Project Newsletter Number 3

No. 3, February 2012 — In this issue: » Round Table Discussions across Ontario » Diabetes and… [more]

Project Newsletter Number 3 Project Newsletter Number 3

Project Newsletter Number 4

No. 4, July 2012 — In this issue: » Diabetes and Mental Health Evaluation Wrap Up » Providing… [more]

Project Newsletter Number 4 Project Newsletter Number 4

Training Module

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October 2011 Lawson Diabetes Workshop Presentations

November 30, 2011

An integral part of the diabetes funding strategy, the Lawson Diabetes Workshop brings diabetes grantees together to share their work with each other and with leaders in the diabetes field. The October 2011 workshop in Toronto celebrated the 10th year of the diabetes funding strategy and showcased 11 projects. Read the project presentations and presenters’ […]

Free Stanford Peer Leaders Training in Diabetes and Chronic Disease Self-Management

November 11, 2011

The Toronto Central Diabetes Self-Management Project is offering FREE Stanford Peer Leaders training in diabetes and chronic disease self-management. The Toronto Central Diabetes Self-Management Project (TC DSMP) is an initiative of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care — Ontario Diabetes Strategy. Its goal is to support individuals living with, or at risk for, diabetes […]

Project Newsletter Number 2

September 26, 2011
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No. 2, September 2011 — In this issue: » Becoming diabetes-informed » Interview with Betty Harvey » What can a peer support worker do with the diabetes competency training provided by this project? » Partnering with consumer/survivor initiatives » Project Update » Download PDF version

Peer Supporters: Join the Call!

September 20, 2011

WHEN: October 12, 2011, 11 am–12:30 pm WHERE: Teleconference (details will be provided with registration) COST: Free » Download the event poster Learn about: Peer supporter roles in diabetes and mental health prevention and self-management Opportunities for CSIs to engage with the physical health sector Opportunities for training in chronic disease peer support For more […]

Project Newsletter Number 1

May 20, 2011
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No. 1, May 2011 — In this issue: » Supporting Diabetes Self-Management » What Is Peer Support? » Interview with Halina Shannan » Project Update » Download PDF version

Peer support services around the world

May 15, 2011

The International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL) has recently updated their summary document on peer support services in the mental health and addiction sectors in Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland and the US. Although this is not meant to be a comprehensive review or analysis, some common themes did emerge. For example, […]

Regional training sessions announced

February 19, 2011

Diabetes and Mental Health Peer Support trainers will be delivering one-day training sessions in eight locations around Ontario. For more information, see Training.

Train-the-trainer session held in Toronto

December 13, 2010

A two-day train-the-trainer session for OPDI Peer Support Trainers who will be leading the Diabetes and Mental Health regional training sessions was held in Toronto on February 16 and 17, 2011. The session focused on readying to deliver the Peer Supporters Diabetes and Mental Health Training Module. The session was led by Christine McMulkin Gayler […]

Peer support project presents at Lawson Diabetes Workshop in Edmonton

October 21, 2010

Steering committee member John Rehner, of the Provincial Consumer Survivor LHIN Leads Network, presented the Diabetes and Mental Health Peer Support Project at the 7th annual Lawson Diabetes Workshop in Edmonton on October 20, 2010. View the slides from John’s presentation.