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"Interprofessionalism to Enhance Collaborative Care," Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference


Toronto, Ontario
June 20-21, 2014
We are excited to announce that Dr. Gabriel Ivbijaro, Dr. David Goldbloom, and Dr. Ed Connors have been confirmed as keynote speakers. Brief bios of the keynote speakers as well as the preliminary conference program will be posted to the conference website,, shortly.

“Blueprint for Action," 9th National Community Health Nurses of Canada Conference


Ottawa, Ontario
June 2-4, 2014

Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC) is pleased to invite you to participate in the 9th National CHNC Conference.

This conference brings together individuals who have an interest in Community Health Nursing from practice, research, administration, policy and education.  It is a forum to explore issues of mutual concern as well as exchange knowledge, share evidence and ideas, and generate solutions. Our goal is Advancing Community Health Nursing in Canada.

Chatham-Kent Mental Health Conference: Clinical Applications of Attachment Theory


Chatham, Ontario
May 14, 2014

9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (with doors open 8:30 a.m.)
Club Lentinas

Chatham-Kent Children’s Services, the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit, and the Chatham-Kent Community Health Centres have partnered up to bring you a one-day conference on the Clinical Applications of Attachment Theory! Come out to hear Diane Benoit speak about this very important topic.

Please note that due to content this workshop is for professionals working with children and families in any capacity.

Using Empathy Research to Inform Practice, Roots of Empathy


Toronto, Ontario
May 7-9, 2014

The Third Annual Roots of Empathy Research Symposium promises to be yet another thought-provoking gathering of leading scientists in the fields of neuroscience, psychology, psychiatry, philosophy, amongst others. This year’s event will bring together a cross-section of cutting-edge and innovative research to advance the growing conversation on the science of empathy and its applications in practice.

Speakers will include:

Forensic Psychiatry Nurse (RN), St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton


Hamilton, Ontario
Deadline May 2, 2014

Our client, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) is a premier academic and research healthcare organization committed to making a difference in people’s lives and creating a lasting future for their community through integrated health services and internationally recognized programs. The newly redeveloped West 5th Campus offers expanded integrated health services and mental health and addiction care, providing specialized tertiary care to those living with mental illness.

Public Health Nurse, Department of Healthy Living and Development, Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit


Gananoque, Ontario
Deadline April 28, 2014

Position: Full Time (1.0 FTE), Temporary Status, Public Health Nurse Position with the Department of Healthy Living and Development. This term is until October 17, 2014. This term may end with two (2) weeks written notice or may be extended.

Family Health Nurse (Lindsay), Department of Family Health, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit


Lindsay, Ontario
Deadline April 25, 2014

Competition  #0020-14 (Reference #4180-05-LI-10) Family Health Nurse

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit has an opening for full-time Family Health Nurse in its Department of Family Health in the Lindsay office.

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