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Umbrella Annual School Age Conference

Our Lady of Fatima Separate School - 3176 St. Clair Avenue East

Email Umbrella or call at 416-686-9869 for more information.

Check the What's New page for up to date scheduling and location info. 


Why do we hold a School Age Conference?

Umbrella has been told over the years that there is a need for a network for school age child care providers.

We have heard from many professionals in school age centres that they need workshops, exhibits and networking opportunities tailored to their specific needs.

In response to this need, Umbrella has organized a half day conference solely for our school age child care providers and the workshops and displays are targeted for school-age professionals only.

What happens at the conference

There are excellent workshops to choose from. Many (but not all) are offered twice so if your choice is full at one session, you may be able to register for the other session. You'll have the opportunity to meet suppliers and converse with your colleagues from other centres. It's an important networking event that you won't want to miss.


Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Training

2 Day Certification Training

This program, considered the worldwide standard for crisis prevention and intervention training, can help
your organization:
Reduce the risk of injury.
Meet regulatory/accreditation standards.
Improve staff retention.
Minimize exposure to liability.
Promote the philosophy of Care, Welfare, Safety, and Security SM.

The Crisis Prevention Institute has created a new enhanced Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Training with
new verbal techniques, tools, and holds. The training focuses on prevention and offers proven strategies
for safely defusing anxious, hostile, or violent behaviour at the earliest possible stage by using verbal de-escalation,
safety techniques and as a last resort control positions.

Email Umbrella or call at 416-686-9869 for more information.