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Nov-2021

Ally in Action - November 2021

Ally in Action - November 2021

Ally in Action: Striving for Social Justice in Your Personal and Professional Life

Course Description:

Have you ever witnessed or experienced racism, homophobia, or sexism within your work environment? Did you know how to respond? Although people want to speak up to these controversial situations, and advocate for the people being impacted, they often grapple in silence with how to address the situation.

The Ally in Action program is perfect for people who are passionate about social justice and change, and people who want to advocate for individuals who are at risk for experiencing injustice, and aren’t quite sure how to speak up. Within 2 interactive training sessions, you will have the opportunity to work in a safe group environment to learn about privilege and oppression, and develop practical advocacy strategies to support patients, colleagues, and people outside of your professional scope

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Compassionate Cross-Cultural Communication - November 2021

Compassionate Cross-Cultural Communication - November 2021

Have you ever been part of a conversation where things went wrong and you walked away thinking to yourself, “they just don’t get it!” or “that’s not how I would have spoken!” Effective and compassionate communication is not always easy, and cross-cultural communication can be even more challenging.

Across an interactive, three-hour learning session you will have the opportunity to understand what culture is, why our culture matters to cross-cultural communication, and ten strategies for compassionate cross-cultural communication. You will also analyze case studies based on real experiences to explore how to put the ten strategies for compassionate cross-cultural communication into practice

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Two Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Positive Space Training – November 2021

Two Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Positive Space Training – November 2021

The Two Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Positive Space Training is a workshop designed to increase HHS’ capacity to create safe(r) and positive spaces for Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, and intersex patients, staff, physicians, learners, and volunteers.

 This interactive session will:

  • Provide an introduction to current Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA+ terminology and language
  • Create opportunities to discuss healthcare scenarios in a non-judgmental environment
  • Provide strategies to engage in difficult conversations
  • Illustrate the important role of an Ally in creating safe(r) and positive space

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Dec-2021

Building Thriving Communities: Intersectional Anti-Racism: Anti-Oppression for Social Justice - December 2021

Building Thriving Communities: Intersectional Anti-Racism: Anti-Oppression for Social Justice - December 2021

Are you committed to equity and inclusion for oppressed and marginalized populations? Are you dedicated to furthering your personal and professional development? Do you live HHS’ Core Values of Respect, Caring, Innovation and Accountability for all? Then this program is for you.

Building Thriving Communities: Intersectional Anti-Racism: Anti-Oppression for Social Justice is perfect for people who are committed to social justice and believe in equity and inclusion for all. This course can be taken as a stand-alone, but it also builds on knowledge and concepts developed over other CFPD programs, including Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Positive Space Training, Compassionate Cross-Cultural Communication, and Ally in Action to provide attendees with a well-rounded education of equity, diversity and inclusion principles, identifying and removing systemic barriers, and taking personal responsibility for interrupting both interpersonal and systemic oppression

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Crucial Conversations – December 2021

Crucial Conversations – December 2021

A program that equips you to have crucial conversations, engage in healthy dialogue, take action, and achieve results. Taught worldwide, this course has a proven impact on productivity and teamwork.

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Two Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Positive Space Training – December 2021

Two Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Positive Space Training – December 2021

The Two Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Positive Space Training is a workshop designed to increase HHS’ capacity to create safe(r) and positive spaces for Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, and intersex patients, staff, physicians, learners, and volunteers.

This interactive session will:

  • Provide an introduction to current Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA+ terminology and language
  • Create opportunities to discuss healthcare scenarios in a non-judgmental environment
  • Provide strategies to engage in difficult conversations
  • Illustrate the important role of an Ally in creating safe(r) and positive space

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Jan-2022

Nursing Career Planning Workshop: “Grow Where You Are!”– January 2022

Nursing Career Planning Workshop: “Grow Where You Are!”– January 2022

This 2 hour interactive workshop is designed for nurses to plan their career path and to help them achieve their future goals. Using an Appreciative Inquiry lens, participants will reflect on their current strengths as a leader and identify areas for growth.  Participants will learn about the diverse nursing leadership roles at Hamilton Health Sciences and will have the opportunity to network with other nurses and nurse leaders in the organization. Opportunities for mentorship and to shadow a nurse leader will be made available for participants in the workshop.

** This is a very interactive workshop, we strongly encourage nurses attending the workshop to participate in all of the discussions and activities. **

** We encourage nurses to attend the workshop outside of their scheduled shifts, and will be compensated for their time. **

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Oct-2021

Leading High Performance Teams - October 2021

Leading High Performance Teams - October 2021

This program offers practical, proven techniques for improving team performance in health care.

Healthcare teams that consistently demonstrate exceptional care/service and create a positive, engaged staff experience (even in times of change), demonstrate a core set of team practices that make all the difference to a team’s performance and the quality of care/service they provide.

During this intensive program you will gain simple but powerful tools to build the energy and momentum needed within your teams to perform and thrive in the turbulent, ever changing world of healthcare.

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Oct-2021

What is A3 Thinking? – October 25, 2021 (Mini Session)

What is A3 Thinking? – October 25, 2021 (Mini Session)

Do you see opportunities for improvement in your work environment? Learn how A3 thinking can help. Using a scientific thinking approach, you and your team can set the groundwork for success in quality improvement.

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How Do You Use An A3? – October 27, 2021 (Virtual)

How Do You Use An A3? – October 27, 2021 (Virtual)

Make solving problems less challenging!  This session will teach you how to use the A3 template and scientific thinking to bring your team together to better understand problems and make improvements.

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Nov-2021

What is A3 Thinking? – November 10, 2021 (Mini Session)

What is A3 Thinking? – November 10, 2021 (Mini Session)

Do you see opportunities for improvement in your work environment? Learn how A3 thinking can help. Using a scientific thinking approach, you and your team can set the groundwork for success in quality improvement.

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Introduction to Knowledge Translation Learning Series Knowledge Translation in Action - November 2021

Introduction to Knowledge Translation Learning Series Knowledge Translation in Action - November 2021

Gaps between what is known from research evidence and what is done in clinical practice are common. The goal of the knowledge translation (KT)/implementation science field is to reduce these evidence-practice gaps to improve patient outcomes. These sessions provide participants with an introduction to the Knowledge to Action cycle. This user-friendly process was instrumental in kicking off the KT field in health in Canada. Through this interactive course, participants will learn how evidence-based knowledge can be integrated and used in clinical and hospital practices to improve outcomes for patients and improve outcomes at HHS.

This course will be offered virtually in two parts, each 2 hours in length. Participants should plan to attend both virtual sessions.

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How Do You Use An A3? – November 15, 2021 (Virtual)

How Do You Use An A3? – November 15, 2021 (Virtual)

Make solving problems less challenging!  This session will teach you how to use the A3 template and scientific thinking to bring your team together to better understand problems and make improvements.

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What is A3 Thinking? – November 24, 2021 (Mini Session)

What is A3 Thinking? – November 24, 2021 (Mini Session)

Do you see opportunities for improvement in your work environment? Learn how A3 thinking can help. Using a scientific thinking approach, you and your team can set the groundwork for success in quality improvement.

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Dec-2021

What is A3 Thinking? – December 7, 2021 (Mini Session)

What is A3 Thinking? – December 7, 2021 (Mini Session)

Do you see opportunities for improvement in your work environment? Learn how A3 thinking can help. Using a scientific thinking approach, you and your team can set the groundwork for success in quality improvement.

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How Do You Use An A3? – December 14, 2021 (Virtual)

How Do You Use An A3? – December 14, 2021 (Virtual)

Make solving problems less challenging!  This session will teach you how to use the A3 template and scientific thinking to bring your team together to better understand problems and make improvements.

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What is A3 Thinking? – December 21, 2021 (Mini Session)

What is A3 Thinking? – December 21, 2021 (Mini Session)

Do you see opportunities for improvement in your work environment? Learn how A3 thinking can help. Using a scientific thinking approach, you and your team can set the groundwork for success in quality improvement.

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Oct-2021

Introduction to Mindfulness - October 2021

Introduction to Mindfulness - October 2021

This 2-hour workshop will provide you with a basic understanding and experience of mindfulness, an evidence based practice that promotes personal wellness and professional resiliency.

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Nov-2021

Introduction to Mindfulness - November 2021

Introduction to Mindfulness - November 2021

This 2-hour workshop will provide you with a basic understanding and experience of mindfulness, an evidence based practice that promotes personal wellness and professional resiliency.

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Dec-2021

Introduction to Mindfulness - December 2021

Introduction to Mindfulness - December 2021

This 2-hour workshop will provide you with a basic understanding and experience of mindfulness, an evidence based practice that promotes personal wellness and professional resiliency.

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