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The Humber Postgrad Committee and FSE faculty invite you to a
Humber College Professional Development Event

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
9:30am - 4:30pm
Humber College North Campus
Registration Fee: $150


9:30am - 10:00am Registration F401
10:00am - 12:00 noon First Session
12:00 noon - 1:30pm Lunch (Included)
1:30pm - 3:30pm Second Session

Parking instructions emailed after registration.


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Option 1:
Tema R2MR

Road to Mental Readiness. A training program aimed to improve short-term performance and long-term metal health, encourage early access to care, and provide the tools and resources required to manage and support employees who may be experiencing emotional distress.

Option 2:
Healthy Humour and Dark Tourism

Dr. Ken Shonk, offers a serious look at a funny topic: Healthy Humor. The benefits of humor in helping us cope with the stresses of everyday life. Erin Dermonday, PhD., authority on “Dark Tourism” as part of the death system framework, and the rituals we practice around death and mourning rites.

Option 3:
Cosmetology and 3D Printing

Jeff Caldwell, Humber FSE Professor, leads hands-on learning of airbrush cosmetic application and explores the use of 3D print technology in facial reconstruction in funeral service.

Registration Deadline: May 28, 2018

Each participant can register in one of the following streams.


TEMA: Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR)

Road to Mental Readiness training encompasses the entire package of resilience and mental health training that is embedded throughout a participants career. R2MR training is layered and tailored to meet the relevant demands and responsibilities personnel encounter at each stage of their career. In this way R2MR is designed to ensure that the most appropriate training is provided and personnel are prepared mentally for the challenges they may encounter. The overall goal of this training is to improve short term performance and long term mental health outcomes. Developed by the National Defence for the Canadian Armed Forces.

Exploration of Healthy Humour and Dark Tourism

This stream consists of two speakers: Dr. Ken Shonk: Healthy Humour will host the morning session & Erin Dermody PhD: Dark Tourism will host the afternoon session

Healing through humor looks at the short distance between humor and compassion. Focusing on the many medical benefits of humor as well as its use as a coping mechanism to deal with stress. Dark Tourism focuses on the study of the social phenomenon associated with travel to public sites of death events. Memorials (ie Twin Towers), Cemeteries, Spontaneous memorials at sites of death. Erin delves into why people visit these sites, how do they interpret events or rituals at the site, and what do they experience afterwards.

Cosmetology and 3D Printing

Jeff Caldwell, Humber FSE Professor: Restoration using Airbrush Cosmetics and 3D printing

Jeff will share with us the most cutting-edge ideas and best practices in the restoration techniques, including cosmetic airbrushing, and how 3D printing can drastically change restoration abilities, timeframes and quality of outcome.