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August 25, 2016 Ontario working to close the gender wage gap

The final report from Ontario’s Gender Wage Gap Steering Committee urges swift government action to level the playing field on the job.

August 15, 2016 CMHA branches participating in Ontario primary care, mental health and addictions survey

CMHA branches are participating in a survey that will allow them to better understand the current landscape of care coordination and integration between primary health care and the community mental health and addictions sectors throughout the province. The survey is led by the Mental Health and Addictions Leadership Advisory Council.

August 8, 2016 CMHA Champlain East becomes fully designated agency under French Language Services Act

The Champlain LHIN Board has approved a revised plan submitted by the CMHA Champlain East to become a fully designated agency under the French Language Services Act.

August 5, 2016 Mental health courts project nearing completion

The Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee is surveying the mental health courts in Ontario to examine their distinctive operation as separate mechanisms and their role in the greater criminal justice system.

August 4, 2016 Help develop an accessibility standard in health care

As part of Ontario’s Accessibility Action Plan, the Government of Ontario has committed to identifying and addressing accessibility barriers in the health care sector through the creation of a potential new accessibility standard for health care under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005  (AODA).

August 3, 2016 CMHA Ontario contributes to new Via Rail accessibility policy

Via Rail has a new accessibility policy that responds to the needs of people with mental health disabilities who require a support person for travel.

August 2, 2016 Making transportation accessible for people with mental health and addictions disabilities

The Canadian Transportation Agency is looking for ways to improve the accessibility of people with disabilities in regulatory measures.

July 29, 2016 COI explores OCAN’s potential for health equity planning

The Racialized Populations and Mental Health and Addictions Community of Interest’s July 26 webinar, Exploring OCAN’s Potential for Health Equity, is now available for viewing or reviewing the presentation slides.

July 21, 2016 Back to class for older adults

Living Life to the Full BooksCMHA Ontario is proud to announce many important updates to the Living Life to the Full program, including a rollout with the Francophone community and a new initiative that is bringing the program to caregivers 55-and-older in Toronto.

July 21, 2016 Latest E-QIP webinar focuses on mental health and addictions training

E-QIP timelineThe second Excellence Through Quality Improvement Project (E-QIP) webinar provided information on the outcomes of the seven Regional Consultations, which have been a key component since the program’s launch in March.

Featured Events

The 7th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. March 1-4, 2017

Venue: The Westin Bayshore
1601 Bayshore Dr, Vancouver BC
Organizer: UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
www.interprofessional.ubc.ca

6th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity. October 24-26, 2016

Venue: Fairmont Chateau Laurier
1 Rideau St, Ottawa ON
Organizer: UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
www.interprofessional.ubc.ca

Grounding Trauma. Generational Trauma - Family. October 4-5, 2016

Venue: The Ramada Inn and Conference Centre
Edmonton, AB
Organizer: CAST Canada
www.cast-canada.ca

Recovery Training Opportunities. June 20-22, 2016

Venue: Valhalla Inn and Conference Centre
Thunder Bay ON
Organizer: PSR/RPS Canada
www.psrrpscanada.ca

Ivy Dunn Research Day: Engaging our clients in optimal recovery. October 21, 2016

Venue: The Royal, Room 1424
1145 Carling Ave, Ottawa ON
Organizer: The Royal
www.theroyal.ca

6th Global Forum on Health Promotion. October 16-17, 2016

Venue: PEI Conference Centre
Charlottetown, PEI
Organizer: Alliance for Health Promotion
www.alliance4healthpromotion.org

World Federation for Mental Health - International Conference 2016. October 17-19, 2016

Venue: Cairns, Australia
Organizer: World Federation for Mental Health
www.wfmh.com

Treating Insomnia in Anxiety and Depression: A Case Formulation Approach. September 30, 2016

Venue: The Royal
Associates in Psychiatry Auditorium
1145 Carling Ave, Ottawa ON
Organizer: The Royal
www.theroyal.ca

When Bonding and Attachment Go Awry. September 14-15, 2016

Venue: Prince Albert Inn
Prince Albert, SK
Organizer: Jane Ryan

Trauma Informed Motivational Interviewing. 2 Full Days of Integration. August 18-19, 2016

Venue: Toronto Don Valley Hotel and Suites
175 Wynford Dr, Toronto ON
Organizer: CAST Canada
www.cast-canada.ca