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UBC Learning Circle

The University of British Columbia (UBC) hosts the UBC Learning Circle, a partnership between the Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health and the First Nations Health Authority, an ongoing videoconference and computer webinar initiative that encourages sharing knowledge about our health and well-being. The intention of the Learning Circle is to provide educational and informational opportunities to health care workers and professionals in First Nations communities.

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Webinar from National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health: Culturally Safe Children’s Rehabilitation

The National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health (NCCIH) offers access to a webinar, Making Steps towards the Provision of Culturally Safe Children’s Rehabilitation Services with Indigenous Communities, Families and Children, based on Dr. Alison Gerlach’s research work and publications. Her work focuses on the development of inclusive and responsive knowledges and early childhood and family policies and practices that address social justice and equity issues for families and children who live with various structural forms of social disadvantage.

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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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