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Upcoming Events: Local, Regional and National
Fri Feb 23, 2018
Nepean, ON
Local Event
Conférence sur le Trouble du spectre de l'alcoolisation fœtal (TSAF)
LaRessource: Ressource de service spécialisés en langue française
Soyez à l'affût des dernières recherches et des meilleures pratiques portant sur le TSAF! Visitez le site web pour l'ordre du jour et pour plus ... more
Sun Feb 25, 2018
Ottawa, ON
*Recently Added
Local Event
Camp Fair (Special Needs)
City of Ottawa
The City of Ottawa Special Needs staff will be on-site with camp information to answer any questions you may have. The City of Ottawa has invited over 40 ... more
Wed Feb 28, 2018
Setting problem behaviour in the correct context (or… why we don’t just “fix” kids)
Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI)
Presented by: Craig Ross, C. Psych Though the question of how to address problem behaviour seems simple enough, the reality is that any behaviour, whether ... more
Thu Mar 1, 2018
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Personality Structure and its implications for Psychotherapy with Nancy McWilliams
Medipsy
Many of us chose a vocation in psychotherapy because we were fascinated with individual differences. Research findings support this focus: personality and ... more
Mon Mar 5, 2018
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Understanding Mental Health Concerns in Children and Youth
Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute
Children and youth need the adults in their lives to help navigate the difficulties that come along with mental health and to connect them with necessary ... more
Tue Mar 6, 2018
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Exploring Death, Grief, and Mourning: An Evening with Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt
Ontario Association of Social Workers, Tubman Funeral Homes, The Ottawa Hospital Social Work Department
Don't miss this opportunity to spend an evening with one of North America's leading grief counsellors and authors. Dr Wolfelt can and will help you feel ... more
Wed Mar 7, 2018
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
The Art of Companioning the Mourner: Care Versus Cure
The Ontario Association of Social Workers, Tubman Funeral Homes, The Ottawa Hospital Social Work Departmen
This informative workshop will help us enhance your knowledge and skills related to supporting people experiencing grief and loss. A critical distinction ... more
Fri Mar 9, 2018
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Motivational Interviewing (Level 2 Advanced, 4 Day Training)
CMHA Ottawa
Requires prior MI training. This training is 4 days over 4 months: •March 9, 2018 •April 3, 2018 •May 4, 2018 •June 1, 2018 More advanced ... more
Thu Mar 22 to Fri Mar 23, 2018
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Training (2 Days)
CMHA Ottawa
Most people considering suicide share their distress and their intent. Training can help us see and respond to these invitations for help. It can give you ... more
Thu Mar 22, 2018
London, ON
Environmental Causes of Problem Behaviours Exhibited by Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI)
Presented by: SungWoo Kahng, Ph.D., BCBA-D Children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related disorders often times engage in problem ... more
Wed Mar 28, 2018
How clinical workers and managers use this Trauma-Informed Stuff
Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI)
Presented by: Tom Ketelaars, Program Support Manager, CYW, Lynn Donoghue, BSW BA RSW & Erin Watkins, DSW In the field of Children’s Mental Health we ... more
Thu Mar 29 to Fri Mar 30, 2018
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Motivational Interviewing (Level 1 Training)
CMHA Ottawa
Introductory workshops teaching the principles, skills and methods of Motivational Interviewing (MI) to help individuals move towards positive changes. Develop ... more
Thu Mar 29 to Thu Jun 28, 2018
(Every week on Thu)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
From Victimization to Resiliency: Men Daring to Confront Childhood Trauma
Centre for Treatment of Sexual Abuse and Childhood Trauma
This group is intended for men who have survived childhood trauma and are looking for group support, as well as a way to process and share their story. The ... more
Wed Apr 4 to Fri Apr 6, 2018
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Programme de traitement des troubles concomitant (3 jours)
ACSM Ottawa
Ce programme de formation intégrée de 3 jours s’adresse aux intervenants qui travaillent auprès des personnes ayant une maladie mentale doublée d’un ... more
Mon Apr 16, 2018
Kitchener, ON
Understanding Youth and Addictions
Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
This one-day workshop aims to help participants gain an understanding of the unique considerations of working with youth who are experiencing addiction issues. ... more
Thu Apr 19, 2018
London, ON
Can We Teach These Kids to Dance: A trauma-informed, developmental approach to address trauma related behavioural issues
Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI)
Presented by: Kevin Creeden, M.A., LMHC This workshop looks at the connections between adverse childhood experiences and problematic behaviour by examining ... more
Fri Apr 20 to Sat Apr 21, 2018
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Kathy Steele, MN, CS: A Practical, Integrative Approach to Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders
Centre for Treatment of Sexual Abuse and Childhood Trauma
This two day workshop will offer an integrative approach to create safety, reduce and resolve symptoms, and stabilize clients who have complex PTSD and ... more
Tue May 1, 2018
London, ON
Tackling Anxiety: Strategies and Resources for Helping Children & Youth Manage Anxiety
Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI)
Presented by: Dr. Kristin Buhr, R. PSYCH This workshop will focus on effective strategies and resources for helping children and youth manage anxiety. ... more
Thu May 10 to Fri May 11, 2018
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Motivational Interviewing (Level 1 Training)
CMHA Ottawa
Introductory workshops teaching the principles, skills and methods of Motivational Interviewing (MI) to help individuals move towards positive changes. Develop ... more
Mon May 14 to Fri Jun 22, 2018
National Event
Online Concurrent Disorders
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work, Professional Development
It is estimated that 70-80% of people seeking help for substance use, and 15-20% seeking help for mental health, are experiencing concurrent disorders (CCSA, ... more
Wed May 23, 2018
It’s Within Relationships that I Will Heal: Supporting the journey of kids and youth who have experienced relational trauma
Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI)
Presented by: Erin Watkins, DSW Children and youth who have experienced negative life events in the care of a trusted individual often do not implicitly ... more
Ongoing Events: Local, Regional and National
Tue Oct 10, 2017 to Tue Jun 19, 2018
(Every week on Tue)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Children's Social Skills Building Program
ABA Connections
Based on the “101 Ways to Teach Children Social Skills” program developed by The Bureau for At-Risk Youth, the Children’s Social Skills Building Group ... more
Thu Oct 12, 2017 to Thu Jun 21, 2018
(Every week on Thu)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Children's Social Group
ABA Connections
Come join us for our weekly drop-in social group! Each week will feature a different theme and activities for children of all ages to enjoy! Trained ABA ... more
Mon Oct 23, 2017 to Mon Jun 18, 2018
(Takes place on the third Monday of each month.)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Troubleshooters Parent Training Program
ABA Connections
The Troubleshooters Parent Training Program offers an opportunity to chat, troubleshoot, and train with other parents who have children living with an Autism ... more
Wed Jan 10 to Wed Mar 7, 2018
(Every week on Wed)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
FRIENDS for Life (Anxiety Prevention for children 10-12 yrs old)
Family Services Ottawa
FRIENDS for Life is an evidence-based prevention program proven to be effective in building emotional resilience and teaching strategies that are practical and ... more
Tue Jan 16 to Tue Jun 19, 2018
(Takes place on the third Tuesday of each month.)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Walking in My Shoes
Citizen Advocacy
A monthly meeting for the parents or guardians of children with all types of disabilities/special needs to meet, greet and share experiences. A Facilitator ... more
Mon Jan 29 to Mon Apr 30, 2018
(Every week on Mon)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
From Victim to Survivor: A Group for Survivors of Childhood Trauma
Centre for Treatment of Sexual Abuse and Childhood Trauma
This group is intended for those who have survived childhood trauma, sexual abuse, or incest and are looking for group support, as well as a way to process and ... more
Wed Jan 31 to Thu Mar 8, 2018
(Every week on Wed,Thu)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Parenting Through High Conflict Separation and Divorce
Family Services Ottawa
Are you worried about how parent conflict is affecting your children? Would you like to minimize your children’s exposure to conflict? Are you looking for ... more
Sat Feb 17 to Sat May 12, 2018
(Takes place on the third Saturday of each month.)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Children's Sibling Group (offered by Citizen Advocacy)
Citizen Advocacy
It is your chance to meet other brothers and sisters who really understand how having a sibling with a disability is UNIQUE. Participants between the ages ... more
Upcoming Events across Ontario
Mon Jun 18, 2018
Ottawa, ON
Mindfulness Beyond the Basics: Fitting the Practice to the Person with Ron Siegel, PsyD.
MAGentix Training and Seminars
Mindfulness is not a one-size-fits-all remedy. Researchers are now differentiating the effects of focused attention, open monitoring, loving-kindness, ... more
Mon Jun 4, 2018
Kitchener, ON
Supporting Gender Independent and Trans Children, Youth and Their Families
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
In this workshop, participants will gain an understanding of the complexities of gender identity and expression. Participants will learn of the unique needs ... more
Fri Jun 1 to Mon Jul 2, 2018
Toronto, ON
19th Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference
University of Ottawa, Office of CPD
The Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference aims to advance collaborative practice in mental health care in primary care and community settings. ... more
Mon May 28, 2018
Ottawa, ON
Trauma in the Mind’s Eye: Mitigating and Eliminating Intrusive Thoughts, Flashbacks and Nightmares with Natalie Zlodre MSW
MAGentix Training and Seminars
Traumatic experiences that are frozen, stuck and unprocessed have the potential to exacerbate and to generalize stress reactions. We will learn what causes ... more
Thu May 24 to Fri May 25, 2018
Kitchener, ON
Concurrent Disorders
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
Experiences of individuals living with concurrent disorders are complex and differ significantly from those who may be struggling with only one of these ... more
Thu May 10 to Fri May 11, 2018
Ottawa, ON
La thérapie orientée vers les solutions : outil efficace pour aider les victimes de trauma incluant les agressions sexuelles dans l’enfance
MAGentix Communications
Les clients ayant été victimes de traumatismes ont impérieusement besoin de retrouver du contrôle dans leur vie et de surmonter leur sentiment ... more
Mon May 7 to Tue May 8, 2018
Kitchener, ON
Breathe In and Play: Mindfulness Practice with Children
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
Mindfulness is increasingly being shared with children in educational, medical, mental health, community and home settings. Research shows that mindfulness ... more
Thu Apr 12 to Fri Apr 13, 2018
Kitchener, ON
Expressive Arts Therapy with Children and Adolescents
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
This course will introduce the use of expressive arts when working therapeutically with children and adolescents with a variety of needs and goals.* Rationale ... more
Thu Mar 22, 2018
Ottawa, ON
Annual High Conflct Conference: Understanding and Mitigating Unconscious Bias: Insights and Tools for Lawyers and Clinicians Working with Families in Conflict
Ottawa High Conflict Forum
Have you ever considered how your unconscious bias influences your professional life? On a daily basis, we apply filters to the situations, people and ... more
Fri Mar 2, 2018
Kitchener, ON
Suicidal or Self-Harming? Assessment and Treatment of 'At Risk' Teens
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
Adolescence is a time where impulsivity can lead to risky behaviours in the average teen. When impulsivity is added to mental health issues and/or troubling ... more
Ongoing Events across Ontario
Tue Jul 18, 2017 to Thu Jul 18, 2019
(Every week on Tue)
Hamilton, ON
Recovery Canada Hamilton Meetings
Recovery Canada Hamilton Meetings
Recovery Canada is a non-profit member managed group who's goal is to provide community based mental health peer support following the methods of Dr. Abraham ... more
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