Apr
25
Wed
CONNECT 2018 – Canada’s Learning and Technology Conference @ Scotiabank Convention Centre
Apr 25 – Apr 27 all-day

CONNECT 2018 is Canada’s national learning and technology conference.

CONNECT 2018 will create a unique opportunity for educators, administrators, and technology specialists to CONNECT and engage with peers from across Canada with the goal of exploring how technology can be used to enhance teaching and learning. With over 2000 educators and administrators, as well as technology industry leaders attending this year, you will have a unique and powerful opportunity to present your teaching methods and products; showcasing new, innovative, and critical thinking, teaching and learning.

This conference is hosted by the District School Board of Niagara.

Health Privacy Issues on Campus @ Online
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Clinical and non-clinical staff on campuses across Ontario support students while navigating and respecting their privacy on a daily basis. At times this can lead to questions and confusion.

This webinar will provide them with information on:

  • How The Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) and The Health Care Consent Act, 1996 (HCCA) apply to campuses.
  • How common campus scenarios play out play out under Ontario’s privacy and consent legislation.

Presenters:

  • Anna Tersigni Phelan (Chief Privacy, Risk, and Health Information Officer, Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington)
  • Meredith Gardiner (Director of Services, Regional, Canadian Mental Health Association)

This webinar is hosted by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health.

Apr
28
Sat
Student Engagement in Quality Improvement Conference 2018 @ Brock University
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This conference is for students with an interest in quality improvement. Whether they are already engaged in an improvement project or interested in becoming involved, SEQI will offer students opportunities to network with other Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Chapters, quality improvement specialists, healthcare professionals, students, and more!

Topics will include transdisciplinary quality improvement innovations, leadership in change, and quality improvement across healthcare sectors, in an interactive fashion. Student storyboard presentations will also be highlighted, allowing students to promote their work and engage with other change agents.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

This conference is hosted by the Institute for Health Improvement.

May
1
Tue
Creating the Roadmap to a Campus Mental Health Strategy @ Online
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Everywhere you turn there seems to be a reminder of the importance of developing and integrating a campus mental health strategy; yet, for many, the destination seems far way and even overwhelming.

Learn about practical principles that can be applied to diverse campus environments, and hear from two experienced campus community members as they highlight key learnings from their own campus journeys through facilitated (virtual) breakout rooms.

Speakers:

  • Dr. Andrew Szeto, Director of the Campus Mental Health Strategy at the University of Calgary
  • Chris Balmer, Project Lead for the development of Camosun College’s Student Mental Health and Well-Being Strategy

This webinar is hosted by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health.

May
3
Thu
Development 2018 Conference @ Brock University
May 3 – May 4 all-day

Registration for Development 2018 is now open! This conference is focused on current research in developmental psychology and aims to provide a forum for scientific and applied knowledge exchange, the establishment of collaborations and partnerships, and opportunities for graduate students and young faculty members to be mentored by senior scholars.

Conference keynote speakers:

  • Dr. Stephen Suomi – Behavioral, biological, and epigenetic consequences of differences in early social experiences in primates
  • Dr. Jennifer Jenkins – Cooperative minds: The role of the shared family environment

Conference invited symposia presentations include:

  • Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence Network: Lessons Learned in Mobilizing Knowledge through Partnerships
  • The Best Policy of Children’s Honesty: Social-Cognitive Factors That Influence The Development Of Children’s Honest And Dishonest Behaviour
  • Factors that influence cognition in younger and older adults
  • Early Prosocial Development

To view the conference program please visit www.development2018.com/program/

To register please visit https://www.eply.com/Development2018. The conference is expected to reach capacity, so please register early to ensure a spot.

This conference is hosted by the Brock University Centre for Lifespan Development Research.

May
24
Thu
Campus Suicide Prevention and Postvention, Part II @ Online
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

This webinar is a follow-up to March webinar where presenters looked at high-level guidelines for handling suicide postvention on campus.

This session will offer specific examples of policies from campuses that have established prevention and postvention strategies.

This webinar is hosted by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health.

Niagara Knowledge Exchange & Community Calendar

Apr
25
Wed
CONNECT 2018 – Canada’s Learning and Technology Conference @ Scotiabank Convention Centre
Apr 25 – Apr 27 all-day

CONNECT 2018 is Canada’s national learning and technology conference.

CONNECT 2018 will create a unique opportunity for educators, administrators, and technology specialists to CONNECT and engage with peers from across Canada with the goal of exploring how technology can be used to enhance teaching and learning. With over 2000 educators and administrators, as well as technology industry leaders attending this year, you will have a unique and powerful opportunity to present your teaching methods and products; showcasing new, innovative, and critical thinking, teaching and learning.

This conference is hosted by the District School Board of Niagara.

Health Privacy Issues on Campus @ Online
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Clinical and non-clinical staff on campuses across Ontario support students while navigating and respecting their privacy on a daily basis. At times this can lead to questions and confusion.

This webinar will provide them with information on:

  • How The Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) and The Health Care Consent Act, 1996 (HCCA) apply to campuses.
  • How common campus scenarios play out play out under Ontario’s privacy and consent legislation.

Presenters:

  • Anna Tersigni Phelan (Chief Privacy, Risk, and Health Information Officer, Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington)
  • Meredith Gardiner (Director of Services, Regional, Canadian Mental Health Association)

This webinar is hosted by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health.

Apr
28
Sat
Student Engagement in Quality Improvement Conference 2018 @ Brock University
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This conference is for students with an interest in quality improvement. Whether they are already engaged in an improvement project or interested in becoming involved, SEQI will offer students opportunities to network with other Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Chapters, quality improvement specialists, healthcare professionals, students, and more!

Topics will include transdisciplinary quality improvement innovations, leadership in change, and quality improvement across healthcare sectors, in an interactive fashion. Student storyboard presentations will also be highlighted, allowing students to promote their work and engage with other change agents.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

This conference is hosted by the Institute for Health Improvement.

May
1
Tue
Creating the Roadmap to a Campus Mental Health Strategy @ Online
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Everywhere you turn there seems to be a reminder of the importance of developing and integrating a campus mental health strategy; yet, for many, the destination seems far way and even overwhelming.

Learn about practical principles that can be applied to diverse campus environments, and hear from two experienced campus community members as they highlight key learnings from their own campus journeys through facilitated (virtual) breakout rooms.

Speakers:

  • Dr. Andrew Szeto, Director of the Campus Mental Health Strategy at the University of Calgary
  • Chris Balmer, Project Lead for the development of Camosun College’s Student Mental Health and Well-Being Strategy

This webinar is hosted by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health.

May
3
Thu
Development 2018 Conference @ Brock University
May 3 – May 4 all-day

Registration for Development 2018 is now open! This conference is focused on current research in developmental psychology and aims to provide a forum for scientific and applied knowledge exchange, the establishment of collaborations and partnerships, and opportunities for graduate students and young faculty members to be mentored by senior scholars.

Conference keynote speakers:

  • Dr. Stephen Suomi – Behavioral, biological, and epigenetic consequences of differences in early social experiences in primates
  • Dr. Jennifer Jenkins – Cooperative minds: The role of the shared family environment

Conference invited symposia presentations include:

  • Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence Network: Lessons Learned in Mobilizing Knowledge through Partnerships
  • The Best Policy of Children’s Honesty: Social-Cognitive Factors That Influence The Development Of Children’s Honest And Dishonest Behaviour
  • Factors that influence cognition in younger and older adults
  • Early Prosocial Development

To view the conference program please visit www.development2018.com/program/

To register please visit https://www.eply.com/Development2018. The conference is expected to reach capacity, so please register early to ensure a spot.

This conference is hosted by the Brock University Centre for Lifespan Development Research.

May
24
Thu
Campus Suicide Prevention and Postvention, Part II @ Online
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

This webinar is a follow-up to March webinar where presenters looked at high-level guidelines for handling suicide postvention on campus.

This session will offer specific examples of policies from campuses that have established prevention and postvention strategies.

This webinar is hosted by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health.

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