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Forensic Psychiatry Nurse (RN), St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton


Hamilton, Ontario
Deadline May 2, 2014

Our client, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) is a premier academic and research healthcare organization committed to making a difference in people’s lives and creating a lasting future for their community through integrated health services and internationally recognized programs. The newly redeveloped West 5th Campus offers expanded integrated health services and mental health and addiction care, providing specialized tertiary care to those living with mental illness.

Looking forward and looking back part II – reflecting on the past and coming years in health promotion


I Introduction

II Health Promotion, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Section at Public Health Ontario

III Health Nexus 2011:  A year in review

IV 25 years later…

V Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

VI Update on the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Best Practices Portal

Call for Papers--Grounding Trauma 2012, CAST Canada


Deadline January 10, 2012

Grounding Trauma 2012
The Nottawasaga Inn
Alliston, Ontario
May 10 & 11, 2012

CAST Canada presents a conference for educators, researchers, academics and front-line helping professionals to share new ideas, practices and hope from new research, from practice and from each other.

CAST Canada is thrilled to note the quality and variety of presentation submissions for the upcoming Grounding Trauma 2012 Conference. 

Sharing Practice-Based Knowledge - A Documentation of Regionally Organized Communities of Practice


Submitted by: Erika Steibelt (Team Lead for Knowledge Development & Exchange, PTCC), Laura McCammon-Tripp (Research Associate, PTCC) and Christine Stich (Junior Scientist, PTCC)             

I Introduction

II Documentation of Practice – sharing practitioners’ experiential knowledge 

III Example of a documented practice: the cessation Communities of Practice of the Central West Tobacco Control Area Network

IV Conclusions

Director of Care, Long-term Care Industry


Deadline July 20, 2011

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Deadline to Apply: July 20, 2011

This role is an exceptional opportunity for an energetic, motivated individual with five (5) to (7) years of nursing experience and at least three (3) years of management experience in the long-term care industry. The ideal candidate is an RN; an individual with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing is preferred. The incumbent will oversee the clinical component care of services. A sound knowledge of relevant long-term care legislation is essential.

New Issue--Youth InfoNet 57


The Interagency Youth Working Group (IYWG) is pleased to announce Youth InfoNet 57. This month's issue of the e-newsletter on youth reproductive health and HIV prevention features 10 program resources with Web links, and 17 journal article summaries on research from China, Ethiopia, Haiti, Jamaica, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. You can read the issue at

Learning Health Promotion: Many Journeys, Many Paths


I Introduction

II Defining Health Promotion

III What is Needed?

IV Where Do We Learn?

V Learning Opportunities

VI Continuing Education

VII Distance Learning

VIII Conclusion

IX References

-- by Alison Stirling, Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse (OPC), and Kevin Churchill, County of Lambton Community Health Services

This collaboration is a result of the combination of two initiatives. Alison was working on updating OPC's 1994 publication on health promotion training and OHPE Bulletins on the topic from 1998; Kevin was gathering information on the same subject for Health Promotion Ontario to post on the careers section of the ALPHA web site.

If you have a resource or point of view to add to this article, let us know by writing to More information on our Letters to the Editor column can be found in our submission guidelines ( In particular, we are interested in adding to our list of undergraduate, graduate and summer school programs profiled in OHPE 350.2.

[Ed update May 2004: Responses to this feature article can be found at,,, and]


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