Making Hope Happen YMHC Workshops

About Sheryl Boswell:

Sheryl is a passionate and inspiring educator and workshop facilitator. She brings a wealth of experience with people of all ages, backgrounds, learning styles and needs. For years, Sheryl, an experienced educator, workshop facilitator and writer, has been sharing her passion for education, skills development, participatory learning and community-building. What follows is a list of some of her most-requested mental health and wellness workshop topics.

  1. Navigating the Education System
  2. Rights and Responsibilities in Education
  3. Mental Health 101
  4. Anxiety Disorders 101
  5. The Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessible Education
  6. Understanding Educational Accommodations and the Individual Education Plan
  7. Emotional Regulation
  8. “School Refusal”: Non-Attendance at School due to Mental Health
  9. Parent Support and Advocacy
  10. Using “Beneath the Surface: a Creative Journal Workbook”
  11. Using “Sources of Support for Mental Wellness”
  12. Using “Sources of Strength for Mental Wellness”
  13. Using the Mental Wellness Workbook
  14. Compassionate Tools for Mental Wellness: Creating Caring School Communities and Champions
  15. Intersectionality and Mental Health
  16. Making the Individual Education Plan Work
  17. Making Hope Happen: Creating Strength, Evidence and Hope Based Learning
  18. Building Self-Awareness for Self-Advocacy
  19. YMHC Youth Mental Health First Aid
  20. YMHC Mental Health and Wellness Education Program: a 10 week program

Detailed descriptions about each workshop and the 10 week program are available.

Public Workshops

Workshops for Individuals

If you are interested in attending a workshop, please see our Workshops for Individuals to learn about the different workshops we offer.

For more information, please call 647-952-9642 or email [email protected]

Workshops for Organizations

If you are interested in having us come to your organization to deliver a workshop, please go to Workshops for Organizations to learn about the different workshops we offer, and the prices.

We offer workshops in full-day, half-day or one or two hour formats.

To register for off-site workshops (at your organization’s location) please call 647-952-9642 or email [email protected] Please see our Cancellation Policy before registering.

Workshop Fees

We keep our course fees as low as possible to ensure our workshops are accessible to those who need them most.

We also welcome donations! If you would like to help us to continue to provide quality and affordable mental health and wellness education, please consider donating HERE. Tax receipts are available for all donations over $10. Thank you so much for taking the time to visit our site and if you have any questions about our workshops or courses, don’t hesitate to email us at [email protected] or find us on Facebook or Twitter.

Workshop Fees

2 hour workshop $25

School, Community or Workplace Workshops within Etobicoke, North York & Mississauga
One Session: $400
Two Sessions: $750

School, Community or Workplace Workshops in Burlington, Scarborough, Vaughan & GTA
One Session: $450
Two Sessions: $850