Potential Workshops

The following workshops have no scheduled dates at this time. If you are interested in one of these workshops, we invite you to put your name and preferred contact information in the survey and to share the link with colleagues who may also be interested in participating. We monitor the results of these surveys regularly to plan future workshops.

Please note that workshops are offered in the language in which they are advertised.

Acceptance and commitment therapy (2-day workshop)

This two-day workshop introduces occupational therapists to acceptance and commitment therapy and introduces its use across clients seen in various mental health settings (e.g., anxiety, depression, anger).


Anxiety disorders: Introduction (1-day workshop)

This one-day workshop provides occupational therapists, OTAs and students in occupational therapy programs with a review of each of the primary anxiety disorders and an overview of the nature of anxiety.

Bathroom and kitchen modifications (2-day workshop)

This one-day workshop provides occupational therapists, OTAs and students in occupational therapy programs with a review of each of the primary anxiety disorders and an overview of the nature of anxiety.

Building the brain: A neurobiological approach to assessment and intervention (2-day workshop)

This two-day integrative, holistic workshop provides occupational therapists with an effective scientific and theoretical framework for assessment and intervention of clients of ANY age with cognitive impairments.

Childhood autism spectrum disorder: Best occupational therapy practice (2-day workshop)

This two-day interactive workshop enhances occupational therapists’ knowledge and ability to apply best practice in assessment and intervention with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Chronic pain assessment and management best practice for occupational therapists (2-day workshop)

This two-day interactive workshop provides occupational therapist clinicians and students in occupational therapy programs with the skills to teach pain neuroscience to clients, to use this education to frame intervention strategies and to highlight the unique role of occupational therapy.

Coaching for return to work: Tools for occupational therapists to empower clients (1-day workshop)

This one-day introductory workshop equips occupational therapists with the knowledge and hands-on skills to feel confident using the coach approach with clients to empower them to make sustainable changes that improve their occupational performance and allow them to return to work.

Cognitive adaptation training introduction: Enhancing recovery in people with schizophrenia (2-day workshop)

This two-day practical workshop provides occupational therapists and students in occupational therapy programs with the knowledge and skills to start using Cognitive Adaptation Training, a systematic community-based intervention for individuals with schizophrenia.

Cognitive assessments for stroke and acquired brain injury: Standardized assessments and clinical reasoning (1-day workshop)

This one-day interactive workshop provides occupational therapists with the clinical reasoning to select, administer and analyze the results of standardized cognitive assessments for adults with stroke and acquired brain injuries.

Cognitive behavioural therapy: Level 1 for occupational therapy (2-day workshop)

This two-day practical workshop equips occupational therapists and students in occupational therapy programs with the knowledge and skills to begin to use cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in your occupational therapy practice.

Cognitive behavioural therapy: Level 2 for occupational therapy (2-day workshop)

This two-day practical workshop provides occupational therapists with the skills and supervision to further your cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) skills and increase your confidence in using CBT in your occupational therapy practice.

Cognitive behavioural therapy: Level 3 for occupational therapy (2-day workshop)

This two-day advanced workshop provides occupational therapists with an opportunity to discuss and apply advanced cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) skills to complex case studies.

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy – Making a difference for people with dementia (1-day workshop)

This one-day practical workshop equips occupational therapists with the knowledge and skills to start using Cognitive Stimulation Therapy, a brief evidence-based intervention approach for people with dementia.

Coping strategies training to promote occupational engagement and recovery (1-day workshop)

This one-day practical workshop is intended for occupational therapists and students in occupational therapy programs to identify and prioritize client coping strategy needs, and for occupational therapy assistants who could implement coping strategies training under the guidance of an occupational therapist.

Dementia care: A comprehensive approach to support aging in place (2-day workshop)

This two-day advanced workshop is designed to give occupational therapists and OTAs the evidence-based and hands-on skills needed to provide holistic care for people with dementia, enhance dementia care programs, and provide effective caregiver and staff training programs.

Driver screening – Increasing occupational therapy competency and confidence (2-day workshop)

This two-day hands-on workshop provides occupational therapists and students in occupational therapy programs with the knowledge and skills to feel confident screening medically at-risk drivers.

Ergonomics for occupational therapists: Conducting back injury interventions in the workplace (2-day workshop)

This two-day workshop provides occupational therapists with the knowledge and skills to apply up-to-date scientific evidence and ergonomic assessment techniques pertaining to the identification, assessment and intervention of back injuries in the workplace.

Ergonomics for occupational therapists: Conducting upper limb musculoskeletal disorder interventions in the workplace (2-day workshop)

This two-day workshop provides occupational therapists with the knowledge and skills to apply up-to-date scientific evidence and ergonomic assessment techniques pertaining to the identification, assessment and intervention of upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace.

Ergonomics for the office environment – Bridging the gap between occupational therapy and ergonomics (2-day workshop)

The two-day workshop will provide experienced occupational therapists with a systematic overview of ergonomic approaches, methods and techniques used to conduct a risk assessment and identify, analyze, evaluate, manage and document risks in office settings

Évaluation du statut fonctionnel des personnes âgées à l’urgence : le rôle de l’ergothérapeute (atelier d’une journée)

Cet atelier pratique d'une journée permettra aux ergothérapeutes de se familiariser avec la pratique professionnelle de l'ergothérapeute au département d’urgences et d’acquérir les compétences de base pour utiliser l'outil « Évaluation du Statut Fonctionnel à l’Urgence pour les Personnes Âgées ».

Evaluation of functional status of older adults in the emergency department (1-day workshop)

This one-day practical workshop provides occupational therapists with an overview of the occupational therapist role in the emergency department and with the skills to be able to use the Functional Status Assessment of Seniors in the Emergency Department (FSAS-ED).

Evaluations, cognitive assistance and smart homes for adults with TBI (1-day workshop)

This one-day workshop provides occupational therapists with the knowledge and skills to use the Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Profile and to recommend smart home technology to facilitate independence in the home for adults with moderate or severe traumatic brain injury.

Executive function interventions for stroke and acquired brain injury (1-day workshop)

This one-day interactive workshop equips occupational therapists with the skills to begin to profile executive function application in people with stroke and acquired brain injury and to select intervention strategies to address executive dysfunction.

Hoarding: Assessment and intervention for occupational therapists (1-day workshop)

This one-day practical workshop provides occupational therapists, OTAs and students with an increased understanding of hoarding as well as the skills to utilize assessment tools and interventions for adults who demonstrate hoarding behaviours.

Home modifications: Bathroom and kitchen modifications (2-day workshop)

This two-day workshop provides occupational therapists with the knowledge and skills to assess and provide consultation for bathroom modifications and basic kitchen modifications for accessible, adaptable and universal design features.

Home modifications: Practical solutions to create accessible future (2-day workshop)

This two-day practical workshop equips occupational therapists and students in occupational therapy programs with the knowledge and skills to conduct methodical home modifications occupational therapy assessments.

Home modifications: Ramps, handrails and grab bars (1-day workshop)

This one-day interactive workshop equips occupational therapists with the knowledge and skills to measure and prescribe ramps, handrails and grab bars in domestic homes.

Home modification and universal design: Advanced level for occupational therapists (1-day workshop)

This one-day advanced workshop provides experienced occupational therapists the opportunity to further their knowledge and skills related to home modifications and universal design.

Integrating occupational therapist assistants: Optimize outcomes (1-day workshop)

This one-day workshop is ideal for occupational therapists, OTAs and employers/managers in organizations that wish to involve OTAs in the delivery of service in more appropriate and consistent ways.

Anxiety interventions: Relaxation skills training and exposure therapy (2-day workshop)

LSVT BIG Training and Certification Course: Improving occupational performance and participation for people living with Parkinson disease (2-day certification)

This two-day certification course is intended for occupational therapists who wish to utilize a research-based intensive rehabilitation protocol in their clinical practice to improve performance in ADL activities, reduce fall risk and improve occupational participation for people living with Parkinson disease and other neurological conditions.

More Than 4 Wheels: Complex seating and mobility assessment and prescription for all ages (2-day workshop)

This two-day hands-on workshop will provide occupational therapists, OTAs and students in occupational therapy programs with the skills and clinical reasoning to conduct a seating and wheeled mobility assessment with clients of any age.

Multiple Errands Test: Developing, administering and scoring site-specific versions (1-day workshop)

This one-day practical workshop provides occupational therapists with the opportunity to experience doing a Multiple Errands Test (MET) in small groups, to practice scoring and interpreting a MET through a case study, and to create a version of the MET for use in their workplace.

Obsessive compulsive disorder: Assessment and treatment (1-day workshop)

This one-day workshop provides occupational therapists with an overview of obsessive compulsive disorder, how to educate clients about their OCD and an opportunity to practice intervention techniques.

Occupation and trauma: Expanding occupational therapy practice (2-day workshop)

This two-day practical workshop provides occupational therapists, OTAs and students in occupational therapy programs the opportunity to explore the nature, prevalence and impacts of trauma, as well as current evidence-based assessment and intervention approaches using a framework based on client readiness and trauma-informed practice approaches.

Occupational science: Assessment tools and interventions for occupational engagement, life balance, boredom and occupational meaning (1-day workshop)

This one-day practical workshop provides occupational therapists and students with evidence-informed knowledge, assessment tools and interventions related to engagement in occupations, life balance, boredom and occupational meaning to enrich occupational therapy practice.

Pediatric feeding and swallowing: Managing complex issues (1-day workshop)

This one-day workshop for occupational therapists uses complex cases and video examples to explore the clinical presentation, assessment and practical intervention strategies for different feeding/swallowing issues in infants and children.

Privilege and oppression in the context of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples: Directions for occupational therapists (1-day workshop)

This one-day workshop provides occupational therapists an opportunity to learn about and reflect on the impacts of privilege, oppression, colonization and values to improve cultural safety and reconciliation in occupational therapy education, practice and research with Indigenous peoples.

Ramps, handrails and grab bars (1-day workshop)

Recovery-oriented mental health services in inpatient settings (1-day workshop)

This one-day practical workshop introduces occupational therapists and other health professionals with an evidence-informed approach to delivering and strengthening recovery-oriented practice in the inpatient setting.

Science de l’occupation : Outils d’évaluation et d’intervention pour soutenir l’engagement occupationnel, l’équilibre de vie, l’ennui et le sens des occupations (atelier d’une journée)

Cette journée de formation continue vise à offrir aux ergothérapeutes et aux étudiants des applications concrètes de la science de l’occupation avec des outils d’évaluations et d’intervention portant sur l’engagement occupationnel, l’équilibre de vie, l’ennui et le sens des occupations.

Sensory attachment intervention for therapists: Children and special needs (7-day training)

This seven-day training, split over two periods, introduces occupational therapists to sensory-attachment intervention, the difference between sensory and attachment-based behaviours and how to use sensory-attachment intervention techniques in their practice.

Sensory processing and sensory-based intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder (2-day workshop)

This two-day interactive workshop explores sensory processing, sensory assessments, sensory-based interventions and strengths-based coaching approaches that occupational therapists can utilize with children with autism spectrum disorder and other neurodevelopmental disorders to enhance their function and participation.

Sensory processing, trauma and attachment informed care (2-day workshop)

This two-day workshop for occupational therapists explores how sensory processing patterns are influenced by trauma, attachment, and mental health challenges and the impact on occupational participation.

Sensory-Enhanced Yoga for self-regulation and trauma healing (2-day workshop)

This two-day hands-on workshop provides occupational therapists, OTAs and students with the knowledge of how PTSD affects sensory processing and cognitive functions, and the skills to incorporate specific yoga, breathing and other mindfulness techniques of Sensory-Enhanced Yoga® into their practice.

Training clients in effective assertive communication skills (2-day workshop)

This two-day workshop provides occupational therapists and students in occupational therapy programs with ideas and resources for training clients in effective assertive communication.

Using adult learning design for effective client interventions (1-day workshop)

This one-day workshop provides occupational therapists, OTAs and students with the knowledge and skills to utilize the Adult Learning Model (Kolb, 1984) to design, deliver and evaluate effective occupational therapy interventions with adult clients.

Very brief coaching skills for very busy professionals in healthcare (1-day workshop)

This one-day practical workshop provides busy health professionals in a variety of settings with the knowledge and skills to incorporate brief evidence-based coaching strategies into their practice.

Weaving mindfulness into clinical practice (2-day workshop)

This two-day workshop is intended for occupational therapy healthcare professionals and students who want to enhance professional resiliency and to integrate mindfulness into their clinical practice.

Working with clients with vision loss: Skills for all occupational therapists (1-day workshop)

This interactive one-day workshop for occupational therapists, OTAs and students in occupational therapy programs reviews the current state of occupational therapy and low vision rehabilitation and focus on building your capacity to support clients with low vision.

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