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April 2020

Mental Health Law for Children and Youth

April 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$545

Legal rights and responsibilities in mental health law are numerous and complex. When the issues relate to children and youth, they become increasingly challenging. Different approaches to the delivery of mental health services to children/youth persist, as do challenges around the most appropriate advocacy supports and approaches for assessing and managing risks of violence. Community collaboration challenges, the role of educators and the complexities that arise in the context of criminal law, in addition to the constantly evolving case law…

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Short Term Interventions: Transitioning from In-Person to Online Support

April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 4 times

$197.75

The emergence of COVID-19 has forced those of us in the helping professions to shift our way of thinking about how best to support our clients as face-to-face meetings are no longer an option. In response, many agencies and practitioners have begun to offer online, telephone or text counselling to clients. The rapidity with which the sector has responded speaks to the commitment of the professionals, but brings with it many new challenges and questions.

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Integrated Approach for Cross Sectional Care/Case Conferencing

April 9 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
$10

Breakfast and Capacity Building across 4 SECTORS:Developmental, Mental Health and Addictions, Justice & EducationThis training will help enhance your community knowledge on case/care conferencing with a wholistic approach on family, children, and youth.Please bring your smart devices because this will be a hands on & interactive workshop!

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Mindfulness and Self-Care for Helping Professionals in Uncertain Times

April 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on 2020-04-16 at 2:00 pm

Free

When times are in crisis, helping professionals need a self-care practice more than ever. We learn about the benefits of mindfulness in brief trainings and workshops, but the ongoing practice is always a challenge.

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De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™

April 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$219 – $249

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 communication styles. Participants will develop a clear understanding of how to assess the potential for violence and respond with a diverse set of…

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Short Term Interventions: Transitioning from In-Person to Online Support

April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 4 times

$197.75

The emergence of COVID-19 has forced those of us in the helping professions to shift our way of thinking about how best to support our clients as face-to-face meetings are no longer an option. In response, many agencies and practitioners have begun to offer online, telephone or text counselling to clients. The rapidity with which the sector has responded speaks to the commitment of the professionals, but brings with it many new challenges and questions.

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14th Annual Risk & Recovery Forensic Conference

April 16 @ 8:00 am - April 17 @ 5:00 pm

We are pleased to again be hosting the Risk and Recovery Forensic Conference for our 14th year! A conference for professionals in mental health, probation & parole, corrections, legal services and police. St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton's Forensic Psychiatry Program is committed to the importance of the academic enterprise. It is through the acquisition of new knowledge through research, knowledge translation and education that allows our program to be a forerunner in mental health research and to deliver the best possible…

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De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$219 – $249

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 communication styles. Participants will develop a clear understanding of how to assess the potential for violence and respond with a diverse set of…

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De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada + Google Map
$219 – $249

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 communication styles. Participants will develop a clear understanding of how to assess the potential for violence and respond with a diverse set of…

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Mindfulness and Self-Care for Helping Professionals in Uncertain Times

April 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on 2020-04-16 at 2:00 pm

Free

When times are in crisis, helping professionals need a self-care practice more than ever. We learn about the benefits of mindfulness in brief trainings and workshops, but the ongoing practice is always a challenge.

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Rainbow Health Ontario Conference

April 21 @ 8:00 am - April 23 @ 5:00 pm

Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO), a program of Sherbourne Health, is pleased to announce the 6th RHO Conference, coming up April 21-23, 2020 in breathtaking Niagara Falls, Ontario at the Sheraton on the Falls, on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Attawandaron (Neutral) and Wendat peoples, territory which is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties. The largest LGBT2SQ health conference in Canada, the RHO Conference provides a forum for knowledge exchange, networking and research presentations for health care service providers,…

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Short Term Interventions: Transitioning from In-Person to Online Support

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 4 times

$197.75

The emergence of COVID-19 has forced those of us in the helping professions to shift our way of thinking about how best to support our clients as face-to-face meetings are no longer an option. In response, many agencies and practitioners have begun to offer online, telephone or text counselling to clients. The rapidity with which the sector has responded speaks to the commitment of the professionals, but brings with it many new challenges and questions.

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Skills Practice: Practical Interventions with Oppositional, Defiant, & Angry Children, Adolescents & Young Adults in School & Mental Health Settings

April 23 @ 8:30 am - April 24 @ 4:00 pm
$449 – $469

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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Mental Health Court: Essentials for Lawyers and Treatment Providers

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$495.00

In this new and unique OsgoodePD program, you’ll hear from all parties involved in the mental health court process and gain a comprehensive understanding of the intersection between justice and treatment and how this specialty court can provide positive results for all. Legal practitioners and treatment providers with significant mental health court experience will discuss: Fundamentals of criminal justice and mental health treatment collaboration in mental health courtsdiversion, post-charge diversion, fitness hearings, etc.Ethical issues arising from multidisciplinary collaborationsHow criminal justice…

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Short Term Interventions: Transitioning from In-Person to Online Support

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 4 times

$197.75

The emergence of COVID-19 has forced those of us in the helping professions to shift our way of thinking about how best to support our clients as face-to-face meetings are no longer an option. In response, many agencies and practitioners have begun to offer online, telephone or text counselling to clients. The rapidity with which the sector has responded speaks to the commitment of the professionals, but brings with it many new challenges and questions.

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Canadian Healthcare Navigation Conference

April 30 @ 8:00 am - May 1 @ 5:00 pm
$100 – $200

Our goal is to create a platform for the sharing of best practices in navigation as well as for knowledge translation and exchange. The inaugural Canadian Healthcare Navigation Conference (CHNC) will be hosted in partnership between NaviCare/SoinsNavi at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John and the Family Navigation Project at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto. Our keynote speakers are Harold P Freeman, M.D. (Founder and President of the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute in New York…

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Brain Injury Canada 2020 National Conference

April 30 @ 8:00 am - May 1 @ 1:00 pm
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road
Ottawa, ON K1K 4S3 Canada
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After the huge success of our last conference in October 2018, Brain Injury Canada is thrilled to announce our next conference will take place in Ottawa on April 30 – May 1, 2020 at the Ottawa Conference & Event Centre! Our national conference is designed for healthcare professionals, caregivers, and individuals living with acquired brain injury.  New this year: Join us for pre-conference workshops and learn from dynamic speakers from across Canada on Wednesday, April 29 from 8:30am – 4pm…

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Self-Injury Behaviour in Youth: Issues and Strategies

April 30 @ 9:00 am - May 1 @ 4:00 pm
$409 – $459

Self-injury refers to deliberate, self-inflicted tissue damage such as cutting or burning. Self-injury has reached alarming proportions among our youth; studies show that 14-24% of adolescents and young adults have engaged in this behaviour at least once, with a quarter of these reporting current, chronic self-injury. Helpers are increasingly encountering young people who are involved with self-injury. This workshop will assist participants in understanding the experience and motivations of adolescents who intentionally injure themselves. In addition, practical strategies for working…

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Self-Injury Behaviour in Youth: Issues and Strategies

April 30 @ 9:00 am - May 1 @ 4:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada + Google Map
$409 – $459

Self-injury refers to deliberate, self-inflicted tissue damage such as cutting or burning. Self-injury has reached alarming proportions among our youth; studies show that 14-24% of adolescents and young adults have engaged in this behaviour at least once, with a quarter of these reporting current, chronic self-injury. Helpers are increasingly encountering young people who are involved with self-injury. This workshop will assist participants in understanding the experience and motivations of adolescents who intentionally injure themselves. In addition, practical strategies for working…

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May 2020

Unpacking the Narrative Suitcase: Practices That Fit In Any Setting

May 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$195 – $225

Unpacking the Narrative Suitcase will offer you key ideas and practices of narrative therapy in clear, useable ways that can be taken into your every day work within brief settings or longer-term therapy. Karen is well known for her ability to translate the complexities of narrative practice into understandable language. She will offer you a detailed guideline with specific examples for mapping conversations with clients of any age, with any presenting issue. You will leave with ideas that can be…

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