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FASD throughout the lifespan

Having not received an FASD diagnosis until his late forties, RJ Formanek was startled to find how many of the strategies he had used throughout life were a result of FASD. In this webinar, RJ Formanek will share his experiences on how FASD affects the people who have it and how it impacts the world […]

Feeling ‘Safe-Enough’ to Hear It: Communicating About Injury Prevention Using a Health Equity Lens and Trauma-Informed Approach

Applying a Health Equity Lens to Injury Prevention Programming Presented by Parachute, Canada's national charity dedicated to preventing serious and fatal injuries, this presentation will describe equity-focused child injury prevention approaches and communication strategies. Drawing on Parachute's previous work, developing a Child Injury Prevention Course for professionals and delivering educational programming to families through centres […]

Saskatchewan Child Abuse Protocol: Your Duty to Report Suspected Abuse

Dr. Weiler’s talk discusses the prevalence and epidemiology of child maltreatment in the world, Canada, and Saskatchewan. He describes the role of a medical assessment in the context of a child maltreatment investigation. In addition, Dr. Weiler addresses some red flags and common child maltreatment presentations. Finally, he reviews the duty to report legislation and […]

Youth Grant Writing Workshop with Jacq Brasseur

As part of the Youth-led Community Health Grant Program, this workshop offers introductory skill-building for youth in the area of grant writing. The workshop aims to build youth capacity in the area of project planning and developing a grant application to encourage a strong youth-led model. With over a decade of experience in non-profit governance […]

COVID,Stress Awareness,and Returning to School

Returning to school in a COVID world increases everyone’s stress. In this webinar, learn what stress is, what happens in the brain and body when experiencing stress, how behaviours are affected, and strategies for teachers and students to self-regulate.

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Understanding Pregnancy and Alcohol

This webinar is presented by Bev Drew and Marlene Dray, FASD Prevention Program Coordinators at the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute. It is an introduction to: This webinar is the first in a series of FASD prevention and awareness webinars that will be presented between now and March.

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Kids and Concussions: What do we know in 2019?

A concussion is a brain injury that can affect how the brain works. A child’s brain is still developing, thus prevention, diagnosis and treatment of pediatric concussion requires a unique approach.

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Cannabis in Children and Youth – Paying Close Attention to Prevent Poisoning

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Let’s Talk Syphilis: Mom and Baby

Rates of syphilis are on the rise in Saskatchewan. Pregnancy is an important time to screen for syphilis. The appropriate management of a pregnant woman with infectious syphilis, including early treatment of her baby, helps prevent serious adverse consequences. This webinar is targeted towards healthcare providers who assist with STBBI cases or contacts follow-up, and […]

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Let’s Talk About Alcohol

Alcohol is the most commonly used drug in Canada. This webinar provides information about alcohol so we know what it really is; what happens when we use it; how it impacts us, our children, and our community; and how to reduce harms. The PowerPoint presentation was created by the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute. The PowerPoint with […]

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Helping Young People Develop Porn Literacy

Dr. Marty Klein has been researching and lecturing about Internet pornography for two decades. This webinar will address the following questions:  

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Taking Action to Keep Children Safe

To be effective at injury prevention, we need to recognize that the majority of injuries are predictable and preventable. Injuries remain the leading cause of death and hospitalization for children under 20 in Canada. Saskatchewan has a particularly high rate of child injury. Taking action is important for the health and well-being of children. This […]

Letting Children Explore, Learn, Take Risks and Play

Active play is a thrilling and exciting form of play that involves risk-taking, challenges, uncertainty, and problem-solving. Active play is important for children’s development as well as their physical and mental health. Sometimes active play can lead to physical injuries. How can we embrace active play? How do we minimize the risk of injury while […]

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