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April 2017

Webinar: Taking action on the root cause: Inadequate income and food security

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Click here to register. This webinar will focus on inadequate income as the root cause of food insecurity, and actions public health professionals can take to shift practice beyond food-focused initiatives and towards income-based policy solutions. We will hear about the role of public health in social justice issues, and what public health programs that address the root causes of food insecurity can look like. We will learn about the role public health can play in calculating a basic income rate and…

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Diabetes Educator Course, Vancouver 2017

April 24 - April 26
Best Western Plus Chateau Granville Hotel & Suites & Conference Centre,
British Columbia Canada

  Registration is now available: https://ubc.eventsair.com/decvs2017/decregis/Site/Register Course Description Diabetes is an emerging epidemic. No matter what area of healthcare you work in, you will encounter people affected by diabetes. New approaches to diabetes management are continuously appearing. This comprehensive course is for health professionals from a variety of disciplines who face diabetes in practice. The goal is to update your understanding of the complexities of diabetes care, and learn effective approaches to educate those affected by diabetes. It is an…

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Poverty Reduction Plans Work! Talk on the success of Newfoundland’s poverty reduction strategy

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Vancouver Public Library,
350 West Georgia

“Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom.” Nelson Mandela     Join Dan Meades, provincial co-ordinator for the Transition House Association of Newfoundland and Labrador, for a presentation on the success…

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Webinar: Critical Race Theory and its Implication for Indigenous Cultural Safety

April 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Presenter: Dr. Verna St. Denis April 27, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm PST 1:30 - 3:00pm EST   To register for the webinar, please Click here   About the Presenter:   Dr. Verna St. Denis is Cree and Métis from Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation, Saskatchewan who specializes in anti-racist approaches in education. She received her PhD in Anthropology of Education from Stanford University, and is currently Professor in the Department of Educational Foundations at the University of Saskatchewan with expertise in methodologies.…

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May 2017

Science-Based Innovation Training

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Eugene, OR United States

Join us for a one-day training on the Frontiers of Innovation approach to program development and evaluation The Center on the Developing Child is pleased to be hosting its second Science-Based Innovation Training this spring, and registration is now open. Participants from a broad range of settings are encouraged to attend, including program developers and anyone who works with (or is in a position to support) young children or their families. This one-day training will provide participants with an overview…

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May Webinars: Educator engagement and communicating the importance of wellbeing in schools

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - May 31 @ 12:00 pm

The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation's May Webinars   Educator engagement for practice change Co-presenters: Linda Kaser & Judy Halbert (Networks of Inquiry and Innovation) Date: May 18, 2017 @ 12pm PST/3pm EST (1 hour) WellAhead’s experience in Year 1 highlighted the relevance of educator autonomy as a factor in embedding wellbeing in schools, and the role of peer educators in influencing changes to practice. Drawing on academic and professional wisdom, this webinar will explore how to best engage with educators in change processes. Click here to…

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