THEME 1:

Role of Prevention in Health

Working upstream to benefit the health and well-being of children

THEME 2:

Knowledge Exchange for Healthy Families and Communities

Sharing knowledge in multiple directions and ways

THEME 1:

Role of Prevention in Health

Working upstream to benefit the health and well-being of children

THEME 2:

Knowledge Exchange for Healthy Families and Communities

Sharing knowledge in multiple directions and ways

Community-based professionals, service providers, and healthcare providers who work with children, families, and communities

Community-based professionals, service providers, and healthcare providers who work with children, families, and communities

Connecting and Collaborating to:

Identify and strengthen attendees’ role in prevention to achieve the best health possible for children in Saskatchewan

Highlight ways Saskatchewan healthcare and service providers are currently participating in knowledge exchange

Identify future opportunities for attendees to apply and benefit from knowledge exchange in their work

Connecting and Collaborating to:

Identify and strengthen attendees’ role in prevention to achieve the best health possible for children in Saskatchewan

Highlight ways Saskatchewan healthcare and service providers are currently participating in knowledge exchange

Identify future opportunities for attendees to apply and benefit from knowledge exchange in their work

PURPOSE: Prevention Matters 2019 will focus on building connections and collaborations across disciplines and across the province, to learn from one another to address healthy child development and well-being. The conference will highlight the role of prevention in health and how knowledge exchange (sharing knowledge in multiple directions and ways) is the foundation to addressing needs and improving health.

THEME 1:

Role of Prevention in Health

Prevention Matters aims to help healthcare and service providers identify and strengthen their role in prevention to achieve the best health possible for children in Saskatchewan.

THEME 2:

Knowledge Exchange for Healthy Families and Communities

Prevention Matters aims to highlight ways Saskatchewan healthcare and service providers are currently participating in knowledge exchange and to help attendees identify future opportunities to apply and benefit from knowledge exchange in their work.

The conference will benefit community-based professionals, service providers, and healthcare providers who work with children, families, and communities. This includes Support Workers, Home Visitors, Maternal Child Health Workers, Parent Mentors, Social Workers, Educators, Early Childcare Workers, Mental Health and Addictions Counselors, Youth Workers, Adult Allies, Nurses (Public Health, Primary Care, and Practitioner), Midwives, Family Physicians, Pediatricians, Obstetricians, Medical Health Officers, and others.

  • Medical Stream

A one-day medical stream within Prevention Matters 2019 aims to address the needs of healthcare professionals, with applicable information, training, and tools to use in their practice. The medical stream will be on October 3, 2019. This stream and all of its sessions will be open to all conference attendees.

PURPOSE: Prevention Matters 2019 will focus on building connections and collaborations across disciplines and across the province, to learn from one another to address healthy child development and well-being. The conference will highlight the role of prevention in health and how knowledge exchange (sharing knowledge in multiple directions and ways) is the foundation to addressing needs and improving health.

THEME 1:

Role of Prevention in Health

Prevention Matters aims to help healthcare and service providers identify and strengthen their role in prevention to achieve the best health possible for children in Saskatchewan.

THEME 2:

Knowledge Exchange for Healthy Families and Communities

Prevention Matters aims to highlight ways Saskatchewan healthcare and service providers are currently participating in knowledge exchange and to help attendees identify future opportunities to apply and benefit from knowledge exchange in their work.

The conference will benefit community-based professionals, service providers, and healthcare providers who work with children, families, and communities. This includes Support Workers, Home Visitors, Maternal Child Health Workers, Parent Mentors, Social Workers, Educators, Early Childcare Workers, Mental Health and Addictions Counselors, Youth Workers, Adult Allies, Nurses (Public Health, Primary Care, and Practitioner), Midwives, Family Physicians, Pediatricians, Obstetricians, Medical Health Officers, and others.

  • Medical Stream

A one-day medical stream within Prevention Matters 2019 aims to address the needs of healthcare professionals, with applicable information, training, and tools to use in their practice. The medical stream will be on October 3, 2019. This stream and all of its sessions will be open to all conference attendees.

Registration

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Abstract Submission

The Saskatchewan Prevention Institute is pleased to invite you to submit abstracts for our conference Prevention Matters 2019: Connecting & Collaborating: Learning from One Another for Healthy Child Development and Well-Being. The conference will be held in Saskatoon, SK at TCU Place, October 2-4, 2019. We welcome submissions for oral presentations and workshops that meet the conference purpose and objectives, listed below. Prevention Matters 2019 will have a General Conference Stream and a Medical Stream. Submissions must identify the stream to which they are being submitted. The Saskatchewan Prevention Institute’s mandate is to reduce the occurrence of disabling conditions in children.

Hotels and Parking Information

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Conference Agenda

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Medical Stream

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