The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC) will hold their 4th annual conference May 24-25, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec. The ARCC conference is to bridge a connection between researchers and decision-makers, using health economics, services, policy and ethics research to improve cancer control and the delivery of cancer care.
Registration is now open! Early-bird rates are in effect until April 13th, 2015.
Fireside Chats are pan-Canadian discussions on population health improvement issues via telephone/internet. No registration fees, no travel costs, no green house gas emissions!
While sport and physical activity are widely acknowledged as important for good health, the links between arts and culture to health and wellbeing are less well understood and less frequently acknowledged.
The Scientist Knowledge Translation Training (SKTTTM) course was developed on the premise that scientists, and other practitioners and educators, are agents of change in creating research impact, promoting research utilization, and ensuring that research findings reach the appropriate audiences. There is a skill set surrounding KT practice, and it is these competencies that the training course was designed to impart.
This one day version of the SKTT workshop is open to graduate students interested in:
The SAR workshop is targeted at professionals whose work requires interpersonal relationships in order to provide services to other individuals. Participate in a three-day continuing education workshop that allows you the opportunity to explore your attitudes, values, and beliefs about sex, sexual behaviours, sexualities, and gender identities in a safe, open, confidential, and nonjudgmental environment.
Join us at The Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health (OSNPPH) Annual Exchange.
This year’s theme, Fueling Public Health Nutrition, focuses on school health, policy and partnerships, family health and tools to advance practice, while also highlighting exciting initiatives happening in health units across the province.
Confirmed speakers include Dr. Lori Dorfman, Mark Holland, Paul Finkelstein, Hiltrud Dawson and Dr. Zac Ferraro among others.
There is a growing understanding of the numerous and diverse effects of trauma and unresolved grief on individuals, families and communities. In the last few years there have been many advances in our understanding of how the brain, the body and emotions are connected. We are eager to explore emerging and progressive approaches to trauma.
The Poverty Reduction Summit: Every City, Province and Territory Working Together will bring together people from across Canada to align their efforts and merge their passion for poverty reduction. This unprecedented gathering will strengthen communication, increase the alignment of poverty reduction activities and will motivate collective action leading to poverty reduction for 1 million Canadians.
Metro Hall, 55 John Street (King Street and University Avenue) RM 314 & RM 308
Facilitated by Toronto Public Health staff, this intensive two day overview of harm reduction practice features presentations by fantastic community speakers offering innovative harm and risk reduction programming across the City.
The Peel Children and Youth Initiative, in collaboration with 10 partner organizations, will host the 5th “A Collaborative State of Mind” Conference” with a theme of “Self-Regulation, Mindfulness and Youth Mental Health.”
Speakers will include Dr. Stuart Shanker, CEO of the MEHRIT Centre and Theo Koffler, Founder of Mindfulness Without Borders.
Plus, breakfast, lunch, local exhibitors and youth presentations are all included.