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November 2019

Issues of Substance 2019

2019-11-25 @ 8:00 am - 2019-11-30 @ 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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Issues of Substance 2019

2019-11-25 @ 8:00 am - 2019-11-27 @ 5:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada + Google Map
$795 – $895

The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction invites you to attend CCSA’s Issues of Substance 2019 conference. The three-day event — which regularly sells out — takes place November 25–27, 2019, at the Westin Ottawa Hotel and is part of National Addictions Awareness Week. This year, CCSA is pleased to have the Mental Health Commission of Canada as a national partner for our event. As part of their involvement, there will be a strong mental health and addiction focus…

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Complex Emotional Burdens: Being Human in Human Services

2019-11-25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$175

Please join us for a refreshing day to include education, conversation, validation and connection with people who do your work, who ‘get’ you. Hosted by Tom Regehr and Becca Partington of CAST Canada, together we will honour the complex and emotional burdens of your work, validate the ideas with plain language, gather individual strategies for coping and thriving as you grow and are changed by your work.

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Trauma & Addiction: An exploration into the truths, concerns and realities

2019-11-26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$175

Join this important educational discussion forum to help us discern where we are with trauma and addiction and what might be incomplete, inappropriate or fundamentally needed. We will open with an agreed approach to the day, then use facilitated discussion and short educational segments to gather where you, the participants are with trauma and addiction, then look at ways to better serve folks.

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Practice Lab in Brief Narrative Therapy: Advancing Your Skills

2019-11-28 @ 8:00 am - 2019-11-29 @ 5:00 pm
$395 – $435

This workshop is best described as a practice “lab” for stretching your skill in brief narrative therapy through enhancing your ability to ask interesting impactful questions that facilitate change. The workshop is aimed at participants with an intermediate level knowledge of brief and narrative therapies and for enthusiastic beginners. It will be useful for clinicians who have been working in brief therapy, single session therapy and walk-in clinics and who wish to advance their skill in making the most of…

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Au-Some Conference 2019

2019-11-30 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Free

Autism Canada and an amazing team of autistic adults have come together to bring you the 2019 Au-Some Web Conference. This is a day of learning about diversity on the spectrum. All topics for this webcast were chosen by Canadian autistics. Join us on Saturday, November 30th from the comfort of your home: *Have a watch party! Invite your friends, colleagues and community to this FREE conference. *This is an exclusive online event. Seats will go quickly! *Registration is FREE…

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December 2019

Supporting the Mental Health Needs of Racialized Young People (and Their Families)

2019-12-02 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$275

This training will provide guidance to those providing mental health care to young people and their families around providing culturally competent care for diverse young people. The training will discuss various ways that young people and their families may have felt unheard or uncomfortable in mental health settings due to their racial and/or ethnic identity and will discuss approaches that practitioners can use to help decrease barriers to care for such young people and their families. This training will discuss…

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De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations

2019-12-03 @ 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

2019-12-04 @ 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

2019-12-04 @ 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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Understanding mental health and addiction system needs of Francophones

2019-12-04 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Understanding mental health and addiction system needs of Francophones in Ontario: Findings from the Ciel Eclairci report Francophones are the largest linguistic minority in Ontario and, by provincial law, have special language rights. Yet, they experience substantial health inequities. “As many as 53% of Francophones living in Ontario report having no access, or very limited access, to mental health and addictions services in French.” In 2016, the Ministry of Health commissioned the Provincial System Support Program at the Centre for…

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Specialized Violence – Intersecting Risks

2019-12-04 @ 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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A Conversation About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) & The Justice System

2019-12-05 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

· What is FASD? · How does the disability impact those affected by it? · What are the implications for the justice system? · The Lived Experience of a parent affected by FASD involved with the justice system. · What can be done differently with human services and the justice system to better serve youth and adults affected by FASD?

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Gender Affirming Services for Children, Youth And Families

2019-12-09 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
$139.22 – $198.88

Emerging research shows that gender affirmation has health benefits, and embedding it in mental health supports will minimize the negative consequences of transphobia, homophobia or biphobia. Added protections in human rights legislation also means that practitioners working with children, youth and families need opportunities to practice skills and plan for compliance in order to promote health and wellbeing in Canada’s increasingly gender-diverse demographics

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How do we measure addiction recovery? Incorporating the perspectives of people with lived experience

2019-12-11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Recovery from addiction is considered an ongoing process; it requires the person to continuously manage their addiction to prevent problems from returning. But there is no clear consensus on what recovery means in the field of addictions. Join us for our latest webinar in the "New Narratives" series, as two researchers discuss the results of their study on this topic and implications for Ontario’s addiction treatment system. You’ll learn about: The current understanding of addiction recovery.Findings from a study that…

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Trauma-Informed Care – Building a Culture of Strength

2019-12-16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ottawa Ottawa, ON Canada + Google Map
$219 – $249

Trauma is prevalent in our world and has an impact on many of the people we interact with, including our clients and colleagues. Compassionate and trauma-informed care is essential to providing effective support and building sustainable services. This workshop explores how to build a trauma-informed culture in a workplace setting that integrates knowledge throughout the organization. Participants will develop an understanding of the pervasive impact of trauma on individual health and relationships. Guiding principles will be explored for increasing emotional…

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Trauma-Informed Care – Building a Culture of Strength

2019-12-17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$219 – $249

Trauma is prevalent in our world and has an impact on many of the people we interact with, including our clients and colleagues. Compassionate and trauma-informed care is essential to providing effective support and building sustainable services. This workshop explores how to build a trauma-informed culture in a workplace setting that integrates knowledge throughout the organization. Participants will develop an understanding of the pervasive impact of trauma on individual health and relationships. Guiding principles will be explored for increasing emotional…

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Trauma-Informed Care – Building a Culture of Strength

2019-12-17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$219 – $249

Trauma is prevalent in our world and has an impact on many of the people we interact with, including our clients and colleagues. Compassionate and trauma-informed care is essential to providing effective support and building sustainable services. This workshop explores how to build a trauma-informed culture in a workplace setting that integrates knowledge throughout the organization. Participants will develop an understanding of the pervasive impact of trauma on individual health and relationships. Guiding principles will be explored for increasing emotional…

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

2019-12-18 @ 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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January 2020

The Osgoode Certificate in Privacy Law and Information Management in Healthcare

January 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, happening 5 times

$3395

Maintaining adequate privacy around health information is a core priority of patients, medical institutions and professionals, software vendors, and clinical researchers. A web of regulatory instruments and best practices have developed to protect sensitive medical data. These ensure that only those who require access for treatment or research purposes are able to view this most personal category of private information. Failure to adopt adequate protective initiatives can leave patients vulnerable to the loss of highly sensitive personal information and medical…

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