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2010-663

View this issue online: http://www.ohpe.ca/epublish/1/v2010n663.



This week's feature article by Carolyn Wilby of Clear Language @ Work Inc. is the first in a three-part series on clear writing and health literacy.



We always welcome your feedback on our feature articles--including topics you'd like to see--news about old colleagues and new colleagues, and comments on our newsletter and searchable database of health promotion information. Read our complete submission guidelines at http://www.ohpe.ca/submission-guide and write to editor@ohpe.ca.

volume: 
2010
number: 
663
pubdate: 
20100527
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eid: 
664

Taking Action on the Built Environment: Building Healthy Public Policy

Sections: 

Toronto, Ontario
September 28-30, 2010

The Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA) and Health Promotion Ontario (HPO) invite you to be part of this unique event that will bring together a diverse group of participants to take action on issues around health and the built environment. The goal this year is to provide a forum for public health professionals and other professionals working on the built environment to establish ideas for moving policy issues forward in their communities.

Provincial Summer Institute: Counselling Skills for Concurrent Disorders

Sections: 

Toronto, Ontario
August 17–19, 2010

Through plenary sessions, discussions with colleagues and peers, and training workshops, this Provincial Summer Institute 2010 will provide a high quality learning experience to health care professionals working in concurrent disorders. Day one will feature keynote speakers, a panel presentation and break out sessions with full day courses on days two and three. Segments of the Institute will be conducted in French.

Grounding Trauma 2010--Trauma, The Worker and The Workplace: From Theory to Practice

Sections: 

London, Ontario
June 14 & 15, 2010

Huron University College

A National Conference on raumatic Stress and the Frontline Helping Professional, presented by: CAST Canada

The effects of traumatic stress and loss are a persistent factor for people working in the helping professions. Any lack of acceptance, training or comfort with traumatic stress and loss may cause pain to both clients and workers.

You will

Community Leader-Brampton (Volunteer Position), MADD Canada

Sections: 

Brampton, Ontario
No deadline noted

Our Mission

To stop impaired driving and to support victims of this violent crime.

Role Profile

As a leadership volunteer, you will work collaboratively with volunteers, concerned citizens, victims, community partners and the national office to conduct mission-related activities within Brampton.

Commitment

  • Minimum 1-2 year commitment.
  • Approximately, 2-5 hours/month.

Prerequisite

Community Leader-Mississauga (Volunteer Position), MADD Canada

Sections: 

Mississauga, Ontario
No deadline noted

Our Mission

To stop impaired driving and to support victims of this violent crime.

Role Profile

As a leadership volunteer, you will work collaboratively with volunteers, concerned citizens, victims, community partners and the national office to conduct mission-related activities within Mississauga.

Commitment

  • Minimum 1-2 year commitment.
  • Approximately, 2-5 hours/month.

Prerequisite

Summer Student Positions, Student Life Education Company

Sections: 

Toronto, Ontario
No deadline noted

The Student Life Education Company is now taking applications for three summer positions for students. We are hoping to recruit students in or around Toronto who are interested in developing a wide range of skill sets and experiences through a hands-on practical placement in our dynamic downtown office.

Summer position opportunities include a Fundraising/Development Coordinator, an Events Coordinator, and a Communications & Technology Coordinator.

Senior Project Manager, Primary Health Care Information, CIHI

Sections: 

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline June 7, 2010

Every day, CIHI contributes to improving Canada's health system and the health of Canadians through the collection and analysis of information. At the heart of this work is our winning team of highly skilled, knowledgeable professionals who care about making a difference. CIHI makes it a priority to understand and celebrate the contribution of each and every one of our talented and dedicated staff members.

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