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Upcoming Events: Local, Regional and National
Wed Sep 27, 2017
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Addressing Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma in Ourselves and our Colleagues
Adlerian Counselling and Consulting Group Inc
Are you, or someone you work with, experiencing any of the following: feeling disconnected from friends and family? increased illness or fatigue? feelings of ... more
Sun Oct 1 to Tue Oct 3, 2017
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
REFLECT 2017
Hatching Ideas
REFLECT 2017 is a three-day event that aims to bring together people with lived experience and researchers in suicide and self-harm. It is open to researchers, ... more
Tue Oct 17 to Tue Dec 5, 2017
(Every 8 weeks on Tue)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
CBT for Adult ADHD: Executive Function Skills Development Program
Bmindful Psychotherapy & Coaching Centre
This 8-session Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) program was adapted from Mary V. Solanto, Ph.D. evidenced based program for adults (18 and over) who have ... more
Sat Oct 21, 2017 to Sat Jan 20, 2018
(Takes place on the third Saturday of each month.)
Ottawa, ON
*Recently Added
Local Event
Children's Sibling Group (offered by Citizen Advocacy)
Citizen Advocacy
It is your chance to meet other brothers and sisters who really understand how having a sibling with a disability is UNIQUE. Participants between the ages ... more
Wed Nov 1 to Thu Nov 2, 2017
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Making Sense of Anxiety & Related Problems
Jack Hirose
The escalating level of anxiety in our children begs for an explanation as well as a solution. Dr. Neufeld sheds light on this age-old problem, paving the way ... more
Fri Nov 3, 2017
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
The Science of Emotion
Jack Hirose
There is much focus today on children’s emotions. Constructs like emotional intelligence, emotional self-regulation and emotional well-being are being ... more
Mon Nov 6 to Mon Nov 20, 2017
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Stress Management for Parents Raising Children with Special Needs
bmindful Psychotherapy & Coaching Centre
This 3-session Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) based stress management program aims to support parents and caregivers who have children with special ... more
Fri Nov 24, 2017
Oakville, ON
Working with Oppositional and Defiant Children & Adolescents
Jack Hirose
Children diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) can present a monumental challenge to therapists, teachers, parents and siblings. ODD and other ... more
Tue Dec 5 to Wed Dec 6, 2017
Kitchener, ON
Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy: Core Concepts and Practice
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
This two-day experiential course will provide participants with current research findings on the efficacy of mindfulness for the treatment of depression and ... more
Mon Dec 11 to Tue Dec 12, 2017
Kitchener, ON
Children's Mental Health: Navigating the Journey
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
This practical, hands-on workshop is meant to instil hope for those supporting children, youth and families in their journey, or potential journey, through the ... more
Mon Apr 16, 2018
Kitchener, ON
Understanding Youth and Addictions
Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
This one-day workshop aims to help participants gain an understanding of the unique considerations of working with youth who are experiencing addiction issues. ... more
Mon May 14 to Fri Jun 22, 2018
National Event
Online Concurrent Disorders
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work, Professional Development
It is estimated that 70-80% of people seeking help for substance use, and 15-20% seeking help for mental health, are experiencing concurrent disorders (CCSA, ... more
Ongoing Events: Local, Regional and National
Fri Sep 1 to Sat Sep 30, 2017
International
World Alzheimer's Month
Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI)
World Alzheimer's Month is the international campaign every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. World Alzheimer's Day is on 21 September each year. more
Thu Sep 14 to Thu Nov 2, 2017
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
Girl Squad Program (ages 16-19)
Serenity Renewal for Families
A program for girls to build new connections and skills through fun activities and discussions. more
Upcoming Events across Ontario
Mon Jun 4, 2018
Kitchener, ON
Supporting Gender Independent and Trans Children, Youth and Their Families
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
In this workshop, participants will gain an understanding of the complexities of gender identity and expression. Participants will learn of the unique needs ... more
Thu May 24 to Fri May 25, 2018
Kitchener, ON
Concurrent Disorders
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
Experiences of individuals living with concurrent disorders are complex and differ significantly from those who may be struggling with only one of these ... more
Mon May 7 to Tue May 8, 2018
Kitchener, ON
Breathe In and Play: Mindfulness Practice with Children
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
Mindfulness is increasingly being shared with children in educational, medical, mental health, community and home settings. Research shows that mindfulness ... more
Thu Apr 12 to Fri Apr 13, 2018
Kitchener, ON
Expressive Arts Therapy with Children and Adolescents
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
This course will introduce the use of expressive arts when working therapeutically with children and adolescents with a variety of needs and goals.* Rationale ... more
Fri Mar 2, 2018
Kitchener, ON
Suicidal or Self-Harming? Assessment and Treatment of 'At Risk' Teens
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
Adolescence is a time where impulsivity can lead to risky behaviours in the average teen. When impulsivity is added to mental health issues and/or troubling ... more
Tue Jan 16 to Wed Jan 17, 2018
Kitchener, ON
I Can't Cope: Calming the Storms of Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adolescents
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
In 2015, a survey by the Canadian Mental Health Association found that 46% of girls and 26% of boys in grades 7 to 12 reported symptoms of anxiety and ... more
Tue Nov 21 to Wed Nov 22, 2017
Ottawa, ON
Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy
MAGentix Training and Semnars
Workshop Description: * Are you are eager to use your EFT skills with individual clients? * Do presenting problems of depression and anxiety sometimes ... more
Fri Nov 10, 2017
Kitchener, ON
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): Knowing What to Look for and Recognizing the Potential
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
This practical, hands-on workshop is meant to help professionals better recognize what behaviours might be indicators of a potential fetal alcohol spectrum ... more
Thu Oct 26, 2017
OAKVILLE, ON
High Functioning Autism
Jack Hirose
This intensive, full-day workshop provides proven intervention strategies, essential treatment tools, and behavioural techniques to help you analyze behaviours ... more
Tue Oct 17 to Wed Oct 18, 2017
Kitchener, ON
It Takes a Village: Working Together to Develop Healthy, Resilient Children
Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
This workshop is designed for the helping professional to build their capacity in boosting the resiliency and well- being in children and youth. This workshop ... more
Mon Oct 16 to Tue Oct 17, 2017
Mississauga, ON
4th International Conference on Mental Health and Primary care
Allied Academies
Allied academies is pleased to invite you to join in the 4th International Conference on Mental Health and Primary Care, which is going to be held on Oct ... more
Ongoing Events across Ontario
Tue Jul 18, 2017 to Thu Jul 18, 2019
(Every week on Tue)
Hamilton, ON
Recovery Canada Hamilton Meetings
Recovery Canada Hamilton Meetings
Recovery Canada is a non-profit member managed group who's goal is to provide community based mental health peer support following the methods of Dr. Abraham ... more
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