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This week's feature comes from Laura Bellissimo and Allison Meserve from Health Promotion Capacity Building at Public Health Ontario. Their article discusses interpreting and disseminating the results of an evaluation, step nine in PHO's model for conducting evaluations.

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Chatham-Kent Addictions Awareness Conference


Chatham, Ontario
November 17, 2016

9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Club Lentinas, 250 National Road

Register now for the 5th annual Chatham-Kent Addictions Awareness Conference: Society and the Garden of Addiction: Digging up Roots.  This conference will provide ongoing education to service providers and community members alike in regards to the realm of addictions. By peeling back the layers of addiction, participants gain valuable insights into its various root causes.

This year’s speakers include Dr. Benedikt Fischer and Molly Bannerman.

RIRO Resiliency Skills Training


Toronto, Ontario
July 11 & 12, 2016

Building Resilience in Young Children & Families since 2002

An evidence-based program developed by Reaching IN…Reaching OUT (RIRO)

RIRO Resiliency Skills Training uses a relationship-based, cognitive-behaviour approach to help service providers help young children and families develop self-regulation skills and a “resilient” perspective in the face of life’s daily stressors, serious problems and opportunities.  

Bilingual Information Specialist, Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, Fall Prevention Community of Practice Library Service


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline June 27, 2016

Our Fall Prevention Community of Practice (CoP) strives to create supportive communities in Ontario (and beyond) where adults enjoy quality of life and maintain their independence through the prevention of falls. We support our members to build capacity in the prevention of falls and fall-related injuries.

Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month, Ontario Workplace Health Coalition


June 16, 2016

9:00-10:00 a.m.

Join The Ontario Workplace Health Coalition and Karen Jackson Rd, BSc, MA., Senior Advisor, Healthy Workplace Strategies, Excellence Canada to learn more about Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month® (CHWM).

Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month® (CHWM) website is a year-round resource for workplace administrators looking for activities, strategies, tips, and tools to help make their organizations physically and psychologically safe and healthy.

Issues to be discussed include:

Positive Psychology Conference, Canadian Positive Psychology Association


Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
June 16 & 17, 2016

The Canadian Positive Psychology Association (CPPA) is proud to announce that it will be hosting it's 3rd biennial positive psychology conference on June 16 & 17, with pre-conference workshops on June 15, at the beautiful White Oaks Resort and Spa in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.

Keynotes include some of the biggest names in positive psychology such as Barbara Fredrickson, Kim Cameron, and David Cooperrider.

Gaining Ground: Women & Harm Reduction Workshop, Toronto Public Health


Toronto, Ontario
June 14 and 15, 2016

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m

United Steel Workers Hall, 25 Cecil Street, Basement in Room C & D
“Gaining Ground: Women and Harm Reduction” is an extremely popular two day workshop for health and social service providers in Toronto, designed and lead by community partners, with the support of Toronto Public Health.


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