Recovery Informed Engagement: An Open Conversation

This inaugural conference at Waypoint is taking place on May 29, 2014. Additional information can be found in the attached document.

Welcome to the Mental Health Nurses Interest Group (MHNIG) Website

Welcome to the next exciting stage in the evolution of the  Mental Health Nurses Interest Group.

This is the main home of ALL our newsletter, events, members’ voices, and resources. The new website will have the same content as our old site, which has shut down.

We hope you'll enjoy this new, cleaner layout.

The executive team will post items of interest in the ‘News’ section.

We encourage all members to comment on items they find interesting (no sign-in required).

The Parish Nursing Interest Group educational event

The Parish Nursing Interest Group are holding an education day in Kitchener on Saturday, September 30th. What will be covered? The use of story telling in nursing practice with key note speaker Carolyn Wilker, an author and story teller. Food provided. We do hope that some of you will be able to attend.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Intensive Training: Deadline September 1, 2017

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy that focuses on the ‘link’ between our thoughts, behaviours and emotions.  This is done by identifying distorted thinking through automatic thoughts, challenging and modifying maladaptive schemas, beliefs and behaviours, and helps one to recognize how they relate to others and their environments. CBT is an intervention that teaches clients to identify, evaluate and respond to dysfunctional beliefs and thoughts.

Haneri -A Short Film on Mental Health in the Punjabi Community.

 

'Haneri' is a short Film on Mental Health in the Punjabi Community. It is filmed, directed and starred by local talent. This is a great video for clinicians working with this population to better understand the challenges associated with this group and can be used with client families during psycho-educational sessions. 

 

Please watch the short film by clicking on the link below:

'Haneri' - a Short Film on Mental Health in the Punjabi Community

'Haneri' A Short Film on Mental Health in the Punjabi Community. It is filmed, directed and starred by local talent.

Mental Health Documentary: Lost Boys

Lost Boys is a documentary that focuses on the unique mental health challenges of young men. 

We hear the stories of Brian, Mike, Tallan and Nolan as well as leading experts in the field who discuss the signs and symptoms of mental illness and addiction. 

The term Lost Boys refers to a generation of young men, approximately aged 15-25, who have often turned to gaming, substance use and isolation in response to a variety of cultural factors. 

Watch here:

Full Time RN Position @ Covenant House

As Canada’s largest homeless youth agency, Covenant House Toronto changes lives by providing the widest range of services and support under one roof.  A national leader, we educate and advocate for change to help at-risk, homeless and trafficked youth by influencing public policy and delivering prevention and awareness programs.  More than a place to stay, we serve almost 1,000 youth through our 24/7 crisis shelter and transitional housing on-site and in the community and about 2,000 with our comprehensive services, including education, counselling, health care, employment a

CNS - St Joseph's Health Care (London)

The CNS position at St Joseph's Health Centre (London) has been re-posted. Please see attached role description.

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