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*Applicable to new registrations only, extended early bird "sale" rate only valid on workshops where indicated until October 9, 2018.

Take advantage of our "Happy Thanksgiving Sale" with
Extended Early Bird Rates on a selection of workshops but only until October 9th!

 Webinars: Coming soon to SickKids CCMH Learning Institute
Watch for more on this exciting new on-line learning opportunity!

Featured Workshops
Understanding the "Basics" of Concurrent Disorders for Teens and Adults
October 17, 2018 | Facilitator: Ian Robertson, MSW, RSW
Description: Participants will gain an overview for assessment, practical applications and clinical tools and strategies when working with clients and concurrent disorders. This workshop will discuss effective clinical practices when working with the individual and the family, as well as building capacity within your agency to provide effective care for this complex population. *Extended Early Bird Rate on this workshop is in effect until October 9th. Learn more at: http://www.cvent.com/d/dgq308.

The Care of Persons with Opioid use Disorder
October 18, 2018 | Facilitator: Derek Christensen, R.N.
Description: This workshop will focus on the care for persons who have opioid use disorder (OUD). Participants will receive the latest situational update on the "opioid crisis" morbidity and mortality affecting Ontario. Content will then focus on describing what opioids are and their effect on individuals, what opioid use disorder is and how to screen and assess for it. Assessing and managing opioid acute withdrawal utilizing pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions will be presented. *Extended Early Bird Rate on this workshop is in effect until October 9th. Learn more about this workshop by visiting: http://www.cvent.com/d/2gq4kq.

Increasing Team Effectiveness: For Managers, Supervisors, and Team Leaders
October 31, 2018 | Facilitators: Susan Geary, Ph.D. & Faye Marcotte
Description: This workshop will teach the skills needed to become a team leader including how to mitigate group conflict, how to move the team towards peak performance, how to adapt to different types of team structures, as well as different stages of group development. *Extended Early Bird Rate on this workshop is in effect until October 9th. Learn more about this workshop by visiting: http://www.cvent.com/d/cgqn4s.
 Still to come in October
Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) Level 2:
Beginning October 12, 2018 (5-days)
Noah Lazar, Ph.D., C.Psych & Vivien Lee, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Description: This Level 2 CBT Certificate is designed to draw on and advance the skills and strategies learned in the CBT Certificate Level 1. The CBT Certificate Level 2 is an advanced program that emphasizes the conceptualization and application of CBT principles to specific clinical populations (Psychosis, Bipolar, GAD, OCD, PTSD). Learn more at: http://www.cvent.com/d/rgq9z3

Narrative Therapy Certificate: A 5-Day Program Conducted Over 5 Months
Beginning October 13, 2018 (5-days)
Facilitator: Bonnie Miller, MSW, RSW.
Description: This certificate program breaks down the theory of Narrative Therapy into skills that can be practiced - each skill builds on the one before. After each session, participants will leave with a clear set of steps to incorporate this therapeutic model into best practices. 
Learn more at: http://www.cvent.com/d/4gqnzw

Helping Families Heal: Addressing and Treating Trauma in Children, Youth and Families
October 15, 2018
Janine Lawford, MSW, RSW and Erica Watson, MSW, RSW.
Description: In this workshop, participants will explore the background of how trauma impacts children and families, as well as how to best work with these clients to identify myriad traumatic responses and encourage healing in the family system. Learn more at: http://www.cvent.com/d/bgqnck.

When Death Darkens the Door: Supporting Bereaved Children and Youth
October 16, 2018 | Facilitator: Andrea Warnick, RN, MA
Description: This workshop will focus on supporting children and youth after a death has happened in their lives, regardless of whether the death was a recent event or occurred years ago. This learning module may be taken separately from the Children's Grief Certificate program. Learn more at: http://www.cvent.com/d/9gqng4.

Management Certificate: Including Individual Learning Modules (workshops) 1-5
Beginning October 19, 2018
Susan Geary, Ph.D, Adam Lodzinski, Ph.D., Marion Langford, M.Ed., Faye Marcotte and Anne Bulstrode, BBM, FICB
Description: This certificate program offers participants the opportunity to fully explore the many exciting ideas and practices that make up the vast world of management. Each individual learning module may be taken separate from the Certificate Program. For more information on this program, please visit: http://www.cvent.com/d/2tqyvk.

Promoting Adaptive Anxiety in Children: Confronting the Rising Anxiety Disorders in Children and Youth
October 26, 2018
 Alex Russell, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Description: This workshop will provide participants with a healthy perspective on anxiety, in which childhood anxiety is understood as a necessary building block of adaptation, and an essential gateway to a child’s creative engagement with the world. Learn more at:


Community Mental Health
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for Professionals

Plan ahead for November
Brief Narrative Single Session Therapy:
November 1, 2018
Facilitator: Scot Cooper, RP.
Description: This 1-day workshop will demonstrate how the application of brief narrative is grounded in practical skills that can be utilized in practice immediately. Learn more at: http://www.cvent.com/d/cgqn4p.

Certificate in Trauma Counselling for Mental Health Professionals: Level 1 Trauma Certificate
Beginning November 5, 2018 (6-days)
Facilitator: Natalie Zlodre, MSW, RSW.
Description: In this 6-day certificate program, participants will be given the most current information on the biopsychosocial phenomenon of trauma, and training in how to assess, and respond ethically, and appropriately to clients, given the parameters of the workplace. Learn more at: http://www.cvent.com/d/3tqyvb.

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Components of Group and Individual Treatment
November 9 & 30, 2018
Facilitator: Lyndsey Davies, MSW, RSW.
Description: Participants will learn the components of standard DBT, how to conduct a behavioural analysis and solution analysis of problematic behaviours, as well as how to balance validation and change strategies. Learn more at: http://www.cvent.com/d/fgqn4m.

Incorporating DBT Informed Practice when Working with Families and Adolescents: Skills and Techniques to Support Families to Manage their Adolescents with their Emotions, Distress and Setting Limits
November 23, 2018
Facilitator: Elizabeth Lovrics, MSW, RSW, RP.
Description: In this interactive workshop DBT principles, assumptions and key components such as Distress Tolerance, Interpersonal Effectiveness, and Emotion Regulations skills will be introduced through experiential means. Learn more at: http://www.cvent.com/d/wgqch3.

Essential Skills for the New Supervisor: Making the Transition to Supervisor
November 28, 2018
Facilitator: Susan Geary, Ph.D.
Description: This workshop will focus on successfully making the transition to the multi-faceted role of the supervisor through effective and easy to implement supervisory tools. Learn more at: http://www.cvent.com/d/sgqn43.

Creative CBT Interventions for Children with Anxiety: Innovative Techniques to Assess and Treat Children with Anxiety
November 29, 2018
Facilitator: Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S
Description:  Best-selling author and one of Canada's foremost presenters on childhood trauma, Liana Lowenstein will present an overview of CBT, along with innovative techniques to assess and treat children with anxiety. Learn more at: http://www.cvent.com/d/wgq2fv.

 Community Events
49th ATPPP Scientific Session
Laughing at and with Psychoanalysis:
Using Humor in the Therapeutic Relationship

October 13, 2018 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Patricia Gherovici, Ph.D

Ronald Ruskin MD, FRCP(C), Dip Psych
Fee: $100 Pre-registration is required
More information at:

SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health Learning Institute
114 Maitland Street | Toronto ON | M4Y 1E1 | 416-924-1164 | 1-855-944-HOPE | www.sickkidscmhlearning.ca
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