[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1424055097890{padding-right: 200px !important;padding-left: 200px !important;}” bg_type=”no_bg” bg_grad=”background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, #E3E3E3));background: -moz-linear-gradient(top,#E3E3E3 0%);background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top,#E3E3E3 0%);background: -o-linear-gradient(top,#E3E3E3 0%);background: -ms-linear-gradient(top,#E3E3E3 0%);background: linear-gradient(top,#E3E3E3 0%);” parallax_style=”vcpb-default” bg_image_repeat=”repeat” bg_image_size=”cover” bg_img_attach=”scroll” parallax_sense=”30″ animation_direction=”left-animation” animation_repeat=”repeat” bg_override=”0″ parallax_content_sense=”30″ fadeout_start_effect=”30″ overlay_pattern_opacity=”80″ overlay_pattern_attachment=”fixed” multi_color_overlay_opacity=”60″ seperator_type=”none_seperator” seperator_position=”top_seperator” seperator_shape_size=”40″ seperator_svg_height=”60″ seperator_shape_background=”#ffffff” seperator_shape_border=”none” seperator_shape_border_width=”1″ icon_type=”no_icon” icon_size=”32″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ img_width=”48″][vc_column width=”1/1″][special_heading subtitle=”May 22, 2012″ text_align=”center”]Annual Meeting and Education Day[/special_heading][vc_single_image image=”3553″ alignment=”center” border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”404×270″][vc_column_text]On May 22, 2012, the College held its 12th Annual Meeting and 9th Education Day at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in downtown Toronto. The theme for this year’s event was Professional, Ethical, Qualified and Accountable: Committed to Excellence.  Approximately 540 members from across the province joined us for the event, with some members participating by webcast.

Below, you will find the video recording of our Annual Meeting and the Keynote Address. Additionally, the PowerPoint presentations of all of our speakers are available for download. Simply click on the title of the presentation to access the PowerPoint slides.

Part 1:

Annual Meeting- including opening remarks by Bas Balkissoon, Parliamentary Assistant to Minister John Milloy; and  reports from the College President, Mukesh Kowlessar, RSSW; auditor, Desmond Levin at Soberman LLP; and College Registrar, Glenda McDonald, RSW.[/vc_column_text][vc_video link=”http://vimeo.com/43931996″][special_heading subtitle=”Ethical Practice: Maintaining Standards in a Sea of Complexity” text_align=”center”]Keynote Speaker[/special_heading][vc_video link=”http://vimeo.com/43931997″][vc_column_text]Linda Wright, MHSc, MSW, RSW

Ethical Practice: Maintaining Standards in a Sea of Complexity[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”grey”][special_heading subtitle=”Session A – 1:30 – 2:30 pm ” text_align=”center”]Afternoon Concurrent Sessions[/special_heading][vc_separator color=”grey”][vc_column_text]Getting the most out of your CCP: Completing your Self-Assessment and Setting Meaningful Goals
Lise Betteridge, RSW and Ellen Kampf, RSW

Elder Abuse: How Will You Respond?
Maureen Etkin

Emotion-Focused Meditation and Therapeutic Presence
Bill Gayner, RSW

Lutherwood Children’s Mental Health Services
Jenni Smith and Trish Noordstra[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”grey”][special_heading subtitle=”Session B – 2:45 – 3:45 pm ” text_align=”center”]Afternoon Concurrent Sessions[/special_heading][vc_separator color=”grey”][vc_column_text]Getting the most out of your CCP:
Completing your Self-Assessment and Setting Meaningful Goals (cont’d)
Lise Betteridge, RSW and Ellen Kampf, RSW
This is a continuation of the 1:30 pm session. 

Collaborative Private Practice: Revenge of the Village People
William Cooke, RSW, Margotte Kaczanowska, RSW,
Sabrina Samsudeen, RSW, and Martin Frith, RMFT

Understanding the Person Living with Dementia
Cathy Conway

Intimate Partner Abuse in Queer Women’s Relationships
Diane Cassidy, RSSW and Kim Etherington[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]