Events

Below are Settlement Sector events happening in Ontario.

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

Mental Health and Coping during COVID-19 (Free workshop)

Struggling with anxiety during COVID-19 pandemic? You're not alone. During this time of increased uncertainty and rapid change, constant stress and anxiety can be overwhelming and difficult. In this session, the participants will learn the strategies to maintain anxiety during the pandemic to be aware of how to manage your thoughts and emotions, and not be controlled by your anxiety. This workshop would also provide some information to mental health resources available. Our mental health counsellor from Skills for Change will facilitate this workshop.

Date: 
January 27, 2021 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Mindfulness (Free workshop)

This is a virtual workshop for all individuals who are interested in learning about mindfulness, and how to practice it. Mindfulness has been shown to be very beneficial for reducing stress and improving individuals’ well-being. In this session, the participants will learn how mindfulness can help them become more aware of their thoughts and emotions, in order to manage them, and not be controlled by them. The participants will also benefit from practicing mindfulness based stress reduction skills.

Date: 
January 26, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Depression and healthy coping skills (Free workshop)

This is a virtual workshop to learn more about depression and how to receive support for it. You will also learn about healthy ways of managing symptoms of depression as well as self-care practices for improving one’s mental and emotional well-being. Our mental health counsellor from Skills for Change will facilitate this workshop. In order to complete your registration for this event, please send an email to (mentalhealth@skillsforchange.org), in addition to registering on this site.

Date: 
January 21, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Enhancing Cooperation with Private Refugee Sponsors - An Interactive Workshop for Settlement Workers

OCASI The Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants with the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program and Catholic Crosscultural Services as part of the Allies for Refugee Integration (ARI) Project is pleased to invite you to a professional development opportunity, an interactive workshop on: Enhancing Cooperation with Private Refugee Sponsors.

Date: 
January 26, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm