Understanding the Stress Response System
• Statistics: Prevalence and Trends
• Overview of Working with Anxiety
• Body-Oriented Anxiety Reduction Strategies
• Mind-Body Anxiety Reduction Strategies
• Cognitive-Behavioural Anxiety Reduction Strategies
• Building a New Pattern: Steps Toward Change

Registration is on a first come, first served basis.

The session is live-online and will not be recorded. Participants need access to the internet, headphones, and a mic. Attending from a campus is an option.

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Robert’s Rules of Order

The CCEC is pleased to sponsor a full-day workshop on Robert’s Rules of Order FREE of charge to all participants. Seats are limited!

April 11, 2023
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This course covers:

  • What are Robert’s Rules of Order?
  • What are the principles behind these rules?
  • What are the main types of motions used in a meeting and when?
  • What are the steps each motion has in meetings?
  • What are the main types of points used in meetings and when to use them?
  • Understanding the need for a second of a motion, debates of motions, amendments and when to vote.
  • Tips for chairpersons of a meeting.

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Suicide Intervention Skills - Promoting Life On-demand Webinar

The CCEC is pleased to sponsor this on-demand webinar FREE of charge to all participants.

Working with individuals experiencing suicidal thoughts or impulses is challenging, which is why a broad and diverse approach is needed to prevent and respond to the issue. This workshop explores various insights related to suicide intervention, with a key emphasis on life promotion. Participants will practice the skills needed to identify and assist those at risk of suicide and learn how to support people and communities impacted by suicide. A guide for developing a comprehensive suicide intervention plan will be reviewed, along with direction for incorporating a prevention plan into each participant’s own context.

Open throughout 2023. First come, first served.

Please note you will need access to the internet and a computer with speakers/headset.

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FREE Achieve Centre for Leadership or Crisis and Trauma Research Institute (CTRI) courses

Sponsored by the Council of Community Education Committees of Northern Lakes College.

The courses, workshops, and/or webinars available are found by visiting the following links: &

Some of the many courses include:
Respectful Workplace
Managing Difficult Phone Calls
Conflict Resolution Skills
Trauma-Informed Care- Building a Culture of Strength
De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™
Motivational Interviewing – Strategies for Supporting Change


Must be a resident of the Northern Lakes College service region. Applications for courses will be accepted until May 15, 2023.

CCEC & NLCSA 2022-2023 Matching Grant

The Council of Community Education Committees of Northern Lakes College is pleased to partner with the NLC Student Association in sponsoring NLC students registering for extra credit courses or safety tickets through NLC Continuing Education and Corporate Training.

The CCEC and NLC Student Association will sponsor 90% up to $200.00, which ever is less, of any approved course cost. You are responsible to pay the remaining amount. Information on available courses is found here . You will need to pay your portion of the costs at the time of registration. 

Apply for this funding by May 15, 2023. Complete the course by June 1, 2023. First-come-first-serve basis.

Contact the NLCSA Business Manager, Trina (Tree) Genowish for more information: (780) 843-8343