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A Spotlight on CPNP: A Special Edition of KIT
 
A Spotlight on the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program in British Columbia: A Keeping In Touch BC Special Edition

A Spotlight on CPNP: A Special Edition of KIT

The Keeping In Touch team has put together a special edition to turn your focus to the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program in British Columbia. Read the full story

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From Neuroscience to Policy, Program and Practice

04 April 2016

Long and Winding Road: From Neuroscience to Policy, Program and Practice looks at the growth of understanding of early brain development over the past 30 years and the roadblocks to implementation of this understanding into practical interventions.

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Posted in Mental Health, National Priorities

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Learning from the Highly Sensitive Child

04 April 2016

The BC Council for Families is currently featuring a blog post by April Martin-Ko on their website on Learning from the Highly Sensitive Child reviewing the research findings of Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl.

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Posted in Early Childhood Development, Research + Innovations

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March was Nutrition Month 2016

04 April 2016

March was Nutrition Month in Canada. To mark the occasion, the Dieticians of Canada developed a 100 Meal Challenge, which is a useful tool to start making incremental change in dietary habits, one meal at a time.

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Posted in Feature Stories, Healthy Lifestyles, Research + Innovations

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The importance of (not) being (too) earnest: Bringing play into the workplace

04 April 2016

A recent article by Susan Fish for CharityVillage, features the work of Denise Lloyd, who has spoken at regional training events in Vancouver. The article looks at the value of non-linear, creative social processes (including celebration and a ‘playful’ approach to sharing ideas and learning) in the workplace and in the implementation of positive change, […]

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Posted in Human Resources, Program Management

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IndigenEYEZ Leadership Essentials at Hollyhock

04 April 2016

This years Fraser Valley Regional Training Event included a session by IndigenEYEZ, a group of trainers offering experiential learning and empowering self-exploration through creativity and the arts. IndigenEYEZ is now offering this exciting opportunity out of the beautiful Hollyhock training facility on Cortes Island.

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Posted in Opportunities, Training

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2016 Census

04 April 2016

Click here to learn more about the upcoming 2016 Census and how you can advertise job opportunities in your community.

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Posted in Announcements, Government

Understanding Stigma to Improve the Lives of Those Affected by FASD - Keeping In Touch BC Newsletter

Understanding Stigma to Improve the Lives of Those Affected by FASD

22 February 2016

In a webinar presented earlier this month, Understanding stigma to improve the lives of those affected by FASD, Dr. Emily Bell ad Dr. Jacelynn Cook explore the implications of social perceptions of individuals and families affected by FASD.

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Posted in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, National Priorities

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Cultural Safety

22 February 2016

Professor Jessica Ball, MPH., PhD of the School of Child and Youth Care at the University of Victoria, was a presenter at the BCAPOP Conference in October 2015. She spoke on Cultural Safety in Practice with Children, Families and Communities.

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Posted in Program Delivery, Program Management

Stories of Resilience Paper - Keeping In Touch BC Newsletter

BCFRP Stories of Resilience Paper

22 February 2016

The BC Association of Family Resource Programs (BCFRP) published a paper in November on Stories of Resilience: how Family Resource programs make a difference for families facing mental health or settlement challenges.

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Posted in Mental Health, National Priorities

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Lessons from the MenCare Campaign from Early Childhood Matters

22 February 2016

In an article for the June edition of Early Childhood Matters, “Why men’s caregiving matters for young children: lessons from the MenCare campaign”, Gary Barker, Co-Chair, MenEngage Alliance and International Director, Promundo-US, writes about the successes and findings of the MenCare campaign.

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Posted in Fathering, Research + Innovations

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The Walrus Talks: Health Happens When You Fight for It with Nick Saul

Added on 04 April 2016

Nick Saul, President of Community Food Centres Canada, spoke on the topic of “Health Happens When You Fight for It” as part of the Walrus Talks: Healthy Cities series. To find out more about the philosophy and style of this committed food security advocate, click here.

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