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    Toronto November 27–29

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Positive Parenting Matters

November 27-29, 2018 in Toronto

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Space is available for exhibitors on Wednesday Nov. 28, 2018 - the first full day of the conference.  Read more details and apply here .

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Building on the success of the last conference in Sault Ste. Marie join us for two days of networking, learning and throw in some fun for good measure! The conference begins on Tuesday evening with Prof. Matt Saunders providing a Master Class.  Add it to your calendars today so you won't miss out! 

Speakers & More

The agenda is filled with keynotes, workshops, special events, and more!  And you won't want to miss Shelley Marshall performing her acclaimed one woman show "Hold Mommy's Cigarette".  Tickets for the show are included in the registration fee.  The show is open to the public and tickets are $30.  Use this link to purchase tickets for family and friends!

After Shelley's performance, a private reception with the keynotes and Shelley is planned.  Registration is limiited so book your ticket now!

 

 

 

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Speakers

Learn From These Great Leaders.

We have lined up five dynamic keynotes you won't want to miss.

Schedule

Welcome

 

Information and Registration Desk opens at 4:00 PM.

Prof. Matt Sanders's Master Class for Practitioners begins tonight at 7:00 PM.  The topics for tonight's presentation include how to engage a diverse population, how to be flexible when presenting the program so that it meets the needs of the familiy and explain the new program on resiliency. 

Come and meet fellow colleagues, enjoy some appetizers and a drink at our social mixer afterwards in the Courtyard foyer.  Cash bar available. 

Registration and Information Desk Opens

Conference Centre

Triple P Master Class

Master Class-Prof. Matt Sanders, Courtyard

Meet and Greet

Sponsored by Algoma Family Services

Welcome to our first full day!

The Registration and Information Desk is open from 7:00AM until 8PM tonight.

Enjoy the buffet breakfast beginning at 7:30AM followed by Prof. Matt Sander's keynote, Transforming Lives Through Positive Parenting

After the break, attend the workshop you have registered for.

In the afternoon we will hear from both Dr. Shawna Lee and Dr. Marie-Hélène Gagné. 

Dr. Shawna Lee will present her research work on Positive Early Childhood Education (PECE).

Dr. Marie-Hélène Gagné will speak about her reasearch on the effects of Triple P in two Quebec communities.

Another round of workshops will end the afternoon session.

An evening presentation is open to the public as well as conference pass holders,  Shelley Marshall will present her award winning one woman show Hold Mommy's Cigarette in the Couryard (here at the hotel).

Registration and Information Desk Opens

Conference Centre

Buffet Breakfast

Conference Centre

Welcome

Courtyard

Plenary Keynote with Prof. Matt Sanders

Sponsored by Kinark York.

Health Break

Conference Centre

Time to Shine!

Courtyard

Workshops

Various Breakout Rooms

Buffet Lunch

Conference Centre

Dr. Shawna Lee and Dr. Marie-Hélène Gagné

Courtyard

Health Break

Conference Centre

Workshops

Various breakout rooms

Hold Mommy's Cigarette

Courtyard

Private Reception

Alexander AB

Another informative day filled with great keynotes!

After a filling breakfast, Dr. Christopher Mushquash will 

Attend your pick for this morning's workshop and then lunch.

Dr. Susan Hopkins from the Merit Centre will speak in the afternoon to Self-Reg®, a Powerful Tool for Parenting.

 

Many thanks to all of you have travelled near and far, organized this wonderful conference and volunteered along the way to make this conference a success! And if you haven't done so yet, tell us what you thought about the conference.

Registration and Information Desk Opens

Conference Centre

Buffet Breakfast

Conference Centre

Plenary Keynote with Dr. Christopher Mushquash

Sponsored by the Lawson Foundation

Health Break

Conference Centre

Time to Shine!

Workshops

Various Breakout Rooms

Buffet Lunch

Conference Centre

Time to Shine!

Conference Centre

Plenary Keynote with Dr. Susan Hopkins

Sponsored by CMHS-Hastings&Prince Edward Counties

Workshops

  • Master Class

    Prof. Matt Sanders

    Education Seminar

    Courtyard Ballroom

    All Triple P trained practitioners are welcome to attend and learn from Matt.
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  • Triple P in Frontline Child Protection & Adapting Groups to Better Meet High Needs Families.

    Christine Steer

    Education Seminar

    Courtyard

    While maintaining the fidelity of Triple P, specialized programs have provided the flexibility to successfully offer Triple P to all members of our community.
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  • Your Organization and Online Learning with Parents

    Gail Hamelin

    Education Seminar

    Alexander C

    Understand how the use of Triple P's online programs can work with existing services in your agency.
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  • Life with Kids is Messy and that's OK! Using Social Media to Support and Reach Parents

    Gwen Bennett & Natalie Riewe

    Education Seminar

    Alexander AB

    Hear how social media was used to reach parents to: normalize parenting challenges, seek parenting education and increase awareness of local supports
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  • Handling Challenging Workshop and Discussion Groups with Tact and Diplomacy

    Judy Baillie & Debbie Eberth

    Education Seminar

    AM - Alexander C, PM - Spadina AB

    Learn how to set the stage for a positive learning experience for your parents...regardless of the unique personalities that may be in your group!
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  • Delivering Triple P in a Culturally Safe Manner in First Nations Communities

    Wilma Kleynendorst, Crystal McLeod & Michelle Anderson

    Education Seminar

    Alexander AB

    In delivering Triple P services in Indigenous communities trust, respect and/or literacy issues can get in the way of parents benefiting from the program
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  • Flexibility & Fidelity in the Delivery of Triple P

    Peggy Govers & Dr. Catherine Lee

    Education Seminar

    Spadina AB

    This interactive presentation will address features of Triple P that support flexible delivery.
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  • Implementing Research in Practice-Reflections on the PECE Program Research Study

    Melissa Lee, Cheyenne Scarlett and Mona Ahmadi

    Education Seminar

    Courtyard

    This workshop provides data on the use of Positive Early Childhood Education (PECE) when supported by Early Intervention and Children's Mental Health Services in York Region.
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  • The Effects of Triple P on the Confidence of Early Childhood Education Students

    Mona Ahmadi

    Education Seminar

    Courtyard

    Studies have shown that burnout in early learning settings is prevalent. Learn what the research showed on ECE second year students before and after completing the PECE program.
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  • A Clinical Interpretation Chart of the Parenting Scale for Children

    Josée Patenaude

    Education Seminar

    Alexander C

    Based on the results from the Parenting Scale measure, a chart was created to help parents better understand the results.
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Venue

The Conference will be held at

Courtyard Toronto Downtown

The world's largest full-service Courtyard hotel is ready to make our conference a memborable one!  Recently redesigned, this Marriott property has over 13,500 square feet of venue space providing lots of room for plenary and break out sessions.  Conveniently located to many area attractions from the Eaton Centre to Yorkville and the Air Canada Centre, the College Station subway is only a few steps from the hotel.

Getting Here

Air Travel

Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) now has the Go train from the airport to Union Station. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) is located only 3 miles from the hotel.

By Car

If you plan on driving to the conference, valet parking is $35/day.  Use this link to get driving directions from your location to the hotel.

Make a Reservation

Stay where all the action is.  Our host hotel is offering great rates for single and double occupancy.

Contact Laura Dykstra for rate information.  Laura.Dykstra@marriott.com  or phone 1.416.934.5572  

 

Hotel Information

475 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4Y 1X7
1.416.924.0611 / 1.800.847.5075

 

Hotels Nearby

Holiday Inn  Express

177A Bleecker St. New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 234-5670

Days Inn

175 5th Ave. Flatiron District, New York, NY 10010
Phone: (212) 426-3050

Quality Inn and Suites

890 5th Ave. New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 357-4600

Supporters

Collaboration plays a major role in the success of our event.

A special Thank You to those who have helped make our conference a success.  Whether it be monetary or through the support of Triple P in our communities, Thank You from the Triple P Ontario Network.

Main Sponsors

 

 

 

 

Collaborators

 

News

  • Still time to register!

    Conference Pass Pricing

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    Register is open at the price of $625 until the Nov. 26/18
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  • Need a Ride?

    Getting To and From the Airport

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    Public transit may be the way to go!
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  • The More the Merrier!

    Group Discount Available

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    When your agency sends 5 or more people to our conference, you will receive a 10% discount off your total registration fees!
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