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Learn from the experts
The ONPHA Conference brings sector experts together under one roof. Strengthen your expertise with the help of experienced professionals.
Geared towards frontline staff, board members and those called upon to manage and resolve conflicts, this full-day workshop will give you proven techniques and skills to:
Representatives from the Conflict Resolution Program at St. Stephen's Community House
Calculating rent under the Housing Services Act, 2011 (HSA) would be so much easier if all tenants had one source of income that never changed! Demystify the more complex - and sometimes vague - aspects of RGI calculations under the HSA. With an emphasis on where absolutes of the legislation apply and where there’s room for local discretion, we’ll roll up our sleeves together and work systematically through some challenging RGI scenarios including:
Roberta Jagoe, Policy Analyst, Region of Durham Housing Services Division
Hoarding behaviours can create a unique set of challenges when it comes to managing tenancies. Join an expert on hoarding to gain an understanding of the signs and symptoms of Hoarding Disorder, co-existing mental health challenges, the neurological underpinnings of compulsive hoarding and learn:
Megan Phillips, Registered Psychotherapist & Owner, Integrated Hoarding Response Inc.
Ty Smith, Education and Reseach Advisor, ONPHA
Housing Unit Takeovers (HUTs) are a complex issue for housing providers. Join a veteran supportive housing provider and a lawyer with a wealth of experience responding to HUTs as they provide you with practical strategies for dealing with tenants who are vulnerable to unit takeovers and learn:
|Housing Members||Service Manager Partners||Full Rate|
|E1 Navigating conflict and difficult conversations (full-day)
|E2 Supporting tenants with mental health & addictions (full-day)
|E3 Out of the ordinary: calculating RGI rent when income is irregular (full-day)
|E4 Managing hazards in the workplace (full-day)
|E5 Integrated hoarding interventions: challenging the congestion and the mental health issues (full-day)
|E6 Succession planning: getting your house in order (half-day)
|E7 Housing Unit Takeovers: strategies for creating stable tenancies (half-day)
Indigenous Housing Provider Gathering (full-day)
Full-day Takes place October 31, 9am-4pm (includes breakfast, lunch and two coffee breaks).
Half-day Takes place October 31. Morning session is 9am-12pm (includes breakfast and a coffee break). Afternoon session is 1-4pm (includes a coffee break).
Register for both half-day sessions and get the regular full-day rate.
Attending a half-day course? Purchase a lunch ticket and get more time to network with your colleagues – $65