Workshops

Dr. Elizabeth Gray-Smith: Understanding and Speaking to the Media

Unlock the secrets of effective media communication with an interactive workshop designed to elevate your knowledge, confidence, and skills in engaging with the press. Delve into the world of modern journalism and grasp today’s ever-evolving media landscape. Gain invaluable insights into the expectations placed on you as a spokesperson.

Discover essential communication techniques to craft compelling messages that resonate with your target audience. Learn how to seamlessly navigate interviews by mastering the art of bridging and effectively countering questions. Tailored specifically to your needs, this module emphasizes the nuances between testifying in court and conducting media interviews.

In this engaging 3-hour session, participants will enhance their communication prowess and walk away with newfound confidence as effective spokespeople.

Join us on Wednesday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Dr. Sébastien Prat: Resilient Leadership Training: Navigating Challenges for Personal & Professional Success

This workshop is designed to empower individuals in their leadership journey. Participants will focus on refining their skills to lead with resilience in both personal and professional realms. It aims to help attendees identify and enhance their unique strengths while addressing areas that require growth. Through interactive sessions, insightful discussions, and practical exercises, participants will gain valuable tools to navigate challenges, and ultimately achieve success in their leadership roles.

Dr. Prat graduated from the medical school of the University of Tours in France. He holds a Master in psychology (research stream) from the University of Poitiers in France. He also completed a university degree in criminal sciences at the Law School of the University of Poitiers. After completing his training, he was a staff physician in the Department of Forensic Medicine at the University Hospital of Tours and as a lecturer at the University of Tours. Then he completed a clinical fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at McMaster University.

He is currently an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University and a staff psychiatrist and a medical director in the Forensic Psychiatry Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, Canada.

Join us on Wednesday, April 10 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Workshops are available for an additional fee
and only offered in-person.