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News from the Alberta Centre for Active Living

A. Wellspring, October 2006, Diversity in Practice: Becoming Culturally
Competent
(http://www.centre4activeliving.ca/publications/wellspring.html)

  • Main article: "Cultural Competence for Practitioners," by
    Marianne Rogerson, Msc (Kinesiology), Instructor, University of
    Calgary, and PhD student (Kinesiology), University of Calgary
  • Commentary: "Working with People from Different Cultures," by
    Robert A. Stebbins, PhD, FRSC, Department of Sociology, University of
    Calgary.

B. Job Posting: Alberta Healthy Living Network Manager

A condensed job posting for the Manager of the Alberta Healthy Living
Network was circulated recently. You can also find this posting on the
Alberta Cancer Board website (http://www.cancerboard.ab.ca/cgi-bin/jobs/jobposting.cgi?num=2550).  A longer description of the position is posted on the Alberta Centre for Active Living website (http://www.centre4activeliving.ca/news/AHLN%20Job%20Description.pdf),
which will give interested applicants more information. Please note
that this position will be located either in Edmonton or Calgary. Send
any enquiries and submissions to prevention@cancerboard@ab.ca. For more
information about AHLN, please visit http://www.ahln.ca.

C. New Section on Centre's Website

Visit the centre's new chronic diseases' section for information on physical activity's role in preventing chronic diseases (http://www.centre4activeliving.ca/category.cgi?c=5).