Sandbox Summit, Sandbox Project and Children and Youth in Challenging Contexts Network

Toronto, Ontario
April 6, 2017

3rd floor, TELUS House, 25 York Street

Over its seven years, we have transformed The Sandbox Project’s annual stakeholder meeting from a traditional conference format into a more active style of collaborative workshop.

On April 6th, the newly renamed Sandbox Summit will bring together stakeholders from all corners of Canadian child and youth health and wellbeing including researchers, practitioners, policy makers, charities, corporate Canada, families and young people.

2017 Healthy Schools Conference, Ontario Healthy Schools Coalition

Toronto, Ontario
April 4 and 5, 2017

The Ontario Healthy Schools Coalition is pleased to present their full, two-day 2017 Healthy Schools Conference, Towards Wellbeing for All. 

The theme for this year’s conference is Ontario’s Well-being Strategy for Education and what it will mean for the province’s schools. 

15th Annual Education Program for Immunization Competencies, Canadian Paediatric Society

Toronto, Ontario
April 1, 2017

Immunization is a complex field, and vaccines are being given by a growing number and wider range of health professionals. The CPS is an experienced leader in this area, and has provided interdisciplinary education to thousands of learners since 2002.

This one-day course provides an overview of competencies developed by a national consensus-for frontline immunization providers. It's open to physicians, nurses, pharmacists and residents.

Traumatic Growth Writing Workshop, CAST Canada

Kingston, Ontario
March 31, 2017

1:00-4:30 p.m.
St John's Anglican Church

Transforming Trauma is a workshop designed to assist helping professionals looking for tools to address personal stress stemming from work related circumstances.  We'll craft metaphor to approach vicarious traumas, put transference in parentheses, and find poetic potential in the mundane.  Each list tells a story.


Impacts of Health Literacy on Patient-Centered Care, Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program

Cambridge, Ontario
March 29, 2017

9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, 2500 Kossuth Road,

Topics to be discussed:

  • What is Literacy vs. Health Literacy
    • How are they similar yet different?
  • Why does Health Literacy matter?
  • Ways to bridge the health communication gap

Who: Nancy Becker-Hallford, Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program Lead and Mentor

Audience: Anyone working in Health Care

Registration is Free!

Working with Schools: What Every Community Health Educator Should Know, American School Health Association

Denver, Colorado
March 29, 2017

1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Do you collaborate with schools as a community health educator? Have you tried but face barriers? Many public health and health care professionals are unfamiliar with how schools operate, how to access relevant school data and key performance indicators, initiating partnerships, or how to communicate with key stakeholders and partners.

Digital Psychology & Emotional Design Training Week 1, AlterSpark

Toronto, Ontario
March 20-24, 2017

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
193 Augusta Avenue, Lower Level

Upgrade your skills in user centered design through a week of workshops where you’ll learn the essentials of digital psychology and emotional design.

Through plain-language lessons and hands-on exercises, you'll learn how to use psychology and neuroscience to design websites, apps and campaigns that are more intuitive, motivating and emotionally intelligent.

Policy Approaches to Reducing Health Inequalities, National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy

March 14, 2017

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. (EDT)

The webinar is intended to enable public health actors to more easily distinguish between the most widespread policy approaches that have been proposed to reduce health inequalities. These approaches are: political economy, macro social policies, intersectionality, life course, settings approach, approaches that aim at living conditions, those that target communities, and approaches aimed at individuals.

Presenter: Val Morrison, Research Officer at the NCCHPP

Making the Business Case for Community Transportation, Ontario Community Transportation Network

Minesing, Ontario
March 9, 2017

9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Simcoe County Museum, 1151 Highway #26

Are you wanting to make the business case for why your small, rural or northern community needs transportation? Then this event can provide you with the information that you need! It will have knowledgeable and experienced presenters, and bring those working on or thinking about Community Transportation (CT) together to learn new insights, share stories and network.

Presenters include:      

Advanced Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change, Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program and the Canadian Training Institute

Waterloo, Ontario
March 7, 2017

8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m
Rosedale Room, The Inn of Waterloo, 475 King Street North

This practical, interactive and dynamic accredited workshop is for individuals who already possess knowledge and experience in motivational interviewing. It is an advanced offering designed to help anchor previously learned strategies.
Participants will:

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