Workshops/Symposiums

Programs that sponsor conferences, symposiums, seminars, workshops and other gatherings in which one or a variety of speakers are brought together to make presentations which address a particular human service topic with the objective of increasing participant awareness of the issues, problems and potential solutions that are facing residents of the community.

 

Services

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Canada is a training program designed to enable people to recognize symptoms and provide support in mental health emergencies until professional help can step-in. No mental health experience is necessary.

Offers a variety of services to help disabled or injured workers, and family, friends, and co-workers of workers injured or killed on the job.

Services include:

Offers a variety of workshops for parents and community leaders with a focus on the importance of developing and maintaining healthy relationships with youth.

Offers a variety of free online events about immigration and the city of Hamilton. 

All events aims to enable international students and young newcomers to be fully aware of and have access to opportunities in order to live, work, and play in Hamilton.

As a Red Cross Training Partner SOS provides

  • First Aid
  • CPR
  • Home Alone/Babysitting training

Also provides official certification and recertification for: Emergency First Aid, Standard First Aid, CPR A, CPR C, CPR HCP, and Life Saving Society.  

An anarchist social space located in downtown Hamilton. Hosts events including

The Community Outreach Program consists of the Get Connected program and a Young Parent Navigator.

Organizes Memory Cafes through local organizations. These are opportunities for individuals affected by dementia to gather and socialize and are run by Alzheimer Society Diversity Ambassador volunteers. Also offers educational presentations for community groups and other organizations.

CAS has a speakers' group of front-line child protection workers and supervisors who can be requested to present to local organizations, community groups, and schools about the role of the Society and the public's duty to report.

Offers a variety of workshops and training sessions centred around cultural competency, sensitivity, safety, and violence against women. Workshops vary in length and content but can be relevant to any organization.

Provides home assessments and recommendations at no cost to help seniors remain safe and independent in their homes, and falls prevention education program to both seniors and caregivers.

Safety at Home (SAH) services include:

Offers educational sessions run by active senior volunteers. Sessions teach about epilepsy and how to recognize symptoms. Can be run at any community location.

A free service offering educational programs designed to raise awareness with regard to:

  • gambling
  • healthy/active living
  • making informed decisions

Gives youth access to:

A free six-week workshop that assists participants in living with on-going health conditions. Areas of focus include stress management, making healthier choices, meeting other people living with similar challenges, and building success with manageable goals. A textbook is provided.

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