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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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Facilitator: Liz Weaver, Tamarack InstituteA leading expert in collective impact Monday, April 10, 20179:00 AM - 4:30 PM Newfoundland and Labrador Housing and Homeless Network77 Charter Avenue - Pleasantville (Entrance/parking off East Drive)St. John's, NLThis interactive one-day workshop will build capacity in implementing a collective impact or a collaborative community change approach.  Participants will learn about practical applications of the collective impact framework and tools which are used to improve community outcomes. The afternoon includes a hands-on group working session, so we recommend that you attend with one or more colleagues/partners from your field of work who are interested in exploring the collective impact approach. $50 per person (Lunch...
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 13:00 - 15:00

NLHHN Learning Center, 77 Charter Avenue, St. John's / Adobe Connect

Presenters: Dr. Cecile Badenhorst, Associate Professor, Post-Secondary Education, Memorial University

Content:  Writing is a challenge for many evaluators, yet is also an essential part of constructing effective pitches for evaluation contracts and preparing reports that will be understood and used by stakeholders.  This interactive workshop offers the opportunity to discuss strategies for developing writing fluency and productivity.  We will also cover tips on constructing appropriate documents and discuss how to effectively write about research.  At the end of the workshop, participants will have an understanding of how they work as a writer and have strategies for improving their writing.

To register, please contact: ...

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 10:35 - 11:35

AESL Duckworth Street, St. John's

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 19:00 - 20:00

LSPU Hall, Victoria Street, St. John's

Stella’s Circle Inclusion Choir, together with Amelia Curran, is celebrating inclusion and community for Canada’s 150th birthday at Stella’s Circle Sings for Canada!  With performances by the Inclusion Choir and Juno-Award winning Amelia Curran, this event will showcase an original song written in collaboration with Amelia, celebrating pride for everyone; pride in ourselves, pride in our communities, and pride in our country! Also honouring the 10th anniversary of the Inclusion Choir, Stella’s Circle Sings for Canada is a joyful reminder that Hope Lives Here.

Tuesday, April 11 at 7:00pmLSPU HallFor tickets call the Hall 753-4531 or purchase them ...