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This week's feature is submitted by Maria Chu, Senior Policy Specialist, Population Health and Prevention, Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario. The article describes the review process leading to the new Recommended Core Content for Sun Safety Messages in Canada.

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Treating Patients with C.A.R.E, Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program


Guelph, Ontario
June 15, 2017

8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Holiday Inn Guelph, 601 Scottsdale Drive

Treating Patients with C.A.R.E. provides a conceptual model and specific techniques that guide all staff members—anyone who comes in contact with patients– to communicate in ways that will enhance satisfaction and encourage patient partnership. Participants use their own experiences in health care to identify staff actions that make a difference. Essential skills are organized into a four-point model:  Connect, Appreciate, Respond, and Empower (C.A.R.E.).

RFP--Activity Reporting System – Phase 1; Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit


Brockville, Ontario
Deadline May 12, 2017

April 18, 2017

The Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit (LGLDHU) is currently seeking a consultant (s) to assist with the selection/development of an Activity Reporting System (ARS) for programs and services in the Healthy Living and Development, the Community Health Protection and the Quality, Corporate and Information Services Departments. The ARS will assist the management teams to:

Trauma-Informed Leadership, SafeGuards Training


Hamilton, Ontario
May 12, 2017

9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Using a needs-based approach, this training offers a different view of traditional staff management relationships. More specifically, Trauma Informed Leadership training examines the impact of working with traumatized populations what is needed to reduce the likelihood of any negative impact. This training would be of great benefit to supervisors, managers, human resource staff directors and executive directors.
Participants will learn to:

The legalization and regulation of cannabis – what does it all mean? Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, University of Waterloo


Waterloo, Ontario
May 8, 2017

2:30-6:00 p.m.

AHS Expansion Building, Room 1689

The legalization and regulation of cannabis – what does it all mean? Canada is about to become the only G-20 country to legalize and regulate cannabis at the national level. This will require a transformation, both of thinking and practice. What will this mean for public health and public safety? What will a new regulated market look like?

Project Coordinator, Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region


St. Catharines, Ontario
No deadline noted

Job Posting

Project Coordinator  (maternity leave)

The Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region (LDANR) is a registered non-profit charity committed to supporting those with learning disabilities and those who support individuals with learning disabilities through programming, public education and awareness, support groups and resources. Working with volunteers and community partners, the LDANR strives to educate and support the Niagara community about learning disabilities.


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