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Southwest Injury Prevention Conference – Not By Accident: Tipping the Scales... What Will It Take?

Southwest Injury Prevention Conference - Not By Accident
Tipping the Scales....What Will It Take?

Best Western
Lamplighter Inn
591 Wellington Road
London, Ontario
Tuesday, October 24, 2006
8:00a .m.  - 3:30 p.m.

AGENDA

800 - 8:45    Registration/Refreshments
8:45 - 9:00    Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:00 - 9:55    Dr. Michael Cusimano
9:55 - 10:25      B R E A K
10:25 - 11:20    Frances Wdowczyk
11:20 - 12:15    Dr. Barbara Morrongiello
12:15 - 1:15      L U N C H
1:15 - 1:30        Celebration: 30 years of
        seat belt legislation!
        -  Ontario Ministry  of Transportation

1:30 - 3:30        Dr. Phil Groff
        -  Advocacy Workshop

SPEAKERS

Dr. Michael Cusimano
Neurosurgeon, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto
Associate Professor of Surgery & Course Director in Division of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto
Dr. Cusimano has been the lead researcher in the study of the pattern
of traumatic injuries and associated costs between geographic areas,
communities and neighbourhoods.

Dr. Barbara Morrongiello
Director, Child Development Research Unit, University of  Guelph
Dr. Morrongiello's research includes issues that are relevant to
adolescent well-being (peer & parental influences on risk-taking)
and best  approaches  to  teaching young children about
injury risk and safety practices.

Frances Wdowczyk
Executive Director, The Student Life Education Company
The focus of the Student Life Education Company is the promotion of
healthy decisions on the use or non-use of alcohol and other related
health issues.  Real and perceived social norms have an influence
on the decision-making process.

Dr. Phil Groff
Director, Research & Evaluation, SMARTRISK
SMARTRISK has been involved in a number of advocacy efforts aimed at
policy change over the years, both directly and in support of other
community groups.  This workshop will provide both the theory of
advocacy for change, as well as practical exercises to help
participants build on their existing capacity in this area.

Registration Fee:
$80.00 due by October 17th
OR
Early Bird Registration by
September 15th only  $65.00

For more information call:
Lorna Boratto - 519-539-9800 ext 3411
Elsie Galbraith - 519-973-4411 ext 7818

        
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Registration Fee: $80.00
Early Bird Registration by September 15, 2006: $65.00
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Please make all cheques (no cash) payable to:
Trauma Program - Not By Accident (A receipt will be issued on the day of the conference)

Cancellation & Refund Policy: A full refund will be made upon written cancellation notice
 no later than two calendar weeks prior to conference.

Fax or Mail Registration to:

London Health Sciences Centre
800 Commissioners Rd. E, Room E1-129
London, ON N6A 5W9
Fax: 519-667-6518
Attention: Leanne Siebenmorgen

Post-Conference Workshop -
Another Injury Prevention Education Opportunity

The Canadian Injury Prevention &  Control Curriculum presented by SmartRisk

October 25-26, 2007, Lamplighter Inn.
Registration limited to 20 persons.
Funding maybe available for P.H. practitioners.

A two day workshop to provide practitioners with an understanding of
the theory and practice of injury prevention and control, including the
tools needed to develop and implement effective programs.

For more information or registration contact 416-977-7350 or learning@smartrisk.ca  or see website http://www.smartrisk.ca under "Practitioners"