FASD: The SMART Guide

The SMART Guide is a training manual for service providers who are working with pregnant women who use alcohol. Using motivational interviewing and stage of change theory, this book provides guidance on how to talk to women about their alcohol use.

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Nelli Agbulos
Early Childhood Matters: Transportation Planning and ECE

A January 30, 2019 blog by Julien Vincelot for the Bernard van Leer Foundation’s Early Childhood Matters looks at “The Effects of Transportation on Early Childhood Development”. A global conference held last September in Los Angeles, Urban 95, addressed the question, “If you could experience the city from 95 cm – the height of a three year old – what would you change?”

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Nelli Agbulos
ECEBC 50th Anniversary: National Conference in Vancouver April 10-13 2019

This year’s ECEBC conference, celebrating their 50th Anniversary as an organization, will be a national conference in partnership with the Canadian Child Care Federation. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver from April 10-13, with pre-conference professional development events from April 8-11. Keynote speakers will be Tove Mogstad Slinde, current Chair of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Network on Early Childhood Development, and Cindy Blackstock, Executive Director, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, and Professor in the School of Social Work at McGill University. The conference will incorporate a formal 50th Anniversary Golden Jubilee Soiree.

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Nelli Agbulos