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May 2018

Accessing ABI Services in the GTA – Behavioural and Mental Health Supports

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Webinar

Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences - Inpatient & Outpatient West Park Healthcare Centre - Behaviour Inpatient & Outreach Program

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Engaging & Working with Hard-to-Reach Clients

May 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Stratford

As helping professionals we all encounter clients who are “harder-to-reach” and who present with challenges that make it more difficult for us to do good therapeutic work with them. These may include mandated clients; clients in the pre-contemplative stage of change; clients who seem to just want to “visit” rather than do any therapeutic “work”; clients who don’t follow through on assigned tasks; clients with personal histories that have resulted in difficulties with trust; and clients with multiple barriers/challenges. In…

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Mental Health Awareness and Support (Ottawa)

May 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada

Mental health concerns will directly impact one in every five people. The remaining four will know a friend, family member, co-worker or acquaintance that struggles with their mental health. This workshop is designed for any person who knows someone who has mental health concerns. While it is not your responsibility to diagnose mental illness or be a “counsellor”, it can be both important and helpful for you to be aware of the signs and symptoms that may indicate whether someone…

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Working with Oppositional, Defiant and Anger Issues in Children and Adolescents (Ottawa)

May 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada

Children diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) can present a monumental challenge to therapists, teachers, parents and siblings. ODD and other conduct problems are the single greatest reasons for referrals to outpatient and inpatient mental health settings for children, accounting for at least half of all referrals. Complicating the success of therapeutic interventions is the high rate of comorbidity with anxiety and depressive disorders or ADHD. Current research also correlates a variety of cognitive skill deficits including executive function, emotional…

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The Power of Animals, Nature & Sports in Youth Mental Health

May 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar

The 3rd webinar in Umind’s “The Power of …” webinar series focusing on complimentary approaches to youth mental health. Hear how Ranch Ehrlo in Saskatchewan incorporates animals, nature, and sports into their work with children and youth. The Power of... Sports: Sport Venture’s goal is simple – everyone plays. Through removing barriers to community sport and recreation activities, Sport Venture provides preventative services to help foster a sense of belonging and engagement for vulnerable children, youth and families in our…

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Working with Oppositional, Defiant and Anger Issues in Children and Adolescents (London)

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
London

Children diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) can present a monumental challenge to therapists, teachers, parents and siblings. ODD and other conduct problems are the single greatest reasons for referrals to outpatient and inpatient mental health settings for children, accounting for at least half of all referrals. Complicating the success of therapeutic interventions is the high rate of comorbidity with anxiety and depressive disorders or ADHD. Current research also correlates a variety of cognitive skill deficits including executive function, emotional…

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3rd Biennial Indigenous Health Conference: Walking Together

May 24 @ 8:00 am - May 26 @ 5:00 pm
Mississauga

We are pleased to invite you to the 3rd biennial Indigenous Health Conference (IHC): Walking Together which will occur May 24–26th, 2018 in Toronto at the Hilton Meadowvale. This interdisciplinary conference is designed to help health care providers understand how Indigenous ways of knowing with respect to health and well-being can be utilized in health care approaches for Indigenous peoples. Health care providers can play a critical role as advocates and leaders for the improved health status of Indigenous individuals,…

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31st Annual Conference of the Medical Psychotherapy Association Canada

May 25 @ 8:00 am - May 26 @ 5:00 pm
Toronto
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6th Annual Addictions and Mental Health Conference

May 27 @ 8:00 am - May 29 @ 5:00 pm
Toronto

The Addictions and Mental Health Conference is the province's largest annual gathering of addiction and mental health workers, researchers, policy makers and knowledge brokers. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Addictions and Mental Illness – Working with Co-Occurring Disorders (Mississauga)

May 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mississauga

Many people who struggle with a mental illness also struggle with an addiction. Recovery for people coping with both of these issues is complicated because they affect each other and are intertwined. Caregivers may often be at a loss for where to start – did the addictions cause the mental illness, did the mental illness cause the addictions or is there something else leading to both? This workshop provides a framework for working systemically with both issues at the same…

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Diversity Issues in Violence Risk Assessments: Gender and Sexuality – Webinar

May 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar

In recent years, there has been a call for gender responsive policies, procedures, and services for assessing and managing risk for violence among women. In general, women are less likely to commit violence than men, and may commit violence for different reasons than men. These observations, coupled with the so called distinction between gender-neutral and gender-responsive risk factors, inspired the development of gender-responsive assessment tools. Questions also have arisen regarding the generalizability of risk assessment procedures for use with non-heterosexual…

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Mental Health and Addiction: Achieving a High Quality System of Care (South West LHIN Quality Symposium)

May 31 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Stratford

The South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) will host its 8th annual Quality Symposium on May 31 in Stratford, Ontario. This year promises to be another inspiring, exciting event. Our focus will be on how we can work together to ensure that individuals living with mental health and addictions issues are able to access high quality, integrated care that ensures a positive patient experience and outcomes.

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June 2018

19th Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference

June 1 @ 8:00 am - June 2 @ 5:00 pm
Toronto
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De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™ (Mississauga)

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mississauga

For those who work in an environment where there is potential for violence, it is important to develop the skills needed to defuse dangerous situations. This workshop is designed to teach people to de-escalate potentially violent situations through assertiveness and interpersonal communication. The training will explore how anger and violence interplay, including opportunities for self-assessment of personal styles. Participants will develop a clear understanding of how to assess the potential for violence and respond with a diverse set of interpersonal…

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International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services Conference

June 12 @ 8:00 am - June 14 @ 5:00 pm
Antwerp Belgium Belgium

Service development is the laboratory of forensic mental health: Integrating science and treatment into outcome

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The Power of … Music & Children & Youth Mental Health

June 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar

The final webinar in Umind’s “The Power of …” webinar series focusing on complimentary approaches to youth mental health. In this webinar, the power of music and its effects on children and youth mental health will be explored with concrete examples from the Music Therapy Program at Lutherwood. Brian, Lutherwood’s music therapist will identify and give examples of primary treatment interventions including: song-writing; improvisation; lyric analysis; singing; and modified/adapted instrument instruction. Examples of treatment goals facilitated using the described interventions…

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Motivating Change – Strategies for Approaching Resistance (Ottawa)

June 18 @ 9:00 am - June 19 @ 4:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada

Helping professionals regularly encounter challenging forms of resistance in their clients, and feel unable to respond in an effective way. This workshop is geared towards those new to working with resistant clients or professionals who are looking for new ways to facilitate the change process in the people they work with. Participants will be challenged to reassess their methods of interacting with resistant clients, and bring a new, collaborative, client-centered approach to their work. Drawing from the approaches of Motivational…

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Achieving Excellence Together 2018

June 19 @ 8:00 am - June 20 @ 5:00 pm
Toronto

At Achieving Excellence Together 2018 (#AET18)​, Ontario’s 14 Local Health Integration Networks​ (LHINs) will bring together patients, caregivers, providers and key partners to celebrate innovation, integration and excellence in health care delivery across all sectors​. Delegates will leave this conference motivated to effect change and improve the patient experience in their community. Achieving Excellence Together is one of the most important annual health care conferences held in Ontario. The 2018 event will be held at the Beanfield Centre​, Exhibition Place,…

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Promoting Healthy Brain Aging and Preventing Dementia: Research and Translation

June 20 @ 8:00 am - June 22 @ 5:00 pm
Banff AB

Campus Alberta Neuroscience and the Alberta Healthy Brain Aging and Dementia community are pleased to announce their second international conference, Promoting Healthy Brain Aging and Preventing Dementia: Research and Translation, to take place June 20-22, 2018 at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Banff, Alberta, Canada. This event is in follow-up to a successful conference of the same name held in 2016. That conference brought together people of different fields and backgrounds and allowed for cross-disciplinary connections and…

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Motivating Change – Strategies for Approaching Resistance (Mississauga)

June 20 @ 9:00 am - June 21 @ 4:00 pm
Mississauga

Helping professionals regularly encounter challenging forms of resistance in their clients, and feel unable to respond in an effective way. This workshop is geared towards those new to working with resistant clients or professionals who are looking for new ways to facilitate the change process in the people they work with. Participants will be challenged to reassess their methods of interacting with resistant clients, and bring a new, collaborative, client-centered approach to their work. Drawing from the approaches of Motivational…

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