The Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) OCASI Professional Development Conference is designed for Frontline Workers, Coordinators, and Managers from OCASI member agencies and other immigrant service organizations in Ontario.
The Professional Development Conference gives Settlement workers an opportunity to build capacity, share knowledge with their peers and develop strategies to better serve their clients.
Goals and Objectives
The goal of the OCASI Professional Development Conference 2017 is to enhance the capacity and quality of services delivered by the immigrant and refugee serving sector and to come to a shared understanding and commitment to work together to build and sustain inclusive programs and initiatives for immigrant and refugee-centered settlement.
Its specific objectives, to be met through plenary presentations, seminars and workshops are:
- To strengthen organizational capacity and enhance the professional competency and skill level of approximately 300 immigrant and refugee service workers
- To facilitate networking, and sharing of information, innovative approaches and expertise among new and experienced workers
- To offer a forum for discussion and building shared understanding of issues related to the development and professionalization of the settlement sector.
To submit a proposal please download the attached document and submit it to Conference@ocasi.org by June 23rd, 2017.