Events by Date

Below are Settlement Sector events happening in Ontario, organized by date.

CRS Seminar: Immigration Detention Reviews: Lessons from Psychology and Psychiatry

Summary:

Immigration detention sometimes causes mental illness and is sometimes used as a tool to manage mental illness. This panel explores how legal and psychiatric approaches can frame understandings of evidence and its frailties in immigration detention hearings.

Chair: Sean Rehaag 

Simon Wallace, Immigration Detention in Canada 
Todd Baron, Psychology: Detecting Deception 
Michaela Beder, Psychiatry: Impact of Detention 

Date: 
September 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

Workplace Career Connections Program Information Session

Summary:

Join us for an Online Information Session on Skills For Change’s Workplace Career Connections Program

The Workplace Career Connections Program is a 5-week Employment Program that prepares and equips newcomers to understand their profession in Canada, learn successful job search strategies, increase networks, and more importantly how to secure employment, work in the Canadian environment to retain their jobs and advance their career.

Date: 
September 24, 2021 - 3:00pm

Trauma Informed Certificate

The Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture  invites you to register for the Certificate Course, Torture, Trauma, Psychosocial Impact and Mental Health: Meeting the Needs of War and Torture.

The course is intended for Immigrants and Refugees and anyone else who is interested in newcomer/refugee mental health.

Date: 
September 30, 2021 - 5:00pm

Growing up too soon? A Panel Discussion on the Parentification of Newcomer Children and Youth

Summary:

Parentification refers to children and youth taking on adult roles and responsibilities that are not normative for this age in order to support their parents. When families migrate to a new country, navigating the health and social services system can be complex. As a result, newcomer children and youth often experience taking on tasks that are not typical for for their age.

Date: 
November 10, 2021 - 1:00pm