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Mindset Matters – June 5th – Featuring Jodie Baulkham – Building Self-Awareness and Resilience While Overcoming Adversity

Mindset Matters – Where Shared Experiences Connect People

Encompas Mental Health Wellness Program

Wednesday, June 5th – 10:00am ET – 11:00am ET

Featuring Jodie Baulkham – Building Self-Awareness and Resilience While Overcoming Adversity

Join us on Wednesday, June 5th, from 10:00am ET – 11:00am ET as Jodie shares her story, outlining lessons learned and offering tools to move through adversity and build self-awareness to enhance resilience.

After her husband was killed in the line of duty when she was 29 years old, Jodie was left to raise her 8-month-old daughter alone, until meeting and marrying her current husband who lives with post-traumatic stress disorder because

Mindset Matters – June 5th – Featuring Jodie Baulkham – Building Self-Awareness and Resilience While Overcoming Adversity2024-05-23T13:30:59-04:00

PSPNET Resources Now on the Encompas Member Portal

We are pleased to bring to your attention, excellent free online resources developed as part of the Government of Canada’s National Action Plan on Post-Traumatic Stress Injuries.  Through PSPNET – part of the Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment (CIPSRT), you can access resources to support the mental health and wellbeing of first responders or other public safety personnel (PSP) including evidenced-based internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy programs (ICBT), tailored for first responders and other Public Safety Personnel (PSP).

You will also find a host of resources specific for family members of first responders or other public safety personnel through PSPNET Families.

The Founder of PSPNET is Dr. Heather Hadjistavropoulos from

PSPNET Resources Now on the Encompas Member Portal2024-05-02T13:12:41-04:00

Mindset Matters Featuring Retired OPP Officer and President of the OPPVA, Robert Pilon

Mindset Matters – Where Shared Experiences Connect People

Encompas Mental Health Wellness Program


Wednesday, March 6th – 10:00am ET – 11:00am ET

Featuring Retired OPP Officer and President of the OPPVA, Robert Pilon – Rob Pilon’s 30+ Year Journey of Service, Support and Leadership

Hosted by Carl Dalton, CEO, Dalton Associates


Join us on Wednesday, March 6th, from 10:00am EST – 11:00am EST where Carl Dalton (CEO of Dalton Associates), will have a conversation with retired OPP Officer and President of the OPPVA, Robert Pilon. Robert will share the journey of his 30+ year career through his perspectives as:

  • A father of four, who faithfully served with the support and encouragement
Mindset Matters Featuring Retired OPP Officer and President of the OPPVA, Robert Pilon2024-02-21T15:14:07-05:00

Holiday Letter

As 2023 comes to a close, the entire Dalton Associates Encompas Mental Health Wellness Team wish you a safe and happy holiday season.

We are Here for You

For many people, the holidays are a time filled with joy, connection, and rest. For others, the holidays can be difficult – with experiences of loss, grief, discord, and stress. For all members, Encompas is here to hold space for you without judgement or questions; we support you and we are present for you.

Our Encompas team is honoured to offer support to our members during the holidays and throughout the entire year. Your Encompas program is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a

Holiday Letter2023-12-15T12:34:00-05:00

New Self-Directed Portal Option Available

Encompas is pleased to introduce an enhanced Member Portal experience for those who have registered through the independent registration option on the Encompas Website or, for those new to the Member Portal who would prefer a fully confidential and self-directed experience.

We are pleased to now offer two portal options:

  1. A Care Management Supported Portal
  2. Self-Directed Portal

Both Portals are proactive online wellness tools designed for First Responder professionals and their family members to assess, track, and monitor their mental health and wellbeing at all stages in their career from newly recruited through to retirement, as well as through varied personal and family stages.

Each Portal is secure, and features:

  • a selection of clinical self-assessment tools;
  • a
New Self-Directed Portal Option Available2023-12-04T09:50:08-05:00

Mindset Matters – Featuring Elizabeth Gough, a First Responder Spouse – Living with and Loving a First Responder with an Operational Stress Injury

Mindset Matters – Where Shared Experiences Connect People

Wednesday, December 6th – 10:00am ET – 11:00am ET

Featuring Elizabeth Gough, a First Responder Spouse – Living with and Loving a First Responder with an Operational Stress Injury

About the Speaker:

Elizabeth is a First Responder spouse of both a Canadian Armed Forces reservist and Police Sergeant. Her husband of 20 years, Andrew Gough CD is a Military Police/Close Protection Operator and medically retired Police Sergeant with London Police Service. Together they founded V-EH! Veterans and Everyday Heroes in 2019 – a federal not-for-profit organization. They have spoken on a number of platforms, sharing their journey through an OSI to offer their reflections

Mindset Matters – Featuring Elizabeth Gough, a First Responder Spouse – Living with and Loving a First Responder with an Operational Stress Injury2023-11-10T16:12:22-05:00

Mindset Matters – Featuring Retired Edmonton Police Officer Scott Jones – Teaching What I Need to Learn – Perspectives on Wellness from a First Responder

Mindset Matters – Where Shared Experiences Connect People

Encompas Mental Health Wellness Program

Wednesday, September 27th – 10:00am ET – 11:00am ET

Featuring Retired Edmonton Police Officer Scott Jones – Teaching What I Need to Learn – Perspectives on Wellness from a First Responder

About the Speaker:

Scott was a police officer for 30 years and has worked in numerous areas including patrol, Crisis Negotiation, Homicide and Child Protection. He has recently transitioned into a Civilian role as a Wellness Navigator in the Employee and Organizational Wellness Branch at the Edmonton Police Service. He is married with two grown children. As a strategy for caring for his own wellbeing, Scott has practiced yoga

Mindset Matters – Featuring Retired Edmonton Police Officer Scott Jones – Teaching What I Need to Learn – Perspectives on Wellness from a First Responder2023-09-01T14:15:13-04:00

Mindset Matters – Where Shared Experiences Connect People – Featuring Skidrow CEO Joe Roberts and Retired OPP Constable Scott MacLeod

Mindset Matters – Where Shared Experiences Connect People

In this incredible session, we had the privilege of hosting Joe Roberts, famously known as The Skidrow CEO, along with Retired OPP Constable Scott MacLeod. Their paths crossed in a moment of crisis back in 1991 when Scott responded to Joe’s distress call, initially perceiving him as “just another addict going to jail.” Little did he know that this encounter would spark a life-changing journey for Joe, propelling him from the streets of Vancouver as a homeless skid row addict to becoming an esteemed business and community leader.

Watch on YouTube

Mindset Matters – Where Shared Experiences Connect People – Featuring Skidrow CEO Joe Roberts and Retired OPP Constable Scott MacLeod2023-06-07T10:47:45-04:00

Mindset Matters – Where Shared Experiences Connect People – Featuring Skidrow CEO Joe Roberts and Retired OPP Constable Scott MacLeod

Mindset Matters – Where Shared Experiences Connect People

Encompas Mental Health Wellness Program

May 16th, 2023 – 1000 – 1130 ET

Featuring Skidrow CEO Joe Roberts and Retired OPP Constable Scott MacLeod – The Distress Call That Changed Their Lives

Hosted by Dalton Associates CEO Carl Dalton

Register:

https://daltonassociates-ca.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vEOa_JZLQiet1-PkXn4yDA

This free webinar offers a unique opportunity to meet Joe Roberts (also known as The Skidrow CEO) and Retired OPP Constable Scott MacLeod. In 1991, Scott responded to a distress call when Joe was threatening suicide. Scott’s initial thought was that this person was “just another addict going to jail,” but this interaction ignited a transformational journey for Joe,
Mindset Matters – Where Shared Experiences Connect People – Featuring Skidrow CEO Joe Roberts and Retired OPP Constable Scott MacLeod2023-05-12T13:20:43-04:00

Mindset Matters – Where Shared Experiences Connect People – Featuring Featuring OPP Inspector Derek Banks

Mindset Matters – Where Shared Experiences Connect People

Encompas Mental Health Wellness Program

April 26th, 2023 – 1000 – 1100 ET

Featuring OPP Inspector Derek Banks – Derek’s Mental Health Journey and Return to Work

Register:

https://daltonassociates-ca.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_T1AAKp3sSa-qt66KwOlmIQ

About the Speaker:

Derek Banks started his career with the OPP in 1995. He has served at the Mount Forest, Orillia, and Huronia West Detachments.  He spent 16 years with the Emergency Response Team leaving in 2015 to return to general patrol duties as a platoon Sergeant. Derek took a leave of absence in 2016 to focus on his personal wellbeing.  Since returning to duty, Derek has become involved with Peer Support work, mentoring and shares his story

Mindset Matters – Where Shared Experiences Connect People – Featuring Featuring OPP Inspector Derek Banks2023-04-17T09:20:44-04:00