Sponsored Workshops and Events
Occupational therapy is a diverse profession with endless learning opportunities. We list both SAOT-sponsored and non-sponsored educational opportunities and events here.
Do you have ideas for workshops? Are you a trained facilitator? Email your ideas to us at [email protected]
Non-Sponsored Workshops and Events
Note - Listings are provided as a courtesy to the organizers and a service to our members. SAOT does not endorse non-sponsored workshops and events.
Education Event Listings
SAOT provides this Education Events Listing as a resource to our membership. Please note that only events deemed relevant to occupational therapists in Alberta will be posted.
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Event listings must be approved by SAOT before they appear on the website. This process may take up to four business days. You will not receive notification when your event is posted.
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|Becoming a Gait-Specialist: Insights from a Clinically Oriented 3D Motion Analysis System||Earlybird $350 and Regular $400||10/01/2016||University of Calgary|
|Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Workshop on Stress & Anxiety||Caroline Martin, MSW||$150 by Oct. 3rd, $180 (Oct. 4 to 12th)||10/13/2016||Pura Vida Wellness Studio, 14920 Stony Plain Rd NW, Edmonton, AB|
|The Get Permission Approach to Sensory Mealtime Challenges||Marsha Dunn Klein MEd, OTR/L, FAOTA is a pediatric occupational therapist who specializes in feeding with infants and young children. She has a BSc in occupational therapy from Boston University and a Masters of Education from University of Arizona in Spe||$365 Dollars for SSOT Members; $415 Dollars for non-SSOT Members||10/14/2016||Willows Golf and Country Club, 382 Cartwright Street, Saskatoon, SK|
|The Threads of Trauma - Why People Behave the Way They Do||Kim Barthel, BMR, OTR||For one day only - SAOT Member $175; SAOT Associate Member and Non Member $200; Student $145. For Both Days One and Two - SAOT Member $350; SAOT Associate Member and Non Member $375; Student $280||10/14/2016||Radisson Edmonton South, 4440 Gateway Blvd., Edmonton, Alberta|
|CTRI Mindfulness Counselling Strategies in Edmonton||Activating Compassion and Regulation||$420||10/17/2016||Edmonton, Alberta|
|CTRI Mindfulness Counselling Strategies in Calgary||Activating Compassion and Regulation||$420||10/18/2016||Calgary, Alberta – Executive Royal Inn & Conference Centre|
|Expressive Approaches in Occupational Therapy||Dr. Hiba Zafran||$140.00||10/20/2016||Robbins Learning Centre, Royal Alexandra Hospital, 10230 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, AB|
|ACHIEVE Dealing with Difficult People in Edmonton||$220||10/20/2016||Edmonton, Alberta|
|ACHIEVE Dealing with Difficult People in Calgary||$220||10/20/2016||Calgary, Alberta – Executive Royal Inn & Conference Centre|
|Evaluation and Management of Wrist Disorders||Annemieke J. Videler, PhD. & Neil Wells, MD||Before May 31: $498.00+ GST = $522.90 After May 31: $550.00+ GST = $577.50 Light breakfast, refreshments and lunch are provided. In addition to the course manual, the booklet Exercise Therapy for Chronic Wrist Pain (valued at $22 Cdn.) is included.||10/22/2016||Vancouver, BC|
|The Transformational Power of Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP)||Psychotherapy||Fees: Early Bird (prior to August15): $200 Regular (August 15-October 21): $225 On-site: $250 Students and residents in psychiatry: $175||10/22/2016||Lister Hall, Maple Leaf Room University of Alberta 11613 87 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2H6|
|Upper Extremity Anatomy Review||Gail Amort-Larson||$175.00 Early Registration - Prior to Aug 31st $200.00 Regular Registration||10/22/2016||Room 612, Medical Science Building, University of Alberta|
|Autism Awareness Centre Inc. Presents - Brenda Smith Myles & Kerry Mataya||See Website for Pricing||10/28/2016||Delta Calgary South Hotel - 135 Southland Drive SE, Calgary, AB|
|Motivational Interviewing Workshop - Level 2||Donna Kerr, Kerr Creative||SAOT Paid Member: $295.00; SAOT Associate Member: $345.00; SAOT Student Member: $270.00 and Non Member: $345.00||10/29/2016||Crestwood Community Hall, 14325-96 Ave, Edmonton|
|Sensory Tools for Schools||Susan Swindeman OTR/L & Maureen Kane-Wineland PhD OT/L||$425.00||11/04/2016||Calgary, AB - Best Western Plus Port O’ Call, 1935 McKnight Boulevard NE|
|Free Webinar - Cognitive Work Hardening, Addictions & Mental Health Services at The Homewood Clinics||Cassandra Sampson, Homewood Clinic Account Manager; Rabia Khokhar, MScOT; Alisse Ouellette, MScOT||No Cost||11/07/2016||Webinar - 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.|
|Trauma Informed Approach to Sensory Processing Disorders & Arousal Regulation||taught by Sheila Frick||650$||11/09/2016||Montreal, QC|
|Quickshifts: Revolutionizing the Use of Sound in Sensorimotor Integrative Treatment||taught by Sheila Frick||300$||11/11/2016||Montreal, QC|
|ACHIEVE Difficult Conversations in Edmonton||$220||11/16/2016||Edmonton, Alberta|
|CTRI Anxiety – Practical Intervention Strategies in Calgary||https://ca.ctrinstitute.com/workshops/anxiety-calgary-2/||$220||11/17/2016||Executive Royal Inn & Conference Centre|
|ACHIEVE Difficult Conversations in Calgary||$220||11/18/2016||Calgary, Alberta – Executive Royal Inn & Conference Centre|
|CTRI Anxiety – Practical Intervention Strategies in Edmonton||https://ca.ctrinstitute.com/workshops/anxiety-edmonton/||$220||11/21/2016||Edmonton, Alberta|
|Choosing Assessment Tools & Using Everyday Items & Tasks To Treat Cognition- Debby McQuillen, OT Reg (Ont)||Early bird $450 (before Sept. 16, 2016), Regular (after Sept 16) $500||11/25/2016||Saskatoon, Sk|
|CTRI De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™ in Edmonton||https://ca.ctrinstitute.com/workshops/de-escalating-potentially-violent-situations-edmonton-11-30-16/||$220||11/30/2016||Edmonton, Alberta – Varscona Hotel on Whyte|
|CTRI De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™ in Calgary||https://ca.ctrinstitute.com/workshops/de-escalating-potentially-violent-situations-calgary-2/||$220||12/01/2016||Calgary, Alberta – Executive Royal Inn & Conference Centre|
|ACHIEVE Assertive Communication in Calgary||$220||12/08/2016||Calgary, Alberta – Executive Royal Inn & Conference Centre|
|Putting the Pieces Together: A Blend of Neuro-Developmental Treatment and Sensory Processing Intervention||Kim Barthel OTR||$425.00||03/03/2017||Calgary, AB|
In June 2015, 141 SAOT members responded to the Occupational Therapy Workplace Psychological Health survey. The three series of the findings of that survey are as follows:
Fatigue in the Occupational Therapy Workplace
• Evidence-based research
• Current policy documents
• Resources for action at the personal, management and policy levels
• Recommendations to manage fatigue in OT workplaces
Supplemental Services and Products Covered by the Interim Federal Health
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