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Live life to the fullest with your ongoing health condition
 

Active Living with Chronic Conditions Tool Kit - Self Directed Learning with Phone Support

 

Learning how to manage your physical and emotional problems can be a challenge, but you can do it! People with chronic conditions need lots of tools. This Tool Kit does not provide cures or miracles. Instead, the Tool Kit introduces information and skills that are helping many people with many different physical and mental health conditions to lead a healthy life.

 

The Tool Kit includes a self-test to help you determine where you want to focus and is supported by 6 weekly teleconferences with a Leader and 4-5 other participants.

 

HOW TO DETERMINE IF THE TOOL KIT PROGRAM IS FOR YOU:    

  • Are you motivated to learn new skills to help manage your chronic pain and live a healthier life?
  • Do you enjoy self-directed independent learning?
  • Are you willing to spend a few hours a week learning and practicing new skills, including reading?
  • Able you able to commit to attend a 45-60 minute weekly teleconference with a leader and 4-5 other participants for 6 consecutive weeks?

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM THIS PROGRAM:

 

Each week will begin with a 45-60 minute teleconference call between you and a certified Peer Leader and 4-5 other participants. The leader will talk you through the more important topics, guide you and the group in completing your homework, and answer any questions. You would then have the week to complete the expected reading and activities at your own convenience and pace.

 

PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE:

  • The Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions workbook written by experts in the field
  • A relaxation CD with 4 different relaxation exercises that are from 5 to 15 mins each *
  • A resource booklet that includes a self-test to help you decide on where you want to focus

* If you do not have a CD player, an MP3 version of the Relaxation CD can be requested. Please email us after registering with this request

 

Upcoming Workshops 2021
Date Time Location Register
October 25- November 29 1:30- 2:30 ONLINE VIRTUAL CLASSROOM CLOSED GROUP

 

 
 
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