Interested in expanding your network, or learning about a therapy approach that’s new to you? Our event listing includes seminars, workshops and events. Some events are suited for therapists, while others may be of interest to members of the public as well.

 

4 Day Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy

May 29-Sat June 1, 2019

4 Day Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy with Dr. Sue Johnson presented by The Toronto Centre for EFT. 

Location

Toronto, ON

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44th Annual Congress of the Canadian Psychoanalytic Society

May 31 – June 2, 2019

Emotional Turbulence: Working Clinically with Unformed Experience Avner Bergstein is a training and supervising psychoanalyst with the Israel Psychoanalytic Society. He maintains a private practice with adults, adolescents and children and has worked for some years at a kindergarten for children with autism. As the author of numerous papers and book chapters elaborating on the…

Location

Sutton Place Hotel, Vancouver, BC

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To Blaze or Not to Blaze…That is the Question? Cannabis Workshop

June 8, 2019 from 8:30am to 4:00pm

Program Overview This workshop is designed to inform clinicians about the many psychologically-pertinent issues related to legalized marijuana usage, including: What information must be provided to ensure clients are receiving quality information from a harm reduction, empirically validated position? How do we avoid the dichotomy of “it’s harmless” vs “it’s harmful and a gateway drug”…

Location

Tecumseh Auditorium, Oakham House, 63 Gould Street Toronto M5B 1E9

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Certificate in Trauma Counselling for Mental Health Professionals – Level 1 Trauma

June 24, 2019 (and other dates) from 9 am to 4 pm

Dates: June 24, 25, 26, July 8, 9, 10, 2019 This training is suitable for: Experienced front-line workers (nurses, clergy, social workers, residential workers), counselors and psychotherapists who provide services to vulnerable populations. Full Certificate Overview: In this 6-day certificate program, you will be given the most current information on the biopsychosocial phenomenon of trauma…

Location

SickKids CCMH Learning Institute, 114 Maitland Street
Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1E1

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An Interprofessional Comprehensive Course on Treating Tobacco Use Disorder

July 10 - August 14, 2019 (online course)

Course overview: This online introductory course will help learners to screen, assess and treat people with tobacco dependence using evidence-base pharmacotherapies and psycho-social interventions. Tools and techniques for enhancing motivation and facilitating cessation groups are also covered. Intended audience: This course is open to all interested learners. Cost: $475. Registration open until July 5, 2019.…

Location

Online

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Community Based Research Forum on Mental Health and Cannabis

July 16, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Shaping Future Investments in Community Based Research on Mental Health and Cannabis Starting in 2020, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) will be funding community-based research in cannabis and mental health. On July 16, 2019 we are bringing together approximately 75 people for engaged conversations that will help shape those future research investments. Lived…

Location

Bayview Yards, 7 Bayview Road, Ottawa, ON

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Promoting Adaptive Anxiety in Children: Confronting the rising anxiety disorders in children and youth

July 24, 2019, from 9pm-4pm

Children play and learn in adult-controlled contexts. Anxiety disorders are on the rise as children fall behind in developing their own relationships with school, achievement and the broader world around them. In this workshop, you will examine the ways counsellors, educators and mental health professionals can help parents stay emotionally present in their children’s lives…

Location

SickKids CCMH Learning Institute, Toronto, ON

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Apply for the SPARK Training Program

August 6-8, 2019

Did you know that it can take more than 10 years for evidence-based knowledge to be translated into best practice? The Mental Health Commission of Canada’s SPARK Training Program helps participants apply techniques for moving evidence-informed research and knowledge in mental health, substance use, and addictions more quickly into practice, closing the gap between what…

Location

Alt Hotel, 185 Slater Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 0C8

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OACCPP 2019 Conference and AGM – Trauma, Resilience and Adaptability

September 20-21, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

9.2 % of Canadians will suffer from PTSD in their lifetimes. Patients who have experienced trauma are more likely to develop an array of mental health issues. Attendees will gain a new or strengthened understanding of how various modalities play a role in maintaining, improving and helping to build resilience and adaptability to trauma. Learn…

Location

Radisson Admiral Hotel, Toronto, ON
249 Queen’s Quay West,
Toronto ON M5J 2N5

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Radical Respect: Using Self as an Instrument of Social Change

September 26-27, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.          

Description: Join Deborah Plummer, vice chancellor of diversity and inclusion at U Mass Medical School, Gestalt therapist, professor, and author of her newest book:  Some of My Best Friends Are… in a two day workshop designed for therapists, healers and all those who identify as transformative change agents.  The theme is how to use ourselves…

Location

Toronto, ON

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Motivational Interviewing

November 18, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Join us for an introduction to Motivational Interviewing where we will explore how to enhance our conversation style with clients as they contemplate change. We will discuss topics such as how to explore ambivalence, roll with resistance, and elicit change-talk. Learn how to work within the Motivational Interviewing spirit where showing a genuine interest in…

Location

Peterborough Lions Community Centre | Sisson Room
47 Burnham St.
Peterborough, ON K9H 1T5

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EPION Conference 2019

November 19-20, 2019

The Early Psychosis Intervention Ontario Network (EPION) conference will highlight and explore innovative and promising practices in early psychosis intervention. We will also recognize and honour the clinical, research and peer initiatives of our EPI programs as well as the ongoing work of EPION itself.

Location

Toronto, ON

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