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

Certificate Programs
Understanding and Managing Aggressive Behaviour (UMAB) Certificate: Safely manage aggressive behaviour in children, youth and/or adults | 2-day, or 3-day program.
February 4, 5 & 6, 2019 |  Elisa Reid, Asst. Lead Trainer for UMAB Canada.
The UMAB certificate program is a skills-based training program that is an intensive and highly effective method of safely managing aggressive children, youth or adults. Learn more at:

Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) Level 1: Practical solutions to real world problems.
February 7, March 7, April 11 & May 2, 2019 | Nili R. Benazon, Ph.D.
This introductory 4-day certificate program, covers cognitive and behavioural strategies, including case formulation and conceptualization in CBT, identifying and modifying thoughts, behaviour activation and experiments, exposure, stress reduction strategies, and problem-solving therapy. Learn more at: 

Hero's Journey: A framework in the treatment of men experiencing trauma and/or addiction, giving heroic purpose to men's struggle with shame, vulnerability and fear.
February 1, 2019 | Michel Jones, MSW., RSW., RP.
Scholar Joseph Campbell's "Hero's Journey", provides a powerful  narrative that can help therapists come alongside their male clients in a non-threatening supportive way. Find more information by visiting:

General Pharmacology Overview of Substances for Addiction Counsellors: Including a specific focus on best-practice for treating the Opioid Crisis.
February 11, 2019 | Ian Robertson, MSW., RSW.
Having a basic understanding of Pharmacology is critical to treatment options and outcomes and will therefore, further inform your clinical practice. Find more information by visiting: 

Trauma-Focused CBT Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
February 15, 2019 | 
Vivien Lee, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Understand the significant physiological, emotional and cognitive components of the trauma response and how they contribute to the development and maintenance of trauma symptoms and PTSD.
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Grounding the Heart, Mind and Body: Help dysregulated clients ground themselves and regain a sense of self-control and self-efficacy.
February 22, 2019 | Michel Jones, MSW., RSW., RP.
Using recent neurological research and proven stress reduction methods, this workshop will provide practical tools that you can use when working with dysregulated clients. Find more information at:

Therapeutic Artistry: Finding your creative edge with your most difficult families.
February 28 & March 1, 2019 | Matthew D. Selekman, MSW., LCSW.
This hands-on, practice-oriented workshop will present several effective ways therapists can tap the full range of their inner resources and creative selves for getting unstuck and being the catalysts for therapeutic change. Find more information by visiting:

Change Management in Health and Human Service: Successfully lead and implement change on a large, or small scale in your organization.
February 14, 2019 | Susan Geary, Ph.D. and Faye Marcotte.
Explore the best practices in facilitating change, as well as how to help employees handle change constructively. Learn more at:

Leadership and Motivation for Supervisors: Engage and inspire employees to achieve success and motivate performance.
February 21, 2019 | Susan Geary, Ph.D.
Learn what leadership is and how it differs from management, how to define personal leadership temperament then learn how to adapt to other temperaments by utilizing different leadership styles based on the needs of employees. Learn more at: http://www.cvent.com/d/vgqwkp.

Leaders in child, youth and adult
mental health training
for practitioners

Webinars only $100!
How many times have we heard [after a tragedy] “we knew since elementary school that he/she had a problem”?
Assessing for Antisocial/Violent Potential and Clinical Risk Management in Elementary School-Aged Children:
A prevention and intervention assessment framework.
February 4, 2019 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Facilitated by: Dr. Leena K. Augimeri, Director of SNAP Scientific and Program Development at the Child Development Institute and Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto.
Find more information on this webinar at:

Learn key strategies to help your clients to successfully extend the knowledge and skills gained in therapy into their daily lives.
Generalization from Therapy to Daily Life:
Behavioural strategies to complement your therapeutic practice and help clients achieve their goals.
March 4, 2019 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Facilitated by: Katy Albert, M.Ed., OCT., BCBA., an Academic and Behaviour Coach at The Redpath Centre.
Find more information on this webinar at:

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March Programs you can save with our
Early Registration Fees!

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 Community Events
Ontario Association of
Child and Youth Care (OACYC)


OACYC Provincial Conference
Weaving Perspectives:

Challenging Ourselves and Others Through Storytelling & Narratives
Date Change!


New Dates: June 5 - 7, 2019
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.

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