OAMFT Annual Conference

Treating the Invisible Wounds of Sociocultural Trauma:

A Multicultural Relational Perspective

Dr. Kenneth Hardy

Internationally recognized clinician, author, educator and consultant

November 18, 2017

Humber College North Campus

205 Humber College Blvd, Etobicoke

This day long workshop will introduce the Multicultural Relational Perspective as an approach to working effectively with clients whose lives have been maligned by the invisible wounds of socio-cultural trauma. Specific strategies for addressing the hidden trauma wounds associated with marginalization, oppression, and stigma will be provided. Special attention will be devoted to an examination of critical Self of the Therapist issues that may facilitate or impede effective engagement and treatment with oppressed clients. The workshop will be didactic with experiential features. Click for more information.

About Dr. Kenneth V. Hardy

Dr. Ken Hardy Kenneth V. Hardy, Ph.D. is a Professor at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is the Director of the Eikenberg Institute for Relationships in New York City.  He is an internationally recognized clinician, author, educator, and consultant.

Dr. Hardy is a frequent workshop presenter, trainer, and consultant on the topics of cultural and racial diversity, trauma and oppression.  He has published prolifically and is the author of numerous articles and book chapters.  He has co-authored the following books: Minorities and Family Therapy; Teens Who Hurt: Clinical Interventions for Breaking the Cycle of Violence; and Revisioning Family Therapy: Race, Class, and Culture.  His latest book, (released in July 2016), is Culturally Sensitive Supervision: Diverse Perspectives and Practical Applications.  He is also featured in several therapy videotapes as well as a documentary devoted to slavery.  His videotape “The Psychological Residuals of Slavery” has been well received by both the professional and lay communities for serving as a catalyst to promote conversations about race relationships. To learn more about Dr. Hardy please click here. 

Conference Schedule

Your day will start with registration and continental breakfast at 8:30 until 9 am. There will be a welcome and introduction to our speaker at 9 am. We will end the day with closing remarks at 4:15 pm. To see the complete agenda for the day click here. Please note: there will not be an OAMFT Annual General Meeting at this conference as there has been in the past. The AGM will be held on Friday, November 17, 2017. Click here to learn more about the AGM location and time.

Conference Rates

(Lunch and continental breakfast is included)

All Students – AAMFT members or non Members $107.35 (includes $(12.35 HST)
All Other AAMFT Members $185.00 (includes $24.05 HST)
Non Members       $220.00 (includes $28.60 HST)


Refunds will be given less $25.00 administration fee up until September 25, 2017. 

Registration for Conference on November 18 and AGM on November 17, 2017

2017 Annual Conference

November 18, 2017

When your registration page is completed you will automatically be redirected to the payment page. If you are not redirected have another look at the registration form to see what you missed. You will receive a receipt of your payment soon after payment is made.

You will be provided a letter confirming 5 hours continuing education hours.

Accommodation at the Crowne Plaza 

Please click for information on booking a room at the Crowne Plaza which is approximately 10 minutes away from our conference location.