New Free Gender-Based Violence Course

A collaborative project involving the BC Ministry of Health, the Population Health Promotion unit at BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre, and the Ending Violence Association of BC, has produced a free training series for the Provincial Health Services Authority, comprised of four one-hour units, to help health workers understand, respond to, and address gender-based violence.

Read More
Nelli Agbulos
The 22nd BCAPOP Annual Conference

Registration is now open for the 22nd BCAPOP Annual Conference, which will take place October 3-5, 2018 at the Vancouver Airport Westin Hotel in Richmond, BC. The theme of this year’s conference is Exploring Mental Health: Well-Being for Infants, Parents and Support Workers. Also offered is a two-day pre-conference session (October 1-2, 2018) on Breastfeeding Support Training.

Read More
Nelli Agbulos
The Resilience Summit: Addressing Childhood Adversity

In this Resilience Summit video, Nadine Burke Harris, M.D. speaks on the topic of Addressing Childhood Adversity. We also provide a link to an accompanying information package from Stress Health that outlines toxic stress in children and its potential impacts on adult health and longevity, based on the findings of the ACE study on toxic stress exposure in children.

Read More
Nelli Agbulos
Kelty Mental Health: Healthy Living Toolkit for Families

Kelty Mental Health have issued their second edition of the Healthy Living…It’s in Everyone toolkit. Available in seven languages, it is designed to provide a guide to healthy living for families who have a child or youth living with mental health challenges, and provides ideas for Healthy Eating, Being Active Together, Managing Stress, and Developing Healthy Sleep Habits.

Read More