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The Royal Launches HealthyMinds, an App for Students


HealthyMinds is designed to help students in college or university keep their mind healthy while navigating the stresses that come with balancing school deadlines and assignments, part-time jobs, extracurricular activities, peer relationships, family responsibilities and social demands. After all, students face some of the most intense pressures at this point in their life.

Training Youth Staff to Work with Youth, Parks and Recreation Ontario


Toronto, Ontario
August 9, 2012

9:30 a.m. (registration), 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sport Alliance Ontario, 3 Concorde Gate, Boardrooms 3 and 4

Often times, staff who work in youth programs are youth themselves. Without appropriate training, it can be difficult for them to create the kind of environment which will attract and retain program participants. This workshop will provide you with a training tool you can use with your Youth Staff. It covers such topics as:

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.

Skills for Health Promotion Winter 2011: THCU's Introductory-Level Series of Webinars


January 12, January 20, and February 9, 2011

Expand your health promotion toolkit for any health promotion issue. These introductory-level webinars cover the basics of THCU's recommended step models.

In each of our 75 minute lecture-style webinars,

Shiftwork Like Clockwork: French Version


Sudbury & District Health Unit

 The Sudbury & District Health Unit and the Porcupine Health Unit are pleased to announce the availability of our Shiftwork Like Clockwork Facilitator's Training Guide, French version. This program is set up to enable you to facilitate your own Shiftwork Like Clockwork Workplace Wellness Program.

Articles on Photovoice by Caroline Wang et al


Visit to see abstracts of these articles by Caroline Wang and her colleagues:

* Photovoice: A Participatory Action Research Strategy Applied to Women's Health Journal of Women's Health, 8 (2):185-192, 1999

* Project: Photovoice Involving Homeless Men and Women of Washtenaw County, Michigan Health Education and Behavior, 25 (1): 9-10, 1998


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