Alcohol is carcinogenic, teratogenic and causally associated with numerous other health related harms. Our updated evidence review, using both relative and absolute risk analysis, presents a more transparent picture of the continuum of risk associated with increasing levels of alcohol consumption. To add greater clarity to alcohol's health impact, we used lifetime abstainers as our […]
Parenting Matters: Honouring and Promoting Children’s Rights is a two-day, in-person conference. This educational and experiential conference will provide information and skills to service providers who work with parents/caregivers and their children. Day 1 will explore how children’s rights influence our personal and professional lives. Day 2 will focus on children’s right to play.
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an effective way of talking with people about CHANGE. Change is not always easy but using MI with your clients aids in the following: Helps them consider their own reasons for change. Decreases their resistance to change. Builds motivation to change. Strengthens their commitment to change. MI is useful in supporting […]
This webinar will provide information on human trafficking and its scope provincially and nationally. Carly will outline risk factors and warning signs associated with human trafficking, and discuss differences between human trafficking and sex work. In addition, prevention strategies and evidence-based practices for supporting survivors will be discussed.
Alcohol use is a cause of substantial health, social and financial harms. This includes alcohol dependence, FASD, cancers, liver cirrhosis, interpersonal violence, and injury or death resulting from impaired drivers. The Canadian Alcohol Policy Evaluation (CAPE) is a research project that assesses how well governments in Canada are implementing policies proven to reduce harm from […]
In this session, Emily Kenny, Knowledge Broker at the Vanier Institute of the Family, will offer a panoramic overview of the key aspects that demand our attention when contemplating the diverse nature of families today. Drawing from the latest Census data releases, alongside insights from various StatCan surveys and a selection of smaller yet impactful […]
This webinar will discuss the importance of teaching healthy relationships and consent as part of comprehensive sexual health education. Claire will outline strategies to teach healthy communication and consent, and will explore methods to cultivate safe, supportive environments for learners. Trauma-informed approaches, as well as resources and activities, will be highlighted to support educators teaching […]
Do you meet with clients or patients over the phone? Have you taken Motivational Interviewing before and wondered how best to apply it during a phone call? This 2-part interactive virtual workshop will support you to apply MI skills effectively while providing service to people over the phone. An assignment between sessions will help you […]
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an effective way of talking with people about CHANGE. This training is for individuals who have taken an Introductory MI training and would like to deepen and strengthen their MI skills. This online interactive workshop includes the following objectives: Review and discuss content covered in Introductory MI. Discuss the spirit of […]