Ontario Chapter

Chapter Events



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WOW!!! What a great and informative presentation at our AGM on April 18th, 2016 from the Honourable Justice Philip Clay. He spoke about the intersection of Family Court and Criminal Proceedings with a real emphasize on how Supervised Access Providers are impacted. All 31 members/guest in attendance were impressed.


Our AGM meeting on Monday, May 4, 2015 from 6:30pm to 7:15pm at the Varsity Room, Holiday Inn Toronto, Toronto-Bloor-Yorkville included the business portion of the AGM plus a presentation: Working with Clients with Mental Health and Substance Use by Rebecca Higgins of Canadian Mental Health Association 7:30-8:30 pm. Rebecca has produced and delivered curricula, trainings and resources for CMHA Ottawa and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto. She has designed and facilitated mental health training for employment service providers and self-care workshops for social workers. Her areas of interest include depression, compassion fatigue, relationship-building and creative writing. The Guest Speaker Presentation open to all SVN Ontario members and guests.

The last of Ontario Chapter Regional Meetings were held throughout October 2014 as part of MAG SAP regional Coordinator meetings in Toronto (1st-2nd), Sudbury (8th-9th), and Stratford (15th-16th), Ontario.

The SVN Ontario Chapter AGM on April 7th, 2014 hosted guest speakers immediately following the business meeting (Minutes posted under Minutes Link). The topic was on Making Connections: When Domestic Violence, Mental Health and Substance Use Co-occur program by Susan O’Rinn and Dr. Robin Mason of Women’s College Hospital

The Ontario Chapter of the SVN was proud to welcome Joe Nullet, SVN President to present at our last meeting! The Ontario Chapter Annual General Meeting was held on Monday October 24, 2011, at the Delta Cheslea Downtown Toronto hotel, Toronto, Ontario. The Annual General Meeting was held at 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. for SVN Ontario Chapter members only. The SVN Ontario Chapter then hosted a Special Q & A Event from with Joe from 7:00 -8:30 p.m.

In recognition of May as Supervised Visitation Month, we were proud to present: ASHLEY HOWE, MSc-Clinical Therapist and Realtionship Expert on the Marilyn Denis Show, speaking on "Helping Families Work Through Their Drama-Without Getting Caught Up in it Yourself" on Wednesday April 6, 2011.

The Ontario Chapter executive held their Annual General Meeting on October 18, 2010. The Chapter hosted a panel discussion on Observation Notes with Her Honourable Justice Wilma Scott, Niagara North and Jim Stengel, Family Lawyer, Niagara South. A lucky loonie auction was also planned and welcomed many donations from provincial Supervised Access Centres.