Announcements

Call for Abstracts--Health Promotion Ontario 2014 Annual Conference: Health e-Connections: Innovative Technologies in Health Promotion

Deadline August 8, 2014

The Health Promotion Ontario Conference Planning Committee invites you to submit an abstract for our upcoming annual conference.

September 25 & 26, 2014
Toronto, Ontario

Abstracts can be for oral presentations (15mins in length) or for a workshop (45 mins in alength).

All abstracts should demonstrate the relationship between health promotion and technology. Your topic may fall under one of the following streams:

Call for Papers--Community, Empowerment & Leadership in Black Canada, Black Canadian Studies Association

Deadline February 15, 2015

The Black Canadian Studies Association will host its 2nd Biennial Black Canadian Studies Conference (BCSA) Community, Empowerment & Leadership at Dalhousie University. The goal of the conference is to promote dialogue, critical reflection and nuanced perspectives on the past, present and future of Black leadership in Canada.

The conference presents an exciting opportunity to explore leadership and the Black community in Canada locally, provincially, nationally & globally from a variety of perspectives.

Call for Input--Canadian Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Guidelines Dissemination and Implementation Evaluation

Do you treat patients with diabetes? If so, we need your help!

We are writing to ask for your assistance with our study entitled, “Canadian Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Guidelines Dissemination and Implementation Evaluation."

Call for Presenters--The MBA Symposium (More and Better Approach to working with youth)

Deadline August 13, 2014

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).

November 26-27, 2014
Barrie, Ontario

Call for Abstracts--Claiming Full Citizenship 2015: Self Determination, Personalization, Individualized Funding

Deadline November 15, 2014
 
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.

New Prerinatal Support Worker Training Program

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.

Become the first PNSWs trained in Canada!

To register: info@itmworld.org

Call for Expression of Interest: Youth Engagement in Health Promotion – Youth Editorial Board Member

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline July 31, 2014

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.

What are we asking?

CAAWS Funding for Sport for Girls/Young Women

Deadline October 20, 2014

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.

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