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Disabilities Awareness Week

Navigating the challenges of program to field transitions for students with disabilities

Thu, 2013-03-21 16:00 - 17:30
Redpath Library Building : Office for Students with Disabilites Conference Room, RS56, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed to help students with a variety of complex identities and needs to feel better prepared to successfully navigate the transition from professional program to the field (internship, clinical) component of their program.  The workshop addresses particular challenges that students might face in the field, provides a safe and relaxed forum for the sharing of experiences, encourages discussion and offers strategies for transitioning successfully from program to field.  In addition, the workshop offers concrete supports and resources that students can

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Information Session: Job training and integration programs for individuals with developmental disorders

Mon, 2013-03-18 13:00 - 16:00
Sherbrooke 688 : Room 1470-2, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

As part of McGill's Second Disability Awareness Week, Human Resources (Staffing) will be hosting an information session on job training and integration programs for individuals with developmental disorders. As part of McGill’s commitment to Employment Equity and diversity, this is an excellent opportunity for McGill to engage with diversity and inclusion.

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Understanding Mental Illness and Fighting Stigma

Wed, 2013-03-20 12:15 - 13:15
Sherbrooke 688 : Room 1041, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

As part of Disabilities Awareness Week, Human Resources/Health and Wellbeing is pleased to present “Understanding Mental Illness and Fighting Stigma” with Dr. Camillo Zacchia, Psychologist – Senior advisor, Mental Health Education Office (MHEO), Douglas Institute.

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Inclusion: why & how? A student perspective by Jay Jones-Doyle

Mon, 2013-03-18 14:00 - 15:00
Brown Student Services : Room 5001, 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3
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Designing Inclusion: Improving Gender-Neutrality in the Residence Admissions Process (Brown bag lunch)

Wed, 2013-03-20 12:00 - 13:00
University Hall Residence : Residence Life Office, Room 3, 3473 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2A8

Please join us for a working lunch where we will learn about the principles of Universal Design, review the current process by which new students apply to Residences at McGill, and brainstorm ways to apply UD to the process to improve its accessibility. Your feedback will help us improve our first interface with students in meaningful ways for the 2013-14 admissions cycle.

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Money Matters: Scholarships, financial aid & access - All you need to know to boost your budget in a sustainable way

Mon, 2013-03-18 15:00 - 16:00
Brown Student Services : Room 3001, 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

Contact Information

Contact: Tanja Beck
Organization: Office for Students with Disabilities
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An Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

Fri, 2013-03-22 12:00 - 13:00
Brown Student Services : Room 3001, 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

This one hour session will focus on the benefits of the practice of Mindfulness Meditation and look at how this practice can be part of a balanced and sustainable lifestyle. Open to the McGill community.

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Be Empowered, Fearless and Confident: Perfecting your CV writing and Interview Skills

Thu, 2013-03-21 15:30 - 16:30
Brown Student Services : Room 4300, 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

This workshop is presented in collaboration with McGill CaPS.

Contact Information

Contact: Tanja Beck
Organization: Office for Students with Disabilities
Email:
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Closing the Gap: Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace

Thu, 2013-03-21 12:00 - 13:30
Brown Student Services : 5001, 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

This workshop is presented in collaboration with McGill CaPS.

Contact Information

Contact: Tanja Beck
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OSD Workshop on Universal Design in Libraries

Thu, 2013-03-21 14:00 - 16:00
Redpath Library Building : Redpath Conference Room, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

For McGill Library Staff. Please contact Andrea Miller-Nesbitt by andrea [dot] miller-nesbitt [at] mcgill [dot] ca (email) for more details.

Contact Information

Contact: Andrea Miller-Nesbitt
Organization: McGill Life Sciences Library
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