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Volunteer Organization of CPRI

The Volunteer Organization of CPRI is a not-for-profit registered charity that strives to support the individual needs of the children and families as well as programs of CPRI by contributing funds for equipment, special projects, education and research and by fostering new funding resources, community partnerships and positive relationships with our donors and CPRI volunteers. We strive to make a positive difference in the lives of children, families and programs associated with CPRI.

600 Sanatorium Road
London N6H 3W7
519-858-2774

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3 months 3 weeks Used Book Sale The Volunteer Organization of CPRI (Child Parent Resource Institute) is hosting their 49th annual used book sale at the Westmount Shopping Centre. The sale starts Thursday March 15th and runs to...
5 months 2 weeks Grand Theatre Benefit Performance - Blind Date THE GRAND THEATRE AND THE VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION OF CPRI (VOCPRI) HAVE PARTNERED TO BRING YOU A BENEFIT PERFORMANCE OF BLIND DATE DATE: THURSDAY, FEB. 22, 2018 @ 7:30pmCOST: $65/PERSON INCLUDES: ...
10 months 1 week Transitions to Adult Care: Helping Youth be “Good 2 Go” Transitional-aged youth (with and without developmental disabilities) experience multiple challenges around the time of transfer from paediatric to adult-care. The Good 2 Go Transition Program (The...
10 months 1 week Trauma Informed Care in a Residential Setting: Understanding “Complex” Youth The morning will be presented by Craig Ross, C. Psych Sometimes the most complex of problems actually have the simplest of solutions—they just are not obvious when you are in the middle of a crisis....
10 months 1 week Can We Teach These Kids to Dance: A trauma-informed, developmental approach to address trauma related behavioural issues This workshop looks at the connections between adverse childhood experiences and problematic behaviour by examining what we know about the neurological impact of early trauma and insecure attachment...
10 months 1 week Bringing Family Engagement to Action Participants of this workshop will appreciate the importance of Family Engagement as a key process in child and youth mental health, as well as develop consistent terminology around family engagement...
10 months 1 week Knowledge Translation: Extending Science Reach and Impact This introductory presentation on the topic of knowledge translation will provide an overview of purpose, terminology, planning considerations and evaluation. Melanie Barwick is a Senior Scientist in...
10 months 1 week Working with LGBTQ+ Youth In this workshop, you will be provided a historical context of LGBTQ+ communities around the world, learn new LGBTQ+ terminology, discuss challenges and successes with providing culturally proficient...
10 months 1 week Neurodevelopmental Disorder associated with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure To describe diagnostic and treatment of ND-PAE using a four domain model to improve adaptive functions, appropriate expectations, and vocational skill development. Dr. Susan Rich is a board certified...
10 months 1 week Environmental Causes of Problem Behaviours Exhibited by Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders Children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related disorders often times engage in problem behaviours such as self-injurious behaviours and aggression that negatively affect their...
10 months 1 week Tackling Anxiety: Strategies and Resources for Helping Children & Youth Manage Anxiety This workshop will focus on effective strategies and resources for helping children and youth manage anxiety. Participants will gain a greater understanding of anxiety and anxiety problems in...
1 year 4 months VOCPRI March Break Used Book Sale The Volunteer Organization of CPRI (VOCPRI) will be hosting its 48th Annual Used Book Sale at Westmount Shopping Centre, main level, from Sunday, March 12th to Sunday, March 19th inclusive.  Sundays...
1 year 9 months Increasing Play, Leisure and Communication in Dual Diagnosis Engaging children with a Dual Diagnosis (Intellectual disability + behavior or mental health diagnosis) in play and leisure activities may be challenging due to many factors including but not limited...
1 year 9 months Highs and Lows: Getting off the Rollercoaster of Adolescent Addictions Addiction is an equal opportunity developmental brain disorder affecting people from all walks of life. It begins in adolescence and can progressively worsen over time if left untreated. For a...
1 year 9 months Creating Trauma Informed Environments: For Decision Makers Appropriate for decision makers in education, youth justice, child welfare, and children’s mental health, this day-long program will begin by describing the impact of trauma and violence on the...
1 year 9 months F-words, Participation and Transitions: Exploring Current Themes in Childhood Disability In this presentation, we will introduce the F-Words in childhood disability – function, family, fitness, fun, friends and future. The F-words will provide a framework for our discussion about...
1 year 9 months Principles and Practices of Art Therapy with Children and Youth Learn about the difference between Art as Therapy and Art Therapy in this interactive workshop deliverd by an Art Therapist with expertise in working with vulnerable and special needs populations....
1 year 9 months Strategies to Build Social and Emotional Skills in Children and Youth and to Reduce the Risk of Adolescent Suicide: Assessing the Evidence   Using both presentations and interactive discussions, we will explore what is known about building assets in children and youth, using the Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) framework, reducing...
1 year 9 months Special Event: Paper Tigers Inspirational Video Screening Armed with their own cameras and their own voices, the teens of Paper Tigers offer raw but valuable insight into the hearts and minds of teens pushing back against the specter of a hard childhood....