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Canadian School Health Knowledge Network Webinars Schedule 2008-2009

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Eat Together, Eat Better! : The benefits of eating together as a family
Presenter: Sydney Massey, Registered Dietician, BC Dairy Foundation
Date: Thursday, November 20th, 11:00-12:00 PT

Beyond Suspension: Changing student behaviour through an alternative to Drug and Alcohol suspensions
Presenter: Angela Lawrence, District Behaviour Consultant, Child & Youth Counsellor
S.D. # 73
Date: Tuesday, November 25th, 11:00-12:00 PT

Rethinking Drug Education: Information about an evidence-based Drug Education Program being piloted in B.C.
Presenter: Dan Reist, Centre for Addictions Research of BC, University of Victoria
Date: Thursday, November 27, 11:00-12:00 PT

December Webinar Presentations
Presenter: Jacques Brodeur, Consultant, Violence Prevention, Media Education and Peace Education, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec
Date: Tuesday, December 9,  11:00 -12:00 PT

January 2009 Webinar Presentations
Brief Interventions in Substance Abuse Prevention: Working with aboriginal and bi-cultural Youth
Evidence indicates that effective approaches to problematic Presenters: Dr. Nancy Comeau, Dalhousie University, NS and Brian McLeod, Strongheart   Teaching Lodge, Winnipeg, MAN
Date: Tuesday, January 13, 11:00-12:00 PT

Suicide Risk Prevention Assessment                                                                                    Presenter: Dr. Stan Kutcher, Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Dean of International Medicine, Dalhousie University
Date:  Tuesday, January 20, 11:00-12:00 PT

"This We Believe": Practical Applications for Developing Social-emotional     Competency in Students
Presenter: Doug Cumming, Vice-Principal, and Heather McDonald, Middle School Teacher, North-Okanagan Shuswap School District, B.C.
Date: TBA (early January 2009)

COMPASS: A successful collaboration of mental health, school and community services geared to supporting the mental health of young people.
Presenters: Louise Moreau, Superintendent of Education and Special Education, York Region District School Board, and Michelle Cassidy, Manager COMPASS Community Partners with Schools, ON
Date:  Tuesday, February 5, 11:00-12:00 PT