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Monday, March 5th 2018 - Thursday, March 8th 2018 |
Woman Abuse Council of Toronto's End Violence Against Women Week in Toronto (WomanACT's End VAW Week)
Bo Yih Thom and J McKnight
Broken up into three parts:
Day 1, Monday March 5 - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
CAS/VAW Advisory Committee Annual Forum
Each year, this Forum is prepared and developed by members of the Children Aid Societies (CAS) and Violence Against Women (VAW) Advisory Committee in Toronto.
This Forum ensures that the VAW and CAS sectors continue to work together for:
increased networking, problem solving and service cohesion.
Invitations to register for this year’s forum, titled Building Bridges Together: Child Welfare and VAW; Supporting Women with Precarious Status will be sent in February.
Day 2 & 3, Tuesday and Wednesday March 6 & 7 - 8:30 am -...
Saturday, February 24th 2018 - Sunday, February 25th 2018 |
Cultivating Presence and Well-Being: An Urban Retreat of Mindful Drumming, Photography and Meditation
Dr. Shari Geller
Dr. Shari Geller
Join us for an urban retreat where we will explore mindful drumming, photography and meditation to see life from different perspectives and to cultivate presence, resiliency and self-compassion. With presence and self-compassion we can learn to develop greater trust in our ability to move through challenging transitions with greater ease, while feeling energized, calm, and centered. Drumming increases vitality, connection, well being and enhances positive relationships. Photography, practiced as mindful seeing, promotes attention regulation, perception of new perspectives and flexible responsiveness to ourselves and to others. This retreat will...
Thursday, February 22nd 2018 - Friday, February 23rd 2018 |
Level 2 Trauma Certificate: Advanced Clinical Trauma
Facilitator: Ian Robertson, MSW, RSW
SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health / Hincks-Dellcrest Institute
Dates: February 22, 23, April 5, & 6, 2018.
Requirements for this Program: Participants must have completed the Level 1 Trauma Certificate: Trauma Counselling for Front-Line Workers
This Training is Suitable for: Mental health professionals, first responders, medical professionals, and direct service workers.
Description: This Level 2 Advanced Trauma Certificate will provide theoretical, and applied steps to working with clients who have been implicated by trauma. This training will cover the clinical steps including intake, screening assessing, ground strategies and tool kits, case conceptualization formulation, and the application...
Thursday, January 25th 2018 - Friday, January 26th 2018 |
Compassionate Inquiry with Gabor Maté
Leading Edge Seminars
- Vancouver, BC: Thursday, January 25, and Friday, January 26, 2018, Unity of Vancouver
How does Gabor Maté do it?
Last year, he offered for the first time a workshop to explain and demonstrate his approach to working with people directly. What does Gabor Maté do? How does he do it? And what can mental health professionals can learn from him?
In 2016, this workshop was sold out a month in advance and we had over a hundred people on the waiting list. Due to this unprecedented response, Gabor Maté will be presenting Compassionate Inquiry in Edmonton, Toronto and Vancouver....
Sunday, December 31st 2017 - Sunday, December 31st 2017 |
9th Joint International Conference: BELONGING
Call for Papers Deadline!
Adelphi Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, The Psychoanalytic Society of the NYU Postdoctoral Program, Psychoanalytic Clinicians of Nova Scotia, Toronto Society for Contemporary Psychoanalysis, and the William Alanson White Psychoanalytic
CALL FOR PAPERS DUE BY DECEMBER 31, 2017!!!!!
Send a one page abstract by December 31, 2017 to JOINTCONFERENCE@ADELPHI.EDU
The Ninth Joint International Conference will focus on “belonging”. A sense of belonging – to a family, a social, political, or other group – establishes one’s personal identity, and can provide comfort and validation through connection to others. Belonging can open up possibilities and promote freedom, choice, and responsibility. Yet it can also restrict possibilities through conformism, perpetuating a false sense of superiority, and intolerance toward the excluded ‘other’. How one copes with the feeling of being...