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Alberta Family Wellness: Learning Cards

Working with the Frameworks Intitute to find phrasing that is accessible and meaningful to a general audience, Alberta Family Wellness (AFW) has produced a set of attractive and concise Learning Cards outlining in positive language how early experiences build brains. Each card is centred on one of the selected descriptive terms: Brain Architecture, Toxic Stress, Air Traffic Control, Serve & Return, and Resilience.

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MCFD Trauma-Informed Practice Guide: Healing Families, Helping Systems

Healing Families, Helping Systems is a trauma-informed practice guide for working with children, youth and families, produced by the BC Ministry of Children and Family Development (2016). The guide, designed for use by system planners, leaders and practitioners in the field of children, youth, and families, aims to identify trauma-informed approaches, raise awareness of evidence-informed approaches to trauma-informed service delivery, and to increase capacity amongst service providers.

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Making Sense of Trauma: Practical Tools for Responding to Children and Youth

Making Sense of Trauma: Practical Tools for Responding to Children and Youth is a free online webinar designed to help those working with families learn how to use a Trauma-Informed perspective to better understand the relational, neurobiological and developmental impact of trauma on children and youth.

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Dieticians of Canada/Alberta Health Services: Raising Our Healthy Kids information videos

Raising Our Healthy Kids is a series of evidence-based 1-2 minute videos, consistent with information in PEN: Practice-based Evidence in Nutrition®, and providing information to parents and care providers on healthy growth and development of children up to 12 years of age.  The videos were developed by a multi-stakeholder group including Dietitians of Canada and Alberta Health Services and with input from physicians and community stakeholders across Canada.

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IMHP: Hand in Hand Development Support Planning

The Hand in Hand: Growing Together Every Day family of resources provides activities and tips for caregivers to support social and emotional development during the early years, through the creation of a plan that is unique to the child and family. The toolkit includes a series of useful handout sheets for caregivers to assist in fostering.

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Mothercraft: Building Connections Manual

Building Connection:  Supporting Community-Based Programs to Address Interpersonal Violence and Child Maltreatment is a detailed, practical toolkit produced by Mothercraft with funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada to provide support to CAPC, CPNP and AHSUNC programs in their work with mothers and children experiencing the effects of Interpersonal Violence (IPV).

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