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 Seating and Mobility Conference 
 May 1 - 2, 2018

 AOTA Conference and Expo 2018 
 April 19 - 22, 2018

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

 Sunny Hill - 34th International Seating Symposium 
 March 6 - 9, 2018

 UHN Traumatic Brain Injury Conference 2018 
 February 2, 2018

 Abilities Expo 2018 
 January 19 - 21, 2018

 CHEO - What's Food Got to Do With It? Practical Activities to Expand the Picky Eater's Food Choices 
 January 19 - 21, 2018

 First Annual Medico-Legal Mental Health Summit 
 January 19 - 21, 2018

 National Conference Disability and Work in Canada 
 November 27 - 19, 2017

 HealthCareCAN & CHA Learning Webinars 
 

 University of Alberta - Violence in the Occupational Therapy Workplace 
 

 Gowan Consulting Workshops 
 

 Ontario Long Term Care Association Conference 
 November 27 - 29, 2017

 Ontario Association of Children's Rehabilitation Services - Conference 2017 
 November 26 - 28, 2017

 Jack Hirose & Associates - Working with Oppositional and Defiant Children and Adolescents 
 November 24, 2017

 Best Practice in Post-Trauma Community Re-Integration 
 November 24, 2017

 Beyond Weight Bearing: Developing Upper Extremity Function in Children and Adolescents 
 November 24 - 26, 2017

 Alzheimer Society - Navigating the Road Ahead 
 November 21, 2017

 UHN - Acute Care 101: The PTA OTA Perspective 
 November 16, 2017

 OHA - Health Achieve 
 Nov 6 -7, 2017

 Jack Hirose & Associates - The Science of Emotion 
 November 3, 2017

 9th Canadian Conference on Dementia 
 November 2 - 4, 2017

 Jack Hirose & Associates - Making Sense of Anxiety Related Problems 
 November 1 - 2, 2017

 Jack Hirose & Associates - High Functioning Autism 
 October 26 & 27, 2017

 Down Syndrome Research Foundation - Enhancing Quality of Life For People With Down Sndrome 
 October 27, 2017

 Association of Family Health Teams in Ontario - Conference 2017 
 October 25 - 26, 2017

 Health Quality Transformation 
 October 24, 2017

 Shift Your Thinking LD Summit 
 October 21, 2017

 Ontario Long Term Care Clinicians 
 October 20 - 22, 2017

 Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators - Canadian Life Care Planning 
 September 15 & October 20, 2017

 Ontario Education Seminar Tour - Configuring Seating and Mobility Systems: Turning Basic Principles 
 October 16 - 20, 2017

 Canadian Association of Gerontology: Evidence for Action in an Aging World 
 October 19 - 21, 2017

 OCSA Annual Conference 
 October 18 - 19, 2017

 35th Annual Closing the Gap Conference 
 October 18 - 20, 2017

 Ontario Community Support Association Conference 
 October 18 - 19, 2017

 Knowledge Translation (KT) Basics 
 October 16 - 17, 2017

 CAOT - Canadian National Driver Rehabilitation Conference 
 October 12-13, 2017

 OTS & PTA Current Role and Perceptions Within Inter professional Health Care Teams 
 October 11, 2017

 Southeast LHIN Primary Care Forum 2017 
 October 5, 2017

 Functional Outcomes - Cost of Future Care & Functional Testing: Preparing Defensible Life Care Plans 
 October 20 - 21, 2017

 Awards Con 2017 
 October 4- 5, 2017

 Ontario Brain Injury Association - Acquired Brain Injury Provincial Conference 
 October 4- 5, 2017

 RCA - Transforming Rehabilitative Care in Ontario 
 October 3, 2017

 Bancroft Institute - Pre-existing or Related? Workplace Injury and Chronic Health Conditions 
 October 3, 2018

 LDAS - Neuroplasticity Conference 
 October 2 - 3, 2017

 SickKids - Project ECHO 
 October 30, 2017

Courses

 Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists 
 Various Courses and Workshops

 Key Clinical Skills - The Shoulder Theory and Practice 
 

 Key Clinical Skills - Therapeutic Pain Certification 
 

 Susan Schenk Courses 
 

 UofT - Power, Privilege and Oppression in the Context of Health Equity 
 

 NDT Bobath Course - Management of Adults with Stroke and Brain Injury 
 

 UofT - Electrophysical Agents for Physical Therapists 
 

 Western University & Fanshawe College - Preceptor Education Program 
 

 UofT - Introduction to Clinical Research to Support Evidence-Based Practice in Health Care Practice 
 

 UofT - Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 
 

 Shifts Concussion Management Program - Best Practices in Concussion Management 
 

 UofT - HIV and Older Adults: Prevention, Care and Support 
 

 UofT - Solution Focused Brief Therapy 
 

 UBC - Rehabilitation Science Online Programs 
 

 UofT - Working With Older Adults With Parkinsons - What You Should Know 
 

 UofT - Diabetes Educator Certificate Program 
 

 UofT - Grief Interventions for Situations That Impact Throughout the Life Course 
 

 UHN - NDT Intro Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury 
 

 Dalhousie School of Occupational Therapy - Evidence-based Occupational Therapy 
 

 Driver Rehabilitation and Automotive Mobility Solutions Course for Health Professionals 
 

 Dalhousie School of Occupational Therapy - Chronic Conditions Management 
 

 Baycrest - Learning the Ropes for Living with MCI 
 

 International Spine and Pain Institute - Therapeutic Pain Certification 
 

 Solutions on Site Workshops 
 Various Workshops

 Ontario Hospital Association 
 Various Courses and Workshops