Array
header image

Upcoming Workshops

Patient & Community Voices Workshops

A space to thrive: what young women in poverty say they need from health care providers

Date: Tuesday Feb 26th, 2019

Time: 5:30-7:30 pm

Location: VGH

Patient & Community Partnership for Education and Justice for Girls present A Space to Thrive. This Interprofessional workshop focuses on improving health care experiences for young women. Ways to reduce barriers individually and collectively are discussed in the context of intersecting forms of oppression (gender, age, colonialism, racism) and the impact on health and well-being.

This workshop is worth 30 exposure level points on the Interprofessional Education Passport.

These workshops are only open to students in the UBC health and human services. Registration is required to attend as space is limited to 20 students. Apply to register here:

https://goo.gl/forms/Qtr4dJRuQfLMD6rH3

Please be aware that completion of the form does not guarantee a space in the workshop – a confirmation of registration or wait list status will be sent within 72 hours. 

 

Positive Reflections and voices unheard: Learning from persons living with HIV

Date: March 4, 2019

Time: 6:30pm – 8:30 pm

Location: Vancouver General Hospital

The Patient & Community Partnership for Education and the Positive Living Society of BC invite you to attend an upcoming community-driven interprofessional workshop! This workshop will introduce students to the challenges of living with HIV through personal stories and reflections of community members living with this health concern.  Students also will receive information about support and advocacy resources available within Vancouver-based community organizations serving persons living with HIV.

This workshop is worth 30 exposure level points on the Interprofessional Education Passport.

This workshop is only open to students in the UBC health and human services. Registration is required to attend as space is limited to 20 students. Apply to register here:

https://goo.gl/forms/w3iRES6FDzj3OcYZ2

Please be aware that completion of the form does not guarantee a space in the workshop – a confirmation of registration or wait list status will be sent within 72 hours. 

 

working with Deaf and hard of hearing persons

Date: March 11, 2019

Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Location: Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Vancouver

Cochlear implants are not a cure for deafness. Interested to find out more? Come to the Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to learn about the deaf and hard of hearing! This new interprofessional workshop will introduce students to the lived experience of being a deaf or hard of hearing person. Students will have an opportunity to experience a simulation of what it is like to have difficulty hearing, learn and ask questions about deaf and hard of hearing culture, see different technologies available, and build a toolbox of communication strategies to provide better care in the future.

This workshop is worth 30 exposure level points on the Interprofessional Education Passport.

This workshop is only open to students in the UBC health and human services. Registration is required to attend as space is limited to 20 students. Apply to register here:

https://goo.gl/forms/rZEQNXF3oao84FI12

Please be aware that completion of the form does not guarantee a space in the workshop – a confirmation of registration or wait list status will be sent within 72 hours. 

mental health: developing empathy and compassion

Date: March 12, 2019

Time: 6 – 8 pm

Location: Vancouver General Hospital

This interprofessional workshop will introduce students to the challenges of living with mental illnesses. We will look at the role of empathy and compassion in the recovery from serious mental illness. Workshop facilitators are people living with mental health conditions who understand many of the challenges that people face. Through stories and small group discussions, students will have the opportunity to learn with other students in different disciplines about the unique experience of working with individuals living with mental illness.

This workshop is worth 30 exposure level points on the Interprofessional Education Passport.

This workshop is only open to students in the UBC health and human services. Registration is required to attend as space is limited to 20 students. Apply to register here:

https://goo.gl/forms/ku2h3s6MYJD1EYI12

Please be aware that completion of the form does not guarantee a space in the workshop – a confirmation of registration or wait list status will be sent within 72 hours. 

 

 

 

A partnership between the Patient & Community Partnership for Education in the Office of the Vice-Provost Health
at the University of British Columbia and the community.

Copyright © Patient and Community Voices