Events

Below are Settlement Sector events happening in Ontario.

**PLEASE CONFIRM IF THE EVENT YOU ARE PLANNING TO ATTEND IS STILL ON SCHEDULE**

#StrongerThanYouThink Webinar Series #1 - Housing issues for victims of GBV during Covid-19

The Toronto-West LIP and the Women Against Violence Action Group is pleased to invite you to our inaugural #StrongerThankYouThink Webinar Series. This series aims at providing capacity building workshops for service providers, faith-based groups and employers to be better equipped to respond to disclosures of gender-based violence in the newcomer community.

Date: 
September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

Trauma Informed Certificate

The Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture  invites you to register for the Certificate Course, Torture, Trauma, Psychosocial Impact and Mental Health: Meeting the Needs of War and Torture.

The course is intended for Immigrants and Refugees and anyone else who is interested in newcomer/refugee mental health.

Date: 
September 30, 2021 - 5:00pm

CRS Seminar: Immigration Detention Reviews: Lessons from Psychology and Psychiatry

Summary:

Immigration detention sometimes causes mental illness and is sometimes used as a tool to manage mental illness. This panel explores how legal and psychiatric approaches can frame understandings of evidence and its frailties in immigration detention hearings.

Chair: Sean Rehaag 

Simon Wallace, Immigration Detention in Canada 
Todd Baron, Psychology: Detecting Deception 
Michaela Beder, Psychiatry: Impact of Detention 

Date: 
September 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

Workplace Career Connections Program Information Session

Summary:

Join us for an Online Information Session on Skills For Change’s Workplace Career Connections Program

The Workplace Career Connections Program is a 5-week Employment Program that prepares and equips newcomers to understand their profession in Canada, learn successful job search strategies, increase networks, and more importantly how to secure employment, work in the Canadian environment to retain their jobs and advance their career.

Date: 
September 24, 2021 - 3:00pm

Growing up too soon? A Panel Discussion on the Parentification of Newcomer Children and Youth

Summary:

Parentification refers to children and youth taking on adult roles and responsibilities that are not normative for this age in order to support their parents. When families migrate to a new country, navigating the health and social services system can be complex. As a result, newcomer children and youth often experience taking on tasks that are not typical for for their age.

Date: 
November 10, 2021 - 1:00pm