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Working with Family Members of Substance Abusers: The CRAFT Approach, Mission: Empowerment


Kitchener, Ontario
April 23-25, 2018

Do you ever work with people who have spouses, partners, parents, siblings or children who are abusing substances but deny that it's a problem?

Do you wish you had a more helpful answer for these clients when they ask you what they can do to motivate their loved ones to get help?

If you answered yes to the above questions, we have the answer for you!  It's called Community Reinforcement and Family Training, or "CRAFT" for short.  

Engaging your Community and Youth through Social Enterprise, RRA Spring Event 2018


Perth, Ontario
March 29, 2018
Social enterprises are not volunteer organizations. They operate by selling things and can be registered as a for-profit or non-profit. Profits are principally used to fund social programs.

This exciting and informative education day is open to new and existing members: Municipal staff and leaders, educators, service providers, recreation leaders, and anyone interested in learning more about Social Enterprise and Engaging Youth. Please pass this invitation onto anyone who may be interested.

Why Gender Inclusive Language Matters for Health Equity, Health Equity Impact Assessment Community of Interest


March 28, 2018

12:00-12:30 p.m.

This webinar will explain key concepts of gender inclusivity and gender inclusive language and will provide an overview of the importance of gender inclusivity in health care. Health Quality Ontario (HQO) recognizes the importance of supporting gender inclusivity in health care settings and, as a result, is developing internal best practice guidelines regarding gender inclusive language. Its initiative builds on recent work by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada and the Canadian Association of Midwives.

Bone Fit™ Workshops, Osteoporosis Canada


February, March, and May, 2018

[Ed: Chatham-Kent event dates updated January 26]

Do you work with clients with osteoporosis? Bone Fit™ is an evidence-informed exercise training workshop designed for healthcare professionals & exercise practitioners who work with clients with osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis Canada will be hosting the next Bone Fit™ Workshops at the following locations:

The Tobacco-wise Youth Ambassador Forum 2018, Aboriginal Tobacco Program, Cancer Care Ontario, and the Youth Advocacy Training Institute


Toronto, Ontario
March 21 to 22, 2018

The Youth Advocacy Training Institute and the Aboriginal Tobacco Program are proud to host a two-day retreat to build leadership skills and knowledge about commercial tobacco.

Topic areas will include:


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