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Please note that there are two different conference venues:
June 14/15 - Century City Conference Centre
June 16 - Kirstenbosch Conference Centre (transportation available)
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Thursday, June 15 • 16:30 - 18:00
Hubs, Tools & Community – How to increase community capacity to support youth mental health - Lisa Lachance, Don Mahleka, Chris Wekerle

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Symposium Summary
Hubs, Tools & Community – How to increase community capacity to support youth mental health

Presenters:
 Lisa Lachance, Don Mahleka, Chris Wekerle
This session will:
- Share lessons learned from the CYCC Network’s KMb work with community organizations
- Provide participants the opportunity to discuss and problem solve their community KMb projects
- Provide an opportunity to discuss the importance of youth engagement in research, policy development, service delivery and knowledge mobilization.
- Demonstrate participatory facilitation tools that can be used in any setting where diverse participants are addressing complex issues

Symposium Abstracts

Knowledge Mobilization as Community Mobilization
Presenter:
Lisa Lachance (CYCC Network, Canada)
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Youth Engagement and Empowerment
Presenter: Don Mahleka (CYCC Network, Canada)
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Research into Community Action
Presenter: Christine Wekerle (McMaster University, Canada)
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Speakers
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Lisa Lachance

Executive Director, CYCC Network
Lisa Lachance, ED, CYCC Network (moderator) - The Children and Youth in Challenging Contexts Network is a Canadian network dedicated to sharing what works to support the mental health and wellbeing of vulnerable young people. Lisa has facilitated community knowledge sharing event... Read More →
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Christine Wekerle

McMaster University
Dr at McMaster University | Christine Wekerle, is associate professor at Department of Pediatrics – Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University. She is the lead investigator in the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) funded Boys’ and Men’s Health Team grant. Her e... Read More →


Thursday June 15, 2017 16:30 - 18:00
Room 11 Century City Conference Centre

Attendees (9)