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Professional Credits for Social Workers, Social Service Workers, Lawyers and Paralegals

Are you a social worker, social service worker, lawyer or paralegal – or working toward accreditation in one of these professions? We may be able to offer you professional credits for your participation in our conference.

After registering for the conference, contact us indicating your professional designation.

Social Workers and Social Service Workers

Many of the events at the 2019 Canadian National Men’s Issues Conference are eligible for credit as part of the Social Workers and Social Service Workers Continuing Competence Program. Every year Social Workers and Social Service Workers are required to develop a plan for continuing competence in your field. Find out more here.

The following events within the conference will qualify for credit.

Andrea Silverstone and Carrie McManus: Shift Happens: Sharing narratives on men’s experience of violence

Senator Anne Cools: The Challenges of Representing Fathers in a Canadian Family Court

Marcus Jackson: Running a Shelter for Male Victims of Domestic Abuse

Panel: Divorce and the Kangaroo Courts of Law: Brian Ludmer, Oren Amitay and Christine Giancarlo

Lloyd Robertson: Men and Stigma

Bettina Arndt: #MenToo – Enough Talk, More Action

Tandeep Sidhu: Results from CAFE’s Federal Government Funded Research Project on Male Homelessness and Domestic Abuse

Film screening: Erasing Family Film

Lawyers and Paralegals

Many of the events at the 2019 Canadian National Men’s Issues Conference are eligible for credit as Substantive Hours as part of the Law Society of Ontario Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program. Lawyers and paralegals who are practising law or providing legal services must complete in each calendar year at least 9 CPD Substantial Hours in Eligible Educational Activities. Find out more here.

The following events within the conference would qualify for credit.

Forced-to-penetrate: Research into Female Sexual Violence Against Men

Panel: Divorce and the Kangaroo Courts of Law, with Brian Ludmer

Jamil Jivani: The Intersection of Race and Gender

Panel: Men Seeking Help, with John Davis