Looking for a continuing education opportunity where travel is not a barrier? Join our five-week online workshop series to see how the Circle of Health can help to meet your needs and expand your knowledge! Workshop topics include: facilitation, teaching, planning & partnership development. Workshops will be held weekly from October 24th to November 28th, 2013.

The concepts of the Circle of Health are widely accepted globally as well as being simple and profound. It was constructed using the theoretical frameworks of the determinants of health, the Ottawa Charter, and the First Nations Medicine Wheel; it is adaptable to different cultures and locations. The Circle of Health can be understood by diverse populations and people at various reading levels using a common language.

The Quaich Inc. is pleased to offer a 5 part workshop series on using the Circle of Health in a variety of contexts, from education, to planning, to partnership development. Within the interactive, online format of the workshop, participants will gain a complete understanding of the Circle of Healthand how it can help them in their workplace and community.

The Workshops

The online workshops will be presented through an online conferencing system, with an online presentation and teleconference. Instructions will be sent in advance so that you have all the information you need to participate.

Purchased individually, each 1.5 hour workshop is $50 per person, but registration for the entire 5-part series can be purchased at a special price of $200 CAD. Copies of the Circle of Health for use in these workshops can be purchased at a discounted rate of $20 plus shipping. REGISTER HERE.

#1 - Understanding the Circle of Health: Components and Theories
Thursday, October 24, 1:00pm Atlantic time
#2 - Using the Circle of Health to Develop Partnerships
Thursday, November 7, 1:00pm Atlantic time
#3 - Using the Circle of Health as an Educational Tool
Thursday, November 14, 1:00pm Atlantic time
#4 - Facilitating with the Circle of Health: Self-assessment
Thursday, November 21, 1:00pm Atlantic time
#5 - Using the Circle of Health for Comprehensive Planning
Thursday, November 28, 1:00pm Atlantic time

It is recommended that participants familiarize themselves with the Circle of Health prior to the workshops by visiting the Circle website at www.circleofhealth.net and watching the introductory video on YouTube.

Quotes from Past Participants:

''This type of training is excellent for it saves time in travel. You are able to access it at your desk with tools we already have such as the computer and telephone. It is very interactive and it has the feel of a face to face classroom where you can raise your hand and also ask questions and receive answers in a timely manner.''

''Excellent framework. Organized, helpful sessions. Accessible due to webinar format. Complemented with comprehensive well-formatted materials. Personalized.''

''An opportunity to brainstorm, get deeper into issues, get new perspectives, challenge thinking.''