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JCSH Webinar Series

The Joint Consortium for School Health (JCSH) is pleased to present these webinars as part of an ongoing series that supports research and practice exemplars in the areas of health promoting schools, child and youth health and wellbeing, and the interconnections of wellbeing and learning.

The JCSH advises that the presenter views and materials shared during the presentations are those of the speaker(s). They are not necessarily endorsed by JCSH or its members.

Canadian Standards & Indicators for Health Promoting Schools

Date: December 12, 2023

Description

Presenters:

  1. Dr. Katerina Maximova and Dr. Paul Veugelers

This webinar is the official launch for the new JCSH resource Canadian Standards & Indicators for Health Promoting Schools. Dr. Maximova and Dr. Veugelers will present on the process involved to develop this resource, from the literature search, to working with the JCSH Healthy School Planner Task Group, to the 3-phase Delphi process to ensure these standards and indicators reflect and are applicable to Canadian schools. The research team took the literature review, the consensus process, and developed the document which includes a visual overview of the standards and indicators.

Integrating Gender-Based Violence Prevention in Sexual Health Education: Creating a Safe Learning Environment for All Students

Date: September 19, 2023

Description

Presenter:

  1. Dr. Jessica Wood, Research Specialist, Sex Information & Education Council of Canada (SIECCAN)

This webinar provides an overview of new resources and research from SIECCAN that focus on the integration of gender-based violence (GBV) prevention within sexual health education, how this work can support cross-curricular learning spaces, and how this contributes to a safer school environment.

Healthy Lifestyle School Intervention in Slovenia: Lessons Learned

Date: June 13, 2023

Description

Presenter:

  1. Dr. Gregor Starc, The Academic and Research Network of Slovenia – University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Sport

This webinar will provide an overview of a whole-of-country approach to improving fitness levels in school-aged children over an eight-year period and the results before, during, and after the intervention.

Indigenous Youth Health

Date: June 13, 2023

Description

Presenter:

  1. Dr. Niigaanwewidam Sinclair, Professor & Acting Head, Dept. of Indigenous Studies; Faculty of Arts Professorship in Indigenous Knowledge and Aesthetics-University of Manitoba

This webinar will provide insight into the whole-person concept of health in Indigenous peoples, and the importance of treating the body-mind-heart-spirit wholeness of an Indigenous person. He had suggestions for health and education systems.

Inuit Child First Initiative: Perspective from Nunatsiavut Government, Newfoundland and Labrador

Date: April 11, 2023

Description

Presenters:

  1. Dolores Flowers, Regional Child Services Program Manager, Department of Health and Social Development, Nunatsiavut Government.
  2. Danielle Baikie, Director of Family Services, Department of Health and Social Development, Nunatsiavut Government

This webinar provides an overview of Inuit in Canada, an introduction to the Inuit Child First Initiative and its relationship to Jordan’s Principle, and a summary of the Initiative’s application in Nunatsiavut, Canada.

An Integrated Population Health Model: Applying Mental Health Literacy Approaches to Address Child and Youth Mental Health

Date: April 11, 2023

Description

Presenters:

  1. Dr. Yifeng Wei, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta
  2. Andrew Baxter, School Mental Health Literacy Lead, Alberta Health Services; Adjunct Lecturer, University of Calgary

This webinar provides an overview of:

  • Government of Canada’s integrated population health model
  • Mental health literacy approaches as a population health model
  • Community-based research designs to address child and youth mental health