Upcoming Conferences 2018-2019

Weaving Perspectives: Challenging ourselves and others through storytelling and narratives

OACYC Provincial Conference Spring 2019

About The Conference

Weaving Perspectives: Challenging ourselves and others through storytelling and narratives June 12-14, 2019 | June 12 Educator’s Day | June 13-14 Conference Hosted by: Fleming College, Peterborough, ON, CANADA


The Ontario Association of Child and Youth Care is truly honored to present Weaving Perspectives. Child and Youth Care in Ontario has expanded its professional competencies and strengthened its skills for working with the various needs of children and youth. Child and Youth Care Practitioners (CYCPs) are found in such sectors as Education, Child Welfare, Youth Justice and Pediatric/Adolescent Health and Mental Health Care. CYCPs work in community based child and youth development programs, parent education and family support, school based programs, colleges and universities, youth shelters, and residential treatment. Read more...

Early Bird Rates Available

Are YOU registered for OARTY’s 2018 Conference?  From now until April 30th Early Bird rates are available (twenty percent savings) - don't miss out! 

This June Hidden Valley Resort will be the place to be for everyone involved in the child welfare and residential services sectors.  The conference features another excellent lineup of high-end speakers, all there to help arm you with the information and tools you need to better serve children, youth and young adults in and from care.  Sessions include presentations from Dr. Jean Clinton and Dr. Kim Snow (among others), with sessions being presented on LGBT2SQ inclusion, HR and employment law, the impact of trauma on attachment, and other important topics.  

For the program outline or for online registration, please visit  You can also register via the attached manual registration form.   A reminder that one complimentary registration is included as part of the 2018-2019 OARTY membership dues for full members.   Full OARTY members can take advantage of their complimentary registration by emailing (or by checking off the Complimentary option on the attached manual registration form). 

Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you at the Conference!

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Ontario Association of Residences Treating Youth

Adlerian Psychology 2018 Conference - Toronto
Community, Connections and Social Interest in Challenging Times
Date: June 7-10, 2018
Location:  Toronto Chelsea Hotel


Monica McGoldrick, MSW, Ph.D. (h.c.), is the Director of the Multicultural Family Institute, and she is on the Clinical Faculty of the Psychiatry Department at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.  Monica will present on Transforming Life Narratives:  Context, Connection, Genograms, Legacies and Having a Sense of Home.

Edward A. Connors, Ph.D., C.Psych., is a Psychologist registered in Ontario.  He is of Mohawk and Irish ancestry and is a band member of Kahnawake Mohawk Territory.  Edward will present on Social Justice and The Great Law of Peace.

Margaret Trudeau is a Canadian icon, celebrated both for her role in the public eye and as a respected mental-health issues advocate.  Margaret will present on Changing My Mind, sharing her life story to help others and erase the stigma surrounding mental health issues.

The Early Bird Rate Ends May 1, 2018
PARENT PROGRAM | Saturday, June 9, 2018; 8:00AM-5:30PM
Learn more about using Adlerian concepts to raise cooperative, capable, and resilient children.  VIEW PARENT PROGRAM FLYER Click here.
***NoteNASAP has a “parity for registration dollars” for Canadians registering for the conference.  To get the Discount Code (which gives you 25% off the conference fee) contact NASAP at
GROUP RATE:  There is a 10% discount for those registering as a group (consisting of 5 people), and paying all at the same time. Complete the paper form, and send a cheque or provide your credit card information or pay through PayPal (all in one envelope or email), as per directions on the form (there are different payment options for USA and CANADA).
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Submit your Presentation Today for Canada's Largest Infant, Child and Youth Mental Health Conference!
CMHO's Annual Infant, Child and Youth Mental Health Conference is taking place November 26-27, 2018 at the Downtown Toronto Marriott.
CMHO is pleased to announce the Call for Proposals for this year's conference: Innovations in Service Delivery is now open. This is the largest conference of its kind in Canada, gathering together clinical and community leaders alike, with the goal of driving better outcomes for infants, children and youth.
  • Showcase leading research and emerging new practices
  • Address challenges facing the sector and seek solutions
  • Identify opportunities to lead and collectively influence system change
The Workshop and Poster Submission Guide is available HERE.
Please be sure to read all instructions carefully before making your submission. 
Workshops - Complete and submit your workshop proposal HERE 
Posters - Complete and submit your poster proposal HERE
The deadline to submit workshop and poster proposals is June 8, 2018.
Questions? Contact Cindy Prins at or (416) 921-2109 x 124