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Apr 24 2017

Choices for Youth and Stella's Circle are currently looking for a Case Manager to fill a position on an Intensive Case Management (ICM) and Housing Supports program.  The City of St. John's is partnering with End Homelessness St. John's (EHSJ) to deliver this program for chronically and episodically homeless persons in St. John's. 

The Front Step program is shared between both organizations as we work to evolve the program by developing, implementing and providing day to day leadership and support.  This position will be youth-focused and the candidate will be employed by Choices For Youth.

St. John's Community Plan to End Homelessness has proposed a vision to end homelessness in St. John's by 2019.  The plan is based on a systems...

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 09:00 - 10:30

George Street United Church,
25 Buchanan Street, St. John's

This is the regular meeting of the CCEPP Advisory Committee.

Its goals are:

  1. To enhance, co-ordinate and communicate within the community partners through the advisory committee
  2. To support the coordinator in facilitating an enhanced coordination of career and employment services on the Avalon
  3. To build capacity among the community partners by linking resources wherever possible
Sunday, May 7, 2017 (All day)

Applications are now being accepted for the Provincial Government’s, Student Summer Employment Programs (SSEP). The SSEP is supported through funding provided by the Provincial Government and delivered by the Department of Advanced Education and Skills and Labour.

The application deadline for private and not-for-profit groups interested in hiring post-secondary students is May 7, 2017.

The deadline for not-for-profit groups interested in hiring high school students is May 22, 2017.

For more information on the SSEP and to apply online, visit...

Applications are now being accepted for the Provincial Government’s, Student Summer Employment Programs (SSEP). The SSEP is supported through funding provided by the Provincial Government and delivered by the Department of Advanced Education and Skills and Labour.

The application deadline for private and not-for-profit groups interested in hiring post-secondary students is May 7, 2017.

The deadline for not-for-profit groups interested in hiring high school students is May 22, 2017.

For more information on the SSEP and to apply online, visit...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:00 - 14:00

Suncor Fluvarium, St. John’s

Free admission for IPAC-NL members,$15 for non-members, $10 for students and new professionals Prison populations worldwide are increasing, including in Canada, and the profile of prisoners is changing, with an increasing presence of inmates with mental illnesses. In this province, prison administrators, not health administrators, are responsible for providing mental health services inside correctional facilities, which presents its own challenges. Presented by the Harris Centre and the Institute for Public Administration of Canada.

 

 Dr. Colleen Hanrahan will offer an overview of the implications for prisoners and correctional facilities, and the emerging trend for the healthcare system to assume responsibility for health services in prisons Mr....
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 09:00 - 12:00

114 Cabot Street, St. John's
Stella's Circle

This 3 hour interactive workshop will explore:

  • Why it is important to document
  • Tends in documentation
  • General professional guidelines for documentation including what to include in a client record
  • What to avoid and issues of consent

Cheryl Mallard MSW, RSW has been a social worker for 28 years and is currently a field education coordinator and instructor a the School fo Social Work, MUN. Throughout her career, she has worked in a variety of practice settings in rural and urban areas of the province including Child Welfare, Corrections, Mental Health and Additions, Employee Assistance and the Housing and Homelessness sector. 

TO REGISTER EMAIL: c.c.e.p.project@gmail.com

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 09:00 - 12:00

114 Cabot Street, St. John's
Stella's Circle

This 3 hour interactive workshop will explore:

  • Why it is important to document
  • Tends in documentation
  • General professional guidelines for documentation including what to include in a client record
  • What to avoid and issues of consent

Cheryl Mallard MSW, RSW has been a social worker for 28 years and is currently a field education coordinator and instructor a the School fo Social Work, MUN. Throughout her career, she has worked in a variety of practice settings in rural and urban areas of the province including Child Welfare, Corrections, Mental Health and Additions, Employee Assistance and the Housing and Homelessness sector. 

TO REGISTER EMAIL: c.c.e.p.project@gmail.com

The YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador is currently accepting referrals for its final intake of the Youth Eco Internship Program. This intake is tentatively scheduled to begin the 3 week pre-employment training portion of the program on April 10, 2017, with a back up date of April 17, 2017. As this is the last intake of the program, we only have positions left to be filled. Referrals will be processed in order as they arrive and applicants will then be contacted to set up an assessment to determine their suitability for the program. If you have any questions regarding the referral process, suitability criteria etc., please feel free to reach out via the contact information provided. 

Nick Whelan

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