Continue your learning and networking!

Three workshops will be held on August 24, the day after ASI 2017.  Moving Evidence to Action: Advancing Global Health and Sustainable Development will be presented as a follow-up to the 6th Global Forum on Health Promotion. Evidence-based Early Intervention in Children’s Mental Health will be presented by the SNAP Implementation Team from the Child Development Institute. See below for details and registration information for each workshop.


August 24, 2017
8:30 am – 1:30 pm
University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI

As a follow-up to the 6th Global Forum on Health Promotion held in October 2016, a workshop on Moving Evidence to Action: Advancing Global Health and Sustainable Development will be held on Thursday, August 24th at the University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown.

The workshop is designed to engage stakeholder organizations in exploring the value of collective action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to identify synergies that promote community health, well-being and sustainability. Professor Margaret Barry, Established Chair in Health Promotion and Public Health, National University of Ireland Galway; Head of the WHO (World Health Organization) Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion Research, will speak about the work of the WHO Collaborating Centre and the linkages between the SDGs and Health Promotion from a Global Perspective. The workshop will run from 8:30 am – 1:30 pm. The fee is $50 and includes lunch and refreshments.

View the agenda for the workshop.

Register here.

PEI is fortunate to have Professor Margaret Barry speak on this important topic. Professor Barry is coming to PEI as keynote speaker for the Symposium on Promoting Child and Youth Mental Health: Moving Evidence to Action being held in Charlottetown from August 21-23.



Evidence-based Early Intervention in Children’s Mental Health

August 24, 2017
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Holland College, Charlottetown, PEI

Continue the conversation with SNAP. Join us for lunch on August 24th!

Following her panel and session presentations at the Atlantic Summer Institute, Dr. Leena Augimeri and the SNAP Implementation Team invite you to learn more about how you can help bring the award-winning Stop Now And Plan program to your community.
We welcome those in leadership positions who are interested and invested in children’s mental health, welfare, family success or education at the local, government, or donor support level to be a part of the conversation as we continue our SNAP Expansion efforts in the Atlantic Region.

Click here for more information and to register.

Spaces are limited – register today!

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Marisa Silver at msilver@childdevelop.ca



Mental Health First Aid

August 24 – 25, 2017
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI

1 in 5 Canadians will live with a mental health issue every year. Do you know what you can do to help?

From anxiety disorders to suicidal thoughts and more, Mental Health First Aid will teach you the basics of helping people experiencing mental health distress. Mental Health First Aid is an evidence based program of the Mental Health Commission of Canada.

The course will take place over two full days on the UPEI campus. Snacks and coffee will be provided, and there is a one hour break for lunch (not provided). Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate from Mental Health First Aid Canada. This certificate is nationally and internationally recognized.

Click here to register

About the instructor: Lee Thomas is a mental health speaker and writer based in Fredericton, New Brunswick. She has experience presenting to groups of all ages, sizes, and backgrounds, and has taught programs all across Canada. For more information about Lee, check out leethomas.ca or facebook.com/leethomasspeaks.

Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/129787120954621/?ti=icl

 

 

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