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 and workshops.

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

 CAOT - Pediatric feeding and swallowing - Managing complex issues 
 September 14, 2018

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

 CAOT - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - Level 1 for Occupational Therapy 
 September 14 & 15, 17 & 18, 2018

 Back Works - NDT Introductory Workshop in the Management of Adults with Stroke Brain Injury 
 September 22-23, 2018

 Collaborating_Clinicians - Three Day Workshop with Kim Barthel 
 September 25-27, 2018

 Drive On Seminars - Gaining Confidence in Driver Screening 
 September 28, 2018

 CTRI - Anxiety, Practical Intervention Strategies 
 Toronto, ON - October 15, 2018, Ottawa, ON - October 15, 2018, London, ON - October 18, 2018, Thunder Bay, ON - October 22, 2018

 CTRI - Borderline Personality Disorder, Understanding and Supporting 
 Toronto, ON - October 3, 2018, London, ON - October 4, 2018

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

 CAOT - Integrating occupational therapist assistants - Optimizing outccomes 
 October 15, 2018

 Ontario Education Seminar Tour 
 Ottawa - October 15, 2018, Belleville - October 16, 2018, St. Catharines - October 17, 2018, Toronto - October 18, 2018, Kitchener - October 19, 2018

 World Stroke Organization - 11th World Stroke Congress 
 October 17-20, 2018

 ADVANCE Journey to Excellence - OSOT Conference 2018 
 October 19-20 2018

 CAOT - Anxiety interventions - Exposure therapy and relaxation skills training 
 October 22-23, 2018

 Association of Family Health Teams 2018 Conference 
 October 24-25, 2018

 Solutions On Site - 6 Day Certificate Program - Trauma Counselling For Front-Line Workers 
 September 24, 25, 26 and October 29, 30, 31, 2018

 21st MedExpo Africa 2018 
 October 25-27, 2018

 Psychosocial and Cognitive Factors with Functional Capacity Evaluations and Return to Work 
 November 2-3, 2018

 MAC - Psychosocial and Cognitive Factors with Functional Capacity Evaluations and Return-to-Work 
 November 2-3, 2018

 CTRI - Challenging Behaviours in Youth, Strategies for Intervention 
 Toronto, ON - November 6, 2018, Ottawa, ON - November 7, 2018

 UBC - 6th Health and Well-Being in Children Youth & Adults in Developmental Disabilities Conference 
 November 7-9, 2018

 UHN Emergency Medicine Conference 2018 
 November 7-8, 2018

 CARF - An Introduction to CARF Medical Rehabilitation Accreditation 
 November 13, 2018

 Toronto ABI Network Conference 2018 
 November 15-16, 2018

 CMHA - Campus Mental Health 2018 Conference 
 November 21-22, 2018

 Occupation and Trauma - Expanding Occupational Therapy Practice 
 November 22-23, 2018

 Innovations in Balance Mobility and Fitness - The Links to Clinical Practice 
 November 23, 2018

 Ananda Mental Health Workshops - Cognitive Behavioural Treatment of Problem Perfectionism 
 November 29-30, 2018

 Concussion Symposium for Clinicians Lawyers Insurers and Judges 
 December 6, 2018

 10th Canadian Conference on Dementia 
 October 3-5, 2019 Save The Date!


 MindWorks - Optimizing Functional Cognition and Executive Functioning 

 UofT - Oxygen Administration and Titration for Physical Therapists and Regulated Health Professional 

 UofT - Exercise Training in Pulmonary Rehabilitation 

 Achieve - Centre for Leadership and Workplace Performance 


 UofT- Suctioning Skills and Clinical Decision Making for Physical Therapists 

 UHN - 2019 Collaborative Change Leadership A Certificate Program for Healthcare and Health Education 

 OPA - Addressing the Underlying Impairments and Causative Factors in Wound Care Management 

 CAMH - Opioid Problems Treatment Solutions 

 OOHNA - The Essentials of Occupational Health Safety and Disability Management 

 OPA - Incorporating Electrophysical Agents into Wound Care Management 

 UofT - Diabetes Educator Certificate Program 

 OPA - Introduction to Wound Care Management for Physiotherapists and Other Health Care Professionals 

 NDT Bobath Certificate Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke and Brain Injury 

 Ideas - Advanced Learning Program 

 OBIABrock - Brain Basics Courses 

 Upper Extremity Seminars - Management of Stiff Joints of Upper Extremity 

 Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute and ACHIEVE Training Centre 

 UofT - Functional Electrical Stimulation in Neuro-rehabilitation 

 UofT - Introduction to Clinical Research to Support Evidence-Based Practice in Manual Therapy 

 Sunnybrook - Two Day Advanced Training in Cognitive Behavioural Insomnia Therapy (CBT-I) 

 OPA - Wound Care Principles and Assessment 

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

 Key Clinical Skills - Medical Diagnostic Imaging 

 Susan Schenk Courses