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Trends in Mental Health and Substance Use among Ontario Adults: Results from the CAMH Monitor


August 10, 2017

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. EDT

The CAMH Monitor is the longest ongoing adult substance use and mental health survey in Canada. The survey describes trends in substance use, mental health, physical health, and other risk behaviours among adults in Ontario. This webinar will introduce the latest CAMH Monitor results (2015).

Webinar panelists:

The Story of Inunnguiniq--the development of a parenting support program based on Inuit childrearing philosophy, Best Start


August 10, 2017

10:00 to 11:30 a.m. (EDT)

Dr. Gwen Healey was born and raised in Iqaluit, Nunavut and it is in this community that she continues to live and work with her family. Gwen is the Executive and Scientific Director of the Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre (AHRN-NU) in Iqaluit, NU. She holds a master in Epidemiology & Community Health Sciences from the University of Calgary and a PhD in Public Health from the University of Toronto.

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.

Public Health Nurse, Middlesex-London Health Unit


London, Ontario
Deadline July 25, 2017

Public Health Nurse (temporary, full-time)

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) is currently seeking a Public Health Nurse to work in a temporary, full-time capacity, on MLHU’s Child Health team within the Healthy Living division at 50 King Street, London until August 2018. Under the direction of the Manager, Child Health, the incumbent will:

Key Responsibilities:

We Speak Translate: What does a Google App have to do with Immigrant Settlement?


July 25, 2017

7:00 p.m. EDT  

Building digital capacity in human service NGOs can be challenging. Forward looking agencies are looking at how they can use technology as a tool in resettlement and integration. The We Speak Translate project is a unique collaboration between Google Translate and the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (Canada) that unlocks the potential of the Google Translate app for refugee resettlement and newcomer inclusion in local communities.


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