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Thursday, October 17th 2019 - Friday, October 18th 2019 |
AFCC-O 11th AGM & Annual Conference, The Changing Landscape in Family Law
Keynote Speaker: Steven Bradley, Our Family Wizard
AFCC Ontario - Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Ontario Chapter
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2019
LOCATION: Sheraton Hotel, 116 King Street West, Hamilton, ON L8P 4V3
Pre-Conference Events to Kick Off Our Annual Conference Include:
2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Hindsight 20/20 – An Interdisciplinary Reflection
Speakers: Dr. Barbara Fidler, Psychologist, Families Moving Forward, Justice George Czutrin, Superior Court of Justice, Cathryn Paul, Lawyer/Mediator, Oakville Mediation, and Valya Roberts, Executive Director, Dalhousie Place
Moderator: Nicholas Bala, Professor, Queen’s University
Attendees who are newly entering the field of family law will have an opportunity to draw on the insights and experience of...
Friday, October 18th 2019 - Sunday, October 20th 2019 |
Hello Again: A Fresh Start for Parents and Their Adult Children
Gabor and Daniel Maté
Leading Edge Seminars
Friday, Oct 18, 7-9pm — Isabel Bader Theatre
Saturday Oct 19, 9am to 4:40 pm & Sunday, Oct 20, 9am to 1pm — Toronto Metro-Central YMCA
If you think you’re so enlightened, go spend a week with your parents.
(Author and teacher, Ram Dass)
Gabor Maté is known for his ability to shine a spotlight on difficult issues with refreshing clarity and for his creative approaches in working with people and understanding ourselves. Now, along with his son Daniel, he tackles a common topic often overlooked: relationships between parents and their adult children. This weekend will provide insights into this often sticky reality and look at ways to promote...
Friday, October 18th 2019 |
Supporting Our Most Challenging Children: Practical techniques to address oppositionality, rigidity and other challenging behaviours in therapeutic settings
Facilitator: Katy Albert, M.Ed., OCT, BCBA
SickKids CCMH Learning Institute
This training is suitable for: Psychotherapists, counsellors, psychologists, social workers, direct service workers, drop in workers, shelter and hostel workers, child and youth workers, youth justice workers.
This workshop will explore techniques to support children who are rigid, oppositional and/or engage in other challenging behaviours that act as barriers to success in treatment and in daily life. Participants will be given the foundation to apply behavioural principals and practical strategies to approach non-compliance, tantrums and aggression, to maximize parent involvement and facilitate intrinsic motivation. Strategies to engage and...
Saturday, October 19th 2019 - Sunday, October 20th 2019 |
Presence and Self-Compassion Retreat for Therapists, Educators & Caregivers: Mindful Drumming, Photography & Meditation
Dr. Shari Geller, Ph.D., C.Psych.
The Centre for MindBody Health
October 19 & 20, 2019 10:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Offering compassionate care and teaching can be immensely rewarding, yet emotionally demanding for helping professionals, caregivers, and educators. Sustained attention and care of others, as a therapist, educator, parent or child of aging parents, without a balance of compassion and care for self, can lead to burn-out and exhaustion.
This retreat provides an opportunity for self-care, restoration and connection in a beautiful setting. Innovative tools for cultivating presence, such as drumming, photography, mindfulness and self-compassion will be
practiced together. These tools provide creative and...
Sunday, October 20th 2019 - Friday, October 25th 2019 |
MBSR Teacher Training Intensive in Ontario
Zindel Segal, PhD C.Psych & Patricia Rockman MD CCFP
The Centre for Mindfulness Studies
Ecology Retreat Centre, 308046 Hockley Road, Mono, ON L9W 6N2
Train to facilitate MBCT programs with guidance from Zindel Segal*, one of its co-developers. This is the third module of our MBCT Facilitation Certificate Program.
Current treatments for depression provide relief for many people, yet they face significant challenges maintaining the benefits of treatment. This innovative 5-day intensive training and retreat will lead you through the program designed to prevent depressive relapse among people with a history of depression.
About the Presenters:
Dr. Zindel Segal is a distinguished Professor of Psychology in Mood Disorders at...