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November 19th, 2013

 


Medical Supplies & Equipment – First Nations Health Benefits webinar

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 | 1:30 – 3 PM

First Nations technical health leads are invited to join us for an interactive webinar to learn more about the Medical Supplies and Equipment (MSE) program and pose your questions directly with First Nations Health Authority VP of Health Benefits John Mah.

To register, please email registration@fnhda.ca and provide your name, title/position, community/organization, and how you will be joining the webinar – via computer webinar (using Adobe Connect) or video conference. We will email you details about connecting to the webinar by computer webinar or video conference.

For more information about MSE, visit the FNHA Health Benefits webpage.

 


 

 

 

Funding Opportunities for Mental Health & Substance Use Projects

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 | 10 am – 11:30 am

In this interactive webinar, find out about funding opportunities available for First Nations and Aboriginal mandated agency-led projects through Community Action Initiatives (CAI). These grants typically are for projects that provide for services addressing mental health and substance use needs to be delivered in new ways, involving partnerships across different sectors of society.  CAI’s next funding cycle is focused on: Service innovations that target families with children in the household where one or more members is facing a mental health, substance use problem and/or unhealed trauma. Service innovations are to be delivered through the context of increasing connections to culture and/or spirituality. If you are looking for much needed funds for your community’s mental health and substance use projects, don’t miss this webinar!

To register, please email registration@fnhda.ca and provide your name, title/position, community/organization, and how you will be joining the webinar – via computer webinar (using Adobe Connect) or video conference. We will email you details about connecting to the webinar by computer webinar or video conference.

Click here to learn more about CAI’s latest grant cycle and read the CAI FAQ’s

 


UBC Learning Circle Webinars

Check out the exciting (and free!) line-up of UBC Learning Circle sessions delivered by video conference and computer webinar:

  • Nov 20 | 10 am to 12 noon – Healthy Eating for Wellness, Chronic Disease Prevention & Management
  • Nov 21 | 10 am to 12 pm –  Honouring our Babies: Safe Sleep Cards & Guide workshop for service providers and health practitioners who work with First Nations and families and their babies. Presented by Perinatal Services BC.
  • Nov 26 | 10 am to 12 pm – Trauma-Informed Practice with Indigenous Children and Youth
  • Nov 28 | 10 am to 12 pm – Grief & Loss with the Balance Wheel. Presented by Indian Residential School Survivors Society.
  • Dec 3 | 10 am to 12 pm – Traditional Foods. Presented by First Nations Health Authority.

To register, click here. For more information, visit the UBC Learning Circle website at http://learningcircle.ubc.ca or http://aboriginalhealth.med.ubc.ca/