Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists

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OSOT will post information related to conferences/workshops/educational events of interest to occupational therapists without charge. If you would like us to post an event, please email the information to our office in a similar format to what is listed below.

Members and others should note that though OSOT posts information about educational opportunities of relevance to members as a member service, listing of workshops/educational events does not imply OSOT endorsement of programs.

This page is a resource for professional development activity. View:



HealthForceOntario’s Allied Health Professional Development Fund supports OTs registered to practice in Ontario with up to $1500 for eligible professional development activities activities completed in the fiscal year April 1st – March 31st. View program details at www.ahdpf.ca.

The government has confirmed continuation of the Allied Health Professional Development Fund for 2013 – 2014. Application materials will be available soon. Save your PD event (course, workshop, conference, etc) receipts and evidence of course completion and visit AHPDF for application information

Do you have any webinar or workshop ideas? We'd love to hear from you and what your professional development & practice needs are. Contact - Seema Sindwani, Manager Professional Development & Practice Support at ssindwani@osot.on.ca with your ideas and comments.

Workshops Updated – July 4, 2014

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Applied Mindfulness Meditation Certificate
Applied MBCT Facilitation which provides comprehensive training to professionals interested in learning how to facilitate mindfulness-based cognitive therapy courses. The program is certified through the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto.
Contact info@mindfulnessstudies.com
Visit www.mindfulnessstudies.com/cert/

The Ontario Hospital Association's Diploma in Health Care Management
Diploma Program
The Ontario Hospital Association's Diploma in Health Care Management was created to equip health care employees with the skills necessary to thrive in today's rapidly changing health care climate. Bridging the gap between clinical training and executive development (MHA and MBA programs), the Diploma recognizes the completion of a broad spectrum of practical and relevant programs of study in leadership and management.
For more information CLICK HERE

Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute and ACHIEVE Training Centre
Mindfulness Counselling Strategies - Activating Compassion and Regulation
DSM-5 - What's New...What's Different
Stalking - Assessment and Management
For more information Visit http://www.ctrinstitute.com/wkdescrip.html#mindfulness

iPads at School: An Occupational Therapy Approach and Click to School Success: An Occupational Therapy Approach to using Clicker Software and the Clicker Docs App
For more information Visit www.technologyandtoolsforkids.com
Contact: susanotkids@persona.ca

BrainFx Administrator Certification Course
BrainFx 360 is a new, comprehensive, standardized, research-based digital assessment tool that is designed to measure the functional impact of mild to moderate brain injury or disorder
Take advantage of our early release discount, learn more about BrainFx 360 and register today!
Visit BrainFx Registration
Contact: information@brainfx.com

Master of Health Management
McMaster University offers an on-line Master program directed to healthcare professionals who are seeking to assume or have assumed a leadership role in a variety of healthcare sectors
Visit www.machealthmanagement.com/

CAMH Health Promotion Resource Centre presents Introduction to Implementation Science: 3-Part Webinar Series in partnership with CAMH's Provincial System Support Program and Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation
Part 1: May 20
Part 2: June 24
Partk 3: July 22
For more information CLICK HERE

Reducing Anxiety and Fear Using Rhythmic Movements - 2hr Introductory Workshop
July 9, 2014
Toronto, ON
Presented by Heidi McLarty, OT Reg. (Ont.).
For more informationCLICK HERE

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Musculoskeletal Program of Care
July 17, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
This webinar will introduce you to the new MSK Program of Care developed by the WSIB to apply evidence-based interventions for workers with MSK injuries. This webinar will be co-presented by representatives from the Ontario Chiropractic Association, the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapist, the Registered Massage Therapist Association of Ontario, the Ontario Physiotherapy Association and the Workplace Safety & Insurance Board. At the end of this webinar, you will understand the components of the POC and how to use it in your care of injured workers.
For more informationCLICK HERE

School of Rehabilitation Therapy Presents: A Functional Anatomy Boot-Camp
July 26-27, 2014
A practical and hands-on, two-day event for future and current health care professionals. This event has been designed to offer participants a primer for their academic program or to act as a refresher for current practitioners.
For more information CLICK HERE

AMPS Course: Hosted by School of Occupational Therapy, Western University
Wednesday, August 6 - Sunday August 10, 2014
For more information CLICK HERE

NDT Introductory Workshop in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury and other Neuromotor Disorders
Saturday September 6 to Sunday September 7, 2014
Location: Back Works Spinal and Sports Rehabilitation, Waterloo, Ontario
Instructor: Karen Guha, PT, NDTA™ Coordinator Instructor
Contact: Karen Guha at rabiandkaren@rogers.com

Rhythmic Movement Training 1 & 2
September 12-14, 2014
Toronto, ON
Presented by Heidi McLarty, OT Reg. (Ont.).
For more informationCLICK HERE

OSOT Conference 2014 - Advancing Occupation: OTs at the Forefront of Health System Change
September 19 & 20, 2014
For more information CLICK HERE

Introduction to CARF Medical Rehabilitation Accreditation WEBINAR
October 6, 2014
To register email sparlby@carf.org

Closing The Gap Annual Conference
October 15-17, 2014
For more information CLICK HERE

SAOT: Mindfulness Meditation: In Clinical Practice and Personal Life
October 24-25, 2014
For more information CLICK HERE

The Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute Inc. Presents: Restorative Justice Facilitator Training
November 17-19, 2014
Toronto, ON
For more information CLICK HERE

Toronto ABI Network Conference 2014
November 20-21, 2014
Toronto, ON For more information CLICK HERE


St. Michael’s Wound Healing and Skin Ulcer Prevention Program Wound Seminars for 2014
Contact: 416-205-1398
Email: WCCOURSEREG@smh.ca
Visit: www.osot.on.ca/eng/pdfs/Flyer2014.pdf

OHA Upcoming Conferences
Presented by: Ontario Hospital Association
Contact: 416-205-1398
Email: conferenceinfo@oha.com
Visit: www.oha.com

OHA Upcoming Continuing Education Courses
Presented by: Ontario Hospital Association
Contact: 416-205-1398
Email: conferenceinfo@oha.com
Visit: www.oha.com

Occupational Therapy Program of the University of Montreal presents its continuing education program for 2013-2014 for practicing occupational therapists
For more details, please contact the coordinator Marc Rouleau, at 514 343-6111 # 0242
Visit: www.readap.umontreal.ca

Oshawa Psychotherapy Training Institute
Contact: (905) 721-7723 or 1 (866) 568-9476
Email: info@oshawapsychotherapytraining.com
Visit: www.oshawapsychotherapytraining.com

Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute
Visit: www.ctrinstitute.com

CAN-ADAPTT Guideline Webinar Series
Email: can_adaptt@camh.net
Visit: www.can-adaptt.net


If you are interested in accessing any of the webinars OSOT has hosted, please CLICK HERE to visit our archvied webinars page.