Children’s Program

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017

Turn your trip to the Symposium into a family vacation! Bring your kids and register them in our Children’s Program where they will have lots of fun while learning! We believe in inclusion and reducing barriers to participation, so we offer a free, hands-on, engaging program for children of registered participants. This program is carefully designed for children ages 3-14 and is staffed by early childhood educators and/or qualified teachers....

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Special Announcement: International Summer Course on the Rights of the Child

Posted by on Jun 16, 2017

Last year ASI 2016 featured a curriculum stream, Child Rights-Based Approaches to Youth Mental Health, presented by the office of the New Brunswick Child and Youth Advocate. They have asked us to share information about an upcoming course that may be of interest. International Summer Course on the Rights of the Child 6th Edition: Children, Minorities and Identity: Understanding Articles 8 and 30 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the...

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Youth Leadership Program – Deadline June 30

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017

We’re looking for youth who are passionate about mental health promotion! The Youth Leadership Program will build on lessons learned from previous ASI programs and will provide an opportunity for young people to attend and have a voice in shaping the future agenda for children and youth in Atlantic Canada. ASI has learned from previous events how important it is to foster intergenerational learning. During ASI 2017, there will be time for...

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Call for Abstracts

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017

ASI 2017 will feature many opportunities for you to share your experience and knowledge and to learn from others, and we invite you to submit an abstract (short description) of your project. The submission deadline is Monday, May 22, 2017. Abstracts will be reviewed by a panel and decisions will be communicated by June 1. The Call for Abstracts is for three sessions . We invite submissions that relate to policies and programs that address...

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Subsidies for ASI 2017

Posted by on Apr 15, 2017

The Atlantic Summer Institute on Healthy and Safe Communities believes in inclusion and reducing barriers to participation; therefore, we seek funds to support a subsidy fund. A limited number of subsidies are available to participants and presenters from Atlantic Canada attending the full program. Complete the subsidy request form and attach a letter demonstrating your need for assistance before June 15, 2017. Visit our website for details:...

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ASI 2017 Keynote Speaker

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017

Keynote Speaker: Margaret Barry Prof. Margaret Barry is a professor that works closely with policymakers and practitioners on the development, implementation and evaluation of mental health promotion interventions and policies at national and international level. She currently holds the Established Chair in Health Promotion and Public Health at the National University of Ireland Galway, where she is Head of the WHO Collaborating Centre for...

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