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Listed here you will find various events, meetings  and training of interest to residential services, child welfare and mental health.  Scroll down or click the below links for more information.

OARTY Professional Development and Training 

OARTY's key events the three day annual Conference in June, and are the KIND (Knowledge, Information and Networking Day) event in October.  For details on upcoming OARTY events and training please see below. 

OARTY Annual Conference
Save the Date!
June 6th - 8th, 2018

Hidden Valley Resort
Huntsville, Ontario

To stay up to date and this and other OARTY events, email

SafeGuards Training for Child and Adult Services

Upcoming training sessions from SafeGuards Training for Child and Adult Services are posted here for the next two months.  Please note that opportunities for in-house training and the Virtual Library can be accessed at their website at


Gender Affirmation Counts: Evidence-Based Practices for Physical and Mental Health
January 25, 2018 

Location: Kingston
To register or for details ($141.25 for members, $209.05 for non-members), please see the  below link. 

Other Upcoming Events of Interest to Residential Service Providers

Information listed here is provided by our members, partners and affiliates. If you have an event of interest to the residential care sector (including professional development for agency owners and managers), please contact the OARTY Office with the appropriate information at

General Training and Events

CTRI Monthly Free Pre-Recorded Webinar
January 2018: Trauma - Strategies for Counsellors

To access, please see the below link.

Business and Operational

ACHIEVE Monthly Free Pre-Recorded Webinar
January 2018: Conflict Resolution Skills

To access, please see the below link.