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The Rachel Thibeault series ‘Pathways to Resilience’

This five-module webinar series on resilience is a valued resource for those going through rough times and those providing support through rough times. The ultimate goal is to offer tools which, once embedded in daily life, allow us to better cope with the hardship inherent to life. A Live Q&A session on June 10th completes the series!

All five modules are now available, in both English and French, at no cost and with no registration, as a special gift to the profession of occupational therapy:

Overview of resilience training
Prerequisites and Foundations of Resilience
The compassion protocol
Managing emotions
Intentional activities
Q& A with Rachel Thibeault
Wednesday June 10, 2020 1:00pm EDT- registration required

We invite you to a live Q&A Session with Rachel Thibeault! This is an opportunity for you to address questions, challenges and barriers that you may be facing in applying the knowledge from this webinar series into your practice.

Presenter: Rachel Thibeault, O.C., Ph.D, FCAOT.

An occupational therapist who also holds a Ph.D. in psychology, Rachel specializes in Community-Based Rehabilitation, psychological resilience, and peer support in vulnerable populations. For the past 40 years, as a clinician or as part of her teaching and research career at the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa, Rachel has worked worldwide in complex contexts such as war zones and hard-to-access areas. In 2002, she received the CAOT Muriel Driver Award. In 2013, she was awarded the title of Officer of the Order of Canada and, in 2015, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Society of International Health and an Honorary Degree from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. Now a consultant on resilience and psychological wellbeing, she provides training in a broad range of settings, from medical agencies and governmental organizations to student bodies and cancer groups, to name a few.