Issues Of Substance 2015, Canada's National Conference for the Addictions and Mental Health Fields, Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse and Mise Sur To

Montreal, Quebec
November 15-18, 2015

The early bird registration deadline (September 14) is fast approaching for Issues of Substance (IOS) 2015, Canada’s national conference for the addictions and mental health fields. Hosted by the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse in partnership with Mise sur toi, the conference is centred around the theme Addiction matters.

Conference Highlights:

Content will focus on practical, interactive workshops and oral presentations that showcase new research and evidence-informed practices. Topics include:

Expanding your Physical Activity Toolkit: 8th Annual OSHF Conference

Vaughan, Ontario
November 14, 2015

Ascott Parc Event Centre

The Ontario Society for Health and Fitness is pleased to host its 8th Annual Conference on Saturday, November 14 at Ascott Parc Event Centre, conveniently located in the GTA.

Chatham-Kent Addictions Awareness Conference, Chatham-Kent Community Health Centres

Chatham, Ontario
November 13, 2015

9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Registration starting at 8:30 a.m.
Club Lentina’s

The Chatham-Kent Addictions Awareness Conference is back again this year! The theme this year is Confronting the Crux: Integrating Spirit Healing into Therapeutic Practice. We are happy to announce that the Sunset Drum team will be doing opening ceremonies, followed by speakers Allan Kehler and Dr. Eduardo Duran.

2nd International Conference: Where's the Patient's Voice in Health Professional Education--10 Years On?

Vancouver, British Columbia
November 12-14, 2015

The conference will look at the progress that has been made since the first "Where’s the Patient’s Voice?" conference was held in Vancouver in 2005.

Social Media Webinar, Public Health Ontario

November 10, 2015

2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

The goal of this webinar is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to build a social engagement strategy. It will provide agencies and individuals involved in health promotion initiatives an overview of how social media redefines traditional communication methods and how it can be leveraged to expand reach, influence health decision-making and facilitate engagement and information sharing.

Presenters: Sophie Rosa and Alineh Haidery

Learning objectives:

Achieving Equity for Women: Are We There Yet? Women’s Xchange Fall Event

Toronto, Ontario
November 5, 2015

4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Women’s College Hospital Auditorium and Pink Cube, 76 Grenville Street

HealthAchieve 2015, Ontario Hospital Association

Toronto, Ontario
November 2-4, 2015

Metro Toronto Convention Centre

HealthAchieve is one of the largest and most respected health care events in North America and is the perfect opportunity for feature leaders to learn, share and network with some of the best and brightest health care and business leaders. We are also excited to have keynote addresses from Tony and Emmy winning comedian and actor Martin Short, former Vice President of Enron Corporation Sherron Watkins, Captain Richard Phillips and many others.

Getting Unstuck: Processing Trauma-Induced Guilt & Shame, Mission: Empowerment!

Kitchener, Ontario
October 30, 2015

For decades the therapeutic work of PTSD was processing fear, helplessness and horror. Recently the DSM has expanded the definition of PTSD to include guilt and shame. Evidence-based research indicates that unprocessed/unresolved guilt and shame are risk factors for developing and maintaining PTSD symptoms as well as compromising the healing process for clients with Complex PTSD and Developmental Trauma.

R.A.C.E. Against Workplace Bullying! Elgin St. Thomas Public Health, Middlesex-London Health Unit, and Public Services Health & Safety Association

London, Ontario
October 29, 2015

Best Western Plus Stoneridge Inn and Conference Centre
8:15 a.m.-11:30 p.m.

Bullying, Harassment and/or Violence is often difficult to recognize and managers and HR often do not know how to respond. Bullying can result in decreased productivity, poor employee retention and sometimes serious legal problems.

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