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Mental Health Blog Supports Parents and Community
Today Lutherwood launched its children’s mental health blog which will provide tips, strategies and other information that will help adolescents, families and people working with youth who are struggling with their mental health.
80 People Attend Implementation Symposium
Waterloo - Yesterday, Lutherwood’s Institute for Children and Youth Mental Health, in partnership with the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health, held its second symposium in front of about 80 people representing children’s mental health agencies across Ontario.
New Program Supports Youth Entrepreneurs
Lutherwood is pleased to announce the launch of “BizU” – a new youth entrepreneurship program to support youth interested in pursuing self-employment as a career option. Delivered in partnership with YMCAs of Cambridge & Kitchener-Waterloo and Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship (WLU), the innovative program is funded by the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade & Employment.
Older Worker Employment Program Funding Renewed
Waterloo – Lutherwood announced today that its successful Targeted Initiatives for Older Workers (TIOW) program has received renewed funding. TIOW – a joint federal-provincial initiative – provides unemployed workers aged 55 to 64 with support finding employment. Eligible participants receive skills upgrading, financial support for training and associated costs, and placements with local employers.
Shop Program Helps Teens
February 28, 2014 is Bell's Lets Talk Day. CTV's Max Wark came to Lutherwood and interviewed two students asking how learning trades helps them in their journey.
Lutherwood Helps Youth Employment Fund Applicants
Lutherwood can help employers and younger workers access Ontario's new Youth Employment Fund.
Minister Flaherty Highlights Support for Charities
Ministry of Finance News Release: The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, today urged Canadians to take advantage of the Harper Government’s new First-Time Donor’s Super Credit and donate to a charitable organization.
Your Vote Can Help Lutherwood
Waterloo - Barbara Arrowsmith-Young, Lutherwood’s speaker at last week’s Speakers’ Series and author of The Woman Who Changed Her Brain, has been nominated in the Canadian Living and AOL/Huffington Post Impact Canada Me to We Awards in the Educator category. If she wins, she will donate the $5,000 prize to Lutherwood.
BrainLinks Canada Connects People, Research and Practice
WATERLOO - Today, Lutherwood is hosting 35 children’s mental health leaders from across Canada at its Children’s Mental Health Centre in Waterloo. The group is engaging in the organization’s first national conference - BrainLinks Canada. The symposium-style gathering will explore recent advances in adolescent brain development and mental health research, and look for ways to translate advances such as these into mental health practice across Canada.