Street Gangs Advanced Workshop: Strategies for Youth and their Families

Date: 
February 22, 2011
Location: 
Toronto Children's Aid Society, 30 Isabella St., 7th floor

Cost: $75

Trainer: Dirk Niles

February 22, 9:30am-1:00pm

This seminar will also be repeated on March 7, 2011

Location: Children's Aid Society of Toronto, 30 Isabella Street, 7th Floor, Toronto, ON  M4Y 1N1

Directions:

TTC: Yonge Subway to Bloor/Yonge. Exit on Yonge Street and walk South to Isabella. Isabella runs one-way West from Yonge, walk 1/2 block to 30 Isabella.

By car: Yonge Street North to Isabella Street; 3 streets South of Bloor on West side. Turn right onto Isabella Street. Paid parking is available in the Green P parking on Charles (East of Yonge)

Easy registration online via www.cwitraining.torontocas.ca

For more information, please contact Chena Barakat at 416.924.4640 x2780 or by email at cbarakat@torontocas.ca.

To see the full Spring 2011 Training schedule, please click here.


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