Positive Youth Development Conference 2015

Positive Youth Development Conference 2015

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Celebrating Positive Youth Development in Canada Register at www.lionsquest.ca Participants will learn about the state of Positive Youth Development in Canada – what it is, where it is happening, what works, and what is emerging in this exciting approach to human development. Imaginative, ingenious, resourceful and engaging – participants will learn from the stories of Canadians just like you doing …

EDPY 397 University of Alberta 2015

Learn About Mentoring and Earn University Credit – EDPY 397

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Do you want to earn university credits, learn about mentoring, and gain practical experience with children? EDPY 397: Mentoring Children & Adolescents is a 3 credit course offered by the University of Alberta that gives students an opportunity to make a difference for kids in their community while furthering their own education and real world experience. The course includes: eight …

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The Alberta Teen Mentoring Toolkit

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Visit the toolkit now! Download and Share the One Page Toolkit Overview & Promotional Postcard What is the Teen Mentoring Toolkit? The Teen Mentoring Toolkit is a no-cost online resource that provides schools and community agencies with the opportunity to build or enhance quality mentoring programs. Teen Mentoring engages junior and high school aged youth as mentors to younger students …

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Mentoring is Good for Business

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It is said that employees who mentor can build their business acumen through the management and development of talent and improving their own communication skills; according to a recent article titled How Mentoring Builds Business Insight posted to forbes.com by Deborah K. Holmes. The article was written during the National Volunteer Week in April 2015 and was to showcase how businesses can …

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The Benefits of Mentoring on Health

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The Mentoring Effect on Health is a document created by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada, which highlights that mentoring is beneficial through several broader health outcomes. This improves overall health in ways such as highlighted by the WHO constitution, who say that health is a combination of factors, such as our physical, mental and social well-being. A part of Health Canada’s mandate …

Out of School Time Conference – Edmonton AB June 2015

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Inspiring Creativity: Out of School Time Conference SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 2015 INFORMATIVE AND PRACTICAL SESSIONS TO BUILD STAFF/ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY FOR SUMMER PROGRAMMING This conference is for people who work with children and youth in out-of-school programming that might not otherwise have access to professional development. It is a fun way to share stories from the field, build practice, gain new …

Mental Health Week 2015

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Mental Health Week May4th-10th, 2015 End the stigma: Only 1 out of 5 Canadian children and youth that need mental health services receives them. 2 out of 3 people don’t seek mental health services because of fear of judgement and rejection. Once mental illness is recognized help makes a difference for 80% of the people who are affected. Help young …

National Mentoring Symposium Postponement Notice

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NATIONAL MENTORING SYMPOSIUM MENTORING: CATCHING FIRE POSTPONED Due to unforeseen circumstances, The National Mentoring Symposium has been postponed to November 2016. We appreciate the support received from our sponsors, venue, and you, our stakeholders. Event updates will continue over the next 18 months. Join us online and via social media at Twitter – @mentoring2016 and #mentoring2016 Questions, comments? Contact Aimee Caster at acaster@research4children.com …

Happy New Year 2015

Happy New Year 2015

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Happy New Year from all of us at the Alberta Mentoring Partnership. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. – Ralph Waldo Emerson