Category: Conferences and Events

Hi folks, Just a reminder that PAN is going to launch Case Conferencing in the new year. You may be wondering what this is all about and how we are going to do it- so I am going to sketch out a few details. Over the course of the next few weeks, I am going… Read more »

Thursday December 13th – 1:00pm Session Description: The Mpowerment project is an evidence‐based health promotion program developed at UCSF and implemented in dozens of communities throughout the United States to reduce incidence of HIV. The social focus of the program provides new social opportunities for youth and helps build trust to promote deeper engagement and… Read more »

Free Live Webcast – 3rd Annual Conference on HIV Stigma

    Friday, November 30th, 2012, Howard University  Only love can cure HIV. Stigma stems from ignorance and fear. It is the main reason why HIV continues to spread and kill individuals. Stigma creates this feeling of “otherness” and places blame on the affected person. Those living with HIV have been robbed of all their… Read more »

AIDS Vancouver Holiday Grocery

As I walk around the Grocery space looking at the shelves, I hope we have enough cans of soup and other things we are offering, for everyone that comes to us looking for food. In over 20 years of the Grocery’s operation, many coordinators have had the same hope. There is nothing worse than having… Read more »

The CATIE Learning Institute at the Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN) Research Conference 2012 will take up this year’s theme of Research with Real Life Impact and report back on key research findings from a community perspective. CATIE will be presenting two webinars, and will be discussing and summarizing conference highlights that include: Aging, Brain… Read more »

Presenting Results in Ways that are Useful to Clients

Do you write program reports that may be difficult for the people you serve to interpret? Attend this webinar “Presenting Results in Ways that are Useful to Clients” to learn how to create community friendly reports. In this webinar, join Laura Bloomberg as she explores a few key guidelines and strategies to ensure that your evaluation… Read more »

The Place of Unknowing – A Meditate For Life Retreat

Join Friends For Life for their next Mindfulness Meditation Retreat, The Place of Unknowing. Mindfulness, walking, forgiveness, and lovingkindness meditations. Date: Sunday, Dec. 2 Time: 10am – 4pm Place: The Vancouver Friends For life Society, 1459 Barclay St. Registration Cost: $40 Registration includes: vegetarian lunch, tea and refreshments. All funds go to Friends For Life,… Read more »

Call for Abstracts: Beyond Failure Symposium

Beyond Failure! Thinking Critically About HIV Prevention, Research and Services Concordia University, Montreal – May 16 – 17th, 2013 A symposium devoted to thinking through the moments that we have failed in the field of HIV prevention, research, and services. The AIDS industry is built on a logic of promoting success. As AIDS researchers we… Read more »

Webinar on Aboriginal Trauma

Meeting of the Minds: Aboriginal Trauma On September 19, 2012, the CAMH Northern Ontario Area hosted a Meetings of the Minds webinar on “Aboriginal Culture-centred Approaches to Counselling and Community-based Healing.” The webinar explored the areas of wellness, wholistic health and the cultural strategies that Indigenous healthcare practitioners are using in their practices to address… Read more »

Witness to a Lost Generation: An evening with Sarah Schulman

*IMPORTANT – CHANGE OF VENUE* – Updated Friday, Nov. 2/12 Grand Luxe Hall at the Western Front (303 8 East Avenue) just off of Main Street and Broadway. Doors at 7:30 Seating is first come, first serve basis Facebook event Saturday, November 3, 2012. 8 p.m. Free Sarah Schulman’s latest non-fiction book, The Gentrification of… Read more »

Trauma-Informed Care Workshops In November

The STI Outreach and Chee Mamuk programs at the BC Centre for Disease Control, along with Providence Health and Canadian Nurses in AIDS Care (CANAC), are sponsoring two Trauma workshops this November. The presenter, Elizabeth Vermilyea, will be examining the role of trauma in people’s lives and how it impacts “risk-taking behaviours” with respect to… Read more »