Supportive homes and communities

hearing voices workshop

what is it?

Hearing Voices Simulation Workshop is an experiential workshop during which participants use headphones to listen to a specially designed recording. During this simulated experience of hearing voices, participants undertake a series of tasks including social interaction in the community, a psychiatric interview, cognitive testing, and an activities group in a mock day treatment program. The simulation experience is followed by a debriefing and discussion period.

The curriculum for this workshop has been developed and piloted for a wide range of mental health professionals including: inpatient/outpatient psychiatric nurses, psychiatrists, social workers; psychologists; direct care workers in residential, day treatment and psychosocial rehabilitation programs; mental health administrators, policy makers; and police officers, academic faculty and students.

attending a workshop

If you are interested in attending the workshop, contact Vancouver Island Mental Health Society to arrange to book a space. The workshop is offered on an occasional, ongoing basis. Workshops are provided free of charge. Donations are welcome and accepted.


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