This is a one-day beginner-level workshop designed for front line workers and others who work with/support people that are affected by incarceration. There is a strong focus on harm reduction/overdose prevention inside corrections, and HIV/HepC healthcare for individuals who are incarcerated.
- Learn more about the Federal and Provincial systems and how to navigate through them
- Learn about prison subculture and how it affects service delivery
- Hear from a peer speaker … and more!
This workshop is hosted by Positive Living Niagara.
Canada’s Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines (LRCUG) are an evidence-based public health tool, allowing cannabis users to modify and reduce risks for harms associated with cannabis use.
The LRCUG were developed by an international team of renowned addiction and health science experts, and based on a rigorous review and expert guidelines process led by Dr. Benedikt Fischer (Nominated Principal Investigator, Ontario Node of the Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse- CRISM).
This webinar will:
- Introduce key concepts and content of Canada’s Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines
- Discuss cannabis legalization and the possible integration of the guidelines into evolving regulatory and intervention frameworks
- Discuss dissemination and application of the LRCUG in a variety of settings
This webinar is hosted by the Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) at CAMH.
Tune in to this webinar to learn why recruiting aspiring workers makes good business sense.
The term Aspiring Workforce describes those people who, due to mental illness, have been unable to enter the workforce, or who are in and out of the workforce due to episodic illness, or who wish to return to work after a lengthy period of illness. The Aspiring Workforce are an untapped source of labour who can play an important role in addressing urgent business needs and skills shortages.
Join Rebecca Gewurtz and Margaret Oldfield from McMaster University, Emile Tompa from the Institute for Work and Health, and the Mental Health Commission of Canada as we explore the business case for hiring and retaining individuals with a mental illness.
In 2013, the MHCC and key partners released The Aspiring Workforce: Employment and Income for People with Serious Mental Illness. The intent of the project was to identify existing and innovative practices that would help people living with a serious mental illness to secure and sustain meaningful employment (or sustainable income).
In an effort to carry out the recommendations of the Aspiring Workforce report to eliminate barriers of employment for individuals with severe mental illness the MHCC undertook a project to understand the business case from the employer’s point of view that examines how a strategic decision to actively recruit and retain people from the Aspiring Workforce addresses urgent business needs and skill shortages. This webinar will introduce the audience to the project and some of the initial findings.
This webinar is hosted by the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
This webinar will address Ontario’s opioid crisis, overdose prevention and harm reduction strategies relevant for post-secondary students.
Jean Hopkins from CMHA Ontario will be introducing a guide for overdose prevention and Naloxone, which provides an overview of the current situation in Ontario, information related to opioids, options for developing and implementing an overdose protocol, education and awareness for staff and templates for developing policies.
- Overview of Ontario’s current situation
- Overdose prevention
- Harm reduction strategies
- Useful resources related to overdose prevention
- Developing policies and protocols
This webinar is hosted by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health.
This webinar is part of the National Indigenous Cultural Safety Learning Series.
The national webinar series provides an opportunity to share knowledge; experiences and perspectives in support of collective efforts to strengthen Indigenous cultural safety in health and social services.
Presenters include: Dr. Marcia Anderson and Dr. Elizabeth McGibbon
This webinar is hosted by the Provincial Health Services Authority.
The Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health’s Annual Conference is the meeting place for stakeholders in post-secondary mental health across Ontario and Canada. This annual event attracts over 200 participants, 20 exhibitors, and leaders in mental health from across the country. It offers over a dozen workshops featuring the best, promising and emerging practices in the sector.
This year’s theme, Innovation & Opportunities in Campus Mental Health, will focus on how post-secondary institutions can assess the need for, design, implement and evaluate campus-wide mental health strategies.
Conference streams will be structured around the key components for campus mental health strategy development:
- Institutional Structure: Organization, Planning and Policy
- Supportive, Inclusive Campus Climate and Environment
- Mental Health Awareness
- Community Capacity to Respond to Early Indications of Student Concern
- Self-Management Competencies and Coping Skills
- Accessible Mental Health Services
- Crisis Management
This conference is hosted by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health.
Lifelong Learning Niagara is a third age learning organization providing learning programs and experiences for adults 50+ living in the Niagara region.
Tools to Build a High Performing Sustainable Health Care System
Presenter: Dr. Sacha Bhatia, Director, Women’s College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care (WIHV); Cardiologist, Women’s College Hospital and University Health Network
Canada’s health care system is under significant pressure. An aging population and increasing rates of chronic disease threaten quality and affordability within our system of care. Learn about innovative research that is happening at WIHV to help ensure Canadians get the right care, in the right place, at the right time.
This lecture series is hosted by Lifelong Learning Niagara.