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March 2019

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – Tools for Thinking Differently [London]

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Many of the challenges that we experience are based on irrational and unhelpful thought patterns that impact both our feelings and our behaviour. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a time-sensitive, structured, and present-oriented form of counselling that focuses on problem solving and teaching individuals how to modify these distorted patterns of thinking. CBT is also one of the most well-known, researched, and practiced forms of therapy available to us. This workshop provides a strong foundational knowledge of the principles and…

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – Tools for Thinking Differently [Ottawa]

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada

Many of the challenges that we experience are based on irrational and unhelpful thought patterns that impact both our feelings and our behaviour. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a time-sensitive, structured, and present-oriented form of counselling that focuses on problem solving and teaching individuals how to modify these distorted patterns of thinking. CBT is also one of the most well-known, researched, and practiced forms of therapy available to us. This workshop provides a strong foundational knowledge of the principles and…

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – Tools for Thinking Differently [Thunder Bay]

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Many of the challenges that we experience are based on irrational and unhelpful thought patterns that impact both our feelings and our behaviour. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a time-sensitive, structured, and present-oriented form of counselling that focuses on problem solving and teaching individuals how to modify these distorted patterns of thinking. CBT is also one of the most well-known, researched, and practiced forms of therapy available to us. This workshop provides a strong foundational knowledge of the principles and…

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Mental Health and Substance Use Best Practice Guideline Education

March 27 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
$65

RNAO Region 2, Middlesex-Elgin, Huron-Perth & Oxford Chapters, in conjunction with the Mental Health Nursing Interest Group, will be hosting a Best Practice Guideline (BPG) workshop highlighting 4 mental health and substance use BPG's. nullAssessment and Care of Adults at Risk for Suicidal Ideation and Behaviour Crisis Intervention for Adults Using a Trauma-Informed Approach Engaging Clients Who Use Substances Promoting Safety: Alternative Approaches to the Use of Restraints

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Autism – Strategies for Self-Regulation, Learning and Challenging Behaviours [Toronto]

March 27 @ 9:00 am - March 31 @ 4:00 pm

Working with individuals who have autism can be a very meaningful experience, but it is not without its challenges. With recent reports indicating that an increasing number of individuals are on the autism spectrum, a greater number of care providers are encountering individuals with autism as part of their work and life. While every person with autism is unique, many face similar challenges. The primary focus of this workshop is to provide practical strategies for working with high-need individuals around…

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Indigenous Health Symposium

March 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free

There is a strong and growing movement among many Indigenous Peoples to bridge the gap between traditional Indigenous health and wellness, and contemporary medical practices. Peel Aboriginal Network, in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association – Halton Region Branch, Reach Out Centre for Kids, and the Mississauga Halton and Central West LHINs, is pleased to host Strength and Resilience, a one-day Symposium on complementary tools to address Indigenous mental health needs.

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Domestic Sex Trafficking of Youth: Trauma Informed Intervention and Prevention

March 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

At the end of the presentation, participants will: • Have an increased awareness of the misconceptions of domestic sex trafficking • Have an increased knowledge and awareness of domestic sex trafficking

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Safer Spaces: Creating environments where LGBTQ2S+ community members feel visible, safer, & included

March 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

The Safer Space program aims to help create environments where LGBTQ2S+ community members/families feel visible, safer, & included. This Webinar is an introduction to LGBTQ2S+ terminology & definitions related to gender & sexuality, gender pronouns, privilege, an introduction to alliship, creating safer spaces, why it matters, & practical steps to inclusivity. Tara Buchannan is a cisgender lesbian that uses she and her pronouns. She is passionate about and has been working in Developmental Services for over 10 years. She has…

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April 2019

Breakfast with the Chiefs: Helen Angus, Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care

April 2 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast with the Chiefs is an educational session that provides invited “Chief Executives” the opportunity to share new ideas, policies and/or best practices with colleagues. Our speakers are CEOs, notable researchers, cabinet ministers, deputies, or leaders from the academic community. The briefings are 60 minutes long, concise and to the point. A full web version may be made available on Longwoods.com after the live presentation.

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Mental Health in the Capital 2019

April 8 @ 8:00 am - April 9 @ 5:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada

Mental Health in the Capital 2018 conference brought together public and private sector experts for one day to explore the challenges and best practices in workplace mental health. Building on the discussions from last year, we are lengthening the program and offering more opportunities to engage in the conversation at Mental Health in the Capital 2019 #MHC2019.

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Restorative Justice – Guiding Principles for Schools and Communities

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

How do we respond meaningfully to harmful or criminal actions? Based on the principles of restorative justice, this workshop offers a framework for answering this question in your own context. The philosophy of restorative justice invites people to look beyond a merely punitive view of justice and discipline. Instead, it focuses on the needs of everyone involved, emphasizing direct accountability, reparation, prevention, dialogue, and in some cases, renewed relationship. If you work in a school, community, government, or other organizational…

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De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations [Toronto]

April 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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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The 2019 Legal Guide to Privacy & Information Management in Healthcare

April 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$545

Privacy breaches can result in significant reputational risk, regulatory investigations, and costly litigation. Recent high-profile cases dealing with personal health information highlight how critical this issue has become for healthcare professionals and organizations. If you are a healthcare risk manager, privacy officer, director of care/professional practice, a lawyer advising on privacy and information management issues, nurse or nurse educator, you must have a current understanding of the key issues and how to deal with them.

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De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations

April 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada + Google Map

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 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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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Restorative Justice – Guiding Principles for Schools and Communities

April 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada + Google Map

How do we respond meaningfully to harmful or criminal actions? Based on the principles of restorative justice, this workshop offers a framework for answering this question in your own context. The philosophy of restorative justice invites people to look beyond a merely punitive view of justice and discipline. Instead, it focuses on the needs of everyone involved, emphasizing direct accountability, reparation, prevention, dialogue, and in some cases, renewed relationship. If you work in a school, community, government, or other organizational…

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13th Annual Risk & Recovery Forensic Conference

April 11 @ 8:30 am - April 12 @ 4:00 pm

Learn from experts in risk assessment, risk management, and recovery! We are pleased to again be hosting the Risk and Recovery Forensic Conference for our 13th year! A conference for professionals in mental health, probation & parole, corrections, legal services and police.

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The Moment You Walk Through the Door: Improving Services for Marginalized Sexual Orientations, Gender Identities and Intersex People

April 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$30

This course provides information for service providers to feel more confident, competent and comfortable providing services to diverse gender identities and expressions or whose sexual orientation may be different than the majority. Stigma and marginalization impact an individual’s health and well-being in many ways and affects if that person will access services when they are in need of them. We want to help agencies to become more accessible, places of welcome for the communities we serve. For over 15 years,…

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7th National Conference on Indigenous Criminal Justice Post Gladue

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$495

April 23, 2019 will mark the 20th anniversary of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in R. v. Gladue. Join an experienced, multi-disciplinary faculty from across Canada to discuss what’s working, what isn’t working and what the priorities should be moving forward. If you work with Indigenous people involved in the justice system, this is an important event that you should not miss. Where is the Canadian justice system 20 years post the Gladue SCC decision? Gladue and parole ;…

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Specialized Violence – Cyber Violence

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

This webinar on Specialized Violence: Cyber Violence is presented by Dr. Randy Kropp. Broadly defined, “cyber violence” refers to violent behaviours that are perpetrated online or via electronic means. Cyber violence is difficult to operationally define (and therefore challenging to study) and encompasses a wide variety of behaviours. Currently, there are controversies in the field as to whether the same principles and theories of in-person violence apply to cyber violence, or whether electronic violence requires a more nuanced lens of…

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