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Designed to meet the highly specialized training needs of staff serving children, youth, adults and families in Ontario.

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Electronic resources for professionals such as: journals, e-books, databases to improve access to appropriate, relevant and reliable evidence based information.

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This 6 day certificate program (divided into three two-day seminars) provides staff with a current and comprehensive understanding of trauma as well as models of assessment and treatment. Click the link for more information... Open link...
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Safeguards supports the needs of organizations for training, workplace learning, consultation and resources. We are looking to contract experts to facilitate this work. Why Join SafeGuards? Are you passionate about a particular topic? Have you ever thought about sharing your ideas and expertise with others on more of a formal level? Click on the link to upload the application... Download file...
A growing number of agencies seek customized training to meet specific needs. Safeguards and our topic experts work with your agency to develop the best training possible. You choose the deliver model that meets your budget and needs: in-service, webinars, videoconference or online. This is an efficient way to optimize your training dollars. Open link...
Rethinking Respite to Create Meaningful Lives in the Community: Webinar Recording Available
Learn strategies for creating a positive respite relationship that is built upon mutual trust. Prompt positive discussions with support providers, caregivers, and family members to better understand how to encourage individuals and their families to create meaning in their life through respite. Open link...
Wandering and Bolting: Keeping our Kids with ASD Safe: Recorded Webinar Now Available.
A must for everyone working in ASD. Dr. Paula Hutchinson speaks to: the risk factors associated with wandering and bolting, possible causes and planning preventions to reduce risk and ways to respond when it occurs. Open link...
Dual Diagnosis: Anxiety and Mood Disorder (Webinar Series)
The high frequency for mental health problems in this population paired with a high probability for trauma have important implications for caregivers and respite workers. (Recorded webinars now available.) Open link...
Ethical Issues: Balancing Competing Legislative Requirements - Recorded Webinar Series Now Available
Clinicians are always having to balance competing legislative requirements. This 4 part webinar series with Bill Helmeczi will examine and review three primary pieces of legislation through illustrative case example to see how they can adversely affect treatment planning and service coordination and how you can balance the spirit of each act to help the clinical process. Open link...
Transitions into Adulthood: People with Autism Spectrum Disorder
This 3 part webinar series with Sheila Mansell covers three separate but interconnected aspects of the essential transitions from child to adolescent to adult. Recorded webinar now available. Open link...
Practical and Sustainable Strategies for Trauma-informed Work - Free Webinar
Dr. Patricia Fisher speaks to issues and strategies that are also part of the intensive research based online program: Valuable Work -- Meaningful Life: Effectively Addressing Stress, Burnout & Trauma in the Workplace. This course is available through Safeguards. Open link...
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