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Aboriginal People

Determinants of Indigenous peoples’ health and well-being: Featured publications from the National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health

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I Introduction
II An Indigenous framework for understanding the determinants of health
III The impacts of trauma for Indigenous peoples’ mental health and well-being
IV Aboriginal peoples and historic trauma
V The need for Aboriginal core competencies for public health  
VI Conclusion
VII References

-- Submitted by Regine Halseth, Research Associate

I Introduction

Aboriginal Food Security in Northern Canada: An Assessment of the State of Knowledge

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I Introduction
II The Panel’s Approach to the Assessment
III Key Findings
IV Promising Practices to Build Food Security, Food Sovereignty, Health, and Wellness
V Conclusion

Submitted by Council of Canadian Academies

I Introduction

Symposium: Conducting Research with Urban Aboriginal Peoples

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Toronto, Ontario
March 19 & 20, 2014

The Toronto Aboriginal Support Services Council (TASSC) is holding a two-day symposium on Conducting Research with Urban Aboriginal Peoples. Please share this information with any of your contacts who would benefit from learning the essentials of community-based research (CBR) with urban Aboriginal peoples.

Topics will focus on best practices for research development, design and dissemination, plus highlight strategies for putting policies and principles into practice.

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Webinar: Mental Health in Cities: The Role of Cultural Continuity for Aboriginal Peoples

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Online
February 18, 2014

11:30am-12:30pm EST (Toronto Time)

The Social Aetiology of Mental Illness [SAMI] training program is pleased to bring you the following free webinars. Please join us!
http://knowledgex.camh.net/researchers/areas/sami/webinars/Pages/default...

Empathy, dignity, and respect: The importance of cultural competency for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people

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I Introduction
II Why cultural competency is needed
III Developing cultural competency
IV Concluding comments
V Recommended resources

--submitted by Judy Irwin (senior writer) and Elaine Kachala (policy lead), Health Council of Canada

I Introduction

The Healthy Aboriginal Network - Knowledge Transfer Comic Books

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The Healthy Aboriginal Network
Non-profit promotion of health, literacy & wellness

It's back to work and school for many of us this fall. Here is an update on HAN's health and social comic books:

Books in production
Our dog bite story has been focus group tested on-line nationally and with youth living on reserve in Alberta. The story revisions have been made and we are just finalizing the new illustrations. Expect the book to be released early January 2013.

Our financial literacy comic book is at the story creation phase.

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

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London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Project Manager, Canadian Dental Association

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Ottawa, Ontario
Deadline January 17, 2011

One year term
Job type: Temporary – Full-time
Department: Knowledge Networks

The Canadian Dental Association (CDA) is the national voice for dentistry, dedicated to the advancement and leadership of a unified profession and to the promotion of optimal oral health, an essential component of general health.

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