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Kids in Crisis – Child & Youth Mental Health in BC

An Abbotsford News two-part special feature reviews the current state of BC mental health supports for youth. The articles were inspired by local parents’ challenges in getting help for their children. Read the full story

2015 BCAPOP Conference

29 June 2015

The Annual BCAPOP Conference will be hosted on October 27 – 29, 2015 at the Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport in Richmond, BC.

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Posted in Opportunities, Training

Growing Together Parent Handouts: BC Council for Families

29 June 2015

Growing Together is a workbook-style resource focusing on mothers dealing with depression, anxiety, substance use, trauma or other challenging life circumstances. The resource is designed to be used with parents, parenting groups or in community education presentations.

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Posted in Parenting, Research + Innovations

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PHAC CAPC, CPNP, AHS Regional Trainings

29 June 2015

The Annual CAPC, CPNP and AHS Regional Trainings for the Northwest, Kootenays and Okanagan will be hosted in Sept 2015.

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Posted in Opportunities, Training

Engaging Fathers Resource from Best Start Ontario

29 June 2015

Step by Step: Engaging Fathers in Programs for Families from Best Start Ontario offers tested strategies and practices for engaging fathers in family programs and materials on embracing diversity and creating a welcoming environment for all fathers.

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Posted in Fathering, Research + Innovations

Therapeutic Gardening

29 June 2015

Research has demonstrated that therapeutic gardening, a form of horticulture therapy, aids in improving mental and physical wellbeing and contributes to the treatment of mental health issues.

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Posted in Early Childhood Development, Research + Innovations

Screen Time and Obstacles to Physical Activity: Healthy Families BC

29 June 2015

Healthy Families BC website offers a range of resources to encourage families to embrace an active lifestyle and increase the amount of the time children spend in active play.

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Posted in Healthy Lifestyles, Research + Innovations

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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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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