The ACICR develops and fosters collaboration with groups, agencies and stakeholders through various networks.
This network provides a forum for stakeholders to receive and share updates on a variety of injury-prevention topics and provincial initiatives through a weekly electronic distribution list. Furthermore, members are invited to attend annual face-to-face meetings to network, collaborate and participate in learning opportunities. To join this network or to receive more information, please contact Sharon Schooler by phone at 780-492-9222 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This network informs individuals working in the area of seniors’ falls prevention by promoting programs, resources, research, events and conferences within Alberta and beyond. To join, simply complete the Finding Balance Falls Prevention Network Membership application form and fax it to ACICR: 780-492-7154. For more information, please contact Jennifer Fernandes by phone at 780-492-9768 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
The ACICR started the Alberta ATV Working Group which responded to the safety issues among communities and practitioners by identifying and promoting key safety messages that address the most problematic risk factors contributing to ATV injuries in our province. For more information, please contact Sharon Schooler by phone at 780-492-9222 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Aboriginal Injury Prevention Working Group was formed for the primary purpose of addressing the need for coordinated action on injuries among the Métis Settlements and off-reserve Aboriginal population in both rural and urban communities in Alberta. For more information, please conatct ACICR at 780-492-6019 or email email@example.com.
Suicide prevention programming/projects/activities are conducted throughout Alberta by a variety of different organizations and individuals. Currently there are no formal structures to support communication and linkages between these groups. In June 2011, the Alberta Centre for Injury Control & Research hosted a teleconference for stakeholders. Participants expressed interest in a network to facilitate information sharing, to enhance collaboration and to reduce duplication.