See the sessions that will be held at the Conference!
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This conference offers participants a professional development opportunity to meet their needs. This is an opportunity for participants to network and share information and best practices. Participants have research tools, meetings and services in their daily work with their clients.
The conference aims to:
- Develop the field of counselling in Canada;
- Facilitate the professional development of people working in the field;
- Promote the exchange of theories and research in counselling;
- Encourage the exchange of ideas and information among delegates, as well as between delegates and the CCPA Board of Directors.
Meet our Keynote Speakers
Miyomâmitoneyihcikan, sohkemâmitoneyihcikan – “A Good Mind, a Strong Mind: Understanding the Indigenous Health Care System”
Dr. James Makokis, MD, is a two-spirit Family Physician who practices Family Medicine in Kinokamasihk Nehiyawak Nation (Kehewin Cree Nation) and in Edmonton where he has a subspecialty transgender health practice. He believes that only through the inclusion of Indigenous knowledge across all areas of programming in Indigenous Nations, and working collaboratively with traditional medicine people will true healing occur. Most recently, James and his partner Anthony won The Amazing Race Canada as Team Ahkameyimok.
Generational Shock: Uniting Triumphant Individuals
French – Simultaneous Interpretation
Carol Allain is an ex-lecturer at the University of Ottawa and the Université du Québec. Since 1986, he has given more than 200 lectures every year in many companies, institutions, associations, and organizations in Canada, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Martinique, Portugal, and other countries. Under the guise of humour, the presentation entitled Le choc des générations (generation shock) is an invitation to cast a comparative look at the different generations. This training reviews the characteristics of the silent generation (1901-1944), baby boomers (1945-1963), generation X (1964-1978), generation Y (1979-1994), and generation Z (1995-2010) in order to confront them and highlight the tensions that arise between them and the possible modes of accommodation.
Intersections: Attachment, Adversity, and Health Outcomes and Integrative Healing to Promote Repair
Lori Gill is the founder and clinical director at the Attachment and Trauma Treatment Centre for Healing, is a Registered Psychotherapist, Certified Trauma Specialist (CTS), trainer, Consultant Supervisor for the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children (TLC), and former psychology professor with 18+ years of experience working with children, youth, and adults in various professional settings. Her diverse background has provided her a wealth of skills in the areas of trauma, attachment, mental health, compassion fatigue prevention, addictions, eating disorders, wellness and education.
Call for Proposals - Pre-Conference
Register before January 31st to get the Early-Bird special!
We have reserved nights of fun for conference delegates to show you what the city has to offer - all at special rates!
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Want to plan ahead? Remember the following dates!
Our 2021 Annual Conference will be held at the Delta Hotels Prince Edward in Charlottetown, PEI, May 6 – 9, 2021.