Professional Development

All members of the OACYC will be able to access CYC Assets trainings at the member rate.
Log-in to members portal for more information.

Lifesaver 101
First Aid & CPR Training

Lifesaver 101 is pleased to offer First Aid & CPR certification training to members of the OACYC at a preferred rate. Click here for full information. 

SickKids CCMH Learning Institute Spring and Summer 2019 Academic Calendar

SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health Learning Institute
114 Maitland Street, 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON M4Y 1E1

Workshop - The BRITE Program - Healthcare Provider Resilience in the Workplace, On-the-Go.

Date: May. 2, 2019  |  8:00am - 12:00pm 



Treating Anxiety Using Family Play Therapy, Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness for Children and Families

Date: May 3, 4 and 5, 2019

DoubleTree Fallsview Resort & Spa by Hilton – Niagara Falls, 6039 Fallsview Boulevard, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 3V6

Presented by: Tina Lackner, BACYC, MSc, RP (CPT) (RCYT) (RYT300)

Training Overview

In this three-day certificate program participants will gain an enhanced understanding of how to utilize play in conjunction with yoga, mindfulness and meditation. Participants will engage in a process of planning, sequencing and leading fun, safe and therapeutic play, yoga and mindfulness sessions. Participants will leave the three-day certificate program with numerous activities, games, breathing exercises, relaxation techniques and resources that can be used in a variety of academic and therapeutic settings.

Early Bird pricing until March 31st

Go to this page for all information and registration:


July 8 - August 16, 2019     Toronto Ontario

The Canadian Association for Play Therapy (CAPT) Foundation Play Therapy Training offers individual days of unique training in the theory and practice of play therapy.  Students are able to complete the 180 hours of continuing education credits at a pace and time that they choose.  The 180 hours are one of the steps needed to become a Certified Play Therapist. The program instructors are professional skilled play therapists who bring expertise on a wide variety of topics. The courses will be offered in:

Toronto from July 8th through August 16th, 2019.

Registration for the individual days of training from the selection of 25 one or two day courses is open now.


Location: Toronto Ontario - CPA Professional Development Institute, 
                 25 York Street, 11th Floor, Telus House

Date: July 8 to August 16th, 2019. 

Program Format:  
If your intention is to become Certified as a Play Therapist, please complete the full application form in the Foundation Play Therapy Training Tab at

In this instance, you would be required to become a member of CAPT.

Fees: The cost for each day is $220.00 plus HST for members and $250.00 plus HST for non-members.

For More Information and Details on individual training days:
Go to   and click on the Foundation Play Therapy Training Tab or contact