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RNAO-CTNIG 2015 Annual General Meeting April 18

Friday, April 17 of this year at the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario AGM, the Complementary Therapies Nurses’ Interest Group (CTNIG) had a Therapeutic Touch poster included in their display in the Exhibit Hall.  Hundreds of nurses including nursing students, hospital nurses, community nurses, educators and administrators attended. Therapeutic Touch Network of Ontario (TTNO) members Darka Neill (CTNIG Consulting Editor) and Kim Watson (CTNIG president ) were present to provide information about Therapeutic Touch (TT) and offer sessions. There were some lively and interesting discussions about the effects of and research on TT, as well as gratitude from those nurses
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Windsor Chapter of the RNAO

Complementary Therapies Where Are We Today with Practice and Research? The Windsor-Essex RNAO chapter held their Complemetary Therapies day April 4, 5:30-9:00pm at Hospice of Windsor-Essex County. This event was open to all nurses. The Windsor Practice Group were in attendance with their information display. Throughout the day they provided mini Therapeutic Touch Sessions.
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Owen Sound – 18th Annual Health Fair 2015

Members of the Wiarton Practice Groups were again busy at the Owen Sound Health Fair Saturday, March 21. They offered mini sessions non-stop from 10 am to 3:00pm. A display was set up and were questions answered throughout the day. What seemed to impress the people looking on, was that some folks actually slept, even in the room’s fairly noisy environment, following treatment. It was the best fair in the 4 years that the Therapeutic Touch Network of Ontario has been represented, getting the word out, as far as growing interest and a willingness to try a mini-session. People were
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Trish Dean Spreads the Word in Malawi

Trish Dean in Malawi Trish Dean arrived as a volunteer in Malawi at Likuni Mission Hospital on November 20, 2013 to support the hospital with their pain management program and palliative care unit.  She went from ward to ward each day, offering Therapeutic Touch to patients, guardians and staff and ran a workshop where the nurses, clinicians and office staff participated and learned how to do Therapeutic Touch™.  Trish was amazed at how quickly the participants were able to learn the concepts and put TT into practice.  She received some amazing sessions herself and gives the staff a thumbs up! Read
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Annual Conference Schedule

FRIDAY, October 13 2:00           Check in begins3:00-5:00   Registration4:00-5:00   Therapeutic Touch® Practicum (Optional)5:30-6:30   Sit Down Dinner  7:00-8:30   Open Mic - Energy Flow, Energy Patterns: Deb Gould and Ann Osborne    SATURDAY, October 14 7:00-7:30    Morning Meditation (optional): Evelyn MacKay7:30-8:30    Breakfast Buffet8:00-8:30    Day Tripper Registration/Continental Breakfast8:45-9:30    Welcome and Acknowledgements / Meditation9:45-12:00  Group 1 - Workshop B: Presenters: Mimi Craig, Val Morrell                  Group 2 - Workshop A: Presenter: Martha Hoey 12:00-1:00   Lunch Buffet 1:15-3:30     Group 2 - Workshop B: Presenters Mimi Craig, Val Morrell                   Group 1 - Workshop A: Presenter: Martha Hoey 3:30-3:45     Break 3:45-5:00    
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Puslinch Retreat

Next Annual Therapeutic Touch® Retreat“Inspirations & Echoes” in 2018    Crieff Hills Retreat Center, Puslinch, Ontario June 2018   Crieff Hills Community, a Retreat and Conference Centre, is located on 250 acres of land west of Crieff Ontario, a small village about 60 km west of Toronto, 25 km north of Hamilton, 15 km east of Kitchener-Waterloo and 15 km south of Guelph. 2016 Participants   Each year we: Walk the trails on the grounds, walk the Labyrinth, or make a camp fire! Enjoy creating “nature crafts”, and our fabulous Talent Night! Wholesome food (vegetarian available), the beauty of nature,
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Professional Development Day Day 2017

Theme: Distant Therapeutic Touch®  Professional Development Days are a wonderful opportunity to share new learning and experiences, to review and affirm what we already know and to share joyful and meaningful interactions on a topic of interest and relevance to all Therapeutic Touch practitioners. They provide an opportunity to connect with friends, meet new members of our Therapeutic Touch community, learn new ideas and skills both for our inner growth and to enhance our practice of Therapeutic Touch, and to have fun together. Professional Development Days are open to all Therapeutic Touch practitioners – that is, anyone who has taken a Level One
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Annual Conference Location

KEMPENFELT CONFERENCE CENTRE - Barrie, Ontario ANNUAL CONFERENCE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13 – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2017 TEACHERS DAY - MONDAY, OCTOBER 16 Check out the conference centre website here http://www.georgianc.on.ca/kempenfelt/Address for the centre is 3722 Fairway Rd,Innisfil, ON L9S 1A5Located on the shores of Kempenfelt Bay, Lake Simcoe Download a registration form here. Download the conference program and speaker biographies here. Mail-in registrations may be received at any time. Alternatively please register by email and phone in your credit card number. SOME VIEWS OF THE CENTRE - ONE HOUR NORTH OF TORONTO. Contact information: Phone: 705-722-8080              Fax: 705-721-3395Email: General Information [email protected]
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Therapeutic Touch Retreats

Each year several Recognized Teachers organize retreats held in various parts of Ontario. Depending upon the educational content, these retreats may be used for maintaining Recognized Practitioner Status or both maintaining and achieving Recognized Practitioner status. This can be verified when contacting the facilitator for registration details or by checking the posting for individual retreats. Retreats are a time for relaxation, renewal and to re-connect with other practitioners. Eastern Ontario Retreat Puslinch Retreat
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2017 TTNO Annual Conference & AGM

2017 TTNO Annual Conference! October 13-15Kempenfelt Centre Teachers Day October 16          Download a registration form here. Mail-in registrations may be received at any time. Alternatively please register by email and phone in your credit card number.   Conference program Directions to Conference Centre Conference Agenda                    
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