IMHP Community Training

The IMHP Community Training live sessions/webinars have been completed. All the sessions are now archived and available for viewing. These sessions are great for staff and or student training and can be accessed any time by all AHSUNC/CAPC/CPNP project staff until 2020.

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Stephanie Wong
New Indigenous Leadership Appointments at UBC

At the start of the 2018/19 academic year, the University of British Columbia welcomes Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Dr. Sheryl Lightfoot, and Dr. Margaret Moss to their leadership roles within the university, and announces new funding for the nurse practitioner program and for an online, part-time ECE certificate program.

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Stephanie Wong
Federal Indigenous Early Learning & Child Care (IELCC) Framework

Co-developed by the federal government with the Assembly of First Nations, Inuit Tapirit Kanatami and the Métis National Council, this newly-announced IELCC Framework includes 3 frameworks (First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation). First Call member BC Aboriginal Child Care Society and their Executive Director Karen Isaac worked many hours on the development of this national framework and led the BC regional consultations in the lead up to this announcement.

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Stephanie Wong
Spirit Bear’s Guide to Reconciliation

Spirit Bear and Children Make History, available through the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, explores the role of children in creating change. The book tells the story, in a format accessible for young children, of the landmark human rights case for First Nations children at the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (www.fnwitness.ca).

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Stephanie Wong
A Spotlight on Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House: Interviews with Rosa Palacios and with Gary Dobbin and Maryam Naddaf

We spoke with Rosa Palacios, Family and Seniors Programs Coordinator at Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House, who is enthusiastic about integrating Reggio principles into the drop-ins as part of their ongoing best practices commitment, which includes promoting autonomy, decision-making, democracy, and following people’s interests and experience. For over ten years now, Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House in Vancouver has been implementing the Reggio Emilia approach in their work with children in their childcare programs. Click here to read more!

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Stephanie Wong
A Spotlight on CPNP: Chris Koop Interview

We spoke with Chris Koop, of North Island Community Services, who has worked for the past 12 years as the Coordinator of CPNP programs for families in Port McNeill and Port Hardy, two small towns on north-east of Vancouver Island, overlooking Queen Charlotte Strait, at the northern tip of the Island Highway. Click here to read more!

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Stephanie Wong