Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 12 noon – 1 pm (Eastern) - [REGISTER NOW]

Guest Presenter: Frema Engel

CAPS Peer Support Program and CAPS CARES Initiative

CAPS members and their overall health is always a concern to the CAPS community. When things go right, the CAPS community is there to celebrate success and when things go sideways, the CAPS community is also there to help CAPS members get back on their feet through the CAPS Peer Support Program. This year our 2017 CAPS President, Suzanne Stevens, CSP and Frema Engel, CAPS Montreal have collaborated to launch a new initiative called CAPS Cares Advocates. CAPS CARES Advocates in Chapters across the country, will raise awareness about the Peer Support Program, how it works and how it can help our members. Also hear about the CAPS mental health /wellbeing community outreach initiative the CAPS CARES Advocates are working together to develop and how you can get involved.

In this webinar you take away awareness of:

  • Why the focus on mental health and why now?
  • The role of CAPS Cares Advocates and the relationship to CAPS Peer Support Program
  • How CAPS members can support this initiative

About Frema: 

A CAPS member and an expert on mental health that has been gained over three decades, Frema has been treating people suffering from depression, anxiety, stress and trauma – the result of problems that should not have occurred. She has also been speaking about this at conferences, conducting workshops and rolling up her sleeves to investigate complaints and fix problems that could have been easily averted. She is an award-winning trauma specialist, a pioneer in workplace violence and a conflict resolution expert who now works with individuals and organizations to create healthier and more productive environments. Long before workplace violence and trauma was acknowledged by the World Health Organization Frema was speaking publicly about it and developing programs to deal with it. Her book, Taming the Beast: Getting Violence out of the Workplace, was among the first to appear on the subject. She is bringing her expertise and experience now to assist the CAPS community with a confidential with awareness and opening the door for dialogue to begin on how mental health is a matter not just impacting a few, but all of us in some way or another. She has brought her expertise and experience to the CAPS community - developing and spearheading a confidential CAPS Peer Support Program and recently promoting greater dialogue within CAPS about mental health. 

Contact Frema Engel at (514) 989-9298. Her website is:


March 22nd, 2017 12:00 PM

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