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The Mennonite New Life Centre has launched an exciting new program called “She-Covery Response”

The Mennonite New Life Centre has launched an exciting new program called “She-Covery Response,” which assists racialized and marginalized women throughout the pandemic, offering mental health services, skills development and training opportunities!

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Working in Northwestern Ontario

On Oct 13 at 1 pm EDT, please join CARE Centre for our 20th anniversary webinar on “Working in Northwestern Ontario” with St. Joseph’s Care Group. Representatives will discuss working with SJCG, living and working in Northwestern Ontario, and the nursing roles and opportunities within this community.

Time: Wednesday, 13 October, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting:
Passcode: 527872

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Care Centre for internationally educated nurses (IENs) annually presents the Joan Lesmond IEN of the Year Awards, recognizing a member registered nurse (RN) and a member registered practical nurse (RPN) who have undertaken many challenges to become licensed nurses in Ontario, returning to the profession they love and excelling in the Canadian healthcare workplace.


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Finding a better way: Strengths-based trauma-informed practice

This webinar was presented and recorded on July 13, 2021 

Presented by: 

Dr. JoLee Sasakamoose,  Research Director,  Indigenous Wellness Research Community Network & Wellness Wheel Medical Outreach Clinic and Associate Professor,  University of Regina

Dr. Sasakamoose discussed how the Cultural Responsiveness Framework was developed, why it is needed to help restore Indigenous wellness in Western society, and its implementation in various projects. She also discussed the importance of shifting from deficit to strengths-based trauma-informed practice.

Participants learned about: 

  • The Culturally Responsive Framework
  • How to shift from deficit to strengths-based thinking
  • The principles of trauma-informed practice