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Monday, February 1 • 13:45 - 14:15
(On-demand session released) Language Is Powerful: Are We Choosing Ours Wisely? – 45 minutes

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Our word choices with clients have the potential to foster a climate of safety and mattering, to empower, to plant seeds of possibility. They also the potential to trigger and disempower. This session invites us to reconsider typical word choices and labels we use with clients. Language matters as we strive to move towards being trauma-informed professionals that value inclusion.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Define the interplay of language, emotion and somatic responses
  • Explore typical word choices and their possible impacts
  • Identify strategies for tapping into the positive potential of language

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Catherine Hajnal

Grief Educator | Éducatrice sur des sujets en lien avec le chagrin, Life Fundamentals
As a Grief Educator, Dr. Catherine Hajnal facilitates an understanding of grief and loss and their transformative potential. She is committed to creating learning environments that foster a deeper understanding of the human condition.En tant qu’éducatrice sur des sujets en lien... Read More →


Monday February 1, 2021 13:45 - 14:15 EST