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May 2017

Science-Based Innovation Training

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Eugene, OR United States

Join us for a one-day training on the Frontiers of Innovation approach to program development and evaluation The Center on the Developing Child is pleased to be hosting its second Science-Based Innovation Training this spring, and registration is now open. Participants from a broad range of settings are encouraged to attend, including program developers and anyone who works with (or is in a position to support) young children or their families. This one-day training will provide participants with an overview…

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May Webinars: Educator engagement and communicating the importance of wellbeing in schools

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - May 31 @ 12:00 pm

The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation's May Webinars   Educator engagement for practice change Co-presenters: Linda Kaser & Judy Halbert (Networks of Inquiry and Innovation) Date: May 18, 2017 @ 12pm PST/3pm EST (1 hour) WellAhead’s experience in Year 1 highlighted the relevance of educator autonomy as a factor in embedding wellbeing in schools, and the role of peer educators in influencing changes to practice. Drawing on academic and professional wisdom, this webinar will explore how to best engage with educators in change processes. Click here to…

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Global Health in a Changing Environment: A Conversation with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada

May 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Camosun College Lansdowne Campus – Gibson Auditorium, Young Building,
3100 Foul Bay Road
Victoria, British Columbia V8P 5J2 Canada

Global Health in a Changing Environment: A Conversation with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada Special Guest: Emily Fister from the David Suzuki Foundation       As the speed and trajectory of climate warming accelerates, human health is increasingly impacted. This creates both urgent humanitarian concerns and opportunities for individuals, societies and communities to respond. For decades, MSF has been providing humanitarian assistance to people impacted by war, epidemics, and natural and human-caused crises. To better prepare for…

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Vancouver’s Drug Crisis: Breaking Down Stigma

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, SFU Woodwards Building,
149 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

Vancouver's Drug Crisis Breaking Down Stigma   The City of Vancouver and Mayor Gregor Robertson invites the publis to hear more about the overdose crisis. Learn more about this crisis is happening, what needs to be don and how it's a matter of life and death. The event is open to anyone who wishes to attend   Speakers: Andrea Woo (moderator), Reporter for the Globe and Mail Dr. Patty Daly, Chief Medical Health Officer, VCH Jennifer Breakspere, Executive Director of…

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How Do We #MakeBCHealthier4Kids: A Discussion on Policy Options

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Robert Lee YMCA,
955 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

Please join us on May 30th for How Do We #MakeBCHealthier4Kids: A Discussion on Policy Options   On Tuesday, May 30th, please plan on joining the BC Healthy Living Alliance and the YMCA BC for an engaging policy discussion on the health and wellbeing of children and youth in BC at the Robert Lee YMCA, 955 Burrard Street, Vancouver.   Dr. Bonnie Henry, Deputy Provincial Health Officer for the Province of BC, will set the stage for the conversation with…

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June 2017

Partnerships Project: FASD Facilitator Training

June 5 @ 9:00 am - June 7 @ 4:30 pm
Fort St. John Child Development Centre,
10417-106th Ave
Fort St. John, British Columbia V1J 2M8 Canada

Partnerships Project FASD Facilitator Training June 5th – 7th 2017 Instructional Principles Workshop June 5th, 2017 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Partnerships in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder June 6th & 7th, 2017 9:00 am to 4:30 pm ****** Location: Fort St. John Child Development Centre 10417-106th Ave, Fort St. John, British Columbia, Canada V1J 2M8 Who should attend? Service providers interested in becoming a trained facilitator and who are able to deliver training in their community. What does becoming a…

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