In the Field - OCASI Happenings

Apply Now For Group Training

Are you funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and/or Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (MCI)?

OCASI is accepting applications for In-House Group Training under the Professional Education and Training Project (PET).

PET has lots of funds waiting to help you meet your professional development needs – funding to assist you with delivering in-house group training topics for all your staff!

NOTE:  We have increased the maximum funds from $2000 to $2,500 for this fiscal year!

Mental Health: A Training Series for Frontline Workers Serving Immigrants and Refugees

Mental Health: A Training Series for Frontline Workers Serving Immigrants and Refugees

This OCASI project is part of ongoing work and dialogue within the sector to create effective service provision.

The goal of the Mental Health: A Training Series for Community Workers Serving Immigrants and Refugees project is to provide:

a) face to face interactive workshops; and

Shut it down!

Flyer of Shut It Down

Shut it Down: Challenging Islamophobia, xenophobia and racism in our communities

When: Wednesday November 9, 2016, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Where: Westin Prince Hotel, 900 York Mills Rd, Toronto
(on York Mills Rd near Don Mills)

A panel presentation at OCASI AGM 2016 featuring:

Positive Spaces Initiative (PSI) Training

OCASI is excited to announce 16 hours of facilitator-led training by the Positive Spaces Initiative that addresses all components of service delivery within the Settlement Services for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) communities. OCASI is seeking agencies that serve or have an interest in serving LGBTQ newcomers to participate in these exciting trainings, which are FREE OF CHARGE!

Where do the trainings take place?

OCASI ED Debbie Douglas appointed to Income Security Working Group

OCASI Executive Director Debbie Douglas has been appointed to the Ontario Income Security Reform Working Group.

Ontario has established the Working Group to help guide the province's efforts to reduce poverty, support people in their efforts to participate in the economy, and provide services in a way that makes sense to the people who need them.

The group is to: