Upcoming Events

Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 10:00am - Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 11:00am

What’s the Difference? Using Critical Difference to Understand EDI DataJanuary 27, 2015; 10:00am - 11:00am more

Friday, March 6, 2015 - Saturday, April 25, 2015

Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education (CARE)Professional Training taught by Christa Turksma, DRS more

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 6:30pm - Thursday, May 28, 2015, 8:30pm
Vancouver, BC
YWCA, 535 Hornby St., Vancouver, BC V6C 2E8

Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) is an eight-week program designed to develop the qualities of compassion, empathy, and kindness for oneself and for others. CCT integrates contemporary psychology and scientific research on compassion with traditional contemplative practices. The program was developed at the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University by a team of contemplative scholars, clinical psychologists, and researchers. more

Friday, April 17, 2015 - Saturday, April 18, 2015
University of Washington

Interact with the leading researchers on mindfulness to promote child well-being and hear about their cutting-edge research and programs. We have already started putting together an exciting program. Below is the list of presenters, so far. more

Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 9:00am - Saturday, July 18, 2015, 4:00pm
The Centre for Peace, 1825 W 16th Ave., Vancouver, BC

This summer we will explore the three stages of Mindfulness through art practices rooted in the principles of  contemplative art.  A regular meditation practice or contemplative art practice is the basis for MBAT training. The course focuses on how to cultivate positive social and emotional health through self-management skills and cultivating gratitude and compassion.  More than learning to focus attention and simply be, we look at the transformative power of contemplative art  and awakened heart. more

Thursday, August 6, 2015, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Vancouver, BC
Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue

Dialogic OD is the next step in the evolution of organizational change theory, from thinking of organizations as organisms that adapt to their environments, to organizations as conversations where individual, group, and organizational actions result from self-organizing, socially constructed realities created and sustained by the prevailing narratives, stories, and conversations through which people make meaning about their experiences. more

Friday, October 2, 2015, 9:30am - Saturday, October 3, 2015, 4:00pm
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Vancouver Trade and Convention Center

Relationships are at the heart of our social and emotional well-being. In a world where digital technology has transformed our connections to one another, those who care for chilren are often concerned with just keeping up, while children and youth can’t seem to get enough. How does the increasing digitization of our day-to-day interactions affect our relationships, and our children’s well-being? more