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2010-677

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2010
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677
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MBA 10 Symposium for Managers and Programmers of Youth Development and Engagement Through Health Promotion, Sport and Recreation

Sections: 

Barrie, Ontario
November 17-18, 2010

Kempenfelt Conference Centre

People who work or volunteer in, who supervise, or who are interested in adolescent youth programs should attend this annual event. Delegates come from municipal recreation and community services departments, not for profit groups, community sports groups, public health, educational institutions, and social service organizations. They come to:

The Public Challenge: Ethical Leadership I (ENVH 605), Department of Public Health at Concordia University College of Alberta

Sections: 

Kamloops, BC
November 13 & 14, 2010  
 
Thompson Rivers University

Through an intensive, workshop format, students will develop knowledge and enhance thought on reconciling personal values with professional responsibilities in public health, on ethical reasoning in the moment, on modeling a high moral standard in public health service, and on competent ethical reasoning when facing moral dilemmas in public service.

Management Principles for Public Health Professionals (ENVH 600), Department of Public Health at Concordia University College of Alberta

Sections: 

Online
November 1, 2010-January 2, 2011
 
Students will develop an in-depth understanding of the theory and practice of management skills required as environmental public health professionals and other public health practitioners. Topics covered include the core key functions of management, planning, organizing, leading and controlling, social responsibility, and managing change.

Prerequisite: Approved application by the Department of Environmental Health

Results-Based Accountability for Healthy Communities Partnerships, Healthy Communities Consortium

Sections: 

Toronto, Ontario
October 18, 2010

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Mandarin Ballroom, Toronto Metropolitan Hotel -108 Chestnut St.

Results-Based Accountability (RBA) is a disciplined way of thinking and taking action that communities can use to improve the lives of all residents.  It is a transparent process that uses trend data and community engagement to set priorities that are right for your community. RBA has proven to be a valuable tool for community mobilization where everyone gets a voice and community assets are utilized and developed.

Community Dietitian (Bilingual), Centretown Community Health Centre

Sections: 

Ottawa, Ontario
Deadline October 8, 2010

Internal / External Job Posting

Position Summary:

The Community Dietitian works with individuals, groups and other community agencies to develop and implement food and nutrition programs and initiatives.  The programs incorporate a health education and community development approach, and focus on the availability of good quality, affordable foods and the ability of people to buy them, as well as disease prevention.  The Dietitian also provides individual nutrition counselling.

Requirements:

Research Assistant, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Sections: 

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline October 8, 2010

Status: Temporary part time (2 to 4 months)
Research Study: Towards an understanding of integrated KT

Overview: the successful candidate will recruit, obtain informed consents, administer the study survey and conduct qualitative interviews with participants in a study on integrated knowledge translation. The research assistant will enter the data from the surveys into SPSS, transcribe the interviews, and work with the research team members to analyze the results and code the findings.

Key Responsibilities

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