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Centre Talks: "Image-based storytelling: creating a visual narrative of the self"--a special workshop for health care providers and researchers


Toronto, Ontario
July 26 or July 28th, 2017

2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
209 Victoria Street, Room 241, venue is wheelchair accessible

In this three-hour workshop, Lisa Boivin will offer a visual perspective by situating Indigenous experience and knowledge in her paintings. Her images dismantle the clinical/colonial boundaries that isolate Indigenous peoples in and from bio-scientific medicine and bestow teachings that lead to culturally safe solutions. Participants will also have the opportunity create images to reflect on their own work in health care.

Essential Skills Series, Canadian Evaluation Society--Ontario Chapter


Toronto, Ontario
July 17 to 20, 2017

This 4-day course was developed by the Canadian Evaluation Society to provide participants with a basic understanding of the main models and practices associated with the profession of evaluation. Prior knowledge of evaluation and of social science research methods is not required.

Participants will gain basic levels of knowledge, skill and appreciation with respect to the essential elements of evaluation, equipping them to enter and participate in the evaluation field and develop as evaluation professionals.

58th Annual Institute on Addiction Studies, Addiction Studies Forum Inc.


Innisfil, Ontario
July 9-13, 2017

Kempenfelt Conference Centre, 3722 Fairway Road
The Annual Institute on Addiction Studies offers professional development and learning opportunities   to those working and involved in substance use and related fields.  All workshops and presentations attended at the Annual Institute on Addiction Studies conference are preapproved for core Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF).

This year’s annual Institute features the following presentations:

A holistic approach to Integrating Grief: A one-night workshop, Springtide Resources


Toronto, Ontario
June 29, 2017    

5:30-8:30 p.m.
Springtide Resources, 215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 220

Springtide Resources invites you to attend an evening of holistic healing, support and building copying strategies for those in the Disability and Deaf communities who have experienced grief through death.
Hosted by:    Lamia Gibson: parent, acupuncturist, and fellow griever and Lucy Costa Nyman: parent, advocate, and fellow griever  

Best Practices Symposium: Refugee Health and Resettlement Services, Access Alliance


Toronto, Ontario
June 28, 2017

2:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Toronto City Hall (Committee Room #4)

Access Alliance conducted key informant interviews to document how health, settlement and community agencies in Toronto, Peel and Kitchener-Waterloo regions planned and delivered services to Syrian refugee families. The goal of the symposium is to share results from our study, and discuss best practices in terms of planning, coordinating/collaborating and delivering services to refugee families, particularly when large cohorts of refugees arrive within short span of time.

Prevention Policies Directory Resources for Faculty and Students of Schools of Population and Public Health, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer


June 28, 2017

1:00 to 2:00 p.m. EST

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer has developed new resources to support the uptake and use of our Prevention Policies Directory ( by faculty and students of schools of population and public health with their coursework on healthy public policy.

Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium: Moving Research to Action for Healthy Kids


London, Ontario
June 26 - 28, 2017

Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre, Western University

An incredible group of speakers from around the world will be coming to London this June to share their latest work and insights related to children’s health and the built environment in 3 key areas: access to healthy food, promoting healthy physical activity including active travel and play, and healthy outdoor play and mobility.


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