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Reducing Stress and Improving Focus through Mindfulness
 
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Reducing Stress and Improving Focus through Mindfulness

Neuroscience research demonstrates the value of simple contemplative techniques in improving the brain’s executive functioning, which reduces stress and improves focus. Read the full story

Tips for Raising Kids with Healthy Habits: EatRight Ontario

03 May 2015

EatRight Ontario has produced Tips for Raising Kids with Healthy Habits factsheet, along with other resources on parents/caregivers’ influence on children’s eating habits and the advantages of electronics-free family meals.

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Posted in Healthy Weights, National Priorities

Parachute Safe Kids Week Resources

03 May 2015

Safe Kids Week 2015 is May 4-10. Check out Parachute’s resources to support the prevention of child injuries.

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Posted in Injury Prevention, National Priorities

What to Expect, When?

03 May 2015

In March 2015, 4ChildrenUK, a branch of the education department in the UK, published What to Expect, When?, a downloadable booklet providing parents with guidance on children’s learning and development in the early years.

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Posted in Early Childhood Development, Research + Innovations

The Power of Play Poster Series

03 May 2015

A downloadable info sheet and poster produced by the Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Education and the Strategic Knowledge Cluster on Early Childhood Education provide information on the value of play for children, and how to encourage play.

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Posted in Healthy Lifestyles, Research + Innovations

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CAPC, CPNP and AHS regional trainings

03 May 2015

Save the date for CAPC, CPNP and AHS regional trainings

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Posted in Opportunities, Training

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Online Nutrition Resources from BCAPOP

19 March 2015

The BC Association of Pregnancy Outreach Programs (BCAPOP) provides links to a range of prenatal and toddler nutrition information and healthy food ideas.

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Posted in Healthy Lifestyles, Research + Innovations

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Finding Balance as a New Working Mom

19 March 2015

Read one woman’s personal experience with Finding Balance as a New Working Mom on the Kelty Mental Health website blog.

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Posted in Feature Stories, Parenting, Research + Innovations

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Reproductive Mental Health – BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services

19 March 2015

The Reproductive Mental Health pages on the BC Mental Health website provide resources for individuals and professionals, including self-care guides, factsheets, and practice guidelines.

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Posted in Mental Health, National Priorities

Hand in Hand Developmental Support Resource Kit

19 March 2015

The Hand in Hand Developmental Support Resource is designed for use with children at risk, particularly children involved with child welfare, and created as a part of the Infant Mental Health and Family Law Initiative.

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Posted in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, National Priorities

Stop Family Violence

19 March 2015

Stop Family Violence, a joint project between PHAC and Canada’s Family Violence Initiative, is a one-stop resource on family violence for families and professionals.

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Posted in Announcements, Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) Updates

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We All Have a Role: Preventing and Responding to Violence

Added on 03 May 2015

The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) has produced an 11-minute discussion-starter video We All Have a Role: Preventing and Responding to Violence, along with a Community Resource Guide: What Can I Do to Help the Families of Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls?

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