Thursday, March 9, 2023 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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ZOOM - link will be sent out the week of the event

Professionals- $50

Students, Families, Caregivers- $35

Payment Options: Visa/Mastercard, PayPal, Cheque

Visa, Mastercard, PayPal: When confirming your registration, you will be taken to the PayPal website to process your payment details.

Cheques: Please make cheques out to VOCPRI, and mail to: VOCPRI c/o Michelle Langdon, 600 Sanatorium Rd, London, N6H 3W7, along with a printout of your e-mail confirmation.


Education & Learning Services, CPRI 
CPRI Education 

Acrreditation Statement:

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Continuing Professional Development, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. You may claim a maximum of 2.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University for up to 2.5 Mainpro+ credits.

Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent participating in the educational program. 

The Mainpro+ ID number for this event is: 199186-001

Sponsorship Statement

This program has received an educational grant and in-kind support from The Volunteer Organization of CPRI.


Integrating Critical Race and Anti-Colonial Theories:  An Anti-Racist Practice Approach with Children and Families from Equity Seeking Communities 

Presented by: Siham Elkassem, PhD(c), RSW and Andrea Murray-Lichtman, PhD(c), LCSW

In this workshop practitioners will learn how to integrate Critical Race and Anti-Colonial theories into practice and service provision for children and families from equity seeking communities. 

Learning Objectives:

1. Describe the historical and contemporary impact of racism, white supremacy and coloniality upon racialized and indigenous communities

2. Explore health inequities and the subsequent ethical mandate (medicine, psychiatry, SW, nursing etc.) to dismantle racism, white supremacy and coloniality in practice and service provision.

3. Utilize and apply a Critical Race and Anti-Colonial approach to practice and service provision with racialized children and families seeking developmental and mental health services.

About Siham Elkassem:

Siham Elkassem, PhD(c), RSW, is an private practitioner and adjunct Professor in the Department of Social Work at Kings University College London, Ontario, Canada

About Andrea Murray-Litchman:

Andrea Murray-Lichtman, PhD(c), LCSW, is a Clinical Associate Professor at the  School of Social Work at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Target Audience: Allied health professionals, medical professionals, clinical case managers, frontline para-professionals, policy, management and administrative staff.