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2013-792

This week's feature is from Gillian Kranias and Jen Quinlan on behalf of Unison’s EIP Team. The article describes the team's ongoing work to four years to build a culture of reflection and collaboration with the goal of improving EIP for their health promotion programs and initiatives.


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volume: 
2013
number: 
792
pubdate: 
20130405
published: 
eid: 
797

Tasting Food Democracy: A People's Food Policy for Canada--Healthy, Fair, Ecological; Food Secure Canada

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Toronto, Ontario & Online
April 8, 2013

5:00-7:00 p.m.
Centre for Social Innovation, Regent Park, 585 Dundas Street East, 3rd Floor

Join us for a conversation about the future of food, and what kind of policies we need to nourish all Canadians. 

Two years ago, Food Secure Canada launched Resetting the Table: A People's Food Policy for Canada.  Together with food leaders across the country, we held kitchen table talks with over 3500 Canadians about policies needed to ensure healthy, safe, sustainable food for all.

Community Health Promoter--OPSEU--Healthy Living Team, North Bay Parry Sound Health Unit

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North Bay, Ontario
Deadline April 8, 2013

Job #PH/2013/008
Position: Community Health Promoter – OPSEU – Healthy Living Team
Hours of Work: Permanent – Full-Time – 35 Hours Per Week (1.00 FTE)
Effective: As Soon As Possible
Location: As Soon As Possible Main Office - North Bay
Additional Info: Vacant Position

Community Health Promoter--OPSEU--Healthy Schools & Families Team, North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit

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North Bay, Ontario
Deadline April 8, 2013

Job #PH/2013/009

Position: Community Health Promoter – OPSEU – Healthy Schools & Families Team
Hours of Work: Temporary – Full-Time – 35 Hours Per Week (1.00 FTE)
Effective: June 17, 2013 to June 13, 2014 (Subject to Change)
Location: As Soon As Possible Main Office - North Bay
Additional Info: Leave of Absence

Position Summary:

Our journey with Evidence-Informed Practice (EIP) in a Community Health Centre context: building a culture of reflection and collaboration

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Contents

I Summary
II EIP: is it a phase?
III EIP Tools: Reflective questions we can’t afford to miss
IV EIP Procedures: Making it work within busy schedules
V EIP Help: Formal champions are essential to building a culture of EIP
VI EIP Impacts: Diverse perspectives on the value of advancing EIP
VII Conclusion: Anticipating the next phase of EIP @ Unison
VIII Resources

Submitted by Gillian Kranias and Jen Quinlan on behalf of Unison’s EIP Team             

I Summary

New Guidelines Available--Trauma Matters: Guidelines for Trauma-Informed Practices in Women's Substance Use Services

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New guidelines are available to support organizations that provide substance use treatment services for women.  Trauma Matters: Guidelines for Trauma-Informed Practices in Women's Substance Use Services, will help you understand the interconnections of trauma and substance use, and provide better care for substance-involved women who have experienced trauma.

The guidelines were developed by the Jean Tweed Centre, in consultation with service providers, experts, and women with lived experience from across Ontario.

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