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

 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
Lisa Lachance (CYCC Network, Canada)

Youth Engagement and Empowerment
Presenter: Don Mahleka (CYCC Network, Canada)

Research into Community Action
Presenter: Christine Wekerle (McMaster University, Canada)

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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 events... 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... Read More →

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

Attendees (9)