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CYSNetwork News Exchange – 11/11/16

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NEWSLETTER:  For your information, please CLICK HERE to read the Fall newsletter for Quinte Counselling Services, forwarded by Bob Kitcher from the Qxplore Group, which contains articles entitled “Your Adolescent, Their Anxiety, (Your Anxiety)” and “Cognitive Behaviour thereapy: Building Self-Awareness, Resilience and Coping Skills in Dealing with Stressful Life Situations.”

LEGAL:  You are all welcome to join the Community Advocacy and Legal Centre for a special two-hour forum on Thursday, November 17 called “Prescribing Legal Health: Support Early Intervention to Improve Health Outcomes”. It is being held in the Prince Edward Meeting Room at The Core, 223 Pinnacle Street in Belleville (Campbell Street entrance). They will be sharing insights from the first phase of their Justice & Health project and, with the help of guest speakers, discuss how we can do more locally to improve health and enhance access to justice for people living in poverty. Light refreshments will be provided at 1:45 pm. The forum will be from 2-4pm. This event is free of charge. The Clinic’s Annual General Meeting will follow the forum at 4:15 pm. Please RSVP at http://calc-forum.eventbrite.ca or call Lynda at 613-966-8686 ext 25 or Toll-Free 1-877-966-8686 or TTY 1-877-966-8714 or email morganl@lao.on.ca. If you are Deaf, you can contact us by TTY (1-877- 966-8714) or email calc@lao.on.ca. If you need an ASL interpreter, please contact Lynda Morgan at ext. 25 (or via TTY/email as noted above) by November 10.

WORKSHOP:  “Self-Regulation and Us” – a workshop for professionals working with children. Thursday, November 24th, 6-8:30pm in Port Hope.  Presenter is Hannah Sun-Reid.  Please see below:

 

YOUTH:  November 21st is the deadline to apply for the Nathan Gilbert Youth Innovation Fellowship. Initiated in 2014, the Youth Innovation Fellowship is a unique opportunity for young community workers, researchers, change-makers, and activists to explore a policy issue they are passionate about and craft youth-focused approaches and solutions. The Fellowship will support 1-2 individuals under the age of 30 to design and implement a creative and impactful policy-relevant project. To learn more, please visit: http://laidlawfdn.org/funding-opportunities/fellowships/ or contact info@laidlawfdn.org  or Betul Keles at bkeles@laidlawfdn.org.

Wendy Anderson, Coordinator, Children and Youth Services Network

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