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Early Years Conference 2018

January 25, 2018 - January 27, 2018

Early Year’s Conference

Strengthening Resilience in Today’s World – Leading with Kindness and Understanding

 

This conference will explore the complex factors impacting children’s development, recognizing the essential aspect of nurturing relationships within families and in our professional roles as the cornerstone of strengthening children’s resilience. The conference will highlight many of the considerations and practices in work with young children and their families, particularly as we adapt to our rapidly changing society.

 

Learning Objectives:

During the Early Years 2018 conference, participants can expect to:

  • Consider the influence of diverse social and cultural factors, including digital media and technology, in the context of child and family development
  • Recognize the impact of trauma, including intergenerational trauma, and other adverse life experiences
  • Consider how children with special needs experience and interact across different environments d Enhance our understanding of inclusive approaches in supporting the child, family and community
  • Review evidence based approaches aimed to strengthen resilience in young children and their families

 

Who Should Attend

This conference will be of interest to all those who work with young children and/or families, including:

  • Aboriginal Early Childhood Development Professionals
  • Administrators/Managers
  • Advocacy Organizations
  • Behavioural Therapists
  • Community Development Workers
  • Counselors
  • Dietitians and Nutritionists
  • Early Childhood Educators
  • Education Assistants
  • Families
  • Family Development Workers
  • Family Resource Program Staff
  • Government Representatives
  • Infant Development Consultants
  • Infant Mental Health Professionals
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Oral Health Professionals
  • Parent Educators
  • Physicians
  • Physiotherapists
  • Policy Makers
  • Pregnancy Outreach Groups
  • Program Facilitators
  • Psychologists
  • Recreation Therapists
  • Researchers
  • School Administrators
  • Social Workers
  • Speech Therapists
  • Students
  • Supported Child Development Consultants
  • Teachers

 

Location

Hyatt Regency Vancouver, 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC.

 

A special hotel room rate of $159.00+taxes has been set aside for conference participants. Book your accommodation today to avoid disappointment.

Specify that you are booking under ‘Early Years 2018 Conference’ and call tollfree: 1.888.421.1442, or book online at: https://aws.passkey.com/go/earlyyears2018 to reserve now and save!

Contact If you have questions, or trouble with your online submission, please contact Kathryn, kathryn.ipce@ubc.ca or call +1.604.822.7708

 

Please click here for Abstract Submission Guidelines

 

Share your knowledge! Call for abstracts is open until May 31, 2017. 

 

Details

Start:
January 25, 2018
End:
January 27, 2018

Organizer

Email:
marketing.ipce@ubc.ca
Website:
http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/initiatives/earlyyears2018