Join the 2019 Mental Health Forum

Register Now for Ontario Municipal Social Services Association's Mental Health Forum!

Join a two-day, cross-sectoral forum that highlights best practices leading to positive outcomes, and equips managers and frontline staff with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to assist individuals living with mental illness and addiction in ways that help unlock their potential.

Date: June 13-14, 2019

Location: Holiday Inn International Airport Hotel | 970 Dixon Road, Toronto

Register now!

Initial program details

Join us for a powerful keynote address from Victoria Maxwell, plus variety of breakout sessions, including: 

  • Working to Overcome Client Barriers: Intensive Support to Ontario Works Clients 
  • Trauma-Informed Practice 
  • Approaches to Supporting Children's Mental Health
  • The Opioid Crisis: Safety Protocols for Frontline Staff 
  • Self-Care and Building Resilience
  • Strategies for Supporting Clients During a Mental Health Crisis 
  • Strategies for Working with Tenants with Mental Illness
  • Psychologically Healthy Workplaces 
  • Detecting Mental Health Issues in the Workplace and How To Help
  • Improving Access to Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • and more...

Featured Speaker

Victoria Maxwell, BFA, BPP* is a sought-after international (and funny) keynote speaker, performing artist and workshop leader. She uses her personal story of recovery from mental illness to increase awareness, transform negative beliefs and ignite powerful conversations about mental health.

Blending 30 years as an actor, and 15 as a wellness warrior, Victoria inspires people to take immediate action to improve their well-being. The Mental Health Commission of Canada has endorsed her one-of-a-kind keynote performances as one of the top anti-stigma interventions that creates lasting shifts.

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