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

 OSOT Workshops and Webinars 
 For a list of current workshops and webinar that OSOT offers.

 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 Institute for Work and Health offers.

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

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

 CAOT Webinar - How to improve accessibility in Canadian health care for LGBTQ+ clients 
 March 5, 2019

 AFHTO - Building Together, How to become a high-performing team 
 March 6 - 8, 2019

 Ananda Mental Health Workshops - Understanding and Treating Eating Disorders 
 March 4 - 5, 2019

 CAOT Webinar - Occupation-based assessments in pediatric practice 
 March 12, 2019

 IBIA - The 13th World Congress on Brain Injury 
 March 13 - 16, 2019

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

 CAOT Webinar - Power wheelchair assessment and prescription for the bariatric client - a practical 
 March 27, 2019

 CAOT Webinar - Functional cognition in mental health - Occupational therapy evidence-based practice 
 April 2, 2019

 Together We Care 
 April 1 - 3, 2019

 CAOT Webinar - Good, better, best - Seating in the bathroom 
 April 9, 2019

 The Conference Board of Canada - Mental Health in the Capital 2019 
 April 8 - 9, 2019

 13th Annual and Risk Recovery Forensic Conference 
 April 10 - 12, 2019

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

 Upper Extremity Management Course 
 April 13, 2019

 The Fundamentals of Exposure Therapy in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders 
 April 16, 2019

 CAOT Webinar - Occupational therapy's distinct value in promoting sexual health and menstrual hygien 
 April 16, 2019

 Access Abilities - Annual Networking Reception for Health and Senior Care Professionals 
 April 17, 2019

 CAOT Webinar - Home Safety and Mental Health- Better Understanding to Better Evaluate it 
 April 17, 2019

 Access Abilities - 19th Annual Home Medical Equipment and Educational Conference 
 April 18, 2019

 Halton District School Board - SCERTS Model 
 April 17 - 18, 2019

 CAOT Webinar - Occupational therapy's role in delirium assessment, prevention and management within 
 April 23, 2019

 Ananda Mental Health Workshops - Working With Emotion in Psychotherapy- The Transforming Power 
 April 23 - 24, 2019

 A 2-Day Skills-Based Training Workshop in the Progressive Goal Attainment Program 
 April 26 - 27, 2019

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

 Introduction to CARF Medical Rehabilitation Accreditation 
 April 30, 2019

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

 CAOT Webinar - The tools for writing- Handwriting, keyboarding or both 
 April 30, 2019

 OBIA Training ProgramOBIA - Neurorehabilitation, Assisting Recovery & Function in Everyday Life 
 April 29 - May 2, 2019

 Hamilton Health Sciences - Management of Acute and Chronic Pain in the Hand Clinic 
 March 2, 2019

 GTA Rehab Network - Best Practices Day 2019 
 May 3, 2019

 Seeing the Big Picture - Impacts of Trauma and Stages of Development 
 May 6, 2019

 OSLA - The 5th Biannual Dr. Mark Ylvisaker Honorary Lecture 
 May 10, 2019

 Across the ASDS Spectrum 
 March 14 - 15, 2019

 CAOT Conference 2019 
 May 29 - June 1, 2019

 The Conference Board of Canada - Operationalizing Workplace Mental Health - Strategy to Action 
 Toronto, ON - February 27, 2019 Halifax, NS - March 5, 2019 Calgary, AB - March 21, 2019 Ottawa, ON - April 9, 2019 Vancouver, BC - May 29, 2019

 Ananda Mental Health Workshops - CBT for Depression and Psychosis 
 June 6 - 7, 2019

 CAOT Workshop - Dementia care- A comprehensive approach to support aging in place 
 September 13 - 14, 2019

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

 Acupuncture Canadas Foundations of Anatomical Acupuncture - AA1 
 London online March 4, 2019 with onsite April 26-28 Toronto online August 26, 2019 with onsite October 18-20

 OBIA 2019 Provincial ABI Conference 
 November 6 - 8, 2019

 Ananda Mental Health Workshops - New Developments in the Treatment of PTSD, Complex PTSD, and 
 November 22, 2019

Courses

 Achieve - Centre for Leadership and Workplace Performance 
 

 Matheson - Cognitive Functional Capacity Evaluation 
 

 Mindworks 
 

 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 
 

 Gestalt - Child-Parent Somatic Psychotherapy International Training Program 
 

 Matheson - Advanced Functional Capacity Evaluation 
 

 Matheson - Cost of Future Care and Life Care Planning Certification 
 

 Matheson - Cognitive Rehabilitation for Practicing Clinicians 
 

 Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute and ACHIEVE Training Centre 
 

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

 Key Clinical Skills - Upper Extremity Management Course 
 April 13 - 14, 2019

 Ideas - Advanced Learning Program 
 

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

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

 OPA - Wound Care Principles and Assessment 
 

 UofT -Oxygen Administration and Titration for Physical Therapists and Regulated Health Professionals 
 March 20 - April 3, 2019

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

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

 Back Works - Treating Individuals with Ataxia Using an NDT Approach 
 May 25, 2019

 Back Works - Managing the Pusher - An NDT Perspective 
 May 11, 2019

 Back Works - Supporting Recovery of the Upper Extremity During ADLs 
 May 4, 2019

 Key Clinical Skills - Medical Diagnostic Imaging 
 

 Susan Schenk Courses 
 

 Western University and Fanshawe College - Preceptor Education Program