Mental health

Using Simulation to Engage Police in Learning about Mental Illness: The Impact of Realism on the Learning Process (2009)

This document describes a study undertaken to evaluate the impact of using simulation to educate police officers about mental illness and about how to respond effectively to common critical incidents involving mentally ill persons. The study involved focus groups, surveys, and a scale that measures opinions about mental illness.

Get resource
Added: 
2014-05-12

My BVC is a community where people take care of each other (2013)

In the summer of 2013, heavy rainfall triggered catastrophic flooding in Alberta, killing several people and displacing thousands of others.

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2014-04-04

Strategies for Avoiding Professional Burnout (2009)

The authors of this document offer a set of individual strategies for avoiding professional burnout, arranged under the acronym WARTS: Work practices; Attitudes; Relationships; Thoughts; and Self-care.

The strategies are presented in chart form, with sections explaining what to do; why to do it; and how to do it.

Get resource
Added: 
2013-06-24

Augmented Education: Effectiveness of a new employment training and support model for people with mental illness (2009)

This report describes the findings of a study aimed at evaluating the effectiveness of an augmented education program in helping individuals with mental illnesses graduate from college, and find and keep jobs over a two-year period.

Get resource
Added: 
2012-12-07

Bullying in Canada - how intimidation affects learning (2008)

Lessons in Learning – March 20, 2008

Bullying in schools can cause serious and lasting harm to both the victim and the perpetrator, and has been linked to such problems as substance abuse, aggression, and social withdrawal.

The authors of this document examine research about the effectiveness of intervention programs in ending bullying.

Get resource
Added: 
2012-08-16

Stress (2005)

This factsheet was prepared by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

In simple language, the authors explain what stress is; situations that may lead to stress; and what a person can do to deal with stress effectively.

Get resource
Added: 
2012-04-23

Anxiety (2012)

An information brochure for adults with low English literacy

This booklet is part of a series developed for people with low English literacy skills.

The authors discuss the difference between anxiety and fear, and between feeling anxious upon occasion and having an anxiety disorder. They offer suggestions to help people deal with anxiety on their own and explain where to turn if those steps are not enough.

Get resource
Added: 
2012-04-02

A barrier to learning: Mental health disorders among Canadian youth (2009)

Lessons in Learning – April 15, 2009

Poor mental health in Canadian schoolchildren poses a significant risk to their academic development and puts them at greater risk of suicide, substance abuse, and dropping out.

Get resource
Added: 
2012-03-19

Grieving after a loss (2012)

An information brochure for adults with low English literacy

This is one in a series of booklets prepared by the Calgary-based Vecova Centre for Disability Services and Research (Vecova), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

Get resource
Added: 
2012-02-21

The Iceberg Healing Manual (2010)

The goal of this manual is to help people learn to manage their lives. The author, an Inuk healer and elder from Pangnirtung, Nunavut, has drawn upon traditional Inuit practices in writing the manual.

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2011-07-12

Pages

© 2020 Copian Library