Workshop & Course Listings

Upcoming professional development opportunities of interest to occupational therapists are listed below. Please note that listing of an event does not suggest endorsement by the Society.

Attending a professional development event? Occupational therapists registered to practice in Ontario may be eligible to apply for financial support from the Allied Health Professional Development Fund.  View OSOT's Tips for Advocating for Professional Development Leave and/or Support from Your Employer.

Listing your Professional Development Event
OSOT posts information about professional development events deemed by the Society to be relevant to OT without charge. Contact the OSOT Office if you wish to submit a workshop or course listing.

Workshops & Webinars

 Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists 
 For list of current courses, events and workshops that CAOT offers.

 CARF Canada 
 A variety webinars.

 Gowan Consulting Workshops 
 Gowan Consulting offers a variety of workshops, webinars and presentations for you professional development.

 Pedorthic Footcare Association Canada Annual Conference 2018 
 April 6 - 8, 2018

 Jack Hirose Associates - 2 Day DBT Intensive 
 April 9 - 10, 2018

 Ontario Long Term Care Association and Ontario Retirement Communities Association's Together We Care 
 April 9 - 11, 2018

 CTRI - Autism, Strategies for Self-Regulation, Learning and Challenging Behaviours 
 April 9 - 10 and 11 - 12, 2018

 EENet - 208 Summit on Children and Youth Mental Health 
 April 12 - 13, 2018

 Lakeridge Health - Choosing Assessment Tools and Using Everyday Items and Tasks to Treat Cognition 
 April 14 - 15, 2018

 AdvantAge Ontario Annual General Meeting and Convention 
 April 16 - 18, 2018

 Alzheimers a Positive Approach 
 April 16, 2018

 2018 CADTH Symposium 
 April 15 - 17, 2018

 Access Abilities - Networking Reception for Health and Senior Care Professionals 
 April 18, 2018

 Access Abilities - 18th Annual Home Medical Equipment and Education Conference 
 April 19, 2018

 The Conference Board of Canada - Healthy Brains at Work Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace 
 February 6, 2018

 AOTA Conference and Expo 2018 
 April 19 - 22, 2018

 Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority - Enhancing Healthcare in Northwestern Ontario 
 April 19 - 22, 2018

 Motivational Interviewing and Coaching Tools for Health Practitioners 
 April 21, 2018

 David Walton - Motivational Interviewing and Coaching Tools for Health Practitioners 
 April 21, 2018

 Hospice Palliative Care Ontario Annual Conference 
 April 22 - 24, 2018

 Jack Hirose Associates - Managing Anxiety at Home and at School 
 April 25 - 26, 2018

 Jack Hirose Associates - 3 Day Intensive, The Science of Emotion 
 July 23, 2018

 Canadian Society of Hand Therapists Annual Conference 
 April 27 - 28, 2018

 Mastering Oromyofunctional Therapy 
 April 27-28, 2018

 Canadian Seating and Mobility Conference 
 May 1 - 2, 2018

 Ananda Mental Health Workshops - Dialectical Behaviour for the Treatment of Eating Disorders 
 April 30 - May 1, 2018

 Rehabilitative Care Alliance - Implementing the Definitions Framework for Bedded and Community-Based 
 May 2, 2018

 UHN Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - Enhancing Quality of Life Throughout the Dementia Journey 
 May 4, 2018

 Jack Hirose Associates - Proven and Effective Self-Regulation Skills 
 Edmonton, AB - April 30, 2018 Calgary, AB - May 1, 2018 Oaville, ON - May 3, 2018 Ottawa, ON - May 4, 2018

 Medical Assistance in Dying Conference 2018 
 May 4 - 5, 2018

 6th Annual Concussion Research Symposium 
 May 12, 2018

 Interoception The Eighth Sensory System 
 May 17, 2018

 Jack Hirose Associates - Working with Oppositional, Defiant and Anger Issues in Children Adolesce 
 Winnipeg, MB - April 25, 2018 Calgary, AB - May 14, 2018 Kelowna, BC - May 15, 2018 Ottawa, ON - May 17, 2018 London, ON - May 18, 2018

 Jack Hirose Associates - Autism Spectrum Disorder Effective Strategies and Intervention 
 Calgary, AB- April 18, 2018 Victoria, BC - Date: April 19, 2018 Vancouver, BC - April 20, 2018

 Fifth Biennial Rainbow Health Conference 
 March 21 - 24, 2018

 GTA Rehab Network - Best Practices Day 2018 
 May 25, 2018

 Ontario Society of Psychotherapists - Clinical Supervision Seminar 
 April 28 & May 26, 2018

 Institute for Healthcare Communication - Choices and Changes Motivating Healthy Behaviour 
 March 26, April 21 May 31, 2018

 Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association - Keeping Workers Well Annual Conference 
 May 31 - June 1, 2018

 Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference - Collaborating Across Cultures 
 June 1 - 2, 2018

 Jack Hirose Associates - Making Sense of Anxiety Related Problems 
 Calgary, AB - April 23 - 24, 2018 Winnipeg, MB - April 23 2018 Edmonton, AB - May 28, 2018 Halifax, NS - June 4, 2018

 Ananda Mental Health Workshops - Cultivating Courage and Shame Resilience Within Clients 
 June 4 - 5, 2018

 Jack Hirose Associates - Working with Stuck Kids 
 June 6, 2018

 Western Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging - Research to Action Conference 2018 
 June 8 - 9, 2018 Save The Date

 Back Works - Managing the Pusher- An NDT Perspective on Managing the Individual with Contraversiv 
 June 17, 2018

 Ananda Mental Health Workshops - Understanding and Responding to Suicide Attempts, Skills for Safer 
 June 18 - 19, 2018

 Back Works - Function in the Upright Posture- NDT Intermediate Level Workshop in the Management of 
 June 23 - 24, 2018

 International Federation on Ageing - 14th Global Conference 
 August 8 - 10, 2018

 Ananda Mental Health Workshops - Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy to Treat Emotion Dysregulation 
 September 17 - 18, 2018

 Ananda Mental Health Workshops - Radically Open DBT - DBT-RO 
 October 12, 2018

Courses

 Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute and ACHIEVE Training Centre 
 Various Courses and Workshops

 Ideas - Advanced Learning Program 
 The IDEAS Advanced Learning Program (ALP) equips healthcare professionals with the knowledge, practical skills and tools to lead quality improvement initiatives that aim to improve patient care, experience and outcomes. At the completion of the ALP,

 Achieve - Centre for Leadership and Workplace Performance 
 A variety of workshops, webinars and other events through Achieve.

 OBIA - Cognitive Interventions Two-Day University Certificate Course 
 

 UofT - Functional Assessment - The Six Minute Walk Test for Clinical Researchers and Clinicians 
 

 Key Clinical Skills - Medical Diagnostic Imaging 
 

 Your Psychology - Mindful Yoga-Based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy 
 

 Susan Schenk Courses 
 

 Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College - Care Pathways for Traffic Injury Management in Ontario 
 

 Dalhousie School of Occupational Therapy - Public Dialogue on Occupations and Enablement 
 

 R2P Concussion Management - Acute Management of Sport Related Concussion 
 

 R2P Advanced Management of Post-Concussion Syndrome 
 

 UofT OISE - Solution Focused Brief Therapy - Child, Adolescent and Family 
 

 University of Alberta - Violence in the Occupational Therapy Workplace 
 

 UofT Institute for Life Course and Aging - Age Friendly and Compassionate Care Communities 
 

 UofT FSW - Legacy Therapy and Other End-of-Life Interventions for Palliative Patients and Their Fam 
 

 UofT OISE - Promoting Post Traumatic Growth in Solution Focused Brief Therapy 
 

 UofT OISE - Cognitive Behaviour Therapy - Fundamental Skills 
 

 UofT - Mindful Presence in Solution-Focused Therapy - An Integrated Approach to Coping 
 

 UofT OISE - Spiritual, Philosophical and Cultural Issues in Grief and Trauma 
 

 R2P Management of Post-Concussion Syndrome 
 

 Dalhousie School of Occupational Therapy - Identity and Transitions 
 

 OOHNA - The Essentials of Occupational Health, Safety and Disability Management 
 

 UofT - Functional Electrical Stimulation in Neurorehabilitation 
 

 UofT OISE - Families Coping with Trauma and Grief