OAITH May 2020 Newsletter

By |2020-05-30T10:47:03-05:00May 30th, 2020|

Announcement from Justin Trudeau- additional funding for health, economic, and social support for Indigenous peoples and communities A funding announcement was made today by the Prime Minister which notes the following new funding/increasing funding to provide cricial support to Indigenous families and communities during the COVID-19 crisis: " $285.1 million to support the ongoing public [...]

CARE4YOU Presenter Spotlight: John Borthwick

By |2020-05-30T10:39:50-05:00May 30th, 2020|

CARE4YOU Presenter Spotlight: Curious about who will be presenting at the virtual CARE4YOU conference? Each week, we will be highlighting one of our five expert speakers.  Visit the CARE4YOU website for the full conference agenda. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ John Borthwick BA, M.Div John Borthwick is a volunteer Chaplain for the Guelph Police Service and an ordained minister in [...]

Webinar: Physical Literacy in a COVID-19 Time

By |2020-05-30T10:31:41-05:00May 30th, 2020|

COVID-19 has been the single biggest global disruption in the last 75 years. It has pushed many activities “online”, which has privileged some forms of human engagement (e.g., virtual meetings) over others (e.g., playing, sport, personal training, manual therapies like chiropractic, massage and physical rehabilitation) during this time. This has exposed many vulnerabilities to the [...]

June Learning Opportunities (AND MORE!) at Kerry’s Place!

By |2020-05-30T10:29:24-05:00May 30th, 2020|

Upcoming at Kerry's Place this June! WEBINARS! Take advantage of some powerful and informative learning opportunities available for the month of June from Kerry's Place. For a full calendar of our upcoming sessions for June, please click here! June Highlights... Webinar - Introduction To Autism Spectrum Disorder: June 6 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm This live webinar is for [...]

Reminder: COVID-19 Virtual Toolkit – Weekly Update

By |2020-05-25T08:44:38-05:00May 25th, 2020|

Full COVID-19 Toolkit | Weekly Update In an effort to ensure that everyone has access to current and relevant information during these unprecedented times, we will continue to update the NSMHPCN COVID-19 Toolkit. Please find below this weeks updates: Regional Bereavement Support Line: (705) 325-7871 Palliative Nursing Support Line: (705) 329-0340 | Toll Free [...]

Centre for Social Innovation: Crafting your personal narrative to increase impact

By |2020-05-25T08:39:34-05:00May 25th, 2020|

Happy Sunday, Innovators! Here in Ontario the weather is warmer (finally), folks are finding ways to enjoy the great outdoors safely, there is increasing scrutiny over the province's approach to COVID-19 testing, and businesses are starting to open up. Our members continue to adapt to the changing tides and find impact opportunities from the local to the global. [...]

Trauma-informed Practice & TCI Update Now Available

By |2020-05-25T08:26:57-05:00May 25th, 2020|

2020 Training Season | Customized Onsite Training It’s great to see how many people have been able to make use of this time to access online training to deepen their understanding of certain topics, brush up on skills and learn new ones. Missed a Training? Sign up now for the next available session. We’ve had an [...]

NEW COVID-19 Resources for the Homelessness Sector

By |2020-05-18T07:47:37-05:00May 18th, 2020|

Q&A Series: Harm Reduction in Shelters during COVID-19 Bernie Pauly / University of Victoria, Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research Harm Reduction is one of the biggest challenges facing the sector. In response, the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness partnered with Harm Reduction expert Bernie Pauly to create a Harm Reduction Q&A series. The first in the series focuses on Harm Reduction in Shelters during [...]

COVID-19 Virtual Toolkit – Weekly Update NSMHPCN

By |2020-05-18T07:39:56-05:00May 18th, 2020|

Full COVID-19 Toolkit In an effort to ensure that everyone has access to current and relevant information during these unprecedented times, we will continue to update the NSMHPCN COVID-19 Toolkit. Please find below this weeks updates: Regional Bereavement Support Line: (705) 325-7871 Palliative Nursing Support Line: (705) 329-0340 | Toll Free (844) 429-0340 The Palliative [...]

New Online Training Starting May 27: Register Soon!

By |2020-05-13T09:42:03-05:00May 13th, 2020|

2020 Training Season | Customized Onsite Training Back by popular demand, Trauma-informed Practice, our 5 week online course starts Wednesday, May 27th. Register early to guarantee a space. Research on early childhood adversity has shown that many of the people served by mental health and social service agencies have experienced trauma. In order to respond [...]

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