Calendar

Upcoming Events and Training

Difficult Conversations Series

Feb 12, 2024 - Mar 15, 2024

This workshop series assists with making difficult conversations easier and enhance your communication and listening skills. 

Strong Back and Soft Front: Trauma-Informed Leadership and Skills Workshop

Mar 11 - 27, 2024

This workshop aims to support those in leadership and supervisory positions by building on their trauma- informed practice, and is focussed on developing a foundation for trauma-informed leadership growth to take place. 

Political Acuity

Mar 13 - 20, 2024

The workshop explores what political acuity means in a practical sense in your role as a public servant working in a political environment.

Person-Centric Strategies for Staff 2: Advanced Applications

Mar 18, 2024 - Apr 23, 2024

This workshop examines the professional development application of competencies from PCS 1. 

Compassion Fatigue

Mar 19 - 20, 2024

This workshop not only defines and assesses your compassion fatigue, but helps you build the tools to effectively address and manage it.

Inclusive Leadership: Theory to Practice

Mar 25 - 26, 2024

In this two-part workshop, participants will evaluate their own leadership competencies and identify those that they can develop. They will also examine inclusive leadership models that have been implemented in human services and throughout the social...

Mental Health First Aid

Apr 3 - 4, 2024

In this workshop, participants will learn how to recognize signs that a person may be experiencing a decline in their mental well-being or a mental health crisis.

Motivational Interviewing

Apr 8 - 16, 2024

This workshop is focused on helping your clients find their inner motivation to create positive and lasting changes takes transforming how we communicate with our clients. With the right tools, you can support your clients in taking that first step towards...

Creating Interactive Digital Meetings and Learning Sessions

Apr 10, 2024

In this workshop participants will explore a range of options to enhance learner engagement during meetings and learning workshops. A range of digital resources will be presented along with opportunities for hands-on learning. 

OW Directives and SAMS Training: Emergency Assistance: Supporting Stability Supports

Apr 10 - 12, 2024

This workshop will examine the application of OW Directives, OW Regulations, Clearinghouses and SAMS technology related to Emergency Assistance. 

Case Presenting Officer Core Training

Apr 15 - 19, 2024

This five-part, online, interactive workshop will provide you with the fundamental tools required to review casefile decisions at Internal Review and to prepare arguments to defend your offices decisions at the Social Benefits Tribunal...

Building Your Conflict Management Competencies

Apr 17, 2024

This workshop is aimed at improving one’s conflict competencies through a behavioural lens. By looking at what constitutes constructive vs. destructive conflict behaviours, participants will learn how to channel conflict from negative...

Hoarding Disorder: Intervention and Relapse Prevention

Apr 22 - 30, 2024

This workshop is dedicated to learning about hoarding disorder as a treatable mental illness, and how to effectively apply addictions recovery principles to this challenging mental illness.

Transformative Leadership (formerly Managing Human Services Through Change)

Apr 25, 2024 - May 16, 2024

This workshop will help participants understand the mechanics and the culture of change, and develop strategies to lead teams, departments and communities through change. 

Difficult Conversations Series

May 23, 2024 - Jun 20, 2024

This workshop series assists with making difficult conversations easier and enhance your communication and listening skills. 

Fundamentals of Transformative Mentoring and Coaching

Jun 3 - 14, 2024

This workshop will enable leaders to gain greater insights into what actions they can take to position their organization as an attractive employer, empower and motivate their teams, promote a learning culture, and build effective relationships with their...

Building Your Conflict Management Competencies

Jun 6, 2024

This workshop is aimed at improving one’s conflict competencies through a behavioural lens. By looking at what constitutes constructive vs. destructive conflict behaviours, participants will learn how to channel conflict from negative...

OW Directives and SAMS Introduction: The Basics

Sep 9 - 17, 2024

This workshop will focus on refreshing and building knowledge of Ontario Works and SAMS for new or returning staff.

Hoarding Disorder: Intervention and Relapse Prevention

Oct 7 - 18, 2024

This workshop is dedicated to learning about hoarding disorder as a treatable mental illness, and how to effectively apply addictions recovery principles to this challenging mental illness.

Difficult Conversations Series

Oct 8, 2024 - Nov 6, 2024

This workshop series assists with making difficult conversations easier and enhance your communication and listening skills. 

Political Acuity

Oct 9 - 16, 2024

The workshop explores what political acuity means in a practical sense in your role as a public servant working in a political environment.

Transformative Leadership (formerly Managing Human Services Through Change)

Oct 10 - 25, 2024

This workshop will help participants understand the mechanics and the culture of change, and develop strategies to lead teams, departments and communities through change. 

Mental Health First Aid

Oct 16 - 17, 2024

In this workshop, participants will learn how to recognize signs that a person may be experiencing a decline in their mental well-being or a mental health crisis.

Inclusive Leadership: Theory to Practice

Oct 17 - 18, 2024

In this two-part workshop, participants will evaluate their own leadership competencies and identify those that they can develop. They will also examine inclusive leadership models that have been implemented in human services and throughout the social...

Person-Centric Strategies for Staff 2: Advanced Applications

Oct 17, 2024 - Nov 15, 2024

This workshop examines the professional development application of competencies from PCS 1. 

Creating Interactive Digital Meetings and Learning Sessions

Oct 21, 2024

In this workshop participants will explore a range of options to enhance learner engagement during meetings and learning workshops. A range of digital resources will be presented along with opportunities for hands-on learning. 

Compassion Fatigue

Oct 23 - 24, 2024

This workshop not only defines and assesses your compassion fatigue, but helps you build the tools to effectively address and manage it.

Building Your Conflict Management Competencies

Oct 25, 2024

This workshop is aimed at improving one’s conflict competencies through a behavioural lens. By looking at what constitutes constructive vs. destructive conflict behaviours, participants will learn how to channel conflict from negative...

Trauma-Informed Care

Oct 28, 2024 - Nov 5, 2024

This workshop is dedicated to understanding the impacts of traumatic events and how to best support highly traumatized clients by promoting a climate of awareness, safety, trust, collaboration and control.

Fundamentals of Transformative Mentoring and Coaching

Nov 7 - 15, 2024

This workshop will enable leaders to gain greater insights into what actions they can take to position their organization as an attractive employer, empower and motivate their teams, promote a learning culture, and build effective relationships with their...

Strong Back and Soft Front: Trauma-Informed Leadership and Skills Workshop

Nov 15, 2024 - Dec 9, 2024

This workshop aims to support those in leadership and supervisory positions by building on their trauma- informed practice, and is focussed on developing a foundation for trauma-informed leadership growth to take place. 

Eligibility Review Officer Core Training

Nov 25 - 29, 2024

This workshop will provide you with guides and tips to conducting an investigation, reviewing the differences between civil, provincial offences and criminal prosecutions, the use of discretion when deciding upon the pursuit of a judicial outcome and...