Selected Previous Workshops

COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS

Simington, J. 2013 (July 2, 3). Healing from loss and grief. Social Development, Saddle Lake First Nations, Chateau Louis, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. 2013 (March, 12, 13, 14). Behavioral Manifestations in the community of Trauma: A Holistic Approach to Helping and Healing the Effects of Trauma. Daylong presentations to the Elders, Employees and Community at Large . Tsuu T’ina Nation, Calgary, AB.

Simington, J. 2012 (November, 12). A Holistic Approach to Helping and Healing the Effects of Trauma. Diodos Unistudies College, Athens, Greece.

Simington, J. 2012 (November, 7). A Holistic Approach to Helping and Healing the Effects of Trauma. Acropolis Hotel, Athens, Greece.

Simington, J. 2012 (October, 23 -26). Healing Sexual Trauma: A Workshop for Women. Saddle Lake Healing and Wellness, Star of the North, St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. 2012 (September, 11). Honoring Your Spirit in the Workplace. KTC Child and Family Services, Loon River, Whitefish Lake, Woodland Cree First Nation Bands, Quaaout Lodge, Chase BC.

Simington, J. 2012 (July, 26). Helping and Healing During Times of Trauma. Multicultural Health Brokers Co-operative, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. 2012 (July, 17- 20). Healing Sexual Trauma. Ermineskin Brighter Futures, Lakeview Haven, Buck Lake, AB.

Simington, J. 2012 (June, 12, 13). Management Wellness and Empowerment: Enhancing Spirit at Work.( Level 2). Reinvestment Program. Saddle Lake First Nations. Chateau Louis Conference Centre, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. 2012 (February). From Ember to Flame: Know the Joy of Igniting Your Personal Potential.
Edmonton-Millwood’s Liberal Constituency Assoc. Fundraising Event, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. 2011 (November, 25, 26, 27). Reclaiming Lost Aspects of the Soul/Self. Aboriginal Foster Care Program, Family and Community Social Services, Boreal Forest Nest, Slave Lake, AB.

Simington, J. 2011 (November, 5, 6). Reclaiming Lost Aspects of the Soul/Self. St. Isadore, AB.

Simington, J. 2011 (September, 21, 22). Healing From Trauma. Brighter Futures, Ermineskin Band. Wayside Inn. Wetaskiwin, AB.

Simington, J. 2011 (September, 27, 28, 29). Reintegrating Parts of the Soul/Self. Ermineskin Band Directors, Ermineskin Band. Cabine Soleil, Sherwood Park, AB.

Simington, J. 2011 (September, 30). Childhood Trauma: Effects on Education. Alexis Nakota Sioux Band Teachers Educational Meeting. Alexis FN Community. Glenevis, AB

Simington, J. 2011 (July, 26, 27, 28). Reintegrating Parts of the Soul/Self. Brighter Futures, Ermineskin Band. Star of the North. St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. 2011 (June, 22, 23). Healing From Trauma. Brighter Futures, Ermineskin Band. Wayside Inn. Wetaskiwin, AB.

Simington, J. 2011 (June, 6, 7). Management Wellness and Empowerment: Enhancing Spirit at Work. Reinvestment Program. Saddle Lake First Nations. Chateau Louis Conference Centre, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. 2011 (May, 24, 25). Healing From Trauma. Brighter Futures, Ermineskin Band. Wayside Inn,  Wetaskiwin, AB.

Simington, J. 2011 (April, 27, 28). Healing From Trauma.  Brighter Futures, Ermineskin Band. Prairie Breeze Inn, Wetaskiwin, AB.

Simington, J. 2011 (March, 9, 10). Palliative Care. Brighter Futures. Ermineskin Band. Prairie Breeze Inn, Wetaskiwin, AB.

Simington, J. 2011 (February, 28, March, 1, 2). Reclaiming Personal Power: A Healing Journey. West Point First Nation, Hay River, NT.

Simington, J. 2011 (February, 22, 23, 24). Strategies for Supporting During Grief. NADAP Workers. Health Canada, Providence Renewal Centre, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. 2011 (February, 15, 16,17). Emotional Healing and Self Care: Survivors of Residential School. Louis Bull First Nation, Prairie Breeze Inn, Wetaskiwin, AB.

Simington, J. 2010 (December). Exploring Solstice Dreams. Pilgrim United Church. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. 2012 (June). Providing Emotional Support to Residential School Survivors at a Large Conference Gathering Pilot Project. Manitoba Truth and Reconciliation Emotional Support Workers. Winnipeg, MN.

Simington, J. 2012 (May). Providing Emotional Support to Residential School Survivors Pre and Post Court Hearing. Manitoba Truth and Reconciliation Emotional Support Workers. Winnipeg, MN.

Simington, J. 2010. Healing Traumatic Grief: Effects of Suicide on Teachers. Eagle Healing Lodge, Saddle Lake, AB.

Simington, J. 2010. Preventing Vicarious Trauma: Building Boundaries of Strength. Ermineskin First Nations. Hobbema, AB.

Simington, J. 2009. The Impact of Domestic Violence. Women’s Shelter Staff Training. Camrose, AB.

Simington, J. 2009 (October, 27, 28, 29). Journey to Hope and Healing: Beyond Trauma and Abuse. Futures, Ermineskin First Nation’s Band. Star of the North, St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. 2009 (October, 13, 14,15). Journey to Hope and Healing: Beyond Trauma and Abuse. Brighter Futures, Ermineskin First Nation’s Band. Star of the North, St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. 2009 (September, 29 – Oct.1). Journey to Hope and Healing: Beyond Trauma and Abuse. Brighter Futures, Ermineskin First Nation’s Band. Pigeon Lake Hotel, Pigeon Lake, AB.
Simington, J. 2009. After Breast Cancer: Who Am I Now? Sorrentino’s Compassion House Annual Retreat. Calvary Lutheran Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. 2008 (July). Journey to Hope and Healing: Beyond Trauma and Abuse. Brighter Futures, Ermineskin First Nation’s Band. Star of the North, St. Albert, AB.

Simington. J. 2008 (July, 7, 8, 9). Journey to Hope and Healing. City of Grande Prairie, Aboriginal Workplace Initiative, Grande Prairie, AB.

Simington, J. 2008 (June 1-5). Personal Growth Training Module. Community Addictions Program. Nechi Institute for Health Promotion and Research. Saddle Lake First Nations, Saddle Lake, AB.

Simington. J. 2008 (March). Psychological Implications of Retirement. Prime Time, Minerva Institute, Grant McEwan College, Edmonton, AB.

Simington. J. 2008 (March). Navigating the Turbulent Waters of Grief. Park Memorial Grief Conference. Westin Hotel, Edmonton, AB.

Simington. J. 2008 (March). Journey to Spirit. Women’s Wellness Good Fish Lake First Nation’s Community. Continental Inn, Edmonton, AB.

Simington. J. 2008 (February, 8, 9, 10). Journey to Hope and Healing. Family and Community Social Services and the City of Grande Prairie, Grande Prairie, AB.

Simington, 2007 (December, 1-5). Personal Growth and Development. Enoch Band, Lily Lake Retreat Centre Hotel, Bon Accord, AB.

Simington, 2007 (December, 8-12). Journey to Hope and Healing. Enoch Band, Lily Lake Retreat Centre Hotel, Bon Accord, AB.

Simington. J. 2007 (November). Releasing Ties that Bind. Edmonton Native Healing Centre, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. 2007 (November, 1, 2, 3). Personal Development. Best Western Hotel, Ermineskin First Nations Skillslink, Wetaskiwin, Alberta.

Simington, J. 2007. Journey to Hope and Healing: Beyond Trauma and Abuse (5 days). Haida Gwaii First Nation’s Counselors. North Massett, Queen Charlotte Islands, B.C.

Simington, J. 2007 (September-November). Healing Beyond Trauma. Twelve, Evening Workshops and Support for Women. Ermineskin First Nations. Hobbema, AB.

Simington, J. 2007 (October, 3, 4, 5). Personal Development. Marriotte Hotel, Enoch First Nations, Enoch, AB.

Simington, J. 2007 (June, 3, 4, 5). Journey to Hope and Healing: Beyond Trauma and Abuse. Nechi First Nations Institute for Health Promotion and Research. St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. 2007 (May 5-9). Personal Growth. Addictions Program (CAT B). Nechi First Nations Institute for Health Promotion and Research. St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. 2007 (April 6-10). Personal Growth. Addictions Program (CAT A). Nechi First Nations Institute for Health Promotion and Research. St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. 2006 (December, 3, 4, 5). Healing Beyond Grief and Trauma Level 2. Women’s Group Ermineskin First Nations Band. Star of the North Retreat Centre. St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. 2006 (December, 8, 9, 10). Healing Beyond Grief and Trauma. Level 2. Men’s Group Ermineskin First Nations Band. Star of the North Retreat Centre. St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. 2006 (November, 12, 13, 14). Healing Beyond Grief and Trauma Level 1. Women’s Group Ermineskin First Nations Band. Star of the North Retreat Centre. St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. 2006 (November, 6, 7, 8). Healing Beyond Grief and Trauma. Level 1. Men’s Group Ermineskin First Nations Band. Star of the North Retreat Centre. St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. 2006 (November, 1, 2, 3). Healing Beyond Grief and Trauma. Ermineskin First Nations Band. Star of the North Retreat Centre. St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. 2006 (Spring). Creativity, Imagery and Soul. Minerva Senior Institute, Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, AB.

Simington J. 2006 (November). Grief and the Family. St. Albert Bereavement Support Group, St. Albert, AB.

Simington J. 2006. Healing Clergy Abuse (weeklong). Fishing Lake Metis Settlement, Star of the North Retreat Centre, St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. 2006 (April 11-15). Personal Growth. Addictions Program (CAT B). Nechi First Nations Institute for Health Promotion and Research. St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. 2006 (April 3-8). Personal Growth. Addictions Program. (CAT A). Nechi First Nations Institute for Health Promotion and Research. St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. 2006 (November). Reach for the Sky with Both Hands Open. Women’s Wellness. Shellbrook and District Health Region, Shellbrook, Sk.

Simington, J. 2006 (November). Addressing Soul Needs During Difficult Life Experiences. First Nations University, Prince Albert, Sk.

Simington, J. 2006 (Feb, March, March). Beyond Trauma and Abuse weeklong training sessions (non certificate), Saddle Lake First Nations. Saddle Lake, AB.

Simington, J. 2006. Responding Soul to Soul. Revelation Books. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. 2006 (January). Beyond Trauma and Abuse weeklong training, Tsay Keh Dene First Nations Community, Jasper, AB.

Simington J. (2005). Beyond Trauma and Abuse Training. Fishing Lake Metis Settlement, Fishing Lake AB.

Simington, J. (2005). Nurturing Soul During Difficult Life Experiences. Palliative Care Association. Palliser Health Region. Medicine Hat, AB.

Simington J. (2005). Journey to Hope and Healing: Beyond Trauma and Abuse – Weeklong training. Saddle Lake First Nations and Nechi Health Promotion and Training Institute, Saddle Lake, AB.

Simington, J. (2005, Fall Semester). Exploring the Symbolic Messages in Art. Minerva Senior’s Institute, Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, AB

Simington, J. (2005, September, October, November). Beyond Trauma and Abuse – Weeklong training. Tsay Keh Dene First Nations Community, Tsay Keh Dene, BC.
Simington J. (2005). Beyond trauma and abuse – Three day training. Onion Lake First Nations and Fishing Lake Metis Settlement, Onion Lake, Sk.

Simington J. (2005). Beyond Trauma and Abuse – Weeklong training. Frog Lake First Nations, Frog Lake AB.

Simington, J. (2005). Dream Awareness. Self Connection Books, Calgary, AB.

Simington, J. (2005). Advancing as a Soulful Therapist: Workshop for Professionals. Andrew AB.

Simington, J. (2005). Addressing Soul Pain: Advanced Counselor -Three day training. Grande Prairie Professional Association, Grande Prairie, AB.

Simington, J. (2005). Journey to Healing: Beyond Residential School Trauma -Weeklong. Sun Child First Nations, Gold Eye Centre, Nordegg, AB.

Simington, J. (2005). Responding to Soul Concerns. Choice Program Recreational Therapists Professional Development Day. Good Samaritan Society. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2005). Addressing Soul Concerns. Aboriginal Mental Health Certificate Program, Grant MacEwan College, Millwoods Campus, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2005). Team Building. Tribal Chiefs Child and Family Services. St. Paul, AB.

Simington, J. (2004). Dream Awareness. Revelation Books, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2004). Addressing Soul Pain – Three day Training. Grande Prairie Professional Association, Grande Prairie, AB.

Simington, J. (2004). Healing Methods: Overview and Review for Practitioners. St. Andrews United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2004). Addressing Soul Pain. Conference for Professionals. Victorian Order of Nurses, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2004). Wholistic Approach to Care. Aboriginal Mental Health Certificate Program, Grant MacEwan College, Millwood’s Campus, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2004). Addressing Soul Pain: Workshop for Professionals. Andrew AB.

Simington, J. (2004). Responding to Soul Concerns. Choice Program Social Workers Professional Development Day. Good Samaritan Society. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2004). Journey to Healing: Beyond Residential School Trauma. SunChild First Nations, Gold Eye Centre, Nordeg, AB.

Simington, J. (2004). Journey to Healing: Beyond Trauma. Good Fish First Nations, Good Fish, AB.

Simington, J. (2004). Journey to Hope: Beyond Grief. Hobbema First Nations, Pigeon Lake, AB.

Simington, J. (2004). Healing Power of Color. Honoring Ourselves Professional Days. Beaver Lake First Nations. Beaver Lake, AB.

Simington, J. (2004). Journey to Hope and Healing: Beyond Trauma and Abuse. Big Stone Nation, Wabasca, AB., for Nechi Institute for Education, Research and Health Promotion, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2004). Healing Soul Pain Associated with Grief and Trauma. Hobbema First Nations, Star of the North Retreat Centre, St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. (2003). Journey to the Sacred. Revelation Books, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2003). Dreaming Our Winter Dreams. Crimson Quill, St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. (2003). Journey to the Sacred. Minerva Senior Institute, Grant MacEwan Community College. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2003). Enhancing a Child’s Self Worth Following A Grief Experience. Samson Child Care Samson First Nations Community Conference. Wetaskwin, AB.

Simington, J. & Johnson, Elder A. (2003). Supporting a Grieving Community. Health Division. Hobbema First Nations, Hobbema, AB.

Simington, J. (2003). A Woman’s Spiritual Journey. Victorian Order of Nurses Conference. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2003). Journey to Hope and Healing: Beyond Trauma and Abuse: Counselor Training. NNADAP Treaty 8. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2003). Journey to Hope and Healing: Beyond Trauma and Abuse: Counselor Training. NNADAP Treaty 6. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2003). Journey to Hope and Healing: Beyond Trauma and Abuse: Counselor Training. Hobbema Health Care. Hobbema First Nations. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2002). Master Level Reiki (class and attunements). Grande Prairie and District Grief Support Counselors. Grande Prairie, AB.

Simington, J. (2002). Master Level Reiki (class and attunements). Rio Terrace Community Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J.  (2002). Nurturing Soul in the Work Place. Hobbema First Nations, Fantasy Land Hotel, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J., & Bradley, M. L. (2001, Spring). Journey of Hope and Healing: Beyond Abuse and Trauma. (20 session), Psycho-educational Program, Women Inmates, Edmonton Institution for Women.  Corrections Canada, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2002). Nurturing Soul During a Difficult Life Experience. United Nurses of Alberta, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2002). Grieving and the Family. St. Albert Bereavement Support group. St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. (2002).  Soul – Reaching Beyond (Soul therapy for counsellors working in area of grief, trauma and abuse -146 hr.). Grande Prairie and District Grief Support Association, Grande Prairie, AB.

Simington, J. & Higgins, B. (2001). Sexuality: Health, Rights and Responsibilities (6 sessions) Psycho-educational Program Women Inmates. Edmonton Institution for Women, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J., Mahaffey, B., Bradley, M. L. (2001, Fall). Journey of Hope and Healing: Beyond Abuse and Trauma. (20 session), Psycho-educational Program, Women Inmates, Edmonton Institution for Women.  Corrections Canada, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2001). Health, Hope and Healing. Women’s Day Out, Trinity United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2001). Active Listening. Grace United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2001). Reiki: Levels I and II Certification Program. Moravian Rio Terra Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J., Mahaffey, B., Bradley, M. L. (2001). Families of Origin; Advanced Healing Strategies, (12  session),  Psycho-educational Program, Women Inmates, Edmonton Institution for Women.  Corrections Canada, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J., Mahaffey, B., Bradley, M. L. (2001, Spring). Journey of Hope and Healing: Beyond Abuse and Trauma. (20 session), Psycho-educational Program, Women Inmates, Edmonton Institution for Women.  Corrections Canada, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J., Mahaffey, B., Bradley, M. L. (2001, Winter). Journey of Hope and Healing: Beyond Abuse and Trauma. (20 session), Psycho-educational Program, Women Inmates, Edmonton Institution for Women.  Corrections Canada, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2001). Trauma: Visions, Future, Hope. Solutions Program, Correctional Services of Canada, Edmonton Institution for Women, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2001). Self Esteem. Peer Support Program, Correctional Services of Canada, Edmonton Institution for Women, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2001). Soul Pain and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Rheumatology Program Staff, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2001). Honoring Our Dark Times. Moravian Faith Community, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. & MacDougall, I.  (2001). Sexuality: Health, Rights and Responsibilities (6 sessions) Psycho-educational Program, Women Inmates. Correctional Services of Canada, Edmonton Institution for Women, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2001). Reiki: Levels I and II Certification Program. Trinity United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J., Mahaffey, B., Bradley, M. L. (2000). Journey of Hope and Healing: Beyond Abuse and Trauma. (20 session Psycho-educational Program, Women Inmates, Edmonton Institution for Women.  Corrections Canada, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J.  (2000). Journey of Hope and Healing: Beyond Abuse and Trauma.  Management and staff presentation, Edmonton Institution for Women.  Corrections Canada, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J.  (2000). Self Esteem and Self Care.  Peer support Training Program, Edmonton Institution for Women.  Corrections Canada, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (2000). Creativity: Soul Energy. Minerva Senior Studies Institute, Grant MacEwan Community College, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999). Christmas and Grieving. Mother’s Who Mourn Support Group. Westlock, AB.

Simington, J. (1999). Beyond Coping: Reclaiming Personal Power -1 day seminar for each of 3 teams. Human Resources Development Canada. Canada Place, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999). A Wholistic Approach to Healing: Theory and Practice. Edmonton Institution for Women, Corrections Canada, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999. Navigating the Turbulent Waters of Change -1 day seminar for each of 3 teams. Human Resources Development Canada. Canada Place, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999). Complementary Methods of Healing: An Overview. Nursing Grand Rounds. West End Health and Home Care, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999). Beyond Grief: A Day of Healing. Fall Workshop. St. Albert Grief Support Group, St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J., & Mahaffey, B. (1999, August – September). Enhancing Individual and Family Wellness -24 sessions. Edmonton Institution for Women, Corrections Canada, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J., & Mahaffey, B. (1999, July – August). Enhancing Individual and Family Wellness -24 sessions. Edmonton Institution for Women, Corrections Canada, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J., & Mahaffey, B. (1999, January – March). Enhancing Individual and Family Wellness – 24 sessions. Edmonton Institution for Women, Corrections Canada, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999). Enhancing Human Interaction: Responding to Feedback -1 day seminar for each of 4 teams). Human Resources Development Canada. Canada Place, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999, September). Providing Growth Promoting Evaluative Feedback -4 day workshop). Human Resources Development Canada. Canada Place, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999, July). Providing Growth Promoting Evaluative Feedback – 4 day workshop. Human Resources Development Canada. Canada Place, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999). Recognizing Spiritual Distress. Victorian Order of Nurses Board of Directors Annual Meeting, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999). The Many Manifestations of Grief. Mother’s Who Mourn Support Group. Westlock, AB.

Simington, J. (1999, Spring). Families Grieving. Community Health Nursing. Guest Lecture, Dr. Sue Ludwig, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999, Spring). Promoting Health for Older Adults. Community Health Nursing, Guest lecture, Dr. Sue Ludwig, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999). Using Wholistic Methods to Heal Body, Mind, and Spirit – A three day seminar. Keeweetinok Lakes Regional Health Authority and Peace Region Palliative Care Society, High Prairie, AB.

Simington, J. (1999). Wholistic Methods for Body and Soul – A Healing Weekend. St. Andrew’s United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999). Using Complementary Methods to Heal Body, Mind, and Spirit – A two day seminar. McKillop United Church, Lethbridge, AB.

Simington, J. (1999). Sexuality and Wholeness. An Informational Series for Women in Conflict With the Law. Edmonton Institution for Women, Corrections Canada, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999). Sexuality and Wholeness: An Informational Series for Staff. Edmonton Institution for Women, Corrections Canada, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999). Increasing Potential for Positive Interaction: Even in Difficult Circumstances: Seminar for call responders for Canada pension and old age security. Canada Place, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999, Spring). In the Spirit of Wisdom -16 session program. Minerva Senior Studies Institute, Grant MacEwan Community College, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999, Winter). The Brain and the Nervous System: Exploring its Marvellous Potential -16 session program. Minerva Senior Studies Institute, Grant MacEwan Community College, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999, Winter). In the Spirit of Wisdom -16 session program. Minerva Senior Studies Institute, Grant MacEwan Community College, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999, February). Beginning to Use Therapeutic Touch: A Weekend of Healing. Edmonton Institution for Federally Sentenced Women, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999). Promoting Health When Families  are Grieving, Guest lecture, Community Health Nursing. Dr. Joanne Olson, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999). Promoting Health When Working With Older Adults in the Community. Guest lecture, Dr. Joanne Olson, Community Health Nursing. Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999). A Wholistic View of Change and Transition, Fixed Resources Learning, Guest lecture, Faculty of Nursing, Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1999). Promoting Health During Times of Change, Fixed Resources Learning, Guest lecture, Faculty of Nursing, Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Beginning to Use Therapeutic Touch: A Weekend of Healing.  Edmonton Institution for Federally Sentenced Women, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Christmas and Grieving. Mother’s Who Mourn Support Group. Westlock, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Skills and Strategies for Successful Transition. Minerva Senior Studies Institute, Grant MacEwan Community College, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Healing the Unhealed Wounds of Multiple Loss. St. Albert Bereavement Fellowship. St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). On the Road to Healing: Moving Through Grief: Two Day Workshop for Survivors and Professionals. Lloydminster, AB.

Simington, J. (1998,). Promoting Health for Older Adults. Community Health Nursing, Dr. Sue Ludwig, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Multiple Loss: Multiple Gain. Mother’s Who Mourn Support Group. Westlock, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Thinking, Attitude and Spirit.  Women’s Fall Retreat. Knox Metropolitan United Church, Pigeon Lake, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Individual and Family Wellness. Staff meeting, Edmonton Institution for Federally Sentenced Women, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Self Esteem and Cancer. Breast Cancer Support Group, Trinity Lutheran Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Mind as Healer. Spring Conference, Knox Metropolitan United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Effects of Loss on the Human Spirit. Mother’s Who Mourn Support Group. Westlock, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Understanding Healing Touch. Grace United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Families Grieving. Community Health Nursing. Guest lecture, Dr. Joanne Olson, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Promoting Health for Older Adults. Community Health Nursing, Guest lecture, Dr. Joanne Olson, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Promoting Health for Older Adults. Community Health Nursing, Guest lecture, Ms. Candy Slaboda, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Understanding Clergy Abuse. St. Theresa’s Catholic Parish Council, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Therapeutic Touch: Developing a Support Group. Trinity United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Mind as Healer. Menopause Awareness Day, North Side Lions Community Centre, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Getting to Purpose. Connecting Women, Dinner Meeting.
Edmonton, Alberta.

Simington, J. (1998). Mind as Healer. Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Sherwood Park, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Grief and Children. Mother’s Who Mourn Support Group. Westlock, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Quality Relationships After Retirement. Minerva Senior Studies Institute, Grant MacEwan Community College, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1998). Coping Strategies: Preventing Self  Injury.  Peer Support Group Edmonton Institution for Federally Sentenced Women, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Journey to the Sacred: Understanding Soul Pain. Mennonite Centre for New – Comers, Survivors of Political Torture Program, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Spirituality and Aging. Northern Alberta Regional Geriatric Program, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Healing Touch and More. Trinity United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Spiritual Distress: Healing Soul Pain. Institute for Therapeutic Touch, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997, November). Awakening the Dreamer.  Edmonton Institution for Federally Sentenced Women, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). The Power of Touch: Beginning to Use Healing Touch. Robertson-Wesley United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Being the Best You Can Be. Imperial Oil Ladies Association, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Understanding Dementia. Winifred Stewart Association, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Understanding Dementia. Belvedere Residential Lodge, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Using Complementary Methods to Facilitate Healing the Pain Associated with Grief. Mother’s Who Mourn Support Group. Westlock, AB.

Simington, J. (1997, October). A Mission of Healing: Healing Touch and More. Edmonton Institution for Federally Sentenced Women, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997, Fall). The Brain and the Nervous System: Exploring its Marvelous Potential – 16 sessions. Minerva Senior Studies Institute, Grant MacEwan Community College, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). In the Spirit of Wisdom -16 sessions. Minerva Senior Studies Institute, Grant MacEwan Community College, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Finding Your Path in a Time of Instability: A day workshop. Northern Institute of Technology (NAIT), Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Understanding Dementia. Psychogeriatric Team, Provincial Mental Health Board, Ponoka AB.

Simington, J. (1997).  Communicating to Develop Self Esteem in Our Children. Trinity United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Responding to Children in Crisis. Alberta Registered Music Teachers Professional Association. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Response of the Human Spirit to Loss. St. Albert Bereavement Fellowship. St. Albert, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Crisis Debriefing, Sampson Cree Nation, Hobbema, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Nightmares and Flashbacks. The Peers Support Program, Edmonton Institution for Federally Sentenced Women, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Parish Nursing in the Context of a Global Community. St. Andrews United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). The Power of Touch. Knox Metropolitan United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997, June and August). The Power of Touch: Beginning to Use Healing Touch. Edmonton Institution for Women, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Understanding Dementia: Don’t  forget Alzheimer’s. Caregivers Support Group, Good Samaritan Society, Stony Plain, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Beginning to Use Healing Touch. St. Paul’s United Church, North Battleford, Sk.

Simington, J. (1997,Spring). The Brain and the Nervous System: Exploring its Marvelous Potential. Minerva Senior Studies Institute, Grant MacEwan Community College, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Impact of Peer Support on the Counselor. The Peers Support Program., Edmonton Institution for Women, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Counseling Ethics. The Peers Support Program, Edmonton Institution for Federally Sentenced Women, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). A Time to Mourn: A Time to Heal. St. Andrews United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Beginning to Use Healing Touch. Trinity United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). A Mission of Healing: Healing Touch and More. St. Andrew’s United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Developing Counseling Skills. The Peers Support Program, Edmonton Institution for Federally Sentenced Women, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Self Esteem and Self Care. The Peers Support Program, Edmonton Institution for Federally Sentenced Women, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Wholistic Health: The Body, Mind, Spirit Connection. Edmonton Institution for Women, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Complementary Methods of Healing. The Jewish Community Drop-in Centre for Seniors, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). The Power of Touch. St. Andrew’s United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997).  Change: Crisis or Opportunity. Alberta Beach Municipal Office, Alberta Beach, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). In the Down and Under: A Journey to Healing Congregational Pain From Clergy Sexual Abuse. St. Agnes Roman Catholic Parish, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Up and Out: A Journey to Healing Congregational Pain From Clergy Sexual Abuse. St. Agnes Roman Catholic Parish, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). The Sacred and the Symbol: A Journey to Healing Congregational Pain from Clergy Sexual Abuse. St. Agnes Roman Catholic Parish, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Guilt, Forgiveness and Self Love: A Journey to Healing Congregational Pain From Clergy Sexual Abuse. St. Agnes Roman Catholic Parish, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1997). Behaviors that Strengthen Self and Build Stronger Communities. St. Agnes Roman Catholic Parish, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). The Best Christmas Gift: Offering Self to Those Who Are Hurting. St. Andrew’s United Church. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Growing Beyond the Pain: Healing During the Christmas Season. The Courageous Journey Series. The Grey Nun’s Health Centre and St. Patrick’s Anglican Church. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Healing Touch and Pastoral Care. Canadian Association of Pastoral Care  Educators (CAPE). Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Healing Touch: A Beginning Workshop in Therapeutic Touch. Providence  Centre,  Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Complementary Methods of Healing: A Comprehensive Examination. Prime Time For Women. Courage and Comfort. The City of Edmonton, Community and  Family Services; A Centre for Women; Capital Health Authority, Millwood’s Public  Health Centre; City of  Edmonton Parks and Recreation; Caritas Health Group, Grey Nun’s Health Centre, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Perception, Attitude and Behavior: Moving Toward Positive Change. Federated Co-op, Northern District Board Meeting, Stony Plain, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Living to Our Potential. North Central Regional Recreational Association Wellness Days, Saskatchewan Lotteries, Shellbrook, SK.

Simington, J. (1996). Living to Our Potential. North Central Regional Recreational Association Wellness  Days, Saskatchewan Lotteries, Prince Albert, SK.

Simington, J. (1996). A Mission of Healing: Healing Touch and More. St. Andrew’s United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). The Power of Touch: Beginning to Use Healing Touch. St. Andrew’s United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Hope, Happiness and Purpose in Life. Grey Nuns Community Health Centre and St. Patrick’s Anglican Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Attitudes and Behavior: Getting in Charge. Fullness of Aging Series. Minerva Senior Institute, Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Psychological Readiness for Retirement. Prime Time. Minerva Senior Institute. Grant MacEwan College. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Therapeutic Touch for Beginners. WILLMARK International, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Therapeutic Touch for Beginners. St. Andrew’s United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Therapeutic Touch for the Intermediate. St. Andrew’s United Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Dealing with Change and Transition. Nova Corporations. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Dealing with Change and Transition. Nova Corporations. Grand Prairie, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Making Sense of Life’s Changes. Grey Nuns Community Health Centre and St. Patrick’s Anglican Church, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Getting to Purpose. Connecting Women, Dinner Meeting. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Understanding Dementia. Alzheimer Society. Northwood Lodge. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Finding Joy in Each Moment. Minerva Senior Studies Institute Tea Gardens. Grant MacEwan College. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Therapeutic Touch. Minerva Senior Studies Institute Presentation and Discussion Series. Grant MacEwan College. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1996). Nursing and the Church. St. Theresa’s Roman Catholic Church Parish Council. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1995). A Journey to Well-being. Minerva Senior Institute. Grant MacEwan College. Banff, AB.

Simington, J. (1995). On the Road to Healing: Resolving the Hurts of Life. WILLMARK International, Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1995). Psychological Readiness for Retirement. Prime Time. Minerva Senior Institute. Grant MacEwan College. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1995). Dealing with Change and Transition. Nova Corporations. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1995). Resolving the Pain Associated with Loss. Minerva Senior Studies Institute Presentation and Discussion Series. Grant MacEwan College. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1995). Alternate Methods of Healing. Minerva Senior Studies Institute Presentation and Discussion Series. Grant MacEwan College. Edmonton, AB.

Olson, J. & Simington, J. (1995). Parish Nursing: Advancing the Healing Mission of the Church. Lutheran Regional Synod. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1995). Nursing in the Church. The Caritas Health Group and Community Network. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1994). Psychological Readiness for Retirement. Prime Time. Minerva Senior Institute. Grant MacEwan College. Edmonton, AB.

Simington, J. (1994). A Journey to Well-being. Minerva Senior Institute. Grant MacEwan College. Banff, AB.

Simington, J. (1992). Therapeutic Touch for the Intermediate. Edu Centre For Nurses, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Simington, J. (1991). Therapeutic Touch for Beginners. The Oahu Continuing Education Consortium, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Simington, J. (1991). Therapeutic Touch for Beginners. Edu Centre For Nurses, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Simington, J. (1989). Dealing with Death and Dying. Woodland Home Care District. Canwood, SK.

Simington, J. (1989). Therapeutic Touch for Beginners. Continuing Nursing Education, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.

Simington, J. (1989). Therapeutic Touch for the Intermediate. Continuing Nursing Education, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.

Simington, J. (1989). Applications of Therapeutic Touch: Working With Older Persons. Victorian Order of Nurses, Prince Albert, SK.

Simington, J. (1989). Applications of Therapeutic Touch: For Older Persons. Gerontology Nurses Group, Saskatoon, SK.

Simington, J. (1989). Managing Disruptive Behaviors. Parkridge Centre For Aging, Saskatoon, SK.

Simington, J. (1989). Living with Dementia. Senior Citizens Club, Shellbrook, SK.

Simington, J. (1988). Dealing with Death and Dying. Woodland Home Care District. Canwood, SK.

Simington, J. (1988). Overcoming Violence.  Half Way House, Home for Victims Of Abuse. Prince Albert, SK.

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