Category: Health and Mental Health

COVID-19 Vaccine Lesson Plan – Language Training Resource for LINC and Informal Language Programs

MANSO is pleased to share a newly developed resource for both LINC and Informal Language Programs.  The Vaccine Lesson Plan for Literacy to CLB 2 (low beginners), CLB 3-4 (intermediate beginners), and CLB 5-6 (intermediate learners) is designed to share vaccine information with adult, newcomer learners, address some myths associated with COVID-19 and vaccines, and…

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Accessibility for Manitobans Act: Tools to Support Accessibility

Manitoba’s Disabilities Issues Office (DIO) supports The Accessibility for Manitobans Act with a variety of tools to help expand knowledge and action on accessibility. The Accessibility Standard for Customer Service requires policies and training to provide services in an efficient, fair and respectful manner.  The deadline for non-profits to comply is November 2018.  The word “customer” means…

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Black Experiences in Healthcare in Canada: the Legacy

Join Dr. Dorothy Williams, a historian who specializes in Black Canadian history for a session that explores Black experiences in Healthcare.  This webinar is hosted by the Newcomer National Navigator Network. https://members.newcomernavigation.ca/meeting-place/58e044ac-beaf-4e61-44a0-08d8da9746bd *you may need to set up a free account to access this webinar.  

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Black, Indigenous and Persons of Colour (BIPOC) Mental Health Resources – Manitoba

The BIPOC Mental Health Workers Resource List is a Winnipeg resource for Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Colour identifying counsellors, therapists, and peer workers! Many intersecting identities of professionals, varying or no cost, and city-wide locations available. This is an open resource for community and professionals alike so feel free to share! BIPOC Mental Health…

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CAMH: The Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project (EN/ FR)

This project is an evidence-based, capacity-building initiative designed to enhance your knowledge and skills as a settlement, social or health service provider, to appropriately respond to the unique mental health needs of new immigrants and refugees, and to foster inter-sector and inter-professional collaboration. The project will contribute to advancing the network of service provision for…

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CCPA – State of the Inner City Report 2019

The State of the Inner City Report 2019 “Forest For The Trees: Reducing Drug and Mental Health Harms in the Inner City of Winnipeg”  has been launched. This report is available free of charge from the CCPA website www.policyalternatives.ca. Printed copies may be ordered through the Manitoba office for a $10 fee. For general inquiries and publication orders, contact…

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CMHA: Mental Health Resources for Winnipeg

The Mental Health Resource Guide has a new name, new look, and a new section for Newcomers and Refugees. To view, download, or print the Mental Health Resources for Winnipeg, click here. For the Newcomers and Refugees section, it can be found in the same document on page six.

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Health Literacy Partnerships: Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association (CIWA)

This project aims to improve health outcomes for low literacy newcomer women, including refugees, with this series of tools and resources. These tools help people access healthcare services by learning to navigate the healthcare system better, reducing the barriers to accessing services and improving health literacy outcomes. They can be used by healthcare professionals and language instructors,…

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Information on Interim Federal Health IFH) for Refugee Claimants & List of providers

The Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) provides limited, temporary coverage of health-care benefits to people in the following groups who aren’t eligible for provincial or territorial health insurance protected persons, including resettled refugees; refugee claimants; and certain other groups. Refugee claimants found eligible for the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) are entitled to receive short-term…

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Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) Report: The Diversity of Immigrants to Manitoba, Migration Dynamics and Basic Healthcare Service Use

Immigration is a key part of the Canadian social fabric. However, little is known about the characteristics of immigrants to Manitoba, as well as their social and health needs. The addition of the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) permanent resident database into the Manitoba Population Research Data Repository (Repository) at MCHP is the first…

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