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Upcoming Events: Local, Regional and National
Mon Apr 23, 2018
Ottawa, ON
*Recently Added
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For: General public
Atelier d'appui parental: Gestion de la colère (4-12 ans)
Centre Psychosocial
Le Centre Psychosocial est heureux d’offrir une série d’ateliers gratuits destinés aux parents. Inscrivez-vous à/aux atelier(s) de votre choix ! Les ... more
Mon Apr 23 to Tue Apr 24, 2018
WINNIPEG, MB
For: General public, Professionals
Making Sense of Anxiety & Related Problems by Gordon Neufeld, Ph.D.
Jack Hirose & Associates
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
Tue Apr 24 to Tue May 29, 2018
(Every week on Tue)
Ottawa, ON
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For: General public
Social Skills Program (Ages 7-9)
Learning Disabilities Association of Ottawa-Carleton
A group for children with LDs / ADHD to develop and practice social and communication skills This 6 week program provides opportunities to build positive peer ... more
Wed Apr 25 to Thu Apr 26, 2018
Oakville, ON
For: Professionals
Managing Anxiety at Home and at School Presented by Lynn Lyons, MSW
Jack Hirose & Associates
Anxiety is a persistent master. When it moves in, it takes over daily routines, learning, recreation, and social connection. To make matters worse, the things ... more
Wed Apr 25, 2018
Ottawa, ON
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For: General public, Professionals
Mindfulness Based Eating Awareness Training - Orientation Session
Mental Health and Addiction Services of Ottawa
Our mindfulness-based eating awareness training is a 10-week program that addresses mindless eating, emotional eating, overeating, and obesity through the ... more
Thu Apr 26 to Thu May 17, 2018
(Every week on Thu)
Ottawa, ON
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For: General public
Executive Functioning Parent Support Workshop
Learning Disabillities Association of Ottawa-Carleton
These interactive workshops are for parents/caregivers who are looking to gain more knowledge, develop strategies & learn practical skills to better ... more
Thu Apr 26, 2018
Ottawa, ON
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For: General public, Professionals
Evidence Based Treatment for Mood Disorders
The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre
Learning Objectives: 1. Define and understand the diagnosis and prevalence of mood disorders; 2. Understand mood disorders using a CBT model; 3. Overview of ... more
Mon Apr 30, 2018
Ottawa, ON
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For: General public
Ateliers d’appui parental: L’anxiété chez les enfants partie 1 (6-12 ans)
Centre Psychosocial
Le Centre Psychosocial est heureux d’offrir une série d’ateliers gratuits destinés aux parents. Inscrivez-vous à/aux atelier(s) de votre choix ! Les ... more
Tue May 1, 2018
London, ON
For: Professionals
Tackling Anxiety: Strategies and Resources for Helping Children & Youth Manage Anxiety
Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI)
Presented by: Dr. Kristin Buhr, R. PSYCH This workshop will focus on effective strategies and resources for helping children and youth manage anxiety. ... more
Thu May 3 to Thu May 31, 2018
(Every week on Thu)
Ottawa, ON
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For: General public
Parenting Edge: Discipline that doesn't hurt...anyone
Family Services Ottawa
Under the expert direction of Susan Duke at Family Services Ottawa, this five-week course offers an informative and interactive exploration of the challenges ... more
Thu May 3, 2018
OAKVILLE, ON
For: Professionals
Proven & Effective Self-Regulation Skills: Mindset Plus Skill Set Equals Results
Jack Hirose & Associates
Our goal as educators is to empower our students to “think smart”. One way to achieve this goal is to help students understand their own learning brains. ... more
Sun May 6, 2018
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
For: General public
Let's party for Mental Health - Zumba international masterclass
LiveLoveDance Canada and Faith and Mind Ministry
Have you or anyone you know been impacted by mental illness? 1 in 5 Canadians will experience mental illness at some point of their lives. On May 6, the ... more
Mon May 7, 2018
Ottawa, ON
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For: General public
Ateliers d’appui parental: L’anxiété chez les enfants partie 2 (6-12 ans)
Centre Psychosocial
Le Centre Psychosocial est heureux d’offrir une série d’ateliers gratuits destinés aux parents. Inscrivez-vous à/aux atelier(s) de votre choix ! Les ... more
Mon May 7 to Mon Jun 18, 2018
(Every week on Mon)
Ottawa, ON
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Anger management... especially for parents
Family Services Ottawa
Under the expert direction of facilitators at Family Services Ottawa, this six-week course offers an informative and interactive exploration of the challenges ... more
Thu May 10 to Fri May 11, 2018
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
For: General public, Professionals
Motivational Interviewing (Level 1 Training)
CMHA Ottawa
Introductory workshops teaching the principles, skills and methods of Motivational Interviewing (MI) to help individuals move towards positive changes. Develop ... more
Mon May 14 to Fri Jun 22, 2018
National Event
For: Professionals
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
Mon May 14, 2018
Ottawa, ON
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For: General public
Ateliers d’appui parental: Le Deuil chez les enfants et les adolescents
Centre Psychosocial
Le Centre Psychosocial est heureux d’offrir une série d’ateliers gratuits destinés aux parents. Inscrivez-vous à/aux atelier(s) de votre choix ! Les ... more
Tue May 15, 2018
(Takes place on the third Tuesday of each month.)
Ottawa, ON
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For: General public
Monthly Sharing Circle
The Compassionate Friends [Ottawa/Outaouais Chapter]
No one seems to understand what it means to lose a child like another parent who has gone through a similar loss. The monthly sharing circle offers and ... more
Thu May 17, 2018
Ottawa, ON
For: General public, Professionals
Working with Oppositional, Defiant and Anger Issues: in Children and Adolescents
Jack Hirose & Associates
Children diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) can present a monumental challenge to therapists, teachers, parents and siblings. ODD and other ... more
Mon May 21, 2018
(Takes place on the third Monday of each month.)
Orléans, ON
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For: General public
Parent Support Groups - Orléans/Cumberland
Parents' Lifelines of Eastern Ontario
Our Parent/Caregiver Support Groups are open to everyone. No registration is required. We offer support groups in Ottawa as well as in some in regional ... more
Tue May 22 to Tue Jun 5, 2018
(Every week on Tue)
Ottawa, ON
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Parenting Edge: Parenting Your Anxious Child
Family Services Ottawa
Under the expert direction of Betsy Mann at Family Services à la famille Ottawa, this three-week course offers an informative and interactive exploration of ... more
Ongoing Events: Local, Regional and National
Tue Oct 10, 2017 to Tue Jun 19, 2018
(Every week on Tue)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
For: General public
Children's Social Skills Building Program
ABA Connections
Based on the “101 Ways to Teach Children Social Skills” program developed by The Bureau for At-Risk Youth, the Children’s Social Skills Building Group ... more
Thu Oct 12, 2017 to Thu Jun 21, 2018
(Every week on Thu)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
For: General public
Children's Social Group
ABA Connections
Come join us for our weekly drop-in social group! Each week will feature a different theme and activities for children of all ages to enjoy! Trained ABA ... more
Mon Oct 23, 2017 to Mon Jun 18, 2018
(Takes place on the third Monday of each month.)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
For: General public
Troubleshooters Parent Training Program
ABA Connections
The Troubleshooters Parent Training Program offers an opportunity to chat, troubleshoot, and train with other parents who have children living with an Autism ... more
Tue Jan 16 to Tue Jun 19, 2018
(Takes place on the third Tuesday of each month.)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
For: General public
Walking in My Shoes
Citizen Advocacy
A monthly meeting for the parents or guardians of children with all types of disabilities/special needs to meet, greet and share experiences. A Facilitator ... more
Mon Jan 29 to Mon Apr 30, 2018
(Every week on Mon)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
For: General public
From Victim to Survivor: A Group for Survivors of Childhood Trauma
Centre for Treatment of Sexual Abuse and Childhood Trauma
This group is intended for those who have survived childhood trauma, sexual abuse, or incest and are looking for group support, as well as a way to process and ... more
Sat Feb 17 to Sat May 12, 2018
(Takes place on the third Saturday of each month.)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
For: General public
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 Mar 21 to Wed May 16, 2018
(Every week on Wed)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
For: General public
Parenting Edge - FRIENDS for Life: Anxiety Prevention Program
Family Services Ottawa
An Anxiety Prevention Program for children 7-9 years with mild to moderate anxiety. FRIENDS for Life is an evidence-based prevention program proven to be ... more
Thu Mar 29 to Thu Jun 28, 2018
(Every week on Thu)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
For: General public
From Victimization to Resiliency: Men Daring to Confront Childhood Trauma
Centre for Treatment of Sexual Abuse and Childhood Trauma
This group is intended for men who have survived childhood trauma and are looking for group support, as well as a way to process and share their story. The ... more
Thu Apr 5 to Thu Jun 7, 2018
(Every week on Thu)
Ottawa, ON
Local Event
For: General public
Connect© Parent Group: A free support program for parents of teens
Parent Resource Centre
The Connect© Parent Group is an Attachment-Based Program to Support Parents of teens aged 13 – 17 years old. Do you ever feel that your teen doesn’t ... more
Upcoming Events across Ontario
Mon Jun 18, 2018
Ottawa, ON
For: Professionals
Mindfulness Beyond the Basics: Fitting the Practice to the Person with Ron Siegel, PsyD.
MAGentix Training and Seminars
Mindfulness is not a one-size-fits-all remedy. Researchers are now differentiating the effects of focused attention, open monitoring, loving-kindness, ... more
Fri Jun 15, 2018
Toronto, ON
For: General public
The Experience of Trauma Among Black Youth
SafeGuards Training
African Americans/Canadians have histories of trauma as a result of slavery and continue to suffer racism, oppression and sustained poverty in the present. In ... more
Tue Jun 12, 2018
For: General public
Somatic & Expressive Methods for Healing Complexly Traumatised Youth
SafeGuards Training
Young clients with complex trauma histories often display a myriad of emotional, social and behavioural difficulties. Additionally, trauma manifests in affect ... more
Tue Jun 5, 2018
Toronto, ON
For: General public
Intergenerational Trauma: Moving Beyond to Resiliency
SafeGuards Training
In this training participants will learn how to implement simple, straightforward and practical techniques that will help build a culturally safe practice and ... more
Mon Jun 4, 2018
Kitchener, ON
For: Professionals
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
Fri Jun 1 to Mon Jul 2, 2018
Toronto, ON
For: General public, Professionals
19th Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference
University of Ottawa, Office of CPD
The Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference aims to advance collaborative practice in mental health care in primary care and community settings. ... more
Mon May 28, 2018
Ottawa, ON
For: Professionals
Trauma in the Mind’s Eye: Mitigating and Eliminating Intrusive Thoughts, Flashbacks and Nightmares with Natalie Zlodre MSW
MAGentix Training and Seminars
Traumatic experiences that are frozen, stuck and unprocessed have the potential to exacerbate and to generalize stress reactions. We will learn what causes ... more
Thu May 24 to Fri May 25, 2018
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
*Recently Added
For: General public, Professionals
Single Session Therapy with Challenging Cases: Making the Most Difference in the Least Time
SafeGuards Training
As Walk-In clinics and Single Session consultations grow in popularity for people seeking quick access to mental health supports, Walk-In and Single Session ... more
Thu May 24 to Fri May 25, 2018
Kitchener, ON
For: Professionals
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 14, 2018
Windsor, ON
For: General public
Supervising Staff with a Trauma-Informed View
SafeGuards Training
The realization that the majority if not all of the clients' we serve have experienced trauma has led to a significant shift in our system. Organizations are ... more
Thu May 10 to Fri May 11, 2018
Ottawa, ON
For: Professionals
La thérapie orientée vers les solutions : outil efficace pour aider les victimes de trauma incluant les agressions sexuelles dans l’enfance
MAGentix Communications
Les clients ayant été victimes de traumatismes ont impérieusement besoin de retrouver du contrôle dans leur vie et de surmonter leur sentiment ... more
Mon May 7 to Tue May 8, 2018
Kitchener, ON
For: Professionals
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
Mon May 7 to Tue May 8, 2018
Timmins, ON
For: General public
Lingering Impact of Suicide: Implementing Supports for Individuals and Families
SafeGuards Training
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among Canadians aged 15 to 34 (Statistics Canada, 2001). Children and youth who experience a family member's death ... more
Fri Apr 27, 2018
Huntsville, ON
For: General public
Mindfulness, Co-Regulation and the Art of Holding Space
SafeGuards Training
Co-regulation is a key component in today's popular intervention models such as Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS), Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI), ... more
Thu Apr 26, 2018
Toronto, ON
For: General public
Attachment-Focused Trauma Treatments: Phase-Oriented Strategies for Addressing Complex Disorders
SafeGuards Training
This training provides theoretical knowledge, clinical approaches, and specific techniques which are indispensable in treating these challenging high risk ... more
Tue Apr 24, 2018
Windsor, ON
For: General public
Gender Affirmation Counts: Evidence-Based Practices for Physical and Mental Health
SafeGuards Training
This session will provide opportunities to practice front line and supervisory skills needed to create gender affirming spaces, services and workplaces. It ... more
Ongoing Events across Ontario
Tue Jul 18, 2017 to Thu Jul 18, 2019
(Every week on Tue)
Hamilton, ON
For: General public
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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