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Community Mental Health Education and Training for Professionals 
See for yourself the great education and training opportunities available to you in our
Winter 2019 Academic Calendar by visiting www.sickkidscmhlearning.ca.

Register NOW for any event in Fall 2018, or Winter 2019 and SAVE!
Use promo code CERTIFICATE15 to save 15% on all Certificate Programs
use code WORKSHOP25 and save 25% on all Workshops

Hurry Offer Ends November 30th!

Spotlight on Addictions
Certificate in Addiction Counselling: Level 1 
Beginning December 13, 2018 (4-day training program)
Ian Robertson, MSW, RSW.
This training is suitable for: Experienced front-line workers (nurses, clergy, social workers, residential workers), counselors and psychotherapists who provide services to vulnerable populations.
This certificate program focuses on the basic skills of addiction counselling and is split into 3 individual learning modules which may be taken as stand-alone workshops. The areas of training at this level focus on understanding the Use of Self and Transference/Counter-Transference "Traps" (Module 1) which can occur and can significantly impact the quality of care from a trauma informed perspective. Module 2 will provide training on Motivational Interviewing for Addiction Counselling, this is a 2-day training module with a practice component integrated into the learning process. The final Module 3, General Pharmacology Overview of substances Including a Specific Focus on Best Practice for Treating the Opioid Crisis, will explain Pharmacology, as having a basic understanding of this is critical to understanding addiction and will inform your clinical practice.
Each Individual Learning Module may be taken separate from the Certificate Program however, all 3 modules must be completed to receive the certificate.
Learn more at: http://www.cvent.com/d/9gqvjx

You Asked and We Listened!
WEBINARS are finally here!
Assessing for Antisocial/Violent Potential and Clinical Risk Management in Elementary School-Aged Children: A Prevention and Intervention Assessment Framework
February 4, 2019 Available as a Webinar, or In-class workshop
Dr. Leena K. Augimeri,
Director of SNAP Scientific and Program Development at the
Child Development Institute and
Adjunct Professor at the
University of Toronto

This training is suitable for: Educators, mental health professionals, social workers, child and youth workers, medical professionals, shelter/hostel workers, first responders.

Location: Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
686 Bay Street, 3rd Floor, Room 03.9320
Toronto, Ontario M5G 0A4

How Many Times Have We Heard [After a Tragedy] “We Knew Since Elementary School That He/She Had a Problem”
We all understand the importance of the prevention and intervention of antisocial behaviour and other forms of verbal and physical violence. In this workshop presented by Dr. Leena K. Augimeri, participants will learn about evidence-based early intervention and early risk identification for children in the middle years. In addition, participants will acquire the skills to effectively rate level of risk/need based on the Early Assessment Risk Lists (EARLs) and the success of the comprehensive SNAP model in helping children with externalizing and/or co-morbidity issues and their families.
Spend a day with Dr. Augimeri and learn:
* What is EARL (Early Assessment Risk Lists)?
* How can EARL be used to assess violence potential in Children?
* What are the risk factors that indicate future violence?
* What do we need to know about children who engage in at-risk            antisocial/disruptive behaviour?
* How to successfully utilize this Assessment and Clinical Risk                Management framework with Children.
* Referral mechanisms and communication protocols to connect children with appropriate community services in a timely manner.

Don't miss out on this in-depth fundamental training on Assessment and Clinical Risk Management in children now available as a Webinar at our special rate of $100*, or in-class workshop for only $125*! *cannot be combined with other discounts or specials.
To learn more about this program, or to register please visit:

 Community Events
OACYC Provincial Conference: June 12- 14, 2019
Weaving Perspectives: 
Challenging Ourselves and Others Through Storytelling & Narratives

For more information on the Ontario Association of Child and Youth Care and their annual conference, please email office@oacyc.org, visit their website at www.oacyc.org, or call (416) 621-4340.

Still to come in 2018
Collaborative and Proactive Solutions:
Understanding and Helping Students with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Challenges
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December 4 & 5, 2018
Facilitator: Ross Greene, Ph.D.
Learn the foundational elements of the CPS model.  Dr. Greene will present his model along with practical assessment and intervention tools that can be used in diverse settings. Find the full workshop description at:

Managing Employee Performance in Health and Human Service
December 6, 2018
Facilitator: Adam Lodzinski, Ph.D.
Gain a framework for on-going, regular employee performance management. Dr. Lodzinski will provide the appropriate tools/language to be used when conducting the performance management process with employees in the Health and Human Service. Learn more about the importance of this employee management workshop by visiting:

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Treatment for Bipolar Disorder
December 7, 2018
Facilitator: Noah Lazar, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Are you looking to gain the skills to apply CBT principles to treat Bipolar Disorder?  Dr. Lazar focuses on a cognitive conceptualization of Bipolar disorder, the application of monitoring techniques, behavioural techniques for depression and mania and cognitive restructuring techniques for use with this population. Don't miss out on this foundational workshop. More information is available on our event website page at:

The Therapeutic Relationship is Your Most Powerful Tool (and Biggest Pitfall): Relational Strategies to Effectively Treat Challenging Trauma Clients
December 10 & 11, 2018
Facilitator: Robert T. Muller, Ph.D., C.Psych.
This leading expert on trauma therapy and globally acclaimed author, follows the ups and downs of the therapy relationship with trauma survivors and how to navigate and use conflicts in the therapeutic relationship. See for yourself all you can gain from this 2-day workshop by visiting the event website at: http://www.cvent.com/d/9gqp18.

Anxiety and the Gift of the Imagination:

A Clinical Model for Helping Children Understand and Manage Anxiety
December 14, 2018
Facilitator: Robin Alter, Ph.D.
Looking for a new way to help children Understand and Manage their Anxiety? Register for Dr. Robin Alter compact 1-day workshop where she will teach a successful therapeutic formulation of anxiety along with a new clinical model for working with Children and Anxiety Management. Learn more about how this model can expand your success when working with children and their anxieties by visiting: http://www.cvent.com/d/6gqncc.

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