Please check out the NEW ARTICLE section located on the right...new information has been added including workshop notes from Alberta Early Years on Brain Development and the significance of Trauma.
Central Region Workshop:
The workshop is about “Persistent Absenteeism in Ontario”. They (Prov. Attendance Counsellor & Ministry of Education staff) will speak about how much work is being done at the Ministry level to gather information and provide you with the breakdown for your board on “absenteeism” for elementary schools and currently working on secondary. It is very interesting statisticsJ
Location:130 Carlson Drive, Newmarket- The Community Education Centre North
It is off Davis Drive, approx. two blocks past Southlake Reg. Health Care Centre (going east)
Room : Horseshoe
Time: 9:30 am to 12 noon
Refreshments provided. Please have cash- $15.00 to pay at door, receipts will be provided.
2016-17 OACAS Executive, Regional Reps, and our Provincial Attendance Counsellor
Attendance Counsellors' Certification Courses 2016-17
The next course will be:
March 30 & 31st , 2017 in Belleville
Registration deadline is Mar. 3/17, payment deadline is Mar. 10/17)
May 15-16, 2017 in Thunder Bay
Registration deadline is April 28/17, payment deadline is May 5/17
July 12-13, 2017 in Barrie
Registration deadline is June 16/17, payment deadline is June 23/17
Stay tuned for more dates and locations.
*We are now offering a student and group rate, 5 or more from the same board or agency $375/participant.
**Please note that if there are not sufficient numbers to run a course, it will be cancelled.
Coalition for Children and Youth Metal Health
Response to Consultation on the Next Phase in Ontario's Education Strategy - Nov. 2013
Members can download and read the response at /downloads/Documents For Members/CYMH Response to Consultation on Eduction Strategy.
FundingFor SAL Students
Members candownload the Ministry Memo to find out the particulars. Go to the download area download/document for members/Funding For SAL Students.