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June 2019

Vicarious Trauma – Strategies for Resilience

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$209 – $235

Helpers regularly encounter stories and symptoms of trauma in their roles. There is growing evidence that the impact of directly supporting others through experiences of trauma goes beyond burnout or fatigue. The toll of witnessing intense human experiences and emotions can contribute to a negative transformation of a helper’s own sense of safety, and of being competent and purposeful. This workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to examine their own experiences and become aware of the signs of both…

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Vicarious Trauma – Strategies for Resilience

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$209 – $235

Helpers regularly encounter stories and symptoms of trauma in their roles. There is growing evidence that the impact of directly supporting others through experiences of trauma goes beyond burnout or fatigue. The toll of witnessing intense human experiences and emotions can contribute to a negative transformation of a helper’s own sense of safety, and of being competent and purposeful. This workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to examine their own experiences and become aware of the signs of both…

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19th Annual International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services Conference

June 25 @ 8:30 am - June 27 @ 4:30 pm
Montréal Montréal, QC Canada + Google Map
$550 – $800

Cultural Diversity at the Intersection of Mental Health and the Law

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July 2019

Brief Focused Counselling Skills – Strategies from Leading Frameworks

July 16 @ 9:00 am - July 17 @ 4:00 pm
$399 – $445

Due to limited resources and time, brief counselling interventions that are effective and efficient are becoming more in demand. This workshop is designed to move beyond general counselling skills and offer increased capacity and confidence to those wanting to expand their existing knowledge base and current skill set. Participants will acquire a deeper understanding of Cognitive Behavioural, Strengths-Based, Narrative, and Solution-Focused counselling frameworks. Practical strategies and techniques from each of these frameworks will be explored, accompanied with experiential opportunities to…

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September 2019

Mental Health For All – Connection Interrupted: Restoring Mental Health in a Fractured World

September 23 @ 8:00 am - September 25 @ 5:00 pm

The Mental Health for All (MH4A) Conference plays a unique role in uniting the people and ideas that exemplify mental health in Canada. Now in its fourth year, the MH4A Conference is an important place of convergence, where service providers, front-line workers, researchers, funders, policy makers and people with lived experience of mental health problems and illnesses come together to set the agenda. The theme of this year’s conference is Connection Interrupted: Restoring Mental Health in a Fractured World. Together…

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Recovery Capital Conference

September 26 @ 8:00 am - September 27 @ 5:00 pm
$450

After a highly successful first year, Recovery Capital (RC-TO) is returning September 26th – 27th with the most innovative two-day event designed to provide accessible, accredited, and multi-disciplinary professional education on the latest innovations in the fields of addiction and recovery with a focus on Recovery Capital. Recovery Capital is defined as the breadth and depth of internal and external resources that can be drawn upon to initiate and sustain recovery from alcohol and other drug problems. The second annual…

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October 2019

Specialized Violence – Self-Directed Violence

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$100

This webinar on Specialized Violence – Self-Directed Violence is presented by Dr. Brianne Layden. Suicidal self-directed violence occurs in nearly every country and causes substantial personal and societal burden. This webinar will review conceptual and definitional issues related to suicidal self-directed violence, with a focus on distinguishing this behaviour from non-suicidal self-injury. In addition, the nature of the problem will be discussed on a global scale, as well as within specific populations and settings. Currently, many professionals rely on unstructured…

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10th Canadian Conference on Dementia

October 3 @ 8:00 am - October 5 @ 5:00 pm
Quebec QC Quebec, QC Canada + Google Map
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CAG2019: Navigating the Tides of Aging Together – 48th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting

October 24 @ 8:30 am - October 26 @ 4:30 pm

The Canadian Association on Gerontology welcomes you to Moncton, New Brunswick for our 48th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting. Join us for Canada’s premier multidisciplinary conference for those interested in individual and population aging.

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November 2019

HSJCC Conference – Colouring Outside the Lines: Innovations and Creative Community Responses

November 4 @ 8:00 am - November 9 @ 1:00 pm
Hilton Toronto, 145 Richmond St W
Toronto, Ontario M5H 2L2 Canada
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National Conference on Ending Homelessness

November 4 @ 8:00 am - November 6 @ 5:00 pm
Edmonton AB Edmonton, AB Canada + Google Map

The National Conference on Ending Homelessness arms policy makers, funders, researchers, advocates, community leaders and front line workers with the inspiration, information, tools and training they need to end homelessness.

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I Don’t Wanna Talk About It: Working With Hard to Engage Children, Youth & Families

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Working with difficult to engage clients can be frustrating and challenging, even for seasoned clinicians. The challenge of working with younger clients in therapy can be further compounded by their fear of entering therapy, their lack of control over the decision to attend therapy, their feeling of being scapegoated for family problems, their lack of motivation for treatment, and their developmental capacity which can make it difficult for them to respond to traditional talk-therapy. The first step in working with…

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EPION Conference 2019: Partners in Practice and Progress

November 19 @ 8:00 am - November 20 @ 5:00 pm

The 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.

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): An Advanced Overview with Implications for Forensic Mental Health and Legal Professionals

November 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$100

This webinar on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): An Advanced Overview with Implications for Forensic Mental Health and Legal Professionals is presented by Dr. Jerrod Brown. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when the brain is damaged by a blow or penetration from an external force. This could be the result of a range of events including a car accident, falling and hitting one’s head, or being violently shook or punched. Research suggests that TBI is over-represented in criminal justice, forensic mental…

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Canadian Violence Link Conference

November 21 @ 8:00 am - November 25 @ 5:00 pm

Humane Canada's Canadian Violence Link Conference is an innovative, ground-breaking conference that examines the link between violence against human beings and animals, looking at the vulnerabilities in both populations and how they intersect. In 2017, we brought together 203 professionals from 10 key Canadian sectors that work to prevent and address violence against people or animals for cross-sector training on how to stop the cycles of violence. This was the first time a national conference of this kind happened in…

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Issues of Substance 2019

November 25 @ 8:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada + Google Map

The theme for CCSA's IOS 2019 conference is Evidence and Perspectives​, Compassion and Action. Substance use and addiction are serious concerns in Canada. They have a negative impact on individuals' relationships and responsibilities wit​hin communities, workplaces, volunteer organizations and educational institutions. In addition, substance use costs our society an estimated $38 billion per year.​ The current landscape in the field of substance use and addiction in Canada is growing more complex. The need for research and action is greater than…

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December 2019

Specialized Violence – Intersecting Risks

December 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$100

This webinar on Specialized Violence – Intersecting Risks is presented by Dr. Kevin Douglas. This webinar will focus on the nature of intersecting risks for violence perpetration, victimization, suicide-related behaviour, and self-harm. Often, when an individual is at risk for one of these adverse outcomes, he or she will be at risk for others as well. Common settings in which multiple intersecting risks occur include mental health, corrections, law enforcement, forensic, and workplace settings. These adverse outcomes are associated with…

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Theory of Mind (ToM): An Advanced Overview with Implications for Criminal Justice, Forensic Mental Health, and Legal Professionals

December 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$100

This webinar on Theory of Mind (ToM): An Advanced Overview with Implications for Criminal Justice, Forensic Mental Health, and Legal Professionals is presented by Dr. Jerrod Brown. Theory of Mind (ToM) is the cognitive capacity of an individual to ascribe mental states (e.g., thoughts, beliefs, motivations, and emotions) to oneself as well as other individuals. Another important aspect of ToM is the ability to recognize that mental states can vary across individuals. In conjunction, these aspects of ToM are the…

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November 2020

International Federation on Ageing: 15th Global Conference on Ageing

2020-11-01 @ 8:00 am - 2020-11-03 @ 5:00 pm

Population ageing is arguably one of the most significant social transformations of the twenty-first century, with implications for nearly all sectors of society, including labour and financial markets, the demand for goods and services, such as housing, health, transportation and social protection, as well as family structures and intergenerational ties. The risk of being under prepared for the impact of population ageing will be great, but equally the potential upsides and extraordinary opportunities are underestimated. The IFAs 15th Global Conference…

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