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The 2016 Canadian Forum on Public Education - Wellness in our Schools: Time to Act!
For: Professionals
Provided by: Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF)

Date and Time

Mon Jul 11 to Tue Jul 12, 2016 (This event is over)
1:30 - 4:30pm


270 Saint-Antoine Ouest, Montreal, QC, H2Y 0A3

Event Description

This year the theme is Wellness in our Schools: Time to Act! Please join us as we identify some of the wellness challenges that exist in our public schools, and examine ways to address these challenges collectively.

Over two days, participants will examine issues related to wellness in our schools including:

- Mental Health and Stigma
- Technology Related Stress
- Teacher Wellness
- Student Wellness
- Perspectives on Stress: Language, Sexual Identity, Indigenous

This event is aimed for:

- teachers
- school counsellors and psychotherapists
- school boards
- Ministries of Education
- teacher unions/associations/federations
- NGO sector (particularly working in education and wellness)

Featured Speakers:

- André Picard, health columnist, Globe and Mail
- Jeremy Dias, founder of the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity
- Mark Henick, mental health advocate
- Louise Bradley and Sapna Mahajan, Mental Health Commission of Canada
- Dr. Phil McRae, The Alberta Teachers’ Association
- Dr. Janice Graham-Migel, Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association
- Lisa Weintraub, Executive Director, Centre ontarien de prévention des agressions
- Caroline Vézina, Société Santé en français
- Mary Simon, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
- and more!


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This event is listed under these topics

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBTQ)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Trauma and Abuse
Technology Issues, including Internet, Cellphone, Social Media Addiction
Indigenous, First Nations, Inuit and Métis (FNIM)
Gender Identity Issues
Mental Health in General
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