Health

Webinar: What constitutes treatment? Re-thinking mental health practice for refugees on Oct 12

Webinar: What constitutes treatment? Re-thinking mental health practice for refugees

A webinar for primary care providers and others service providers who work with refugees.

Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 12:00 - 1:00 PM (EST)

Pieces to Pathways support to LGBTTQQ2SIA youth starting, Nov 1

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Pieces to Pathways (P2P) is very excited to start delivering services on November 1st! P2P will be providing peer-led alcohol and drug use support to LGBTTQQ2SIA youth aged 16 to 29 years old through case management/counselling services and hosting 3 community drop-in spaces.

New training program and film tackle LGBTQ youth homelessness

In September, CAMH Scientist Dr. Alex Abramovich and collaborators unveiled Toronto's first mandatory training program for shelters to better meet the needs of LGBTQ homeless youth. The new
program aims to stop the violence and discrimination that many LGBTQ youth experience in shelters, which frequently lack staff training and other supports to assist LGBTQ youth.

Inequalities cost. How can economic analysis help us find solutions? on Oct 26

Webinar: Inequalities cost. How can economic analysis help us find solutions?

October 26th, 2016 12-1:30p.m. EDT

Topics: 

Structural Determinants of Youth Bullying and Fighting in 79 Countries

Source: 
Journal of Adolescent Health

Purpose

The prevention of youth violence is a public health priority in many countries. We
examined the prevalence of bullying victimization and physical fighting
in youths in 79 high- and low-income countries and the relations between
structural determinants of adolescent health (country wealth, income
inequality, and government spending on education) and international

Re-Imagining Child Welfare Systems in Canada Symposium on Oct 21

Date: October 21, 2016
Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm

Location: Room 1014, Osgoode Hall Law School
York University
4700 Keele St
Toronto, ON
M3J 1P3
Campus Map: http://maps.info.yorku.ca/

RSVP required: bit.ly/osresearch

Reclaim Your Voice on Oct 22

Every month, Reclaim Your Voice provides safe spaces for survivors of various forms of abuse to share their stories before a supportive audience. Since 2012, over 75 people have broken their silence at our events. If you are tired of carrying the shame of what has happened to you, we encourage you to attend our October 22nd event, either to speak or to listen. You may find tremendous comfort in connecting with those who have walked similar paths.

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