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Call for Abstracts--Ontario Better Breathing Conference 2018, The Lung Association

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Deadline November 13, 2017

The goal of The Lung Association’s Better Breathing Conference is to provide a forum for professional education and to formulate, disseminate and implement strategies for achieving optimal respiratory health for Ontario.  The conference goal will be achieved through plenary sessions, workshop sessions and poster presentations.  

Toronto, Ontario
January 25 to January 27, 2018
Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel

The conference is now accepting abstracts for poster presentations.

New Resource--Driving improvements in the implementation of collaborative mental health care: A quality framework to guide measurement, improvement and research; St. Michael's Hospital

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A research team based at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto has developed a quality framework and measurement strategy focused on the delivery of collaborative mental health care services.

Online Graduate Certificates in Public Health at Concordia University of Edmonton

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Geared to Public Health and allied health professionals, Concordia University of Edmonton continues for the 10th year to offer on-line courses leading to Graduate Certificates in Leadership, Strategic Communication and Work with Vulnerable Populations.
These courses provide tools and knowledge to practitioners to respond to complex challenges and changes in organizations and in communities. Some universities accept these courses and provide credit towards their MPH and other graduate programs.
Courses are offered every 8 weeks and delivered online.

Indigenous Canada Online Course, University of Alberta.

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Indigenous Canada is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada.

From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores key issues facing Indigenous peoples today from a historical and critical perspective highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations.

Indigenous Canada is for students from faculties outside the Faculty of Native Studies with an interest in acquiring a basic familiarity with Aboriginal/non-Aboriginal relationships.

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Free Motivational Interviewing Workshops Offered by The Lung Association - Ontario

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Are you a health-care professional and interested in Motivational Interviewing?

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a “collaborative, person-centered form of guiding to elicit and strengthen motivation for change” (Miller and Rollnick, 2009).  MI has a robust evidence base across a range of health behaviors, including respiratory health care.

Call for Papers--Issues of Aging in Indigenous Populations, Canadian Journal on Aging Special Issue

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Deadline December 29, 2017

Guest Editor: Jennifer D. Walker, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Health, Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON Canada

Editor-in-Chief: Paul Stolee, Professor, School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON Canada

Volunteers Wanted--Professionals in Delivery and/or Prescription of Physical Activity, McMaster University

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Researchers at McMaster University are looking for individuals in the Hamilton area, who are professionals in the delivery and/or prescription of physical activity (e.g. physiotherapists, kinesiologists, exercise physiologists and personal trainers) for a research study.

This study is focused on determining physical activity professionals’ knowledge of back pain, and exercising with back pain.  We will also be looking at knowledge and confidence around guidelines for physical activity prescription.

Leading the Conversation, Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council

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Did you know leaders in the public and nonprofit sectors list diversity and inclusion as one of the greatest challenges and opportunities for their organizations?

Do you want to make sure your organization is hiring diverse talent? Do you strive towards an inclusive workplace culture where all team members bring their best every day?

Sign up for the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC)’s Leading the Conversation training: https://www.tfaforms.com/4622171.

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