The staff and practitioners at Central Brampton Family Health Team are dedicated to working with you on your journey to sustained good health. We are excited to provide the following educational workshops and events. You do not need to be a patient to register. Anyone in the community can participate!

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Well-Nourished Pregnancy

Join this 1-h workshop to learn about prenatal nutrition. The focus is to provide moms-to-be with information that optimizes their health and insight into issues related to prenatal, early postpartum and infant care. The program is NOT a substitute for a childbirth education course.

Please see below for a video created by our Registered Dietitian discussing prenatal nutrition. If you have any questions that you would like to ask our Registered Dietitian after viewing this video, please call (905)-456-7111 ext 2 to schedule an appointment.

Introducing Your Baby to Solid Foods

Join our Registered Dietitian (RD) for this 2-hour workshop and learn everything you need to know about introducing solid food to your baby. Best suited for parents whose baby is 2-6 months old. This workshop is held once a month via Zoom. Check out our events calendar for more information!

To register for this workshop, please call (905)-456-7111 ext 2. If you would like additional support, please book a consultation with the Registered Dietitian at Central Brampton Family Health Team.

Central Brampton Family Health Team has collaborated with Greenbelt Family Health Team to provide a virtual resource that was developed by their Registered Dietitian to provide to our community.

To access this virtual workshop and its resources, please click HERE or visit:
https://greenbeltfht.podia.com/filling-baby-s-belly-starting-solids-to-1-year

The material that we are linking to this website was created by Brandy McDevitt, RD of Greenbelt Family Health Team in April 2020. Permission to use this material was granted by Brandy McDevitt, RD who reserves all rights to the material. Access to the resources can be found HERE.

Raising a Healthy Happy Eater

Join our Registered Dietitian for this 1.5-hour workshop to learn how to manage and prevent picky eating habits in toddlers and young children. You do NOT need to be a patient to attend. This workshop is open to the community. To register, call 905.456.7111 ext 2 or fill out the form below.

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW BEING OFFERED VIRTUALLY. CALL 905-456-7111 EXT 2 TO LEARN MORE. IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS ARE BEING POSTPONED.

Breastfeeding (BF) Café

This program is coming in the fall of 2021! Stay tuned for more details and check out our calendar of events page for upcoming workshops.

Topics include:

  • The ABCs of breastfeeding
  • Nutrition benefits for baby and mom
  • Common truths and myths about breastfeeding
  • Perfecting breastfeeding positions
  • The perfectly latched baby
  • Reducing nipple soreness
  • Breastfeeding frequency
  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • How breastmilk adapts to your baby’s needs
  • Is my baby getting enough?
  • Early milk and colostrum
  • Expressing breastmilk
  • Practical tips

Heart Health Nutrition

If you, a family member, or someone you know has high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart failure, diabetes or other heart disease-related concerns, this session is for YOU! Registration is open to the community. Call today to register: 905.456.7111 ext 2, or check out our calendar of events for upcoming sessions.

Next workshop: TBD

Please click here for the flyer.

THIS WORKSHOP IS BEING OFFERED VIRTUALLY. CALL 905-456-7111 EXT 2 to register.

Let’s Talk Diabetes!

Looking for up-to-date information on diabetes or pre-diabetes? Would you like to learn how to manage the disease and stay healthy? Join us every month to talk about living with diabetes. Guest speakers include Registered Dietitian, Registered Kinesiologist and Pharmacist. These series of workshops are open to the community. A referral is not necessary. Click here to learn more about the different sessions, or visit our calendar of events.

Next workshop: Monday August 9, 2021 @ 6-7 pm

Please click here for the flyer.

THIS WORKSHOP IS BEING OFFERED VIRTUALLY. CALL 905-456-7111 EXT 2 to register.

Smoking Cessation

Are you thinking about quitting smoking? Whether you are a smoker, or you just quit, we are here to help you in your journey! Our multidisciplinary team is made up of a Licensed Pharmacist, Respiratory Therapist, Registered Kinesiologist, Social Worker and Registered Dietitian. Please check our calendar of events for upcoming workshops.

For more information, or to book an initial appointment with a health care provider, please select one of the following options below. To download the flyer for the Gillingham Site, click here. To download the flyer for the North Park Site, click here. If you would like more information on Living Well with COPD, you can download the action plan.

Mindful Eating

This is a 6-week program facilitated by a Registered Dietitian and Social Worker. Sessions are focused on emotional eating and food craving management. New sessions are coming in the fall of 2021! Stay tuned for more details and check out our calendar of events page for upcoming workshops.

  • Do you eat when you’re not hungry?
  • Do you struggle with powerful food cravings?
  • Do you eat to cope with your emotions?
  • Are you frustrated by diets that just don’t work?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, the Mindful Eating group may be for you! In his group, you will learn about:

  • what is mindful eating
  • the benefits of mindfulness and how to practice mindful eating
  • how to become more in tune with your body
  • powerful skills that can help you manage even your toughest food cravings
  • how to find balance and heal your relationship with food

Building Self Esteem

This program will run for 9 weeks, from October 5, 2021 to November 30, 2021. This is a book club style therapy group which will dive into examining and discovering your self worth, while cultivating lasting self-esteem. Anyone residing in the province of Ontario can register. If interested, please request an application by emailing: info@cbfht.ca, or call 289-499-2239 for more information. Click here to see the flyer.

 

Mental Health Webinars

Central Brampton Family Health Team is proud to announce that the Coping Conversations Webinar Series has won a 2020 Bright Lights Award presented by the Association of Family Health Teams in Ontario. Click HERE to learn more!

Join this webinar every week to discuss healthy strategies that support mental health and well-being. Each session is led by a Registered Social Worker (RSW) and Psychologist Dr. Sharleen McDowall. These interactive sessions will help participants learn and utilize helpful skills and tools to deal with every day life situations.

You will have the opportunity to join the conversation, or just listen in. For more information, check out the calendar of events, or download the flyer for the month of July. Call (905)-456-7111 ext 2 to get the Zoom meeting information.

Seniors Wellness Series

Coming in January, 2022! Central Brampton Family Health Team will be offering a series of presentations to address seniors’ wellness. Presentations will be geared towards adults who are 60 years and over, as well as family members and caregivers.

Topics will include:

  • Nutrition
  • Advanced care planning
  • Fraud prevention
  • Falls prevention

You will have the opportunity to join via Zoom, telephone or in-person (in compliance with Public Health recommendations). For more information, continue to visit our calendar of events, or call (289) 499-2239.

Lung Health Foundation – Physical Activity Video

Physical activity is especially important for individuals who have conditions that impact their lungs. This video shared by the Lung Health Foundation in collaboration with the Abilities Centre in Whitby is for those living with a chronic lung condition who are unable to access safe and suitable exercise programs in their communities at this time.

If you would like to register for any upcoming workshops, please fill out the form below
or call (905)-456-7111 ext 2

    Registration Form