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Shifting the focus – Keyano College

In 2017, a shift in focus took place at Keyano College. In order to align with the Government of Alberta’s mandate, the school committed to providing their students with universal supports combined with...

While the SPARK journey of Elizabeth Anderson may have started with a colourless vague sketch of what she wanted, her story continues to be the work of an artistic masterpiece. As the founder of Being Mentally Healthy.com, Elizabeth is now a seasoned...

Schizophrenia Society of Canada
Cannabis & Psychosis: Exploring the Link Project (cannabisandpsychosis.ca)

Because of the virtual nature of our project, and the way we were already used to working, we have been able to forge ahead with our...

Employers will need to be cautious and strategic, both to prevent additional outbreaks, and to manage the mental health impacts. There is a chance that some people will be more nervous about being around others and returning to the physical work...

During the response to a pandemic, many organizations have implemented work from home arrangements. These arrangements generally do not come under the usual work at home or flexible workplace arrangement policies. The arrangements are in response to...

But now you have finished creating your plan with a clear outline of what you want to do and an understanding of why you want to do it, way to go! You may be feeling excited and ready to implement it, or you may be feeling a bit stalled. Either way,...

But where do you begin? How do you begin think about knowledge translation and starting to plan out how you will make it happen?

It all starts with purpose. We have all heard the term find your why, or maybe even read the book Start with Why...

As stated in the CAMH’s Workplace Mental Health Playbook for Business Leaders, an imbalance between work and family life is a strong risk factor for mental illness – it’s been shown to be more detrimental to mental health than work-related stress....

During a critical event, some or all workers in an organization might be required to work at home for a period of time. This is not a business as normal situation. The duration of work at home may vary and may be unknown, depending on the nature of...

SPARKie Profile

Name: Ivy Lim-Carter

Organization: Movember

SPARK Year: 2014

URL: www.movember.com

“How do we Teach our Applicants about KT”?

Who could have thought that growing a...

Claiming that “I deal in knowledge,” isn’t always the wisest way to explain the need for Knowledge Translation (KT).

You see, after I finished grad school, I decided to intentionally “do” theory by throwing myself into front-line work. I was...

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