Back to top

Spirit to Spirit Webinar 1: Sharing Knowledge for Mental Health Promotion and Substance Misuse Prevention with First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples; CAMH

Online
November 26, 2013

10:00-11:30 a.m. EST

In this two-part webinar series hosted by the CAMH Health Promotion Resource Centre, participants will learn about mental health promotion and substance misuse prevention activities with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis (FNIM) populations.

Webinar 1: Foundations and Context

In Webinar 1, “Foundations and Context”, Alison Benedict, Program Consultant: Aboriginal Community Engagement for CAMH’s Provincial System Support Program (PSSP), will provide recommendations for effective engagement of FNIM communities and individuals with a focus on making change, social action and addressing stigma with respect to mental health promotion and substance misuse prevention. Alison will also reflect on the results of a literature search of evidence in this area, as presented by Monica Nunes, Research Analyst with the CAMH Health Promotion Resource Centre.

Webinar 2: Learning from Practice (forthcoming in Winter 2014)

In Webinar 2, “Learning from Practice”, a panel discussion with community partners will provide an opportunity for webinar participants to explore the topics presented during Webinar #1 in further detail. Community partners will share their experiences reflecting on successes, challenges and opportunities.

Presenters:

  • Alison Benedict, Program Consultant: Aboriginal Community Engagement, CAMH Provincial System Support Program (PSSP)
  • Monica Nunes, Health Promotion Resource Centre, CAMH PSSP

Intended audience: Public health, health promotion and prevention professionals who are new to the topic of health promotion programming with First Nations, Inuit and Métis populations.

Register here for Webinar 1: https://spirittospirit.eventbrite.com/.