AMI QUEBEC February Events

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What’s happening at AMI in February

We’ve got all kinds of workshops and support groups. Take a look!

If you’re looking for something fun to do, we’ve got a free online tour of Catania, Sicily. It’s a good way to practice self-care and is a bit of an escape from the dark, cold days of winter.

And introducing our new feature! We will include a helpful blog post at the end of each of our monthly program emails. Take a look below.

If you’ve got questions or need help, we are just a call or a click away:

514-486-1448

amiquebec.org

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Workshops

Interactive workshops that answer your questions and address your concerns

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Paid research opportunity:

Your Input Matters: Discussion Groups

Last call! Discussion session tomorrow for parents: is your child impacted by mental illness in the family? And youth 16-29 who support a friend or family member with a disability, chronic health, or mental health condition–sign up for February 8.

February 1 (For parents)

February 8 (For youth aged 16-29)

6-8pm

Online via Zoom

Click here to register

Caregivers 55 plus

Caregivers 55+

Getting older while still having to take care of a loved one with mental health challenges can be difficult. This free 3 part online workshop can help.

February 6, 13, and 20

10am-12pm

Online via Google Meet

Click here to register

Intro BPD workshop

Intro to Borderline Personality Disorder

How can you support a loved one who lives with Borderline Personality Disorder? What is it, anyway? Our Intro to BPD workshop is here to answer your questions.

February 7

6-8pm

Online via Google Meet

Click here to register

Anger

Anger & Caregiving Relationships

Anger is an important emotion to explore and understand within the family caregiving relationship. This workshop will help you build a greater understanding of anger and your relationship to the emotion and to your loved one.

February 21

6-8pm

In person at the AMI office

5800 Decarie, Montreal

Click here to register

Hands On Workshop

Hands On Practice for Challenging Situations

If you have a loved one (family, partner, friend, etc.) who lives with mental illness and has difficulty managing their emotions, this group is for you! This is a practice group where we will practice Validation, using examples from real life. We will also introduce the practice of boundaries and limit setting.

February 27

6-8pm

In person at the AMI office

5800 Decarie, Montreal

Click here to register

Caregiver Group Hands

Caregiver Group

This group offers an opportunity to explore how caring for a loved one with mental health challenges affects the family caregiver’s experience and wellbeing. Held over several sessions, it can alleviate some of the isolation and other difficulties that are often associated with caregiving.

Dates to be announced

Online via Google Meet

Click here to register for future dates

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Beat the February Blues: An AMI Virtual Event

Have you signed up yet? Don’t miss our fun filled virtual tour of Catania, Sicily! Your mental and physical health will thank you.

Click here for details and to register.

Italy Virtual Walk 2024
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Support Groups

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If you or a loved one lives with mental health conditions, our support groups can connect you to people who understand what you’re going through and can help you explore coping strategies, resources, and more.

February 12, 19, 26

6:30-8pm 

Online

Exception:

South Shore Family & Friends

February 12, 6:30-8pm in person: 91 Churchill Blvd, Greenfield Park

Click here for details

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Featured Blog Post

Tips for finding a therapist

Therapy can be an important tool for people who are struggling with mental health problems or illnesses but finding a therapist can be a real challenge. These tips can help.

Click here

Click here for more blog posts!

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Interested in tips, coping mechanisms, information and much, much more? Follow us on social media or click here for our blog.

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Intervenant m(e) communautaire

Habitations Nouvelles Avenues (HNA)

est un organisme sans but lucratif destiné à offrir du logement et des services
communautaires aux aîné-es autonomes ou en légère perte d’autonomie. Depuis maintenant 28 ans, HNA contribue au
maintien de l’autonomie de ses locataires par la participation dans une philosophie de prise en charge. Situé dans le
quartier Rosemont à Montréal, HNA compte 130 unités de logements qui sont réparties dans trois bâtiments et offre un
milieu de vie sécuritaire et encadré, des services de restauration et toute une gamme de services et d’activités sur place.
HNA est reconnu en tant que milieu bienveillant, axé sur de saines relations. La variété des tâches assure un
environnement de travail stimulant, dynamique et un apprentissage continu.
Sommaire du poste
Sous la supervision de la direction générale, l’intervenant-e communautaire accueille, appuie, accompagne et
soutient les locataires et les aîné-es du quartier dans le but de faciliter la prise en charge du milieu par les aîné-es et
faciliter leur participation citoyenne. La personne intervenante est responsable du référencement vers les
organismes, les ressources, les services et les institutions, lorsque requis.
Principales tâches et responsabilités
Volet soutien communautaire individuel
▪ Écouter, soutenir et intervenir au besoin auprès des locataires;
▪ Voir à la résolution de problèmes reliés au milieu de vie;
▪ Orienter, référer et faciliter la liaison entre les locataires et les ressources du milieu;
▪ Effectuer l’accueil et l’intégration des nouveaux et anciens locataires;
▪ Veiller à la sécurité des locataires;
▪ Superviser et coordonner les interventions d’urgence;
▪ Effectuer des rappels concernant les règlements internes en général.
Volet milieu de vie collectif
▪ Initier et coordonner des projets par et pour les locataires et les ainé-es du quartier;
▪ Faciliter les liens entre les locataires par diverses activités;
▪ Prévenir et gérer les conflits;
▪ Faciliter la participation à la vie communautaire et démocratique (AGA, comités);
▪ Siéger et collaborer à des comités internes et externes (ex. : tables de concertation);
▪ Élaborer et mettre en place des outils de communication pertinents et efficaces;
▪ Soutenir la mise en place et le fonctionnement de comités de locataires;
▪ Planifier, organiser et animer des activités et des événements;
▪ Faire la promotion des activités auprès des locataires et des aîné-es du quartier;
▪ Rédiger des rapports sur les activités;
▪ Effectuer les suivis budgétaires pour les activités et les comités.
Intervenant-e communautaire
Offre d’emploi
2
Conditions de travail
▪ Poste à temps plein temporaire (mars 2024 à fin décembre 2024);
▪ Horaire : 63 heures par deux semaines (7h par jour, un vendredi sur deux de congé);
▪ Salaire : À partir de 20,99 $ de l’heure (ajustement si expérience);
▪ Disponibilité : Être disponible le soir ou les fins de semaine à l’occasion;
▪ Environnement de travail standard de bureau. Pas de télétravail sauf si entente spécifique.
Études et expériences requises
Formation :
• DEC en techniques de travail social ou dans une discipline pertinente au poste ou une combinaison acceptable
d’études, de formation et d’expérience.
Expérience :
▪ Expérience pertinente à travailler auprès des aîné-es ou d’une clientèle en situation de vulnérabilité.
Compétences et aptitudes recherchées
▪ Adhésion aux valeurs de l’organisation;
▪ Capacité à communiquer à l’oral et à l’écrit en français;
▪ Sens de l’initiative et créativité;
▪ Aptitude pour le travail d’équipe et de collaboration;
▪ Empathie, sens de l’écoute et de l’observation;
▪ Bon jugement et discernement;
▪ Capacité d’adaptation;
▪ Aptitude pour la résolution de problème et la gestion de conflit;
▪ Maîtrise de la Suite Office.
Atouts
▪ Connaissance des techniques d’intervention et d’animation de groupe;
▪ Aptitude avec les outils technologiques (projecteur, microphone, etc.);
▪ Expérience dans le milieu communautaire.
Pour postuler
Veuillez faire parvenir votre Curriculum Vitae (CV) et une lettre d’intention à l’adresse courriel admin@hnave.com d’ici le 14
février à 23h59. Veuillez indiquer votre statut de citoyenneté dans votre CV. Seules les personnes retenues en pré-sélection
seront contactées pour une entrevue. Les entrevues auront lieu entre le 19 février et le 1 er mars 2024.
Personne contact : Samuel Raymond, directeur général, Habitations Nouvelles Avenues, 514-376-9141.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

ANNUAL YOUTH FORUM

REISA’s annual Youth Forum will be held in person on January 29th, 2024. This will be a great opportunity to network and discuss youth initiatives in the East and North of Montreal. The agenda and save-the-date information will follow shortly.

 

REISA MENTAL HEALTH FORUM 

REISA will host a virtual Mental Health Forum on February 28th, 2024. This forum will bring together partners from across Montreal to engage in discussions regarding mental health. More information to follow.

 

HEADSTRONG SUMMIT 
 

REISA, in partnership with the Mental Health Commission of Canada and the English Montreal School Board, has planned a virtual Headstrong summit taking place in March 2024. HEADSTRONG is a youth leadership initiative developed to champion mental wellness

 

YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FAIR 
 
 In collaboration with EMSB,
will be an in person fair on April 3 and 4th, 2024
 – more info to follow 

 

AMI-Quebec

Do you work with youth and families, or are you a young person who supports someone through mental health challenges, a disability, chronic illness, or complications due to aging or substance use?

AMI-Quebec would like to invite you to the second Quebec Symposium on young carers’ on October 27th 2023. This event aims to consolidate the growing awareness of young people who are caregivers, and move towards the development of services and policies to support young carers’ in Quebec. This event is free, bilingual and hybrid.

To learn more : https://amiquebec.org/symposium/. 

McGill University Research Centre For Studies in Aging – World Alzheimer’s Day.

👋 On Thursday, September 14, 2023 from 11am to 12:30 pm join the McGill University Research Centre For Studies in Aging to celebrate world Alzheimer’s day.
 
Keynote speakers for the event include Ms Paola Barbarino, CEO of Alzheimer Disease International (ADI); Dr. Serge Gauthier, C.M., C.Q., MD, FRCPC, Professor Emeritus in the Departments of Neurology & Neurosurgery and Psychiatry at McGill University and Nicole Poirier, Director, and Founder of Carpe Diem – Alzheimer’s Resource Centre.
 
Click on the zoom link to register below:
 

Centre of Dreams and Hopes – Upcoming Drama Therapy Sessions

👋 The Centre of Dreams and Hopes released their posters for upcoming fall programs in Drama therapy! Starting in September, children aged 6-9 year-old and adolescents between 12-16 years-old can participate in drama therapy groups.
 
To learn more about the program, you can contact Amanda Marra, Drama Therapist and Mental Health Clinician, at amandamarra.cdh@gmail.com.
 
 

Arthritis South Shore Fall 2023 Calendar

Arthritis South Shore released their FALL 2023 calendar. For all questions and inquiries, email info@arthriterivesud.org.
 
To register, click on the link below:
 

Centre Action

👋 As the Centre Action mission is to provide a safe and welcoming environment for adults with physical disabilities, on Monday nights at 6 PM you can learn all about them through their zoom activities. Monday is invite a friend night! It is one of the many programs offered by Centre Action.
 
It is 25$ a year to become a member which provides access to all activities on zoom and the Action Centre’s in-person activities. Activities are bilingual.
 
The Summer program ends August 1st and the Fall program begins September 1st.
 
 

T’es Mon Genre

Expérience Bébé – Free Sensory Class

👶 Have you been looking for programming in English for your child? REISA is very proud to announce our partnership with Expérience Bébé to offer a free sensory and development session in English for parents or guardians with infants (6-18 months) on Monday, June 19, 2023 from 2 to 3pm at the Saint-Léonard Library (8420 Bd Lacordaire, Saint-Léonard, QC H1R 3G5).
 
Please register using the Google Form link below. Spaces are limited. We look forward to welcoming you to a wonderful event!
https://forms.gle/g62w2ebewHvFtMnz7