2018

Western Education receives funding for cannabis education

June 18, 2018 - News Article

Cannabis Education Funding

The Centre for School Mental Health has received $99,000 from the Public Health Agency of Canada to work with stakeholders on identifying and scaling up effective school-based interventions that are aimed at promoting positive youth development and preventing problematic cannabis use and other problematic substance use among youth aged 11-18 years old.


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The Fourth R/CSMH presents the 2018 David Wolfe Scholarship in Research on Violence Prevention

June 16, 2018 - News Article

2018 David Wolfe Scholarship

Congratulations Amanda Kerry, 2018 recipient of the David Wolfe Scholarship in Research on Violence Prevention.


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The Fourth R/CSMH presents the 2018 Ray Hughes Scholarship on Innovative Practices in Violence Prevention

June 1, 2018 - News Article

2018 Ray Hughes Scholarship

Congratulations to Steven Budafalvi, 2018 recipient of the Ray Hughes Scholarship on Innovative Practices in Violence Prevention.


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Centre for School Mental Health and Fourth R sponsor 12th Annual Father's Day Breakfast

May 31, 2018 - News Article

12th Annual Father's Day Breakfast

Be an upstander, not a bystander....be a leader....set an example - these were the topics of discussion at the 12th Annual Father's Day Breakfast hosted by Western's Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women and Children (CREVAWC) on May 31.


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Breaking the uncomfortable silence

April 5, 2018 - In the News

Breaking the uncomfortable silence

Ending domestic violence starts with teaching our children well.

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Crooks and Cywink weigh in on promoting well-being in Indigenous youth

March 26, 2018 - News Article

Crooks and Cywink present in Banff

Highlights from the 50th Banff International Conferences on Behavioural Science. Dr. Claire Crooks and Mike Cywink lead their workshop on promoting well-being in Indigenous youth.


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#OERS18 - Promoting Positive Mental Health and Cultural Connectedness Through Strengths-Based Mentoring with Indigenous Youth

March 6, 2018 - News Article

#OERS18

Dr. Claire Crooks, Mike Cywink, and Paul McKenzie (TVDSB) present at the 12th annual Ontario Education Research Symposium in Toronto, March 2, 2018.


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Journal Article - Lessons from the Alaska Fourth R project

January 4, 2018 - Journal Article

Journal Article - Lessons from the Alaska Fourth R project

This paper describes the Alaska Fourth R collaborative, a multisectoral group of agencies (including education, health and human services, the violence against women sector, the governor’s council on domestic violence, and an external evaluator) that successfully planned, implemented and evaluated a multi-focus health education program statewide.

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