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PHAC Regional Trainings Scheduled for Kootenays, Northwest, Okanagan, and Northeast
 
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PHAC Regional Trainings Scheduled for Kootenays, Northwest, Okanagan, and Northeast

The annual PHAC regional trainings for CAPC, CPNP and AHSUNC staff have been scheduled for September and October for the Kootenays, Northwest, Okanagan, and Northeast. Read the full story

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Webinar: Awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): Making the Connections – September 9, 2014

02 September 2014

Free webinar and fireside chat “Awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): Making the Connections” on September 9, 2014, International FASD Awareness Day.

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Posted in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, National Priorities, Opportunities, Training

Family Resource Program Certificate | Justice Institute of BC

02 September 2014

The Family Resource Program (FRP) Certificate training program from The BC Association of Family Resource Programs will be available in 2015 for family support workers seeking training and skills development.

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Posted in Mental Health, Opportunities, Training

The Federation of Community Social Services BC Leadership Development Directory – Non-Profit Leadership and Management Courses and Programs

02 September 2014

The Federation of Community Social Services BC has created an online Leadership Development Directory to inform managers, staff and volunteers in the non-profit and social services sector about the management-focused and leadership-focused educational and training options in and around BC.

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Posted in Human Resources, Opportunities, Program Management, Training

New First Nations Health Authority Safe Infant Sleep Toolkit

02 September 2014

The Honouring Our Babies: Safe Sleep Cards & Guide produced by The First Nations Health Authority assists service providers in discussing safe sleep practices with First Nations and Aboriginal families to help reduce the risk of SIDS.

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Posted in Aboriginal Community Updates, National Priorities, Parenting, Research + Innovations

First Call BC: Why Poor Kids Can’t Play Sports

02 September 2014

First Call BC has posted the poll results commissioned by CIBC and KidSport Canada that found that one-third of respondents indicated that their kids do not participate in organized sports due to cost.

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Posted in Healthy Lifestyles, Research + Innovations

Let’s Talk with Canoe and Feather: 30 Mealtime Conversation Starter Cards from Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council and Vancouver Island Health Authority

02 September 2014

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council and Vancouver Island Health Authority have co-produced a set of 30 printable cards for parents to help encourage conversation at mealtimes.

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Posted in Aboriginal Community Updates, Healthy Weights, National Priorities, Parenting, Research + Innovations

Kelty Mental Health: Information for Families on ADHD

02 September 2014

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder pamphlet for families available from BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services.

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Posted in Mental Health, National Priorities

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BCAPOP Conference – October 28 – 30, 2014

02 September 2014

The annual BC Association of Pregnancy Outreach Programs Conference will be October 28 – 30, 2014, at Hilton Vancouver Airport in Richmond, BC.

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Posted in Opportunities, Training

Elder inclusion in ECD Settings from the BC Aboriginal Child Care Society

30 July 2014

New online resources are available from The BC Aboriginal Child Care Society including a pamphlet on What You Need to Know About the Inclusion of Elders in Early Childhood Development Settings.

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Posted in Aboriginal Community Updates, Research + Innovations

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Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis and Care in Children Under 5

30 July 2014

Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers with Diabetes is an online resource sheet from The Hospital for Sick Children that provides encouragement and practical advice for parents managing Type 1 Diabetes in very young children.

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Posted in Healthy Lifestyles, Research + Innovations

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