Upcoming Conferences & Workshops

June 16th – 20th 2014
Summer School on RJ
Sherbrooke University,
Sherbrooke, QC

For more information contact Pierre C. Noël (Pierre.Noel@USherbrooke.ca)

June 18th, 2014

The Adler International Learning Exchange

Vancouver, BC

The Learning Exchange is between the Adler Vancouver and Adler Chicago. This conference will explore the barriers to care for those that experience concurrent disorders.

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June 21/22, & Aug 27/28
ASIST “Suicide First-Aid” Training
Vancouver, BC

 The goal of this two day workshop is to learn suicide first aid intervention skills through understanding how beliefs and attitudes can affect suicide interventions. This workshop will also prepare individuals to conduct a suicide risk assessment.

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June 23rd – 26th, 2014

5th Annual Public Health Summer School

University of British Columbia, BC

This four day summer school will focus on many issues surrounding mental health to address the need for the understanding and specific skills needed to work in this field. The aim is to also formulate specific strategies and mechanisms related to mental health.

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July 9th – 11th 
UBC Summer Institute on Addiction 
Vancouver, BC

 Join other professionals working in the field of addiction and benefit from practical resources, tools, and knowledge in order to enhance your practice and your patient care.

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July 13th – 17th 2014
55th Annual Institute on Addictions Studies
Kempenfelt Conference Centre, ON

The Institute on Addiction Studies offers professional development and learning opportunities to those working and involved in substance use and related fields.

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July 20th – 25th 2014
Building the Path to Peace – Journey to the Headwaters of RJ
Carcross, YT

This workshop provides Advanced Peacemaking Circle training and reflective wilderness based programming.

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July 23-25, 2014
Youth Strengths & Prevention of Delinquency and Gang Involvement
Surrey, BC

This conference will report on evidence-based research about the relationship between youth strengths and prevention of delinquency, violence, and gang involvement.

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July 28th – August 1st  
9th Annual National School Safety Conference  
Orlando, FL

This conference is North America’s largest and most comprehensive conference focused directly on School Safety and Security. With over 600 peers in School Administration, School Based Policing, College Campus Safety/Security and Guidance and more learn the latest strategies designed to keep students and faculty safe.

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August 7th- 8th, 2014
International Conference on Justice, Security and Human Rights
Vancouver, BC

This conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Justice, Security and Human Rights.

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Beginning August 18th, 2014
Kindergarten & Primary Institute- Conference or Credit Course
Victoria, B.C.

This conference will explore concepts and strategies for creating optimal classroom environments that can deepen and extend children’s learning. It will further develop approaches for documenting, and communicating students’ learning in the classroom.

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August 21st- 22nd, 2014
Summer Institute Promoting Mental Health in BC Schools
Vancouver, BC

This two day event will bring together school professionals, parents, students and school community partners, from across British Columbia, to exchange knowledge and ideas about improving student mental health and well being.

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August 25-27, 2014
Creating the Future – Partnerships for Inclusive Learning
Vancouver, BC

 During this three-day, intensive summer institute, individuals with an interest in K-12 education will come together to learn more about inclusive practices as well as strategies around facilitating learning environments for all students.

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September 24-26, 2014
5th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity
Winnipeg, MB

This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals and policy makers working in the field of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 5th conference will focus on the burden of obesity among Indigenous Youth and particularly on the strengths of youth.

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September 30 &  October 8, 2014
Youth Suicide – Making the Connection
Kelowna, BC &  Nanaimo, BC

In the next series of Youth Mental Health workshops, “E” Division RCMP Crime Prevention Services is taking a closer look at the critical topic of youth suicide. This workshop will bring together diverse stakeholders to share knowledge and experience, and encourage collaboration.

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November 17 – 19, 2014 & April 8 – 10, 2015

Restorative Justice Facilitator Training

Toronto, Ont & Banff, AB

This is a highly interactive workshop where participants will practice and gain confidence in facilitating a model of dialogue that is participant driven, culturally sensitive and empowering for all involved.

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 November 20/21, 2014
Call for Papers: Human Rights Conference 2014
Vancouver, B.C.

This event will address the most current and emerging issues in human rights law including work place human rights, international human rights, charter issues, and group rights. This conference aims to provide those working in the area with a substantive look at the current trends and practical issues to meet the increasingly complex issues in this practice.

Stay tuned for more information!