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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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.

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FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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 – April 15, 2014




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Applied Mindfulness Meditation Certificate
Workshops
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
Workshops
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/


Chronic Pain Webinar Series: Overview of Fibromyalgia: Myths, Facts, and Future Hopes.
April 16, 2014 11:00am PST / 2:00pm EST
Connie A. Luedtke, MA, RN-BC - Nursing Supervisor, Mayo Clinic
For more information CLICK HERE


MEDIchair Halton 14th Annual HME and Educational Conference
April 23, 7:00-9:00pm
Oakville, Ontario
For more information contact Kristin Courtney at 905 825 5335 Ext 300kristin@halton.medichair.com


14th Annual Home Medical Equipment & Educational Conference (Complimentary)
April 23-24, 2014
Oakville Conference Center
For more information Visit http://www.osot.on.ca/eng/pdfs/MEDIchairConference.pdf


OSOT and Investors Group Financial Services Hosts Seminar: Best Business Practices for Private Practitioners
April 24, 6:30-8:00pm
Toronto, Ontario
For more information CLICK HERE


Toronto ABI Network: Brain Injury Family Intervention Workshops 2014
April 24-25, 2014
Location: Holland Bloorview, 150 Kilgour Road, Toronto, ON
Presented by: Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
For more information CLICK HERE


Kinesio Tex Taping Couse KT3-advanced whole body, KT4-specialty neurological concept, KT4 specialty lymphatic concepts
April 25-27, 2014
*Registrants have the option of attending one, two or all three days of the course provided they have fulfilled the course pre-requisites
Beamsville Physiotherapy
Instructor: Kim Rock Stockheimer MS, OTR/L, CKTP/I, CLT
For more information CLICK HERE


Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, (DNS) Courses – Toronto
Instructor: Martina Jezkova MPT, Prague School of Rehabilitation
DNS Paediatric 1: April 25 – 28, 2014 $995 ($895 before February 25)
DNS Basic A: April 30 – May 2, 2014 $795 ($695 before February 25)
*DNS Women’s Health: May 3 – 4, 2014 $545 ($495 before February 25)
For more information CLICK HERE


Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS)
WINTER 2014 program will be held as a condensed course
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Dates: April 28th to May 2nd, 2014
A 5-day specialized training course for OTs; become a valid and reliable rater of clients’ quality of performance of personal and/or instrumental ADLs. This is the gold standard for assessing clients ages 2 and up.
Hamilton, ON
For more information visit: http://www.innovativeotsolutions.com/content/amps/courses/


St. Michael’s Wound Healing and Skin Ulcer Prevention Program.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Level 2: Best Practices in Pressure Ulcer Assessment and Treatment
Toronto, ON
For more information Contact WCCOURSEREG@smh.ca


The Ten Best Ever Anxiety Treatment Strategies
May 1, 2014
Speaker: Dr. Margaret Wehrenberg
Presented by Solutions On Site
The Highland Country Club, London, ON
Contact 226-268-2307 or register@SOSWorkshops.ca
For more information Visit www.SOSWorkshops.cae


Toronto ABI Network: Diversity and Health: Avoiding Cultural Malpractice and Promoting Quality Care
May 1, 2014
Location: Grand Empire Banquet and Convention Centre, Brampton, ON Presented by: William Osler Health System in partnership with Carranza LLP & Neuro-Rehab Services Inc
For more information CLICK HERE


Ellen Yack and Associates Present: Developing a Sensory Lens to Enhance Your Paediatric Practice
May 1 & 2, 2014
If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact Lauren Baker at 416-481-2446 or laurenbaker11@gmail.com


Rehabilitation & Life Care Planning Symposium
May 1 & 2, 2014
Best Western Lamplighter in London, Ontario
Thurs (May 1st) open to all rehabilitation professionals, 2nd day is solely for Life Care Planners
For more information CLICK HERE


7th Annual Canadian Society of Hand Therapists Conference: Pearls in Hand Rehabilitation
May 2 & 3, 2014
Registration for the conference will begin Feb 1, 2014
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Delta Halifax Hotel
For more information Visit http://csht.org/conference/2014/Halifax-CSHT-Brochure.pdf


Osteoporosis Canada- Bone Fit™ Basics
Instructor: Dr. Judi Laprade - Lead Trainer
May 3, 2014
7:30am-5:00pm, YWCA Hamilton, ON
For more informationhttp://bonefit.ca


GTA Rehab Network: Best Practices Day 2014 - Faces of Complexity in an Evolving Rehab Environment.
May 5, 2014
Allstream Centre, Exhibition PLace, Toronto, ON
For more information Visit http://www.gtarehabnetwork.ca/best-practices-day-2014


Expressive Therapies for Affect Regulation
AGrimsby's Casablanca Inn off the QEW, Toronto, ON
May 8, 2014
For more information CLICK HERE


Montreal- School of Rehabilitation: Redesigning Daily Occupations (ReDO) Program for return to work
May 8 and 9, 2014
For more information Visit CLICK HERE


21st Annual Conference on Neurobehavioural Rehabilitation in Acquired Brain Injury Advances in ABI and Technology
May 8 and 9, 2014
Hamilton Convention Centre, Hamilton, ON
For more information please contact Joyce Lambert at 905-521-2100 ext 40833 or at jlambert@hhsc.ca


OSOT Hosts Psychotherapy Series Webinar #4: OT & Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
May 9, 12:00-1:00pm
For more information CLICK HERE


Eyesight to Insight: visual/vestibular assessment and treatment
May 9-10, 2014
Dr. Carl Hilier, OD, FCOVD and Mary Kawar, MS, OT/L
Guelph, Ontario
Registration: $425.00 including vision screening kit
Contact 519-821-5261 or elizabeth@kidstherapynetwork.ca
For more information Visit www.kidstherapynetwork.ca


Ontario Rehab Alliance Workshop for Service Providers in the Auto Insurance Sector: Service Provider Licensing.
May 13, 2014 Noon-3:00pm
Cost: $50 members; $150 non-members
GTA
For more information CLICK HERE


chronic Pain Webinar Series: Recognizing and Treating Early Chronic Pain Disorder in the Injured Worker.
May 13, 2014 11:00am PST / 2:00pm EST
CDr. Howard Hamer - Medical Director of the Functional Pain Program, Altum Health
For more information CLICK HERE


Canadian Seating and Mobility Conference
May 12, 13 & 14, 2014
This year’s program promises to offer an exciting and interesting variety of topics for all of us who work in the area of assistive technology. The Conference program consists of educational workshops, paper and poster presentations as well as keynote speaker.
Toronto, Ontario
For more information CLICK HERE

Ontario Rehab Alliance Workshop for Service Providers in the Auto Insurance Sector: Providing Expert Opinion – Thinking Outside the MIG – SABS Update.
May 22, 2014 9:30am - Noon
Cost: $25 members and non-members
London, ON
For more information CLICK HERE


Ontario Rehab Alliance Workshop for Service Providers in the Auto Insurance Sector: Service Provider Licensing.
May 13, 2014 1:30pm-4:30pm
Cost: $50 members; $150 non-members
London, ON
For more information CLICK HERE


Train-the-Trainer Workshops: A - Memory and Aging Program
May 23, 2014
Presenters: Drs. Angela Troyer & Susan Vandermorris
Location: Baycrest Joseph E. & Minnie Wagman Centre, 55 Ameer Ave., Toronto, ON
For more information Visit CLICK HERE


McMaster International Acupuncture Conference
May 23-25, 2014
Sheraton Centre, Toronto
For more information Visit CLICK HERE


Healing the Angry Brain
May 26, 2014
Speaker: Ronald Potter- Efron, Ph.D, CADCIII, LICSW
Presented by Solutions On Site
The Highland Country Club, London, ON
Contact 226-268-2307 or register@SOSWorkshops.ca
For more information Visit www.SOSWorkshops.ca


Watch Your Step 2014 National Fall Prevention Conference
May 27 & 28, 2014
Toronto, ON
For more information Visit http://watchyourstepcanada.com/


Recovery Informed Engagement an Open Conversation
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care Professional Practice Advisory Council’s Annual Conference
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Toronto, ON
For more information Visit www.waypointcentre.ca


National Capital Bone and Joint Health Day
May 30, 2014
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre
CME Accredited workshops: A one-day course designed to provide health care providers with the most current and relevant information about approaches to the investigation and management of osteoporosis and arthritis.
For more information CLICK HERE


OSOT Hosts Webinar: Multiple Sclerosis and The OT
May 30, 12:00-1:00pm
For more information CLICK HERE


2014 MSK Conference – Piecing Together the Trauma Rehab Journey: Multiple Injuries, Issues & Interventions
May 30, 2014
Toronto, ON (The Old Mill, 21 Old Mill Road)
Contact 416-597-3422 ext. 3448
For more information CLICK HERE


Rhythmic Movement Training 1 & 2
Presented by Heidi McLarty, OT Reg. (Ont.).
May 29-31, 2014
Toronto, ON
For more information Visit http://www.superiortherapyconnections.com/


“Therapy...Therapy and Only Therapy! Cognitive Rehabilitation including Therapy Apps”, hosted by The Windsor-Essex Communication Link
Friday June 6, 2014
St.Clair College Centre for the Arts, Riverside Drive West, Windsor, ON. A must-attend event for OTs, SLPs, students.
For more information and a full brochure contact commlink2014@gmail.com


Analysis and Interventions for Complex Feeding and Swallowing Issues in Paediatrics
June 13 and 14, 2014
Toronto, ON
Speakers: Sherna Marcus, BScOT and Suzanne Breton, BScOT, MA
Contact tlearningworkshop@gmail.com
For more information www.thelearningworkshop.ca


Function in the Upright Posture: NDT Intermediate Level Workshop in the Treatment of Adults with Hemiplegia
June 14 and 15, 2014
Waterloo, ON
Instructor: Karen Guha, PT, NDTA™ Coordinator Instructor
Contact Karen Guha at rabiandkaren@rogers.com


New Developments in the Treatment of Complex Trauma
June 23, 2014
Speaker: Dr. John Briere
Presented by Solutions On Site
The Highland Country Club, London, ON
Contact 226-268-2307 or register@SOSWorkshops.ca
For more information Visit www.SOSWorkshops.cae


15th Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference
June 20 & 21, 2014
Toronto, ON
For more information Visit http://www.shared-care.ca/


New Developments in the Treatment of Complex Trauma
June 23, 2014
Speaker: Dr. John Briere
Presented by Solutions On Site
The Highland Country Club, London, ON
Contact 226-268-2307 or register@SOSWorkshops.ca
For more information Visit www.SOSWorkshops.ca


Creating and Sustaining Psychologically Healthy Workplaces: Learning from Research and Practice
June 26-27, 2014
Main Conference Site: Life Sciences Centre, University of British Columbia
Registration opens April 1, 2014
For more information Visit CLICK HERE


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


UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL COURSE LINE-UPS

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.

Calls for Papers/Abstracts/Posters



CAG 2014: Landscapes of Aging Critical Issues, Emerging Possibilties - CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
FThe Canadian Association on Gerontology is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for CAG2014: Landscapes of Aging, October 16-18, 2014 in exciting Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Join us for Canada's premier multidisciplinary conference for those interested in individual and population aging. Abstracts are welcomed from all disciplines and all interests in aging, including research, practice, policy and related work. International submissions are encouraged. We are also pleased to offer the CIHR-IA Student Poster Competition and student travel assistance grants.
Deadline for submitting proposals: April 15, 2014
For More Information: http://cag2014.ca/


7th Annual Canadian Society of Hand Therapists Conference: Pearls in Hand Rehabilitation - Call for Papers
The Canadian Society of Hand Therapists invites you to share your innovative clinical practice and/or the results of your research on hand and upper extremity topics at the 7th Annual Meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia on May 2 & 3, 2014 by submitting a scientific or clinical abstract. Abstracts submitted to our Annual Meeting are peer reviewed and may be accepted for an oral presentation or poster presentation. All accepted abstracts will be published in the CSHT newsletter – In Hand.
For More Information: http://csht.org/conference/2014/Call-for-papers2014final.pdf


 




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