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Workshops & Professional Development

Connecting Ottawa
Connecting Ottawa has shared an Eviction ban infographic with information current to the new stay-at-home order prepared by Community Legal Clinics of Ottawa.
• Posted: April 14, 2021
Community Employment Resource Centre
The Community Employment Resource Centre (CERC) has shared its April Calendar, including workshops like Interactive Job Fair Sessions, an Ontario Provincial Police information session, Career Exploration, Job Search, Interactive Interview Preparation, CERC Youth Workshops and 1-on-1 LinkedIn.
• Posted: April 14, 2021
Statistics Canada / Statistique Canada
Statistics Canada will host free upcoming webinars and information sessions, including Considerations for Displaying Data using Graphs, in English on April 22 and in French on April 28th, and a webinar on A Brief Overview of the Canadian Housing Statistics Program in English on April 27th and in French on April 27th.
• Posted: April 14, 2021
CLEO Connect
On April 20th, CLEO Connect will present Up your game: Using social media and video to deliver legal information with staff members Fiona MacCool and Jesse Mark.
• Posted: April 14, 2021
Connecting Ottawa
Connecting Ottawa has shared its April 7th Communique, with resources about events like: Housing Update and Q & A Forum for Front-line workers: N12 & N13 Notices – in partnership with CLSO, REACH, Action Logement, Housing Help and other community legal clinics on April 27th and Mental Health Supports and COVID-19: Common issues and resources to support clients, presented in partnership with Reach Canada on April 29th.
• Posted: April 14, 2021
Ryerson University
Ryerson University will host a webinar series entitled Generous Futures, on the struggles, politics and possibilities within the charitable sector, including Newcomers Redefining on April 28th, 2SLGBTQ+ Communities Impacting on June 1st and Indigenous Perspectives Decolonizing on June 23rd.
• Posted: April 14, 2021
Connecting Ottawa
The 2021 Connecting Ottawa Conference theme this year is COVID-19 Vaccines. Their lineup of speakers will explore the issue from a health, immigration/travel, and employment perspective.
• Posted: April 14, 2021
ABLE2
ABLE2 will host two free educational workshops through an initiative supporting the mental health of adults with developmental disabilities, families and (unpaid) caregivers. The workshops include Relating and Responding to Mental Health for people with disabilities and their families on April 15th and future ABLE2 Grow Education Series will also include How to Talk to Brothers and Sisters About Disability on April 22nd.
• Posted: April 14, 2021
YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region / YMCA-YWCA de la région de la capitale nationale
The YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region has shared its Employment Access Centres April webinar Calendar.
• Posted: April 14, 2021
CharityVillage
On April 22nd, CharityVillage will host a session on Building A Resilient Nonprofit Organization Through Proactive Risk Management.
• Posted: April 14, 2021
Council on Aging of Ottawa / Conseil sur le vieillissement d’Ottawa
On May 5th, the Council on Aging of Ottawa, in collaboration with the United Way Eastern Ontario, will host their 2021 Spring Luncheon on The Changing Face of Caregiving, with Keynote Speaker, Nora Spinks.
• Posted: April 14, 2021
ABLE2
ABLE2 will host two free educational workshops, thanks to generous funding from the MCCSS, through an initiative supporting the mental health of adults with developmental disabilities, families and (unpaid) caregivers. The workshops include Managing Mental Health during COVID 19 on April 1st, and Relating and Responding to Mental Health for people with disabilities and their families on April 15th. Future ABLE2 Grow Education Series will also include How to Talk to Brothers and Sisters About Disability on April 22nd.
• Posted: April 7, 2021
Community Employment Resource Centre
Community Employment Resource Centre (CERC) will host workshops, including Second Career, an Ontario Provincial Police information session, CERC Youth Workshops and 1-on-1 LinkedIn.
• Posted: April 7, 2021
Family Services Ottawa
Registration is open for Caregiver Connect: a workshop series for parents/caregivers of infants to 6 year olds. A collaboration between Crossroads, Family Services Ottawa, PLEO and Phoenix Centre. All workshops are being offered virtually.
• Posted: April 7, 2021
Family Services Ottawa
Family Services Ottawa (FSO) is registering for the following parenting groups: Anger Management, Parenting Through High Conflict Separation and Divorce, You’re Not the Boss of Me, Parenting Teens workshop. All groups are being offered virtually.
• Posted: April 7, 2021
Steps to Justice
Steps to Justice now has information about discrimination and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, including information about: mediation, preparing for and participating in a hearing, discrimination by your landlord because of a disability or medical marijuana, discrimination at work, such as racial discrimination, sexual harassment, and forced retirement.
• Posted: April 7, 2021
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario)
Community Legal Education Ontario has new Legal Rights Literacy Kits for Adult Educators to help learners improve literacy skills while learning about their legal rights as workers, tenants and consumers. The Kits were developed by adult educators with extensive experience developing curricula for adult learners.
• Posted: April 7, 2021
ABLE2
ABLE2 will host various webinars, including Managing Mental Health during COVID 19 on April 1st and Relating and Responding to Mental Health for people with disabilities and their families on April 15th.
• Posted: March 31, 2021
OCD Ottawa
Facilitators of OCD Ottawa’s Support Group will hold a virtual event for family members and supporters of individuals living with OCD on April 7th @ 7:00pm. This event will provide insight into OCD experiences and most of all hope by detailing the tools we used to manage OCD and get our lives back! RSVP to info@ocdottawa.com and a zoom link will be sent.
• Posted: March 31, 2021
YSB Employment Services
YSB Employment Services has shared its April Event and Workshop Calendar.
• Posted: March 31, 2021
Community Employment Resource Centre
Community Employment Resource Centre (CERC) will host Workshops, including Career Exploration, Social Media, Job Search, CERC Youth Workshops and the Good Friday Easter Monday.
• Posted: March 31, 2021
Funeral Co-operative of Ottawa
The not-for-profit Funeral Co-operative of Ottawa will hold free presentations on Funeral Planning in Ontario. Upcoming presentations will take place on April 1st, 11th and 27th, and May 11th and 23rd. To register, please email info@fco-cfo.coop or call during business hours (613) 288-2689. Download a copy of our free Funeral Planning Guide from the website or drop by during business hours to pick up a copy.
• Posted: March 31, 2021
CharityVillage
On April 8th, CharityVillage will host a State of the Sector, Part 2: Checking in on 2021 webinar.
• Posted: March 31, 2021
Connecting Ottawa
Connecting Ottawa has shared its March Communique with Upcoming Information Sessions, including Free Tax Clinics in Ottawa — Information for front-line workers to support clients on April 8th, Changes to the Divorce Act — What front-line workers need to know to support their clients on April 14th, and Mental Health Supports and COVID-19: Common issues and resources to support clients, presented in partnership with Reach Canada.
• Posted: March 31, 2021
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
The Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre’s Community Connections for Newcomer Employment Program has shared its April 2021 Workshops Calendar and Program Flyer.
• Posted: March 31, 2021
Somerset West Community Health Centre
The Somerset West Community Health Centre's ACB Support Line will host a Virtual Session on Talking Mental Health and Faith.
• Posted: March 23, 2021
Family Services Ottawa
Registration for Caregiver Connect, a workshop series for caregivers of infants to 6 year olds has begun. Offered in partnership between Crossroads, PLEO and Family Services Ottawa.
• Posted: March 23, 2021
Family Services Ottawa
Family Services Ottawa is registering for its Spring parenting groups: You’re Not the Boss of Me, Anger Management, Parenting Through High Conflict Separation and Divorce and Parent Teens Workshop.
• Posted: March 23, 2021
Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario
On March 31st, Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario in partnership with the Prevention of Elder Abuse Coalition of Etobicoke and York (PEACE), and the North York Elder Abuse Network (NYEAN) will host an online Knowledge Exchange Event on Legal Responses to Elder Abuse.
• Posted: March 23, 2021
Connecting Ottawa
The 2021 Connecting Ottawa Conference will be held on April 22nd. This year's theme is COVID-19 Vaccines, exploring the issue from a health, immigration/travel, and employment perspective.
• Posted: March 23, 2021
Community Employment Resource Centre
CERC has shared its March Calendar including Job Search, Second Career, Self Care Workshop, Next Chapter, NEW CERC Youth Workshops and LinkedIn 1 on 1.
• Posted: March 23, 2021
World Justice Challenge 2021
The World Justice Challenge 2021 Finalists Regional Showcase: Africa and the Middle East will happen on March 31st.
• Posted: March 23, 2021
TechSoup Canada
On March 25th, TechSoup Canada will host a webinar on Community Sector Impact: A Year Into COVID-19 on how to adapt and clarify your nonprofit's strategy in order to grow your impact.
• Posted: March 23, 2021
CLEO Connect
CLEO Connect will host a webinar on the Pathway to status for refugee claimants working in healthcare during COVID-19.
• Posted: March 23, 2021
Steps to Justice / Justice pas-à-pas
Steps to Justice now has information about specific criminal offences, including theft; mischief; assault; harassment, and threats; drug offences; drunk driving; not following conditions of bail or probation; not going to court.  The information can help you find a lawyer or get legal help, understand evidence in a criminal case, learn about the possible sentences and negotiate with the Crown.
• Posted: March 23, 2021
Ottawa Pastoral Care Training Program
The Ottawa Pastoral Care Training Program will be hosting two virtual events this spring: Holding Space for the Grief of Young Adults and Adolescents presented by Jacob Cogan on April 13th, and a Coordinators’ Event on April 17th.
• Posted: March 23, 2021
CharityVillage
CharityVillage has shared an article on Performance Excellence Through Cognitive Diversity In The Boardroom.
• Posted: March 23, 2021

 

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