Touchpoints Training

Sometimes known as the “baby whisperer”, Dr. T. Berry Brazelton touched generations of families through his television shows and series of books.  After four decades as a paediatrician, the Harvard emeritus professor founded the Brazelton Touchpoints Center at Children’s Hospital, Boston.  The centre trains paediatricians, social workers, and early childhood educators, but also cooks, bus drivers, and family court judges, any adult who interacts with young children and their parents. Each ‘touchpoint” is viewed as an opportunity for interaction and learning. 

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Nelli Agbulos
The Kelty Centre Has Launched a NEW Podcast: Introducing Where You Are

Where You Are:  A BC Children’s Kelty Mental Health Broadcast has been launched recently by Kelty Mental Health with the intention of supporting families to “promote your family’s mental health and wellness from Where You Are to where you want to be”.   Through real stories, expertise and practical tips, the podcasts are designed to help families and their children support and enhance their mental health and wellness, navigating important topics to meet families where they are in their journey.

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Nelli Agbulos
Nature and Children

We look at an article from Ming Kuo in Greater Good Magazine about the positive impact of spending time in nature on children’s academic performance and the recommendations of the Lawson Foundation’s discussion paper on Advancing Outdoor Play and Early Childhood Education, which focuses on the need for alignment of cross-sectorial policies and for the implementation of a specific training focus in Early Childhood Education training and professional development.

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Nelli Agbulos
Métis Nation BC: New Métis Early Years Program

Métis Nation British Columbia has developed a new Métis Early Years Program for Métis families with children birth to 8 years. The goal of the Métis Early Years Program is to connect Métis families to their community and culture and link them to early years programs and services in their community.

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Nelli Agbulos