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So far Paige Kelly-Joinette has created 98 blog entries.

SafeGuards – Two Trainings Not To Be Missed!

By |2019-11-13T17:03:52-05:00November 13th, 2019|

2019 Training Season / Customized Onsite Solutions Once thought of as rare, traumatic dissociation is now recognized as a common, but often ignored and misunderstood condition among young people who have experienced significant early trauma. Sometimes these children present as highly achieving and are seen as “remarkably resilient” to their traumatic histories, until they enter [...]

Homeless Hub Newsletter Nov. 6, 2019

By |2019-11-06T13:26:40-05:00November 6th, 2019|

We're at CAEH19! This week, the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness joins 1,500 policy makers, funders, researchers, advocates, community leaders, frontline workers and lived experience experts at the 2019 National Conference on Ending Homelessness. If you're at CAEH19 this year, take a minute to visit our table - we'll be sharing information about our latest projects and initiatives, including Making the Shift, [...]

Homeless Hub Newsletter Oct 31st

By |2019-11-01T11:55:40-05:00November 1st, 2019|

Making Zero Count Handbook Kaite Burkholder-Harris, Anika Mifsud, Alina Turner / Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, Turner Strategies  Introducing a NEW handbook for communities looking for practical resources to help them implement systems change at the case management level. From user-centred design to cross-systems collaboration, to engaging public systems and writing MOU's, the handbook has you covered! For a preview [...]

Homeless Hub Newsletter Oct. 2019

By |2019-10-19T12:05:51-05:00October 19th, 2019|

How Do We Prevent Refugees from Ending Up in Shelter? Abe Oudshoorn / Western University  Despite the evidence to support shelter diversion for those already living in Canada, this may not be the most viable form of prevention for refugees. Researcher Abe Oudshoorn shares insight on this topic, which he'll cover at his upcoming CAEH19 presentation in the Understanding Pathways [...]

By |2019-10-10T13:47:46-05:00October 10th, 2019|

Young Women’s Transitions Out of Homelessness: Unique Pathways, Distinct Experiences Erin Dej, Kaitlin Schwan / Wilfred Laurier University, Canadian Observatory on Homelessness Social inclusion is key for housing stability – especially for young women exiting homelessness. Researchers Erin Dej and Kaitlin Schwan explore this topic and highlight what you'll learn in their presentation at the Continuum of Solutions to Women’s [...]

SafeGuards: Trauma Informed Training 2019 Season

By |2019-10-02T15:53:21-05:00October 2nd, 2019|

Hello, The media is filled with reports on the incredible, inspiring activism lead by youth to address climate change. At the same time, you hear the despair and anxiety and know the impact global warming is having on their mental health. Here is an excellent guide that speaks to our roles and how we can provide [...]

NSMHPCN: Upcoming Educational & Volunteer Opportunities

By |2019-09-26T16:51:14-05:00September 26th, 2019|

North Simcoe Muskoka Hospice Palliative Care Network's Upcoming Educational Opportunities: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ACE: Advanced Palliative Care Education: Building on the Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care Program, ACE focuses on the support worker's scope of practice in relation to the foundational concepts of hospice palliative care. Ideal for health care providers in a supportive role caring for [...]

Successful Transitions: Navigating Youth to Adult Systems

By |2019-09-26T16:40:05-05:00September 26th, 2019|

This no-cost half day session will provide information and resources for service providers working with transitional aged youth. About this Event: Welcome/Introductions by Chair of Coalition Panel discussion by youth and service providers Small Table Discussions Wrap-Up/Recommendations Resource/Display Tables Click here for more details and to register!

Safeguards’ Trauma-Informed Training

By |2019-09-21T09:32:29-05:00September 21st, 2019|

Far too often, individuals who have experienced trauma have had their lives derailed by debilitating trauma symptoms. Research has shown that trauma focused treatment interventions can help trauma survivors heal and recover. But what about going beyond recovery? Safeguards presents a training on Post-Traumatic Growth: Setting the Stage for Increased Strength, Self-Awareness, and Safety Following Traumatic [...]