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Fall 2017 Academic Calendar: September to December 31st

Expand your knowledge and acquire new skills through advanced training at the Hincks Dellcrest (HD) Institute!

The HD Institute is a research and training facility with a focus on outreach and capacity building within the children’s mental health sector. We continue to respond to the challenges of improving mental health care for children, youth and families by providing advanced training, research, and community consultation to support your needs. Each year we train over 2500 practitioners through our certificate programs, one and two-day workshops, along with our evening parent seminars.

For your convenience, our Fall 2017 Academic Calendar outlined below is divided into 4 key learning areas. Each category is a quick link to our Academic Calendar.

Certificate Programs Working with Children, Youth and Families Working with Adults Leadership & Professional Development

For more information, or to register for a specific workshop simply click the more link at the end of the workshop description. On behalf of our facilitators and staff, we thank you for trusting us with your advanced learning needs, and we look forward to welcoming you to the Institute.

To view our Winter, Spring & Summer 2018 Academic Calendar click here

Questions, or comments?
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Contact the training department at
1-855-944-HOPE (4673), ext. 8707

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10% Discount for OASW Members!
Contact Mary Anne for full details.
1-855-944-HOPE (4673), ext. 3233


Fall 2017 Academic Calendar: September to December 31st

Fall 2017 Certificate Programs

Our Fall 2017 Certificate Programs are complete, to view our Winter, Spring & Summer 2018 Certificate Programs click here.  


Fall 2017 Workshops: Working with Children, Youth & Families 

Collaborative and Proactive Solutions: 
Understanding and Helping Students with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Challenges

Date: December 11 & 12, 2017
Ross Greene, PhD
This Training is Suitable for: School social workers, child, and youth workers, educators, ECEs, school personnel, residential school staff, and other allied disciplines who work or consult to schools.
Description: The Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) model, which Dr. Greene empirically supports in his books and teaching, has transformed thinking and practices in countless families, schools, inpatient psychiatry units and residential and juvenile detention facilities throughout the world. This 2-day workshop will provide you with the foundational elements of the CPS model, practical assessment and intervention tools that you can use in diverse settings.
Anxiety and the Gift of the Imagination:
A New Clinical Model for Helping Children Understand and Manage Anxiety

Date: December 15, 2017
Robin Alter, PhD
This Training is Suitable for: Mental health professionals currently working with and/or interested in working with children.
Description: This workshop will teach a  successful therapeutic formulation of anxiety. Dr. Alter will explain how the link between imagination and anxiety can be used effectively in treatment. This approach starts and ends with an enhancement of self-esteem to motivate children to use therapeutic tools and strategies. You will learn how children's anxiety and thinking are different from adults, and how to be more effective with children in creating fundamental change in anxiety management.



To view our Winter, Spring & Summer 2018 Academic Calendar click here.  

Fall 2017 Workshops: Working with Adults

Our Fall 2017 Working with Adults Workshops are complete, to view our Winter, Spring & Summer 2018 Workshops click here.  

Fall 2017 Workshops: Leadership & Professional Development

Our Fall 2017 Leaderships & Professional Development Workshops are complete, to view our Winter, Spring & Summer 2018 Academic Calendar click here.