The MBA 14 Symposium: Stepping Up to Be the Best in Youth Friendly is supported by Parks and Recreation Ontario and Play Works, founder of the Youth Friendly Community Recognition Program (the YFC application deadlines is December 1, 2014 and more information and the application form can be found here: http://playworkspartnership.ca/youth-friendly-communities).
With the passage of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, self-determination, personalization and individualized funding initiatives have a new foundation upon which to build. In countries all over the world, these initiatives are transforming the lives of people with disabilities. Like the shift from institutions to community services, these initiatives are a momentous step forward in assisting disabled and elderly people achieve meaningful and rewarding lives as full citizens.
This is a first of its kind program in Canada, with 6 month traininsg plus mentorship & apprenticeship. The PNSW program trains students to offer support to women and their families from conception through the first year of a newborn's life. The program encompasses support for low and high risk women (social as well as medical), which includes working with differently abled communities.
Are you interested in the role youth play in promoting health and wellness? Would you enjoy reading articles written by young people about their experiences in such a role? Then participating as the youth editorial board member on a new online Journal may be perfect for you.
The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity will provide mentoring and financial support to Ontario-based organizations interested in addressing the psycho-social factors that impact women and girls' participation in sport and physical activity through participation, leadership or capacity building projects.
With your help, SMART at the University of Michigan is crowd sourcing and honoring New Mobility enterprises that are making the world a better place through sustainable transportation enterprise. All entrepreneurs (anywhere in the world) addressing sustainable transportation challenges and opportunities with innovative and sustainable solutions and business models are encouraged to apply.
HC Link’s 2013-2014 Year in Review presents highlights, accomplishments and stories from HC Link’s work in 2013-2014 to increase community capacity for health promotion in Ontario.
The document profiles HC Link’s core services – customized consultations, learning events, information and resources, and network support – as well as their 2013 provincial conference and approach to French Language Services.
Intuitively, we know it’s easier to manage a health problem – including a mental health problem – when you have a clean, safe place to live. ‘Housing First’ programs offer people experiencing mental health problems and homelessness independent housing along with supports like intensive case management or assertive community treatment. While research has demonstrated that Housing First works in some settings, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) wanted to know how – and how well – it would work in Canadian cities.