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Homeless Hub Newsletter: Job Posting, Reports, and More!

View this email in your browser 4 Steps to Get Systems Mapping Going in Your Community Alina Turner /  Systems Planning Collective  This week's blog post explores Systems Mapping – how it's defined, why it's useful [...]

Simcoe County Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Initiative!

FASD presents a conference for agencies that provide support to families living in Simcoe County. Featuring Key Note SpeakersMyles Himmelreich – Lived ExperienceGeraldine Crisci, MSW – Compassion FatigueDr. Robert Solomon, LLB – ConsentDr. Jennifer Saltzman-Benaiah [...]

Potential Supervised Consumption Site for Barrie

Please join us, Simcoe Muskoka Opioid Strategy, in learning about how a supervised consumption site in Barrie can help save lives and create a safer downtown. Public Open House: Barrie City Hall Rotunda Wednesday, March [...]

A Historical Perspective on Indigenous Awareness

Dates & Times:March 13, 2019 @ 9:00am-3:00pm Mamaway Wiidokdaadwin Office 125 Bell Farm Rd Suite 200, Barrie March 19, 2019 @ 9:00am-12:00pm Chigamik Community Health Centre 845 King Street, Midland March 26, 2019 @ 9:00am-3:00pm [...]

FREE: Cross Cultural Awareness Training

For registration or other information, please contact Laura Forget of BANAC through email or phone: admin@banac.on.ca // 705-734-1818 Who should take advantage of this FREE training opportunity?Agency/Organization Board Members, Executive Directors, Senior Management, Physicians, Nurses [...]

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Find out about pressing issues for social service workers, new research, legislation changes and other pertinent information for our field

Advocacy Initiatives

Check out the social action initiatives that other social service workers in the field is involved in! Make sure to spread the word when needed. Remember to send your initiatives to info@osswa.ca

EAPO Webinar Series… Balancing Seniors’ Rights

EAPO WEBINAR SERIES | Balancing Seniors' Rights: Preventing Abuse by an Attorney Acting Under a Power of Attorney Document. Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 @ 1pm - 2:30pm Provided with an American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Elder [...]

OAITH December 2019 Newsletter

Annual Media Analysis on Femicide is Now Live on our Website.  To learn more about how Local, National and TV Sources did in 2019 when reporting on Femicide use our tool here  _____________________________________________________________________________ NEW COURSES MADE [...]

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