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Critical Personnel Issues Conference
Toronto, 22-24 October 2018

Moving Forward with Wisdom:
Skills and Tools for Intervention

An intervention is an action performed to empower and motivate others to make changes in their lives. These changes may include activities intended to modify behaviours and emotional states. A wide range of intervention strategies exist for various behavioural, emotional and relational issues.

The conference will explore intervention warning signs and offer practical skills and tools.

•    How and when to use an intervention?
•    Who should be involved?
•    What problems can be addressed?
•    How to prepare?
•    How to manage the fallout?

This conference is designed for Leadership Teams, Formation and Vocation Directors, Vicars, Rectors, Pastors, Canons, Personnel Directors and Supervisors. The format will be an adult learning model.

Conference Brochure
Registration Options
Hotel Registration
Travel Information



Monday, October 22
4:00 pm    Registration Opens
7:00 pm    Opening Talk
(Reception following)

Tuesday, October 23
7:45 am      Breakfast
9:00 am      Introduction
9:30 am      Workshop
12:00 pm    Lunch
1:30 pm      Workshop
3:00 pm      Break
3:30 pm      Table Discussion
4:30 pm      Evening Prayer
6:00 pm      Dinner on your own

Wednesday, October 24
7:45 am      Breakfast
9:00 am      Workshop
11:15 am    Closing Remarks & Prayer
12:00 pm    Lunch

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Registration Options:

  • Download Conference Brochure with a registration form and mail or email it with cheque or credit card payment.

  • Online registration options:

    Registration in Canadian Dollars

    Registration Options in US Dollars

    Please call Katherine Rogalska at 905-727-4214 ext 104 if you would like to register over the phone or you encounter any problems with online registration.

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Hotel Registration

Novotel Toronto Centre
45 The Esplanade
Toronto, ON M5E 1W2

Group rate : 199 CAD (plus taxes)
(group name: Southdown)

T: 416-367-8900
Fax: 416-360-8285
Click here for online hotel reservation

Book before September 1, 2018 to ensure availability.

Hotel map:

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Travel Information:

Novotel is conveniently located in downtown Toronto (10 min walk from Union Station or a short taxi ride)

– Toronto Pearson International Airport (take Union Pearson Express train to Union Station)
– Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (short taxi ride or streetcar 509 to Union Station)

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