Educational Events

As part of its online professional development information, MDPAC maintains a list of educational events which may be of interest to its members and to primary care physicians who provide psychotherapy. To list an educational event on this webpage, please forward the name of the event, date, location, and website address of the organization hosting the event to our email.

 

November

 

2 Day Advanced Mindfulness Training
November 5-6, 2018 - Winnipeg, MB
November 8-9, 2018 - Calgary, AB
Approved for 11 hours of MDPAC Group CE credits and 1 hour of MDPAC CCI credits (automatically calculated when MDPAC member submits Group CE hours).
For more information or to register, visit http://www.jackhirose.com/upcoming-workshops/

 

Emotion-Focused Family Therapy: Clinician Training
Led by Dr. Adele Lafrance, co-developer of EFFT
November 5-6, 2018
BEST WESTERN PLUS The Arden Park Hotel, Stratford, ON
This workshop will teach helping professionals evidence-based techniques to support and empower caregivers to adopt a primary role in their loved one’s recovery, regardless of the loved one’s age, level of motivation or involvement in formal treatment themselves. *Note: these techniques can be used in individual therapy with caregivers; having the full family present is not necessary.
For more information or to register: http://www.missionempowerment.ca/emotion-focused-family-therapy.html

 

Trauma Competency Training
November 6-7, 2018
Edmonton, AB
Approved for 11 hours of MDPAC Group CE credits for 2 days and 1 hour of MDPAC CCI credits for the 2 days (automatically calculated when MDPAC member submits Group CE hours).
For more information or to register, visit http://www.jackhirose.com/upcoming-workshops/

 

High Functioning Autism: Proven & Practical Interventions
November 2 - Saskatoon, SK
November 13 - Oakville, ON
November 16 - Ottawa, ON
November 23 - Halifax, NS
Approved 1 day = 5.5 hours (x 4 locations) of MDPAC Group-CE credits per workshop
For more information or to register, visit http://www.jackhirose.com/upcoming-workshops/

 

Being Different and Thriving: Neurodiversity Strategies
Monday, November 12, 2018
Location: YWCA Toronto – Elm St Location
Approved for 6 hours of MDPAC Group CE credits and 1 hour of MDPAC CCI credits (automatically calculated when MDPAC member submits Group CE hours).
For more information or to register, please visit https://leadingedgeseminars.org/upcoming-seminars/

 

Cannabis: What Helping Professionals Need to Know NOW
Toronto: Monday, November 19, 2018
Location: YWCA Toronto – Elm St Location
Approved for 6 hours of MDPAC Group CE credits and 1 hour of MDPAC CCI credits (automatically calculated when MDPAC member submits Group CE hours).
For more information or to register, please visit https://leadingedgeseminars.org/upcoming-seminars/

 

Dr. Norman Doidge presents "Clinical Applications of Neuroplasticity"
Led by Dr. Norman Doidge, best-selling author of "The Brain that Changes Itself" and "The Brain's Way of Healing"
November 19-20, 2018
BEST WESTERN PLUS The Arden Park Hotel, Stratford, ON
Dr. Doidge will discuss neuroplastic approaches and new treatments for a range of conditions, including ADD, learning disorders, autism, sensory processing disorders, PTSD, depression, schizophrenia, chronic pain, traumatic brain injury, stroke, MS, Alzheimer's, Parkinson’s disease and dystonias, among others. He will also explain how we can apply these findings in clinical practice – and to help clients/patients with a range of emotional, psychological, psychiatric and brain disorders to achieve a level of recovery that was once thought impossible.
For more information or to register: http://www.missionempowerment.ca/neuroplasticity.html

 

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Teens: Interventions and Strategies for Use in Clinical Practice
Thursday, November 22 - Friday, November 23, 2018
Location: YWCA Toronto – Elm St Location
Approved for 12 hours of MDPAC Group CE credits and 2 hours of MDPAC CCI credits (automatically calculated when MDPAC member submits Group CE hours).
For more information or to register, please visit https://leadingedgeseminars.org/upcoming-seminars/

 

Integrating Psychological Testing with Psychotherapy
November 23rd, 2018 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Facilitators: Dr. Jason Ramsay & Dr. Kenneth Colosimo
1801 – 1 Yonge Street, Toronto, On, M5E 1W7November 23, 2018
Approved for 6 hours of MDPAC Group CE credits and 1 hour of MDPAC CCI credits (automatically calculated when MDPAC member submits Group CE hours).
For more information or to register, visit https://www.psychologygroup.ca/index.php/psychotherapist_seminar/


 

The Canadian Mental Health Summit: Advanced Interventions & Strategies for Frontline Professionals
November 26- 28, 2018
Richmond BC
Approved for 5.5 hours of MDPAC Group CE credits per day: 3 x 5.5 = 16.5 hours for all 3 days of MDPAC Group CE credits and 2 hours of MDPAC CCI credits (automatically calculated when MDPAC member submits Group CE hours).
For more details or to register, please visit http://www.jackhirose.com/upcoming-workshops/conferences/

 

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy: 2 Day Intensive ACT Training
November 27-28, 2018
Edmonton, AB
Approved for 11 hours of MDPAC Group CE credits for 2 days and 1 hour of MDPAC CCI credits for the 2 days (automatically calculated when MDPAC member submits Group CE hours).
For more information or to register, visit http://www.jackhirose.com/upcoming-workshops/

 

2 Day Intensive: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
November 28-29, 2018
Calgary, AB
Approved for 11 hours of MDPAC Group CE credits for 2 days and 1 hour of MDPAC CCI credits (automatically calculated when MDPAC member submits Group CE hours).
For more information or to register, visit http://www.jackhirose.com/upcoming-workshops/

 

The Power and Focus of Brainspotting
Friday, November 30, 2018
Location: Toronto Central Grosvenor Street YMCA Centre
Approved for 6 hours of MDPAC Group CE credits and 1 hour of MDPAC CCI credits (automatically calculated when MDPAC member submits Group CE hours).
For more information or to register, please visit https://leadingedgeseminars.org/upcoming-seminars/

 

December

Get Some Sleep: CBT-I for Treating Insomnia and Comorbid Conditions
Monday, December 3 - Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Location: Multi-Faith Centre/Koffler House
Approved for 12 hours of MDPAC Group CE credits and 2 hours of MDPAC CCI credits (automatically calculated when MDPAC member submits Group CE hours).
For more information or to register, please visit https://leadingedgeseminars.org/upcoming-seminars/

 

Case Studies with Sue Johnson: Using the Wisdom of EFT to Overcome Clinical Impasses in Couples Therapy
Friday, December 7, 2018
Location: YWCA Toronto – Elm St Location
Approved for 6 hours of MDPAC Group CE credits and 1 hour of MDPAC CCI credits (automatically calculated when MDPAC member submits Group CE hours).
For more information or to register, please visit https://leadingedgeseminars.org/upcoming-seminars/

 

January

Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (MiCBT) Training: For Chronic Conditions, Crisis Intervention & Relapse Prevention

January 18-19, 2019 in Toronto, and on January 25-26, 2019 in Ottawa.

For more details or to register, visit http://www.mindfulness.net.au/our-programs/workshops or contact Brandilyn Willett at nachapter@mindfulness.net.au

 

February

Dr. Nancy McWilliams:  The Continuum of Madness, with Special Attention to Narcissism
Saturday, February 23, 2019  from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Innis Town Hall Theatre, University of Toronto, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto, ON, M5S 1J5

For more information please visit www.ticp.on.ca  or call TICP directly at 416.288.8060, or email info@ticp.on.ca 

 

 

March

 

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Teacher Training Intensive in Quebec
March 17-22, 2019
Sainte-Lucie-des-Laurentides

For more information or to register, visit https://www.mindfulnessstudies.com/calendar/?coursecategory=pro-dev

 

OTHER PROGRAMS

 

Toronto Psychoanalytic Society Seminars: 2018 – 2019 Programs

Toronto Psychoanalytic Society (TPS) is a not-for-profit association of professional psychoanalysts engaged in the development and advancement of clinical psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic thought in Toronto. It was founded in 1965 as a branch of the Canadian Psychoanalytic Society (CPS), a component society of the International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA) founded by Freud, with headquarters in London, England.

 

Fundamentals of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (FPP)
This course is offered by the Toronto Psychoanalytic Society & Institute to mental health professionals interested in learning about the ideas and theories of psychoanalytic therapy. It combines teaching of basic concepts of psychoanalytic psychotherapy with presentation of clinical cases and explanations of therapy techniques. It starts in September and runs for 24 weeks. The FPP meets the accreditation criteria of the College of Family Physicians and has been accredited for 56.0 Main-Pro M1 credits (2 Mainpro-M1 credits per session). The FPP has been recognized under section 1 of the Framework for Maintenance of Certification of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and has been accredited for 56.0 Section 1 credits (2 Section 1 credits per session).
Location: Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
For more information ; www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

ADVANCED TRAINING PROGRAM IN PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY (ATPPP)
This program is affiliated with the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto. On graduation, a diploma is conferred by the Toronto Psychoanalytic Society, and a certificate of completion is issued by the Office of Continuing Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. The program meets the accreditation criteria of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada - 213.0 Section 1 credits (for 2-year curriculum (1.5 Section 1 credits per session); and the College of Family Physicians of Canada - 213.0 Mainpro-M1 credits (for 2-year curriculum (1.5 Mainpro-M1 credits per session) Location:
Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
For more information www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

Extension Course One A Psychoanalytic View of Trauma
Fees: $300
Thursday, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm: September 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 2018
DISTANCE PARTICIPATION AVAILABLE
Location: Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
For more information or to register online: www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

INFANT MENTAL HEALTH STUDIES CERTIFICATE (2 YEAR MODULE PROGRAM)
MODULE I: Introduction to Infant-Parent Psychotherapy (IPP). Work-Study Seminar.
Fees: $2400
Monday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm: September 17, 24, October 1, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10, 2018; January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 25, March 4, 25, April 1. 8, 15, 29, May 6, 13, 27, June 3, 10, 2019 (30 seminars)
DISTANCE PARTICIPATION AVAILABLE
Location: Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
For more information or to register online: www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

SPECIAL EXTENSION PROGRAM SEMINARS – Infant Observation
Fees $720
Tuesday, 9:30 am – 11:00 am: September 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 2018; January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5, 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28, 2019
DISTANCE PARTICIPATION AVAILABLE
Limited to 5 Participants
Location: Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
For more information or to register online: www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

SPECIAL EXTENSION PROGRAM SEMINARS – Advanced Course in Psychoanalytic Understanding of Work Groups, Organizational Dynamics and Leadership
Fees $360
Thursday, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm: September 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 2018
Location: Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
For more information or to register online: www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

Extension Course Two - Psychoanalytic Thinking: A Dialectical Critique of Contemporary Theory and Practice
Fees: $240
Thursday, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm: October 11, 18, 25, November 1, 2018
Location: Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
For more information or to register online: www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

49th ATPPP Scientific Session – Laughing at and with Psychoanalysis: Using Humor in the Therapeutic Relationship
Fees: $100
Saturday, October 13, 2018: 9:00 am – 12:00 p
Presenter Patricia Gherovici, PhD
Discussant Ronald Ruskin MD, FRCP(C), Dip Psych
Location: Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
For more information or to register online: www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

Extension COURSE THREE – Cinema and Psychoanalysis, Rage, Loss, Fear and Redemption: The World of Today Through the Cinema Lens
Fees $340
Friday, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm: October 26, November 30, 2018; January 25, February 22, April 5, April 26, May 31, 2019
DISTANCE PARTICIPATION AVAILABLE
Location: Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
For more information or to register online: www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

Extension COURSE FOUR – Clinical Lacan: The Apple of My “I”
Fees Part A $180, Part B $180, Part A & B $360
Thursday, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm: November 8, 15, 22, 29, December 6 and 13, 2018
Location: Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
For more information or to register online: www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

Scientific Workshop - The Place of Freud’s Dream-Work in Contemporary Psychoanalysis
Fees: $175
Saturday, December 1, 2018: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Presenter Josh Levy
Location: Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
For more information or to register online: www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

Extension COURSE FIVE – Working Analytically with Couples
Fees $240
Thursday, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm: January 10, 17, 24, 31, 2019
DISTANCE PARTICIPATION AVAILABLE
Location: Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
For more information or to register online: www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

Extension COURSE SIX – Reading Lacan: Topics in the Late Lacan
Fees $300
Thursday, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm: January 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 2019
Location: Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
For more information or to register online: www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

Extension COURSE SEVEN– Psychoanalytic Understanding of Work Groups, Organizational Dynamics, and Leadership
Fees $360
Thursday, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm: February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 2019
Location: Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
For more information or to register online: www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

Extension COURSE EIGHT – Techniques (Not Theories) of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Fees $300
Thursday, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm: February 28, March 7, 14, 28, April 4, 2019
DISTANCE PARTICIPATION AVAILABLE
Location: Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
For more information or to register online: www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

50th ATPPP Scientific Session – From Free Energy to Free Association: The Freudian Method is Alive and Kicking
Fees: $100
Saturday, March 30, 2019: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Presenter Dominique Scarfone, MD
Discussant Margaret Ann Fitzpatrick Hanly PhD, FIPA
Location: Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
For more information or to register online: www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

28th Annual Day in Psychoanalysis –
Please note: this event will take place at Hart House University of Toronto - 7 Hart House Circle
Fees: $229
Saturday April 27, 2019
Location: Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
For more information or to register online: www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

Extension COURSE NINE – Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Transgender: From Freud to YouTube
Fees $360
Thursday, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 2019
DISTANCE PARTICIPATION AVAILABLE
Location: Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - 40 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 203, Toronto, ON M4T 1M9
For more information or to register online: www.torontopsychoanalysis.com 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Sites Relevant to  Continuing Professional Development

CAMH - http://www.camh.ca/en/education/about/AZCourses/Pages/cbt_si.aspx

Canadian Group Psychotherapy Association -http://cgpa.ca

Centre for Mindfulness Studies - http://www.mindfulnessstudies.com/

Jack Hirose & Associates Inc. - http://www.jackhirose.com/upcoming-workshops

Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education - http://www.cme.hms.harvard.edu/

Leading Edge Seminars - http://www.leadingedgeseminars.org/

Mission: Empowerment!  http://www.missionempowerment.ca

Mount Sinai Psychotherapy Institute - http://www.mountsinai.on.ca/care/psych/staff-education-programs/mspi/

New England Educational Institute - http://www.neei.org/aboutus/default.aspx

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/cpl/Community/index.html

Ontario Medical Association - https://omamentalhealth.wordpress.com

Oshawa Psychotherapy Training Institute - http://www.oshawapsychotherapytraining.com

Psychotherapy Ottawa - www.psychotherapyottawa.com

Psychotherapy Practice Research Network - Therapeutic Alliance-Focused Training and Clinical Supervision: pprnet@uottawa.ca

Toronto Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis - www.ticp.on.ca

Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

WEBINARS

 

Psychotherapy e - Resources (PTeR)
Approved for a Minimum 3-4 hours per module of MDPAC Online Group-CE credits to a maximum of 40 hours. 
For more information or to register, visit https://pter.mcmaster.ca 

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Strategies to Help Individuals with ASD 
Approved for 2 of MDPAC Self-Learning credits hours
For more information or to register, please visit http://www.jackhirose.com/upcoming-workshops

 

Anxiety & Trauma in Children & Adolescents: Treating this Increasing Condition
Approved for 2 of MDPAC Self-Learning credits hours
For more information or to register, please visit http://www.jackhirose.com/upcoming-workshops

 

Play Therapy: The Power of Play Techniques for Child & Adult Healing
Approved for 2 of MDPAC Self-Learning credits hours
For more information or to register, please visit http://www.jackhirose.com/upcoming-workshops

 

Working with Traumatized Teens: How to Get Unhooked
Approved for 2 of MDPAC Self-Learning credits hours

For more information or to register, please visit http://www.jackhirose.com/upcoming-workshops

 

The Essential DBT Skills Toolkit
Approved for 2 of MDPAC Self-Learning credits hours
For more information or to register, please visit http://www.jackhirose.com/upcoming-workshops 

 

Learning to Lean into the Storm: Strategies & Interventions for High-Risk Youth
Approved for 2 of MDPAC Self-Learning credits hours
For more information or to register, please visit http://www.jackhirose.com/upcoming-workshops 

 

Advanced Mindfulness Toolbox for Rewriting the Brain
MDPAC Self-Learning credits 2 hours for each of 6 module = 12 hours of MDPAC Self-Directed CE
For more information or to register, visit http://webinars.jackhirose.com/


Teens, Anxiety and Depression: Active Strategies to Move Teens Forward
MDPAC Self-Learning credits 2 hours for each of 3 module = 6 hours of MDPAC Self-Directed CE
For more information or to register, visit http://webinars.jackhirose.com/

 

The Evidence-Based and Individualized Treatment of Depression
MDPAC Self-Learning credits 2 hours for each of 6 module = 12 hours of MDPAC Self-Directed CE
For more information or to register, visit http://webinars.jackhirose.com/



The Personality Disorder Toolbox: Practical Strategies for Meeting the Challenges of Your Most Difficult Cases
MDPAC Self-Learning credits 2 hours for each of 6 module = 12 hours of MDPAC Self-Directed CE
For more information or to register, visit http://webinars.jackhirose.com/

 

The 10 Best Ever Anxiety Management Techniques
MDPAC Self-Learning credits 2 hours for each of 6 module = 12 hours of MDPAC Self-Directed CE
For more information or to register, visit http://webinars.jackhirose.com/

 

Sex, Intimacy & Addiction in the Digital Age
MDPAC Self-Learning credits 2 hours for each of 6 module = 12 hours of MDPAC Self-Directed CE
For more information or to register, visit http://webinars.jackhirose.com/

 

 

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