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April 2021

Addressing the Impact of Incarceration on the Family System

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$67.80 – $84.75

When one member of the family is incarcerated, it can destroy the family structure, undermine the natural development of the family unit and erode family connections. This course provides the tools to help support families who have been impacted by incarceration and have witnessed it first-hand. This course will provide strategies and activities to engage families and address the oppression of those whose stories are often silenced.

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Self-Compassion in Clinical Practice

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - April 27 @ 4:30 pm
$199 – $225

Self-compassion is an important inner resource that increases resilience during challenging and difficult times. It involves the capacity to comfort and soothe ourselves, and to motivate ourselves with encouragement when we struggle, fail, or feel inadequate. Burgeoning research shows that self-compassion is strongly associated with emotional wellbeing, better coping, healthy habits, more satisfying relationships, and lower levels of anxiety and depression. Developing this resource is especially important now, as people are growing weary after months of dealing with changes, uncertainty…

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National Conference on Indigenous Peoples and the Law

April 28 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm
$75 – $1045

CIAJ’s 45th National Conference will focus on the important issue of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples of Canada. Reconciliation, as defined by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, is an “ongoing process of establishing and maintaining respectful relationships,” by rebuilding trust, making reparations, and forging true social change. The conference will bring together contributors to the development of Indigenous law in Canada. They will share their experiences, successes, challenges, and lessons learned for future efforts in expanding Indigenous government and self-government in…

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Technology in Corrections: Disrupting Corrections

April 28 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm

This is an international event and experts from a wide range of backgrounds and sectors in the creation, development and the implementation of correctional technology solutions should seek to attend. This includes senior decision makers, Directors General of correctional jurisdictions, CIOs, Heads of ICT Departments, business improvement professionals, prison and probation management experts, analytical and research specialists and technology solution providers. We seek to attract a core audience of those presently working within the prison and probation sectors who are…

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Suicide Risk and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Transforming Threat to Skills for Safer Living

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Sakina Rizvi, PhD Scientist, St. Michael’s HospitalAssistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto. Dr. Sakina Rizvi’s research expertise spans neuroimaging, psychotherapy, and pharmacology; with a focus in Major Depressive Disorder. Her research aims to characterize the neurobiology of suicide risk and treatment resistant depression, primarily through the use of brain imaging, and to develop and test novel psychotherapeutic strategies. In addition to her research, Dr. Rizvi is actively involved in outreach and advocacy projects with an emphasis on providing mental…

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May 2021

Trauma Informed Practice: A 5 Part Series

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 5 times

$197.75 – $265.55

Research on early childhood adversity has shown that many of the people served by mental health and social service agencies have experienced trauma. In order to respond ethically and effectively to those impacted by trauma, service providers must have significant knowledge of the bio-psycho-social-spiritual impacts of trauma experiences. They must also be able to skillfully respond to trauma-based behaviour to promote well-being and avoid the potential for harm. This 5-week web-based course will benefit anyone working with individuals who have…

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Housing First and Women

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Free

This webinar series is hosted by the Ontario Housing First Regional Network Community of Interest (OHFRN‐COI) and the Housing First Europe Hub (the Hub). The OHFRN‐COI strives to assist communities across Ontario, Canada, to develop, evaluate, and improve Housing First (HF) programs based on the Pathways HF model tested, adapted, and shown to be effective in the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s At Home / Chez Soi Demonstration Project. The Hub was established by the Y-Foundation (Finland) and FEANTSA (European…

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Trauma Informed Practice: A 5 Part Series

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 5 times

$197.75 – $265.55

Research on early childhood adversity has shown that many of the people served by mental health and social service agencies have experienced trauma. In order to respond ethically and effectively to those impacted by trauma, service providers must have significant knowledge of the bio-psycho-social-spiritual impacts of trauma experiences. They must also be able to skillfully respond to trauma-based behaviour to promote well-being and avoid the potential for harm. This 5-week web-based course will benefit anyone working with individuals who have…

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“Resistance is in our DNA”: Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Social Work Practice

May 12 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$200 – $250

With the recent global attention on anti-Black racism, many of us social workers have been questioning if we have done enough to address anti-Black racism in our practice, as well as in the world at large. This workshop will begin to explore such questions, as we examine what anti-Black racism is and how to address it in our everyday social work practice. We will also learn how critical reflective practice can help us operationalize anti-Black racism theory into our everyday…

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Promoting Healthy Brain Aging and Preventing Dementia International Symposium

May 18 @ 8:00 am - May 19 @ 5:00 pm
$20 – $30

Third International Symposium “Promoting Healthy Brain Aging and Preventing Dementia: Research and Translation” Mark your calendars and plan to join international experts in healthy brain aging and dementia for the virtual 2021 Symposium on Promoting Healthy Brain Aging and Preventing Dementia: Research and Translation, taking place May 18-19th, 2021. Campus Alberta Neuroscience is proud to host the Third International Symposium that will bring together experts from Alberta, Canada, and around the world to share knowledge and contribute to the ongoing…

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Trauma Informed Practice: A 5 Part Series

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 5 times

$197.75 – $265.55

Research on early childhood adversity has shown that many of the people served by mental health and social service agencies have experienced trauma. In order to respond ethically and effectively to those impacted by trauma, service providers must have significant knowledge of the bio-psycho-social-spiritual impacts of trauma experiences. They must also be able to skillfully respond to trauma-based behaviour to promote well-being and avoid the potential for harm. This 5-week web-based course will benefit anyone working with individuals who have…

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The Canadian Trauma and Addictions Conference: Helping Individuals Heal and Recover

May 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
$169

We are pleased to announce The Virtual Trauma & Addictions Conference: Helping Individuals Heal & Recover airing online May 19, 2021. We have introduced our lowest rate ever, to make this conference accessible to all audiences including professionals and the general public. Continuing education credits and an online certificate will be available for the those who qualify under the professional rate. This virtual conference will feature new interactive learning tools including digital handouts, polls and a live Q&A with the…

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Trauma Informed Practice: A 5 Part Series

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 5 times

$197.75 – $265.55

Research on early childhood adversity has shown that many of the people served by mental health and social service agencies have experienced trauma. In order to respond ethically and effectively to those impacted by trauma, service providers must have significant knowledge of the bio-psycho-social-spiritual impacts of trauma experiences. They must also be able to skillfully respond to trauma-based behaviour to promote well-being and avoid the potential for harm. This 5-week web-based course will benefit anyone working with individuals who have…

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June 2021

Trauma Informed Practice: A 5 Part Series

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 5 times

$197.75 – $265.55

Research on early childhood adversity has shown that many of the people served by mental health and social service agencies have experienced trauma. In order to respond ethically and effectively to those impacted by trauma, service providers must have significant knowledge of the bio-psycho-social-spiritual impacts of trauma experiences. They must also be able to skillfully respond to trauma-based behaviour to promote well-being and avoid the potential for harm. This 5-week web-based course will benefit anyone working with individuals who have…

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Brain Injury Canada National Conference

June 2 @ 8:00 am - June 4 @ 5:00 pm
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road
Ottawa, ON K1K 4S3 Canada

Brain Injury Canada is thrilled to announce our next conference will take place in Ottawa on June 3-4, 2021 at the Ottawa Conference & Event Centre, with a day of workshops on June 2nd. Our national conference is designed for healthcare professionals, caregivers, and individuals living with acquired brain injury.

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“Resistance is in our DNA”: Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Social Work Practice

June 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$200 – $250

With the recent global attention on anti-Black racism, many of us social workers have been questioning if we have done enough to address anti-Black racism in our practice, as well as in the world at large. This workshop will begin to explore such questions, as we examine what anti-Black racism is and how to address it in our everyday social work practice. We will also learn how critical reflective practice can help us operationalize anti-Black racism theory into our everyday…

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Mindfulness Techniques to Enhance your Mental Health

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$56.50

Participants in this workshop will discover the latest research and theories in order to understand how they can develop a mindfulness practice in both their personal and professional lives. Through an analysis of how our brains interpret the constant flow of sensory information, participants will learn how to improve their decision making and time management, as well as developing a tolerance for change, improving assertiveness, managing stress, developing empathy, and enhancing their communication skills, social skills, and anger management -…

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November 2021

15th Global Conference on Ageing

November 10 @ 8:00 am - November 12 @ 5:00 pm

“Rights Matter” is the global conference on ageing for 2021. It represents a critical point of connection for all those fighting for the rights of older people in a time when their value may have been in question against the backdrop of the brutal nature and consequences of the global pandemic. Four action areas of The Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020-2030: ageism, age-friendly environments, primary health care, and long-term care alongside older people and pandemics constitute the structural pillars of…

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