Upcoming Professional Development Events




Working with 2SLGBTQ+ Youth in a Clinical Setting (now online workshop)

Facilitators: Jennifer Lane and Michelle Bridgman

Date: Friday, March 24, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm EST

Location: Remote via Zoom

Who can attend: Open to OAMHP members and non members; registration is limited to 55 participants

Continuing education credits: 6

Description: Learn how to work with families of children who are exploring or questioning their sexuality and gender, and how to help them navigate these complicated topics. There will be a mix of educational information, handouts and take aways, and case application.


Trauma-informed Care workshop

Presented by the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture (CCVT) 

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location:YMCA of Greater Toronto, 20 Grosvenor Street, Toronto, Ontario, M4Y 2V5


Over the past 45 years, the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture has developed a community support model for refugee survivors of torture and war.   

This workshop will teach participants about the support model, starting with an explanation of the principles of Trauma Informed Care (TIC). 


Peer Support for RPs who are completing their QA Assessment with CRPO in May 

Note: Both session dates are now full. To be added to the waiting list, please click here: https://oamhp.ca/peer-support-event-waiting-list

Presenters: Liana Palmerio-McIvor, Jane Alway

Dates and times:
Tuesday, April 18, 2023 | Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm EST

Thursday, April 20, 2023 | Time: 9:00 am to 10:30 am EST

Location: Online

Who can attend: OAMHP members; free session

Description: Meet with OAMHP President Liana Palmerio-McIvor and Past President Jane Alway to answer any questions you have about your upcoming CRPO QA Assessment. To meet the demand, we are holding two 1.5 hour discussion groups.

Ethical Decision Making Discussion Group

Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Time: Noon - 1 pm EST

Location: Online 

Description: This facilitated 1-hour knowledge sharing program is designed to help participants understand how OAMHP’s Code of Ethics is applied in real-life situations.

Registration will be open soon. Please note there will be a limit of 15 participants.   


Supervision: The Evolution of Practice Registration

OAMHP’s First Professional Development Day Focused on Clinical Supervision!

Date: Friday, May 12, 2023

Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Chelsea Hotel Toronto at 33 Gerrard St W, Toronto, ON M5G 1Z4

Description: Curious about what it takes to become a clinical supervisor? Have you been inspired by great supervisors and wonder what it takes to develop such skills? Need to improve your relationship with your supervisee?


Addressing Addiction in Family Therapy

Date: Friday, May 26, 2023

Time: 1:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Online via Zoom

Description: This workshop is geared towards therapists and counsellors who want to understand the challenges of providing services to individuals affected by another’s problematic substance use and/or behaviour.


Writing Case Notes

Date: June 7, 2023

Time: 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Pre-requisite: Open to those who have registered for the Record keeping course

Description: This workshop will explore the fundamentals of note taking.  This is an opportunity to practice and get feedback on your note-taking skills, in a facilitated, supportive environment.