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IDENTITY: Who Am I Now? 26th ANNUAL SUICIDE AWARENESS CONFERENCE

Thursday, April 11, 2019 GENEVA PARK 6604 Rama Road Orillia, ON An educational conference for mental health professionals, consumers, family members, police, teachers, emergency service workers and anyone else interested in suicide prevention. EARLY BIRD [...]

Homeless Hub Newsletter!

To view the full newsletter, please click here! Housing Options for Vulnerable Youth and Young Adults in B.C.:Anointing Momoh et al. / BC Housing Research CentreA report examining five housing models for six subpopulations of [...]

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Latest for Social Service Workers

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

TEND – Workplace Wellness

Dear friends, It's hard to believe that we're half way through 2019! Its already been an incredible year here at TEND. We hosted our annual conference, expanded our team of incredible trainers and continue to [...]

Homeless Hub Newsletter – July 25, 2019

How Can We Use Administrative Data to Prevent Homelessness Among Youth Leaving Care? Naomi Nichols / McGill University  This week on our Research Matters blog, Naomi Nichols discusses how adopting a rights-based, custodial approach to administrative data could enable [...]

Coalition Weekly News: Resources for Inclusive Event Planning

Resource for Inclusive Event Planning: For anyone that’s coordinating an event, meeting, or facilitating a presentation, this resource may be of interest. Planning Guide from Concordia:  https://www.concordia.ca/content/dam/concordia/offices/oce/docs/core-docs/T19-54791-OOCE-Inclusive-Innovation-Guide-design-Enable-Mtl_EN_V7-Final-web%20(2).pdf Article on how the guide was created: https://www.concordia.ca/news/stories/2019/07/18/inclusive-innovation-guide-helps-event-planners-improve-accessibility.html

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