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.

 

 

 

May 2017

24th IIBA Conference - Bioenergetics
May 24-28
Location: Toronto, ON
http://www.iiba-conference.org/index.php/en/

 

CARING FOR SELF

General Care for You Conference that cares for those who care for others
June 23, 2017
Location: Toronto
http://www.cfconference.com

 

 

GENERAL PSYCHIATRY

American Psychiatric Association
May 20 -24, 2017
Location: San Diego, California

http://apa2017.org/index.php

 

POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY

17th World Summit on Positive Psychology and Psychotherapy
May 1 – 3, 2017
Location: Toronto, On
http://positivepsychology.conferenceseries.com

 

MINDFULNESS SELF-COMPASSION

5-day Mindfulness Self-Compassion Intensive
Christopher Germer & Christine Braehler
May 9-14
Location: Drangshlid, Iceland
Intensive version of the empirically-supported 8-week Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC)
http://www.mindfulselfcompassion.org/downloads/pdf/MSC-Intensive-Iceland-2017.pdf

 

BIOENERGETICS

International Bioenergetics conference
May 24-28 2017
Toronto. ON
http://www.iiba-conference.org/index.php/en/
 

 

 

June 2017

INTERNAL FAMILY SYSTEMS

The Treatment of Trauma and The Internal Family Systems Model
Presenter: Richard Schwartz, Ph.D.
June 3
Location: Toronto, ON
www.derekscott.com/courses

 

COMPASSION FATIGUE

Care 4 U
June 23, 2017
Location: Toronto, ON
http://www.cfconference.com

 

GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

Canadian Psychological Association National Convention
June 8-10
Location: Toronto, ON
http://www.cpa.ca/Convention/

 

 

September 2017

GENERAL PSYCHIATRY

Canadian Psychiatric Association
September 14 – 16th
Location: Ottawa, ON
http://www.cpa-apc.org/annual-conference/

 

PSYCHOANALYSIS

Toronto Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis
ESSENTIALS OF PSYCHOANALYSIS  PROGRAM
A Thirty-Session Certificate Program:   September 2017  - April 2018
This program is for those desiring to learn the basic principles and applications of psychoanalysis The program consists of weekly two-hour seminars.
Classes are held from September 2017 until April 2018, on Tuesday evenings, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the University of Toronto (room TBA).
For more information, please email info@ticp.on.ca or visit  http://files.constantcontact.com/ab0d3db8001/a540edbf-a431-4cc6-ae17-55b75e44a7ee.pdf

 

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/

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

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

Toronto Psychoanalytic Society - www.torontopsychoanalysis.com

 

WEBINARS

Working with the Neurobiological Legacy of Trauma Led by Janina Fisher, PhD

Online webinar one Monday every month starting from September 2016 to June 2017

12pm – 2pm EST

Format:  an online seminar meeting offered one Monday per month from September 2016 to June 2017 from 12pm-2pm EST.   Monthly reading assignments accompany the online lecture, and  real-time questions/discussion are possible throughout the broadcast by using a chat box feature during the live session.

February 20, 2017 - Disorganized Attachment, Borderline Personality Disorder, and the Traumatic Transference

March 20, 2017 - Recognizing and Treating Dissociative Phenomena: the Structural Dissociation Model

April 17, 2017 - Working with Internal Conflicts Using Ego State Techniques

May 15, 2017  - Dealing with Shame and Self-Loathing

June 19, 2017 - Neurobiologically-Informed Treatment Planning

For more information, visit www.leadingedgeseminars.org