Resiliency for Life

Certifications Include

Mental Health First Aid
Adult to Adult Completed December 2016
Adult to Youth to be completed January 2017

Attitudinal Healing
Attitudinal Healing Level One
Attitudinal Healing Group Facilitator
Attitudinal Healing Community Program
Attitudinal Healing Centre Sarasota CA, USA
Health in this program is defined as having inner peace.

Behavioral Assessments - The McQuaig Institute
Behavioral assessments for employment testing, job analysis, self and professional-development
If you're recruiting new people, promoting from within or simply looking for more information to help you increase retention, reduce turnover, and manage and coach your team more effectively, there profiles can help.

Canadian Federation of Coaches CFC
Level One Theory - Trained
Introduction to Competition - Trained

Compassion Fatigue Certificate
South Florida State University FL USA
Understanding Secondary Traumatic Stress and Burnout in the caring professions. When helping others precipitates a compromise in our own well-being, we are suffering from Compassion Fatigue.

Essi Resiliency Map System and Tools
Essi Resiliency Map Trainer
Essi helps you measure and chart new strategies for enhancing performance. Essi Resiliency Systems maps 14 essential areas of resiliency performance.

EQ Map System and Tools
Essi's EQ Map helps you measure and chart new strategies for enhancing emotional intelligence. Essi's EQ Map, maps 3 Context Factors. 2 Current Environmental Scales, 14 EQ Dimenions and 4 Outcomes

One Smart World
Smart for LIfe Collingwood ON Canada
Develop your portfolio of essential skills: This program helps develop rapid innovation skills. It incorporates the 7 Mindsets and 4 Success Factors for high performance. All are required in successful communications, collaboration, entrepreneurship, teamwork, problem solving, leadership and innovation.

Personality Dimensions Level One Trainer
Career Life Skills
Vaughn ON Canada
This upbeat program creates a positive atmosphere of discovery with a focus on existing strengths. It is very useful for developing enhanced performance for individuals, teams and organizations. It looks at four personality styles and one trait. Program develops communications and teams skills.

True Colors Level Three Facilitator
OISE Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
Toronto ON Canada
True Colors College CA Re-Certification Level III Facilitator
This program creates an exciting and uplifting environment of discovery with a focus on understanding strengths and developing personal and team effectiveness based upon four personality styles we all share.

Michael's Continuing Education Includes

Programs for Trainer Development
Advanced Platform Skills II John Plank Coaching Toronto ON
The Forte Report Hazel and Associates Toronto ON
Myers Briggs Personality Program
Advanced Platform Skills I National Speakers Association Phoenix AR
Story Telling Workshop Ontario Speakers Association Toronto ON
Outward Bound Toronto ON, Wilderness Leadership and Adventure Training
37 Ways to Impact Training Robert Pike & Associates Toronto ON
Attitudinal Healing Community level program Attitudinal Healing Centre Sarasota CA,

Articles Published

The Meeting Planner - Series of Articles on Resiliency
Employment News – Series of 18 articles on career search and Resiliency
Mount Sinai Patient Newsletter – Series of Three Articles on using Resiliency to better manage chronic illness and post-operative stress.

Career and Volunteer Activities Include

Dalhousie University
- First layperson ever invited to lecture both the medical faculty and medical students at Friday at Four Lecture Series. Topic was how Resiliency skills can enhance both the medical staff and patient experience and enhance savings.
Brockville Psychiatric Hospital - Trained Psychiatric professionals on Resiliency skills
Mount Sinai Hospital - Using Resiliency to deal with a chronic illness. – Patient Education Night
St. Michael’s Hospital - Using Resiliency to impact medical, staff, patients and families.
Halifax Infirmary - Health care, staff and patient education seminar.
– Using Resiliency to deal with cancer for both patients and families for a higher quality of life experience.
Volunteering accomplishments have included
Children of Chernobyl Quinte Regional Co-Chair
     - Doubled the program in dollars, volunteers and increased media exposure over tenfold for both regional and provincial programs over four years.
Operation Parasol
Co-ordinated 37 NGO's for 12 weeks to assist 800+ airlifted war refugee's settle into eastern Ontario.