Leading Together 2010, the 6th Canadian HIV/AIDS Skills Building Symposium (March4-7, 2010, Montreal, QC), presents a unique opportunity for interactive learning, skills training, cooperation and knowledge exchange to strengthen our nation’s community based response to HIV/AIDS. Leading Together 2010 features cutting-edge workshops, posters and networking opportunities in the six key strategies from Leading Together: Canada Takes Action on HIV/AIDS (2005-2010). Set to attract over 800 participants, the Leading Together 2010 Skills Building Symposium is a national bilingual conference event with on-site simultaneous translation.
Skills building to facilitate the exchange of ideas, strategies and models of program delivery and to build the knowledge and abilities of staff and volunteers working in areas related to HIV/AIDS. Strengthening partnerships, lessen isolation and facilitate collaboration among AIDS service and consumer-based organizations, professional and other community agencies along with people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHIV/AIDS).
THE TARGET AUDIENCE FOR THIS EVENT IS NOT LIMITED TO, BUT INCLUDES:
activists, administrators,allied health professionals,community workers, complementary and alternative therapists, dentists / dental hygienists
dieticians / nutritionists, directors of programs / executive directors, educators, hospice palliative care providers, insurance providers, international development workers, lawyers, mental health workers, nurses,occupational therapists, people affected by HIV/AIDS,people living with HCV and HIV co-infections, pharmacists, physicians and health care providers, physiotherapists, PLWHIV/AIDS,psychiatrists, psychologists, public health workers, public policy makers, rehabilitation professionals
researchers, social workers, speech-language pathologists, spiritual advisors, support service workers, volunteers, youth/youth workers
Leading Together 2010 LEARNING HIGHLIGHTS
60 plus workshops, over 20 poster sessions and daily plenary presentations, featuring models of practice and discussions on critical issues in HIV/AIDS work in Canada today.
The six key strategies from Leading Together: Canada Takes Action on HIV/AIDS (2005-2010) were identified as the suggested focus for the collective efforts of government, organizations and individuals involved in the Canadian response to HIV/AIDS towards the year 2010. These help provide a framework for this event.
Cross-cutting themes within the six identified tracks will be highlighted to help enhance the varied learning needs of participants.
Interactive format provides opportunities to explore models of practice and learning.
Expert, creative facilitation techniques to ensure knowledge is shared and newly acquired skills are transferable to delegates’ contexts.
Opportunities for cooperation and knowledge exchange built into every workshop which are further enhanced by scheduled networking sessions.
Introductory, intermediate and advanced level learning opportunities in workshops and poster sessions connect specific populations where relevant. These take a multidisciplinary approach and integrate theory, research and practice.
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Canadian HIV/AIDS Skills Building Symposium
Symposium national de perfectionnement des compétences dans le domaine du VIH/sida
Canadian AIDS Society / Société canadienne du sida
190 O'Connor St. Suite 800 Ottawa, ON K2P 2R3
613.230.3580 ext 141 / 1.800.499.1986 ext. 141
Fax / Télécopieur: 613.563.4998 Email: email@example.com Visit the website at http://www.hivaids-skills.ca/
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