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CMAS Training

CMAS is offering a variety of free training opportunities for LINC caregivers! Checkout the calendar on our Training and Events page.

Inclusion of Children with Special Needs: Who are New to Canada

CMAS and Ryerson Univesity/Gerrard Resource Centre present a four-part workshop series for LINC caregivers
Receive a certificate of completion from Ryerson University.

This hands-on and practical workshop will explore:

  • What is inclusion?
  • Why is it important?
  • Who does it benefit?
  • Where do I find resources to help?

Build a bank of resources with Helena Raimundo, from Ryerson University. Helena will guide you in developing strategies and solutions for overcoming barriers to successful inclusion.

Child Abuse: Prevention and Intervention

A Full-Day Workshop for LINC Caregivers

  • Documenting indicators of child abuse
  • Child abuse legislation
  • Your duty to report
  • Signs and symptoms of child abuse
  • How this impacts newcomer families

Upcoming Dates:

November 5, 2010 – India Rainbow
December 17, 2010 – CCLCS

To schedule a workshop in your area …
Contact: TOP Team Lead

Child Care Licensing Offices Across Ontario

Children’s Aid Societies Across Ontario

Exemplary Parent Engagement: Let’s Talk!

Join Debbie Pushor, from the University of Saskatchewan, leading expert in the area of Parent Engagement. Her research has explored what parent knowledge is, and how it is held, as well as about moving from practices of parent involvement to meaningful parent engagement. Saturday, November 20th, 2010 in Toronto. Let's Talk! - Flyer

4 Easy Steps

Get the courses & workshops that you want!

STEP 1: You Apply for Course Approval

  • Select a course/workshop.
  • Complete an Application Form.
  • Fax or mail the Application Form to CMAS, “Attention: TOP Team Lead”.

Please answer all questions and provide all documents requested, as incomplete applications cannot be processed and will be returned.

STEP 2: We Approve Your Course

  • We send you a signed approval, along with a copy of the Request for Reimbursement form.
  • Register for your course/workshop.

Only complete applications can be considered for approval. You can receive approval for up to $250 per application.

STEP 3: You Apply for Reimbursement

  • When you are finished your course/workshop, complete the Request for Reimbursement form.
  • Attach the original receipts and other documents as listed.
  • Send your request by mail to CMAS.

STEP 4: We Approve Your Reimbursement

Reimbursement will be made as soon as we receive:

  • Your original receipt for the cost of the course (tuition only)
  • A completed Reimbursement Form
  • Any other documents requested in your Approval Letter.

For further assistance see the FAQ for Individual Training or contact the TOP Team Lead.

Building a Permanent Collection – Ann Hutchings

Ann Hutchings has developed a presentation on Building a Permanent Collection, to showcase the flexible and collaborative environment that her team of caregivers at Graybridge Malkam has created to adapt to the diverse and changing needs of the children in their care. Read more

Growing Up in a New Land

This guide is for service providers who work with newcomer families who have children aged zero to six. It will help service providers understand the special needs of families that are new to Canada. The resources include programming suggestions. Growing Up in a New Land