Have your say in improving the child welfare system! – Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions

By |2019-09-07T10:48:36-05:00September 7th, 2019|

Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions ·        Have your say in improving the child welfare system The Ontario government wants to make transformational changes to the child welfare system to give every child, youth and family the supports they need to succeed and to thrive. To help guide improvements, the government is seeking advice and recommendations through an online [...]

UWSM presents “PAINKILLER”:  Inside the Opioid Crisis Screening Event

By |2019-09-07T10:46:27-05:00September 7th, 2019|

United Way Simcoe Muskoka presents "PAINKILLER":  Inside the Opioid Crisis Screening Event Sept. 25, 2019 – 6:30pm – Grandview Mark O’Meara Golf Club, 245 Grandview Dr. N., Huntsville Think opioid use isn’t a problem in Muskoka? Think again. This problem affects individuals and families across the country, but our local communities see opioid-related deaths and [...]

SUCCESSFUL TRANSITIONS:  Navigating Youth to Adult Systems (Free Session)

By |2019-09-07T10:11:59-05:00September 7th, 2019|

SUCCESSFUL TRANSITIONS:  Navigating Youth to Adult Systems The Child Youth and Family Services Coalition of Simcoe County is pleased to be hosting a half day SUCCESSFUL TRANSITIONS:  Navigating Youth to Adult Systems session, taking place on October 3rd from 1:00-4:00pm at the North Simcoe Sports & Rec Centre, 527 Len Self Blvd., Midland.  This no-cost event is open to service [...]

WORKSHOP: Narrative Therapy Approaches to Trauma Fall 2019

By |2019-08-18T09:46:19-05:00August 18th, 2019|

Narrative Therapy Approaches to trauma Fall 2019 - One-day workshop DATE: September 30, 2019 Pricing: Special low early rate $95.00 until August 23, 2019 Early rate $125.00 until September 13, 2019 Regular rate of $145.00 after September 13, 2019 This one-day workshop will: provide an overview of the ideas that shape Narrative Therapy •  offer [...]

Upcoming Educational Opportunities with NSMHPCN

By |2019-08-18T09:42:10-05:00August 18th, 2019|

Upcoming Educational Opportunities: Register Now!! _________________________________________________ Please note: the recipient of the award will be named at our Annual Regional Conference on October 2nd. Learn More! _________________________________________________ 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 [...]

OAITH August 2019: Working on the Front Lines of Gender Injustice

By |2019-08-02T18:21:29-05:00August 2nd, 2019|

Aging Without Violence Project Provides Recommendations to Government on their Senior's Strategy  The Aging Without Violence Project recently submitted Key Recommendations to the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility as part of the province wide consultation on Ontario's Seniors Strategy. Recommendations include: 1. Increase in accessible, affordable housing for older women 2. Improvement in access and livable increases [...]

TEND – Workplace Wellness

By |2019-08-02T18:00:48-05:00August 2nd, 2019|

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 host trainings throughout North America. We love to stay connected with our friends and colleagues. If we haven't had a [...]

Homeless Hub Newsletter – July 25, 2019

By |2019-07-26T12:19:38-05:00July 26th, 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 housing stability for youth leaving the child welfare system. To read the full report of the same title, click here. Read the [...]