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12:00 pm Understanding Harm Reduction @ St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton - Upper Auditorium
Understanding Harm Reduction @ St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton - Upper Auditorium
Jul 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join the CD Capacity Building Team to learn about the principles of harm reduction, when it may be used as an appropriate intervention, and how to support your clients who use substances. There will also be hands on exploration of safe and sterile kits! Presented by Kaitlin Labatte, IDU Outreach Worker at the AIDS Network. Attend one of the following sessions: Tuesday, July 17 @ 12 – 1 PM @ Upper Auditorium, West 5th Site Wednesday July 18 @ 12 -1 PM @ Upper Auditorium, West 5th Site This event is also available to view remotely through OTN. This event is hosted by the Concurrent Disorders Capacity Building Team.
3:00 pm Building Leadership Capacity for Collective Impact @ Online
Building Leadership Capacity for Collective Impact @ Online
Jul 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cultivating leaders within the backbone and among partners is critical for the success of a collective impact effort. What can we learn from initiatives who have built the leadership capacity within their backbone, their partnerships, and other community stakeholders? Join this Virtual Coffee conversation as FSG talks with Ellen Kahler, Executive Director at the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF). For the past five years, VSJF has served as the backbone for Vermont Farm to Plate (F2P), a statewide collective impact initiative to strengthen Vermont’s food system. This webinar is hosted by FSG.

Niagara Knowledge Exchange & Community Calendar

Jul
17
Tue
Understanding Harm Reduction @ St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton - Upper Auditorium
Jul 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join the CD Capacity Building Team to learn about the principles of harm reduction, when it may be used as an appropriate intervention, and how to support your clients who use substances. There will also be hands on exploration of safe and sterile kits!

Presented by Kaitlin Labatte, IDU Outreach Worker at the AIDS Network.

Attend one of the following sessions:

  • Tuesday, July 17 @ 12 – 1 PM @ Upper Auditorium, West 5th Site
  • Wednesday July 18 @ 12 -1 PM @ Upper Auditorium, West 5th Site

This event is also available to view remotely through OTN.

This event is hosted by the Concurrent Disorders Capacity Building Team.

Building Leadership Capacity for Collective Impact @ Online
Jul 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cultivating leaders within the backbone and among partners is critical for the success of a collective impact effort. What can we learn from initiatives who have built the leadership capacity within their backbone, their partnerships, and other community stakeholders?

Join this Virtual Coffee conversation as FSG talks with Ellen Kahler, Executive Director at the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF). For the past five years, VSJF has served as the backbone for Vermont Farm to Plate (F2P), a statewide collective impact initiative to strengthen Vermont’s food system.

This webinar is hosted by FSG.

Jul
18
Wed
SafeTALK Training
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

SafeTALK is a 3 hour workshop where you will learn:

  • To be a suicide alert helper
  • To be aware that opportunities to help a person with thoughts of suicide are sometimes missed, dismissed and avoided
  • To use TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen and Keep Safe) and activate a suicide alert.
  • How and where to connect persons with thoughts of suicide to further help and care.

To register or for more information, contact the Distress Centre by phone or email (contact information above).

This workshop is hosted by Distress Centre Niagara.

Caregiver Wellness Program Workshop: Planning a Vacation @ Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region - Pfizer Room
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Planning a Vacation?
Travel Tips & Virtual Travel Experience

Guest Speakers: Jessica Pace & Sarah Putman

Topics include:

  • Strategies to reduce stress while travelling with someone living with dementia
  • Explore respite options
  • Experience a virtual armchair travel vacation to Hawaii
  • Learn how to create and enjoy your own armchair travel experiences

This workshop is hosted by the Alzheimer Society of Niagara.

Understanding Harm Reduction @ St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton - Upper Auditorium
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join the CD Capacity Building Team to learn about the principles of harm reduction, when it may be used as an appropriate intervention, and how to support your clients who use substances. There will also be hands on exploration of safe and sterile kits!

Presented by Kaitlin Labatte, IDU Outreach Worker at the AIDS Network.

Attend one of the following sessions:

  • Tuesday, July 17 @ 12 – 1 PM @ Upper Auditorium, West 5th Site
  • Wednesday July 18 @ 12 -1 PM @ Upper Auditorium, West 5th Site

This event is also available to view remotely through OTN.

This event is hosted by the Concurrent Disorders Capacity Building Team.

Jul
25
Wed
Challenges and Opportunities of the Aging Population: Meet and Greet with Vance Badaway, MP and David Lametti, MP @ Club Capri
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am

Vance Badaway, MP and David Lametti, MP and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, are hosting an open house and meet and greet at Club Capri on Wednesday, July 25 at 9 a.m.

Both are interesting in listening to some of the concerns and challenges of the aging population. Please join them at Club Capri for this informal gathering if you are interesting in providing some valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities for older adults currently and in the future.

Background information:

Gambling Behaviours in Older Adults @ Online
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

How Gambling Behaviours of Older Men and Women Challenge Previous Research on Gender and Gambling

Presenter: Mark van der Maas, PhD

This webinar will discuss new research findings on how gambling behaviours of older men and women challenge previous notions on the relationship between gender and gambling.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the over-representation of men among people with problem gambling in general population studies and young adults.
  2. Describe the recent results of casino and general population research finding similar rates of gambling and problem gambling among older adults (55+).
  3. Explain how previous assumptions of the relationship between gender and problem gambling may need to be reassessed in the context of older adulthood.

This webinar is hosted by CAMH.

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