Congratulations to Dorothy Vaandering and Angie Dornai, two of our colleagues in restorative justice work, on their article “Hurt People Hurt People, Helped People Help People“, telling a story of restorative practice in a school, published in March/April 2013 issue of “Canadian Teacher Magazine”
Mark Vander Vennen was featured in the May/June issue of Faith Today in an interview by Karen Stiller. In this article Mark spoke about what mental health means for a Christian, when to go for therapy, and how Christians can stop saying inappropriate things to each other during rough times. Read the complete article here.
Please join us for our Annual General Meeting on Monday, June 10, 2013. Rev. Bruce Schenk from IIRP Canada will speak on the topic of Building Health Relationships in Workplaces. The meeting will be held at Faith Christian Reformed Church in Burlington at 7:30 pm. Please see this file for complete details. You can view our 2012 Annual Report here, please contact our office if you would like a hard copy of this document. Join us to hear exciting details about Shalem’s 50th Anniversary and current programs. We will also launch the Centre for Workplace Engagement! We would be honoured if you could join us!
Mark Vander Vennen will be preaching at Maranatha CRC in Bowmanville on Sunday, May 19th. The message is entitled “Receiving the Gift”. Maranatha CRC is part of Shalem’s CAP program.
Mark Vander Vennen and Marg Smit-VandeZande together with Ken Van Wyk and Ric Csiernik recently had the following professional journal article published in the Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health. The article titled: “Bringing EAP to Faith Communities: Genesis of a Canadian Congregational Assistance Plan“ can be found here.