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Little Mountain Neighbourhood House PLANE Toolkit: Ideas for Physical Literacy and Nature Exploration with Children
 
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Little Mountain Neighbourhood House PLANE Toolkit: Ideas for Physical Literacy and Nature Exploration with Children

LMNHS, Vancouver, with support from Success by 6, have produced a Toolkit to assist in the development of outdoor programming for children in the natural environment. Read the full story

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BC Perinatal Services Releases Updated Pregnancy Passport

11 July 2016

Women expecting a baby can access a new Pregnancy Passport, developed by Perinatal Services BC, to help them have a healthy pregnancy, track their progress, and prepare for their baby.

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Posted in Parenting, Research + Innovations

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Are We Doing Enough? A Status Report on Canadian Public Policy and Child and Youth Health

11 July 2016

Find out where BC stands in the 2016 edition of the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) “Are We Doing Enough?” Report.

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Posted in Healthy Lifestyles, Research + Innovations

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Experts Unveil New Sleep and Activity Guidelines for Children

11 July 2016

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine, with the help of a panel of experts, has released its first ever official recommendations for how much sleep children need on a daily basis.

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Posted in Healthy Lifestyles, Research + Innovations

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Parachute Resources: Injury Prevention at Home, on the Road and at Play

11 July 2016

Check out the colourful range of resource materials from Parachute’s Safety Awareness Week, celebrating twenty years of injury prevention.

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Posted in Injury Prevention, National Priorities

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Registration is OPEN for the 2016 BCAPOP Provincial Conference

11 July 2016

Click here to read about the amazing line up of speakers planned for the 2016 BCAPOP Conference and AGM.

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Posted in Opportunities, Training

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Update: Provincial Office for the Early Years

11 July 2016

The Provincial Office for the Early Years released an update of their 2013 BC Early Years in May 2016. Click here to read details.

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Posted in Announcements, Government

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A Playful Approach to Discipline—An Editorial by Dr. Gordon Neufeld

31 May 2016

n a two-part editorial on discipline, A Playful Approach to Discipline, Dr. Gordon Neufeld discusses the root causes of problem behaviour and their surprisingly playful solutions.

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Posted in Parenting, Research + Innovations

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Coalition of Childcare Advocates: Translated $10 a Day Plan Factsheet

31 May 2016

The Coalition of Childcare Advocates have produced a range of materials around the $10 a Day Plan for childcare in BC. Their factsheet outlining the basics of the plan is now available in Chinese, Filipino, Punjabi, Spanish and Vietnamese, as well as English.

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Posted in Announcements, Keeping In Touch News

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KidCare Canada Resources—Now in 10 Languages!

31 May 2016

KidCare Canada have begun a program of translating their most popular videos into a variety of languages. The first three are now available online.

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Posted in Early Childhood Development, Research + Innovations

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Rest, Play, Grow: The New Book by Dr. Deborah MacNamara

31 May 2016

Popular Regional Training Event facilitator Dr. Deborah MacNamara has released a book called Rest, Play, Grow, based on her experience over the last decade of working with renowned psychologist Dr. Gordon Neufeld.

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Posted in Parenting, Research + Innovations

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Dr. Dan Siegel: If you can name it, you can tame it

Added on 11 July 2016

In this five minute video clip, Dr. Daniel Siegel presents a simple, clear visual model of basic brain functioning, the Hand Model, to demonstrate how contemplative ‘mindfulness’ practice can help regulate emotional reactivity.

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