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Creating the Roadmap to a Campus Mental Health Strategy 1:00 pm
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.
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Development 2018 Conference
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.
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Campus Suicide Prevention and Postvention, Part II 1:00 pm
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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Promoting Physical and Mental Wellness on Campus 1:00 pm
Promoting Physical and Mental Wellness on Campus @ Online
May 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This interactive webinar will introduce the Mood Walks for Campus Mental Health program to Colleges and Universities across Ontario. Mood Walks is designed to contribute to the development of alternative mental health promotion strategies on campus. The presentation will offer a description of the many benefits of Mood Walks to campus life, including the physical and mental health benefits of being active, experiencing the healing effects of nature, increased social inclusion, and the positive impact this has on academic performance. This will be followed by a detailed explanation of the support provided for Colleges and Universities to start their own program, and how to apply to be one of 20 Ontario campuses that will receive support from the Mood Walk provincial partners. This webinar is hosted by the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health.
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Niagara Knowledge Exchange & Community Calendar

May
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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.

May
29
Tue
Promoting Physical and Mental Wellness on Campus @ Online
May 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

This interactive webinar will introduce the Mood Walks for Campus Mental Health program to Colleges and Universities across Ontario. Mood Walks is designed to contribute to the development of alternative mental health promotion strategies on campus.

The presentation will offer a description of the many benefits of Mood Walks to campus life, including the physical and mental health benefits of being active, experiencing the healing effects of nature, increased social inclusion, and the positive impact this has on academic performance.

This will be followed by a detailed explanation of the support provided for Colleges and Universities to start their own program, and how to apply to be one of 20 Ontario campuses that will receive support from the Mood Walk provincial partners.

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

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Cannabis Use Guidelines and Recommendations for Ontario Campuses @ Online
Jun 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

With the approaching legalization and regulation of non-medical cannabis, Ontario colleges and universities are in need of relevant information related to cannabis legalization and regulation, mental health, harm reduction, and best-practices in engaging with students regarding substance use.

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health, Canadian Mental Health Association and the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development have partnered to develop a tool-kit for campus professionals to support the implementation of health-based interventions which aim to reduce risks and harms associated with cannabis use.

This presentation will provide participants with an overview of the tool-kit, information related to cannabis use, developing and implementing campus cannabis use frameworks, and best-practices in promoting Canada’s Lower Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines among students.

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

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Family and Children Services Niagara’s 120th Annual General Meeting @ Heartland Forest
Jun 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Family and Children’s Services (FACS) Niagara invites you to attend their 120th Annual General Meeting.

  • Reception and refreshments
  • Presentations and remarks
  • Youth bursary presentations
  • Staff recognition

Please RSVP by June 15th to maybeth.szilagyi@facsniagara.on.ca.

This event is hosted by Family and Children’s Services Niagara.

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