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BC Eating Disorders Community of Practice 10th Annual Networking & Education Days

BC Children's Hospital Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre

Monday, 25 November 2019 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, 26 November 2019 at 4:00 PM (PST)

BC Eating Disorders Community of Practice 10th Annual...

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Registration Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Day 1 43 Registrations 8 Nov 2019 $30.00 $2.84
Day 2 43 Registrations 8 Nov 2019 $30.00 $2.84
Days 1 & 2 58 Registrations 8 Nov 2019 $50.00 $4.06

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Event Details

Join us where you'll learn new information, exchange knowledge, make connections, & share experiences about eating disorders practice in BC!
*This year's theme: DIVERSITY!


DATES: 

  • Monday, November 25th, 2019 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm 

  • Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 

*Join us for drinks and fun banter at Dockside Granville Island on Monday after the Workshop!


LOCATION: 

COST: 

  • $50.00 for both days, or $30.00 for one.

*No refunds. Transfers only.
*Subsidies are available on a first come, first served basis for those traveling from out of town who work in the public sector. For travel and accommodation only. See below for further instructions. 
*Special hotel rates are available. See below for more information.


WHO CAN ATTEND: 

  • Eating disorders educators, clinicians, practitioners and service providers across the province of BC, as well as physicians, psychologists, psychiatrists, and other front line staff. Physicians interested in learning more about eating disorders are encouraged to attend on day 2 (see accreditation details below). Patient and family representatives are also welcome! 

SHARE FAIR PRESENTATIONS:  

  • Each program is encouraged to prepare a booth for the Share Fair on Tuesday November 26th. This will be your opportunity to share new information about your program with the rest of the Community of Practice. The booth should include a poster display and any additional resources you would like to share. They will not include formal presentations or PowerPoint.

*Please let us know who from your program will coordinate the Share Fair contribution by November 1st!






WANT TO BE MORE INVOLVED?

Become a member of the BC Centres for Excellence (CFE) Web Portal: Stay connected to eating disorders activities in BC and network with colleagues by joining the CFE Web Portal, a website which houses information and resources and provides a forum for discussions. To become a member of the CFE Web Portal visit cfe.keltyeatingdisorders.ca and click Join the CoP.




TERMS AND CONDITIONS: 
Day 2 of this year's event is accredited. Please read below for details:

  • ACCREDITATION STATEMENT: Our Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the British Columbia Chapter for up to 4.75 Mainpro+ credits.

  • CO-DEVELOPMENT STATEMENT: This program was co-developed with BC Children's Hospital, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and BC Centres for Excellence in Eating Disorders and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.


COST: 

  • In order to continue to offer this education and networking opportunity to the growing Eating Disorders Community of Practice, this year’s event will require a registration fee. Through this fee we hope to meet rising event costs while also providing an excellent educational component and maintaining our travel subsidy program. This will go towards the cost of meals.

*Note that expenses may be claimed through your Health Authority. Please check with your manager for available options.
*Please note that no refunds are accepted. You may, however, transfer your registration to another colleague.



TRAVEL SUBSIDIES: A limited number of subsidies are available to support travel to the workshop. This covers travel and accommodation only, not food/per diems. UPDATE: All travel subsidies for the 2019 workshop have been claimed. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope you are still able to participate in this year's event!

  • Criteria for eligibility:
    Primary work in eating disorders
    Employed by regional health authority, MCFD, or contracted service

  • Travel subsidies available:
    Northern region: $600 (6 delegates- 0 subsidies remain)
    Interior region: $350 (6 delegates)
    Vancouver Island region: $250 (6 delegates- 0 subsidies remain)

  • Subsidies can apply to:
    Hotel/accommodations
    Transportation (flight, ferry, ground)
    Parking

*Original receipts of expenses must be submitted for reimbursement.

To apply for a subsidy, please email Shannon at shannon.vogels@cw.bc.ca. Subsidies will be allocated to participants on a first come, first served basis, until the maximum number of registrants for their health authority has been reached. Participants who apply for the subsidy will be notified within 1 business day whether or not they will receive the subsidy.

This first come, first served process is intended to help participants decide earlier on if they are able to attend the COP, and to help with planning the event. Please contact Shannon if you have any questions.



HOTELS: A limited number of government rate rooms are available at the following hotels. Please book early to ensure you receive the government rate!




GETTING HERE

1. By Bus:
#50 False Creek
The #50 False Creek bus comes from Gastown in the downtown area, along Granville St., and stops just off Granville Island, at the intersection of Anderson St. and West 2nd Ave. It will let you off on the southeast side of West 2nd Ave. Look for the large Granville Island sign and the yellow and rainbow-ed Kids Market along Anderson St. northward.
The Granville & 5th Ave at the south end of the Granville Bridge, is also an interchange for many of the urban and suburban routes. Hop off your bus at 5th Ave and walk 5-10 minutes northward under the bridge to get to Granville Island.
Other Bus Routes, translink.ca

2. By Boat:
Aquabus, www.theaquabus.com
The rainbow-coloured Aquabus travels around False Creek with stops at the foot of Hornby St., Stamp's Landing, Yaletown (foot of Davie St.), and Science World. The Aquabus dock on Granville Island is located between the Public Market and the Arts Club Theatre.

False Creek Ferry, www.granvilleislandferries.bc.ca
The False Creek Ferries also travel around the Inlet and stop at the Maritime Museum (west of Granville Island), the Aquatic Centre (under the Burrard St. Bridge, on the downtown side (north) of the Inlet), Stamp's Landing, and Science World (the easternmost point of False Creek). The False Creek Ferry dock on Granville Island is located near the entrance to Bridges Restaurant.


3. By Car:
Travel towards the intersection of West 4th Avenue and Fir Street. Then head north on Fir Street, and take either the first right at West 3rd Avenue (which turns into Anderson St. to the left (north), or take the second right at West 2nd Ave. You will then find yourself at the intersection of West 2nd Avenue and Anderson St., and should be able to see the Granville Island sign under the bridge looking northward on Anderson St. Follow Anderson St. onto Granville Island. As soon as you turn the corner onto Cartwright St., (where the Kids Market is located) you'll notice that all of the streets on the Island are now one-way.

*Parking on Granville Island is limited. Here is more information on parking.


4. By Bike:
Bicycle routes to Granville Island follow the main car routes, but there's also a pleasant, scenic bicycle path (shared with pedestrians) that runs east-to-west past the Island along the south shore of False Creek Inlet. Aquabus also has a bike-friendly boat - the Cyquabus - that allows bicyclers to hop aboard from the dock at the foot of Hornby St.


5. By Foot:
Walking from the East or West
The south shore walk, which passes right by Granville Island, begins at its easternmost point just under the Cambie Street Bridge, and heads all the way west to some of Vancouver's most popular beaches.

Walking from the North

Walk from anywhere in the downtown area to one of the False Creek Ferry or Aquabus docks at the Aquatic Centre, Yaletown, Science World, the foot of Hornby St., or the foot of Davie St. Hop on the boat for a quick jaunt over to Granville Island.

Walking from the South

You'll be following the underside of the Granville Street Bridge for some of your journey if you head to Granville Island from the south. Many roads culminate at the intersection of Anderson St. and West 2nd Ave.


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Performance Works on Granville Island
1218 Cartwright Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3R8
Canada

Monday, 25 November 2019 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, 26 November 2019 at 4:00 PM (PST)


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BC Children's Hospital Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre

The BC Children's Hospital Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre provides mental health and substance use information, resources, help with mental health system navigation and peer support to children, youth and their families from across BC. We also provide these services to people of all ages with eating disorders or disordered eating concerns.

All of our services are free of charge, and you can reach us over the phone (1-800-665-1822), in person or by email (keltycentre@cw.bc.ca).

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