This session will explore what phone use means for parenting and early child development. During this presentation, Brandon will talk about parents' experiences with and feelings about their phones. He will present actionable strategies for avoiding the potential pitfalls of phone overuse, while maintaining happier family and parent-child relationships.
This webinar will discuss the importance of teaching healthy relationships and consent as part of comprehensive sexuality education. Erica will outline methods to cultivate safe, supportive environments when teaching, explore strategies for teaching healthy communication and consent, and highlight resources and activities to aid educators and individuals who support youth.
Parenting Matters: Nurturing the Whole-Brain Child Topics and Speakers Time Welcome - Connie Herman, Nobody’s Perfect Parenting Program Provincial Coordinator & Jackie Eaton, Community Action Program for Children Training and Education Coordinator 10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Kids of Note 10:20 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Keynote - The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Strategies to Nurture Your […]
In this presentation, an exciting approach to raising children will be explored through engaging discussions, case examples, and experiential immersions. Child development professionals, parents, grandparents, teachers, and others who help children grow, will find this learning experience filled with scientifically based ideas and practical skills that can promote well-being in children’s lives. By offering a […]
My Curious Brain is a fun, interactive, and educational book for parents and caregivers to teach their children about how the brain works. When parents and caregivers have a greater understanding of how their own brain works and their children’s brains work, they will better understand how to support their child and promote healthy brain […]
This session will explore how to broaden the understanding of safety to include all areas of child development and well-being and how a safety mindset influences their capacity to support the well-being of families and children. During the presentation, Connie and Robyn will talk about the strategies and activities to engage children and caregivers.
This session will explore how the brain develops, how attachment and healthy brain development are closely linked, and how healthy relationships nurture the capacity to manage stress and build resiliency. During the presentation, Megan, Jackie and Connie will talk about strategies to help children and caregivers to strengthen the attachment bond.
This session will explore the impact of a healthy prenatal development on the early years (0 to 6 years old), as a foundation for lifelong health. It will cover what happens during fetal development and why it's important to understand it, how to support a healthy pregnancy for better health outcomes for the mother and […]