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WHEAT Institute: Crisis Response

May 4 - June 15


Working with Individual and Collective Trauma with Dr Christine Lummis, RCAT

This course will provide information on trauma responses and strategies for supporting individuals and communities who have experienced a tragedy. Participants will gain skills to enhance their capacity to address initial shock, de-escalate and diffuse fear, and hold space for group debriefings. The discussion will include addressing a sense of safety and bonding through trauma. Experiential components of this course include somatic and art-based activities, such as grounding, breathing, and visualization strategies.

Dates: May 4 – June 15, 2020
Mondays, 3 – 6pm

We have developed a series of diverse and relevant online spring classes to reach out and support individuals and their communities. We are thinking of you during this time of social distancing and life adjustments resulting from the current global health concern. Increased time spent at home can add additional stressors, however, it is also an opportunity to increase reflective and creative time. The courses are a mixture of experiential processes, information, and healing-based learning to support and enhance connection, well-being and creativity. We welcome you to meet our inspiring instructors – experts in their fields – who bring humour, compassion and joy to their work. No prior experience required to participate. In particular, we welcome participants from smaller rural and Northern communities to participate, as the online access connects us more effortlessly.

Now is a wonderful time to learn and stay connected through the healing power of the arts. Please take good care of yourselves and each other.​

Contact Stephanie at info@wheatinstitute.com to register and receive your Zoom link.


May 4
June 15
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