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CONTRIBUTING	
  TO	
  THE	
  HEALTH	
  
OF	
  CANADIANS	
  
The Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry is the
national voice for dental public health in Canada that is
dedic...
The	
  CAPHD	
  is	
  also	
  comprised	
  of	
  
volunteer	
  opera9onal	
  commi:ees	
  
including:	
  	
  
•  Membershi...
 	
  
	
  	
  
	
  	
   Oral	
  health	
  as	
  a	
  component	
  of	
  
overall	
  health.	
  
Well-­‐being	
  of	
  comm...
Oral	
  Public	
  Health	
  
Sciences	
  
Oral	
  Health	
  
Assessment	
  and	
  
Analysis	
  
Oral	
  Health	
  
Program...
Na9onal	
  Email	
  Forum	
  
-­‐	
  Subscrip9on	
  to	
  the	
  CAPHD	
  listserve:	
  	
  a	
  na9onal	
  email	
  forum...
Stay	
  Connected!	
  
-­‐  Members	
  have	
  the	
  opportunity	
  to	
  connect	
  and	
  develop	
  rela9onships	
  wi...
Member Benefits
Conference	
  Fee	
  Discounts	
  
Newsle:er	
  Subscrip9on	
  
Career	
  &	
  Volunteer	
  Opportuni9es	
...
Policy & Advocacy
Gain	
  the	
  opportunity	
  to	
  influence	
  CAPHD	
  advocacy	
  efforts	
  and	
  dental	
  
public	...
Each	
  year,	
  CAPHD	
  holds	
  a	
  scien9fic	
  conference	
  in	
  
various	
  loca9ons	
  across	
  Canada.	
  It	
 ...
Our	
  membership	
  is	
  comprised	
  of	
  primarily	
  dental	
  public	
  health	
  
clinicians,	
  scien9sts,	
  edu...
“CAPHD	
  is	
  my	
  connec0on	
  to	
  a	
  vibrant	
  Canadian	
  
dental	
  public	
  health	
  community!	
  What	
  ...
“CAPHD	
  has	
  given	
  me	
  access	
  to	
  valuable	
  resources	
  
about	
  dental	
  public	
  health	
  in	
  Can...
“The	
  email	
  listserv	
  is	
  a	
  great	
  way	
  to	
  get	
  
informed	
  on	
  many	
  issues	
  relevant	
  to	
...
Thank	
  you!	
  
Please,	
  visit	
  our	
  website	
  for	
  more	
  informa9on	
  
h:p://www.caphd.ca	
  
OR	
  	
  
E-...
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  1. 1. CONTRIBUTING  TO  THE  HEALTH   OF  CANADIANS  
  2. 2. The Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry is the national voice for dental public health in Canada that is dedicated to improving oral health and assuring oral health equity for Canadians. About Us It is a non-profit organization of public health dentists and community oral health professionals from across Canada.
  3. 3. The  CAPHD  is  also  comprised  of   volunteer  opera9onal  commi:ees   including:     •  Membership   •  Communica0ons     •  Policy  and  Advocacy   •  Scien0fic  Conference   The  Board  of  Directors  govern  the   associa9on  with  the  pivotal  responsibility   of  developing  a  long-­‐term  vision  for   members,  governments,  ins>tu>ons  and   agencies,  and  Canadians  with  a  special   emphasis  on  vulnerable  popula>ons.   Board of Directors Dr.  Gerry  Uswak   President     Dr.  Albert  Adegbembo   President-­‐Elect     Dr.  Douglas  Brothwell   Past  president   Ms.  Maureen  Connors     Secretary/Treasurer   Ms.  Andrea  Doiron   Director   Dr.  Asef  Karim   Director   Ms.  Brenda  Currie   Director   Ms.  Kimberley  Laing   Director   Ms.  Andrea  Richard   Execu9ve  Director  
  4. 4.             Oral  health  as  a  component  of   overall  health.   Well-­‐being  of  communi9es  and  social   jus9ce  for  vulnerable  groups.   Disease  preven9on  through   health  promo9on,  while   working  with  others  to  achieve   best  results.   Strategic  and  collabora9ve  efforts   between  public  and  private  prac9ce,   academia  and  all  oral  health   professions.   Accountable  stewardship  of   public  health  resources.   Our Values
  5. 5. Oral  Public  Health   Sciences   Oral  Health   Assessment  and   Analysis   Oral  Health   Program  Planning,   Implementa9on       and  Evalua9on   Oral  Health  Policy   Planning,   Implementa9on   and  Evalua9on   Partnership,   Collabora9on  and   Advocacy   Communica9on   Leadership   Diversity  and   Inclusiveness   Did  you  know  there  are  8  Discipline  Competencies  for  Dental   Public  Health  in  Canada?       These  are  the  skills  you  need  to  work  in  dental  public  health  in  Canada.   These  set  a  standard  for   dental  public  health  in   Canada,  provide  a  founda9on   for  enhanced  educa9on  and   professional  development,   and  will  ul9mately  strengthen   the  public  health  capacity  in   Canada.       DPH  Competencies  
  6. 6. Na9onal  Email  Forum   -­‐  Subscrip9on  to  the  CAPHD  listserve:    a  na9onal  email  forum  on    dental   public  health.   -­‐  Monthly  discussion  topics.   -­‐  E-­‐News  bulle9n.   Members  Only  Area   -­‐  Password  to  the  members  sec9on  of  the  website.   -­‐  Access  to  past  conference  presenta9ons,   members’  publica9ons  and  other  documents.   -­‐  Access  to  professional  development  webinars  and  workshops.   Online Community Online  Learning  
  7. 7. Stay  Connected!   -­‐  Members  have  the  opportunity  to  connect  and  develop  rela9onships  with   members  of  diverse  dental  and  public  health  backgrounds  through  the  online   directory.   Resources RECENT  DISCUSSION  TOPICS   •  Health  Promo9on  Campaigns   •  Oral  Health  in  LTC   •  Social  Determinants  of  Health   •  Fluorida9on  in  Canada   •  Con9nuing  Educa9on  Resources   •  Changes  in  Educa9on  Policies   •  Government  Reports   •  Evidence-­‐based  Den9stry   •  Changes  in  Public  Health  Policy   •  Social  Media  &  Oral  Health   •  Oral-­‐Systemic  Link   •  Dental  Therapy   •  Early  Childhood  Oral  Care   •  Mo9va9onal  Interviewing   AND  MORE…  
  8. 8. Member Benefits Conference  Fee  Discounts   Newsle:er  Subscrip9on   Career  &  Volunteer  Opportuni9es   -­‐  Members  receive  a  reduced  rate  for  the  Annual   Scien9fic  Conference.   -­‐  Mosaic  Newsle:er  emailed  to   members  twice  a  year.   -­‐  Members  receive  informa9on  on  upcoming  volunteer  and  employment   opportuni9es  in  Canada  and  interna9onally  through  our  online   communica9ons.  
  9. 9. Policy & Advocacy Gain  the  opportunity  to  influence  CAPHD  advocacy  efforts  and  dental   public  health  in  Canada!   •  The  CAPHD  Commi:ee  on  Policy  and  Advocacy  monitors  data,   government  poli9cs,  changing  legisla9ons  and  policies  that  may   impact  dental  public  health  prac9ce  or  oral  health  care  in   Canada.  (  Ex.  Access  to  care,  water  fluorida9on,  SDOH).     •  Any  member  can  request  development  of  a  posi9on  paper  and   are  encouraged  to  provide  input  on  policy  and  advocacy   ini9a9ves  developed  by  the  CAPHD.  
  10. 10. Each  year,  CAPHD  holds  a  scien9fic  conference  in   various  loca9ons  across  Canada.  It  is  the  only   na9onal  dental  conference  dedicated  to  dental   public  health  and  provides  par9cipants  with  the   opportunity  to:   •  Network  with  dental  public  health  professionals  from   across  Canada.   •  Learn  about  new  ini9a9ves  &  research.     •  Enjoy  the  many  great  communi9es  that  Canada  has   to  offer.   SAVE  THE  DATE:  SEPTEMBER  27-­‐29,  2013  IN  TORONTO,  ONTARIO   CAPHD  ANNUAL  CONFERENCE  
  11. 11. Our  membership  is  comprised  of  primarily  dental  public  health   clinicians,  scien9sts,  educators,  administrators,  health  promoters   and  policy  makers  from  across  Canada  and  abroad.     Membership  is  open  to  any   person  who  demonstrates  an   interest  in  the  advancement   of  dental  public  health.     For  More  Informa>on   visit  www.caphd.ca   Join Our Community
  12. 12. “CAPHD  is  my  connec0on  to  a  vibrant  Canadian   dental  public  health  community!  What  I  value  the   most  is  the  con0nuing  educa0on  I  receive  through   the  annual  conferences  and  the  informa0on  I   receive  through  the  listserv!  It  helps  contribute  to   my  professional  por@olio!”   -­‐CAPHD  Member  
  13. 13. “CAPHD  has  given  me  access  to  valuable  resources   about  dental  public  health  in  Canada  to  expand  my   knowledge,  and  has  also  allowed  me  to  get  to  know   professionals  in  the  dental  public  health  field  with   whom  I  plan  to  work  in  the  near  future.”    –  Dr.  Michelle  Budd,  BA,  DDS,  MPH  (cand)  
  14. 14. “The  email  listserv  is  a  great  way  to  get   informed  on  many  issues  relevant  to  dental   public  health  and  community  health.  I  have   stockpiled  all  the  publica0ons  in  my  own  library,   which  provides  me  with  a  good  star0ng  point  in   searching  for  evidence  based  research.“     -­‐  Kim  Laing,  DipDH,  BDSc(DH),  PID  (cand),  RDH,  MPH  (cand)  
  15. 15. Thank  you!   Please,  visit  our  website  for  more  informa9on   h:p://www.caphd.ca   OR     E-­‐mail  us         info@caphd.ca  

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