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.
Please provide all pertinent details on your event and provide a link to your event's website in the form below.
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.
You will not be able to edit your text once you submit your form. So please check to ensure your posting is complete and accurate. If you need to make a change to your posting, contact us at [email protected].
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|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||$425.00||11/04/2016||Calgary, AB - Best Western Plus Port O’ Call, 1935 McKnight Boulevard NE|
|Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine Calgary Open House||Free||11/04/2016||U of C Downtown Centre, 906 8 Ave SW, Calgary AB|
|Free Webinar - Cognitive Work Hardening, Addictions & Mental Health Services at The Homewood Clinics||Cassandra Sampson, Homewood Clinic Account Manager; Rabia Khokhar, MScOT; Alisse Ouellette, MScOT||No Cost||11/07/2016||Webinar - 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.|
|Trauma Informed Approach to Sensory Processing Disorders & Arousal Regulation||taught by Sheila Frick||650$||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|
|8th Annual Karin Greaves Memorial Education Seminar - Thinking Outside of the Box: Understanding Pain, Depression & Anxiety with Total Joint Arthroplasty||University of Alberta Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine||In-person $180, webcast viewing individual $125, webcast viewing group (3+) $300||11/19/2016||Edmonton (UofA, Corbett Hall) & Calgary (UofA satellite campus downtown Calgary), Webcast (Individual or Group viewing)|
|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|
|Children's Autism Services of Edmonton 9th Annual Conference||Deepak Chopra, Carol Gray, Michael McCreary, John Elder Robison, Dr. Robin McWilliam||• Full 3 Day Conference Professional: $549 • Full 3 Day Conference Parent or Student: $495 • Single Day attendance: $249 EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT (BEFORE DECEMBER 1ST): $50 will be discounted from the above registration fees.||01/25/2017||Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort|
|Upper Extremity Preservation for Wheelchair Users||Wendy Koesters, PT, ATP, SMS||Before December 2: $498.00 + $34.86 GST = $532.86 After December 2: $545.00 + $38.15 GST = $583.15 Light breakfast, refreshments and lunch are provided.||01/28/2017||Vancouver, BC|
|Graduate Certificate in Stroke Rehabilitation||University of Alberta Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine||$1200/course||02/06/2017||Online|
|Sensory Processing & Trauma Informed Care – Intermediate Level||Tina Champagne, OTD, OTR/L, CCAP||SAOT Members $395; SAOT Associate Members and Non Members $474; Students $295||02/24/2017||Radisson Edmonton South, 4440 Gateway Boulevard North, Edmonton, AB|
|The 7th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder||http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/FASD2017||$525 Full Main Conference (see website for more prices and conference options)||03/01/2017||The Westin Bayshore|
|Putting the Pieces Together: A Blend of Neuro-Developmental Treatment and Sensory Processing Intervention||Kim Barthel OTR||$425.00||03/03/2017||Calgary, AB|
|Putting the Pieces Together: Integrating Neuro-Developmental Treatment and Sensory Processing Intervention||Kim Barthel OTR||$375 (early) $425 (regular)||03/03/2017||Calgary Elks Lodge & Golf Club 2502 6 Street NE Calgary, AB T2E 3Z3|
|Graduate Certificate in Pain Management||University of Alberta Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine||$1200/course||03/17/2017||Online|
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
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