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First, a short reminder that there will be no OHPE next week due to the holiday weekend. We return on September 11!

This week we have a feature article from Lise Labreque of Centretown Community Health Centre. In her introduction she writes, "The purpose of this article to describe how one agency, the Centretown Community Health Centre (CHC) has taken on this challenge of balancing our organizational values with the larger context in which we deliver services. More specifically, our experience with CDPM."

We welcome your feedback on our feature articles--including topics you'd like to see--news about old colleagues and new colleagues, and comments on our newsletter and searchable database of health promotion information. Read our complete submission guidelines at and write to


Introduction and Basic Principals to the Modified Maudsley Family Therapy Approach for the treatment of Eating Disorders, BANA


Windsor, Ontario
October 2, 2009

9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
CAW Union H all 1855 Turner Road (1 Block from Met Hospital)

Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association (BANA), in partnership with the Teen Health Centre, will host a one-day workshop series for regional health care providers on a widely accepted treatment technique for Eating Disorders called the Maudsley Approach. This program meets the accreditation criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been accredited for up to 6.0 Mainpro M-1 credits.

2009 Maytree Leadership Conference


Toronto, Ontario
October 1, 2009

89 Chestnut Street

Registration is now open for the 2009 Maytree Leadership Conference.

This year’s conference theme is "Telling Stories; Creating Change". Real social change happens when we can enlist the help of others and engage them in our work. We have to go outside our own walls and mobilize diverse audiences from business, the government, foundations and the nonprofit community. Commitment and support come from connecting these audiences in an emotionally compelling way. How can we learn to tell our stories better?

Scarborough Women's Centre AGM


Scarborough, Ontario
September 23, 2009

Scarborough Civic Centre (Rotunda)

The business meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. and will include a review of our progress over the past year.

Our program starts at 7:15 p.m. and includes Greetings from our MPP, The Honorable Margarett Best, Minister of Health Promotion. We'll also have a short panel presentation by some of our partners who are collaborating with the Centre on interesting projects. After small group discussions about future directions for the agency, we'll break for refreshments at 8:00 p.m.

Director, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Departmental Initiatives & Population Health Planning, Region of Waterloo


Waterloo, Ontario
Deadline September 11, 2009

Notice Of Job Vacancy
Posting No. 2009-1375

Classification: Director, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Departmental Initiatives & Population Health Planning – Full-time
Department/Division: Public Health/Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Departmental Initiatives & Population Health Planning

Research Analyst, City of Hamilton, Public Health Services (Planning & Continuous Improvement Division - Applied Research & Evaluation)

Hamilton, Ontario
Deadline September 9, 2009

JOB ID 6094

City of Hamilton, Public Health Services, (Planning & Continuous Improvement Division - Applied Research & Evaluation - Location – 1 Hughson St. N., 4th Floor)

Research Analyst - Cupe 5167
(1 Permanent Full Time Position)

Summary of Duties


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