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

 IXT Mind Workshops 

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

 Institute for Work and Health 
 For list of current courses, events and workshops that CAOT offers.

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

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

 CTRI - Harm Reduction - A Framework for Change, Choice and Control 
 Toronto, ON November 22, 2018, Ottawa, ON November 22, 2018, London, ON November 29, 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

 Goal Management Training 
 December 13, 2018

 CTRI - Mindfulness Counselling Strategies - Activating Compassion and Regulation 
 London, ON December 10 - 11, 2018, Ottawa, ON December 10 - 11, 2019, Toronto, ON December 12 - 13, 2018

 CAOT Webinar - Translating clinical practice into real world environments- Does what we teach them 
 December 18 and 19, 2018

 CAOT Webinar - Informed consent in occupational therapy- How colonization and coercion impact access 
 January 8, 2019

 CAOT Webinar - Using mindfulness-based occupational therapy interventions with clients with chronic 
 January 15, 2019

 CAOT Webinar - Driving assessment of clients taking medical marijuana 
 January 22, 2018

 CAOT Webinar - Functional cognition in mental health - Occupational therapy evidence-based practice 
 January 29, 2019

 CAOT Webinar - Occupation in occupational therapy practice- Uncovering the complexities and opportun 
 February 5. 2019

 CAOT Webinar - How can I address driving with my clients Tips and resources from a community of pra 
 February 12. 2019

 CAOT Webinar - Enabling occupation for populations- Use of occupational performance models and frame 
 February 19. 2019

 CAOT Workshop - Cognitive Stimulation Therapy- Making a difference for people with dementia 
 March 1, 2019

 CAOT Workshop - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - Level 2 for occupational therapy 
 March 22 and 23, 2019

 CAOT Workshop - Working with clients with vision loss- Skills for all occupational therapists 
 April 12, 2019

 Canadian Seating and Mobility Conference 2019 
 April 30 - May 1, 2019 Save The Date!

 Hospice Palliative Care Ontario 2019 Annual Conference 
 April 28 - 30, 2019 Save The Date!

 GTA Rehab Network - Best Practices Day 2019 
 May 3, 2019 Save The Date!

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

 Assessment and Rehabilitation of Executive Functioning Impairment 
 October 18, 2018

 Mission Empowerment - Clinical Applications of Neuropolasticity 
 November 19-20, 2018

 Aging In Place Home Modification Conference 
 November 29, 2018


 UofT - Functional Electrical Stimulation in Neurorehabilitation 

 Gestalt - Child-Parent Somatic Psychotherapy International Training Program 

 Achieve - Centre for Leadership and Workplace Performance 

 UHN - NDT Introductory Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury and other Neurom 

 Institute for Life Course and Aging - End of Life Interventions For Palliative Individuals 

 Institute for Life Course and Aging - Grief Interventions for all Types of Situational Loss 

 Institute for Life Course and Aging - Substance Misuse Among Older Adults - An Overview of Psycho 

 UofT - Diabetes Educator Certificate Program 

 Institute for Life Course and Aging - How to Rune a Caregiver Support Group Using Different Modaliti 


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

 Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute and ACHIEVE Training Centre 

 Ideas - Advanced Learning Program 

 Institute for Life Course and Aging - Bridging Aging and Disability 

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

 OPA - Wound Care Principles and Assessment 

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

 Mission Empowerment - Clinical Applications of Neuropolasticity 

 Back Works - NDTA Advanced Gait Course 
 June 19 - 23, 2019

 Back Works - Treating the Individual with Ataxia Using an NDT Approach 
 January 19, 2019

 Key Clinical Skills - Medical Diagnostic Imaging 

 Susan Schenk Courses 

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

 Driver Rehabilitation and Automotive Mobility Solutions Course for Health Professionals 

 Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - The Five Weekend Care of the Elderly Certificate