Prevention Matters Conferences 2019: Connecting and Collaborating

January 23, 2019
Learning from One Another for Healthy Child Development and Well-being. PURPOSE: Prevention Matters 2019 will focus on building connections and collaborations across disciplines and across the province, to learn from one another to address healthy child development and well-being. The conference will highlight the role of prevention in health and how knowledge exchange (sharing knowledge in multiple directions and ways) is the foundation to addressing needs and improving health.

Kids & Concussions: What do we know in 2019?

January 15, 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.

FASD Prevention Webinar Series

September 13, 2018
A large number of the women who may be at risk of using alcohol or cannabis in pregnancy have experienced trauma in their lives. Often, children and adults with FASD have experienced or live with trauma. An understanding of trauma will help service providers enhance their support for people accessing their services. This webinar series provides information on trauma, strategies for working with people, and self-care.

Positive Discipline in Everyday Parenting

July 13, 2017
Positive Discipline in Everyday Parenting (PDEP) is an approach to parenting that teaches children and guides their behaviour, while respecting their rights to healthy development, protection from violence, and participation in their learning. Positive Discipline can be used from birth onward into adulthood. It is based on research in children’s healthy development, effective parenting, and founded on child rights principles.

It’s Easier Than You Think: Tips for Talking With Your Kids About Sexual Health

May 16, 2017
The Saskatchewan Prevention Institute is available to provide presentations to parents about how to talk to children about sexual health.

‘From “At-Risk” to Resilience’: Engaging Tools for Working with Youth to Reduce Alcohol-Related Harms

March 15, 2017
The youth workshops are interactive and help young people analyze their substance use patterns and those of their peers. The aim is to engage youth to help them see the link between alcohol and substance use as it is related to increased risk of unintended pregnancy (and subsequently, FASD), STIs, impaired driving, and injuries.

Early Childhood Mental Health Lunch and Learn Webinar Sessions 2019-2020

October 31, 2016
Mental health in infancy and early childhood affects every aspect of individual’s lives throughout their lifetime, including social functioning, psychological well-being, and physical health.

Mother’s Mental Health Toolkit Training

August 23, 2015
This ongoing training on the Mother’s Mental Health Toolkit is a knowledge-sharing and capacity-building tool for staff working with women and/or families in community-based organizations. One-and-a-half and two-day workshops are available.

Reaching In – Reaching Out Training

July 4, 2015
The training uses a cognitive-behavioral and social problem-solving approach based on an adaptation of the world-renowned Penn Resilience Project (PRP) to prevent depression and promote resilience.

Nobody’s Perfect Facilitator Training

May 1, 2015
Nobody’s Perfect is a preventive educational and support program for parents of children from birth to age five. It supports parents to enhance their knowledge, skills and self-confidence that are vital to healthy and effective parenting. It also encourages the development of a strong and supportive social network among participants.

Motivational Interviewing Training

February 20, 2015
This 2-day training is a hands-on, skill development workshop that will provide participants with a solid foundation of MI principles, and an opportunity to practice MI communication skills and strategies.

Child Passenger Safety Technician Training

January 23, 2015
Many of the injuries and deaths to children in vehicle collisions are preventable. This is where you can help. Become a Children’s Restraint System Technician as part of your job, community organization, or just as a volunteer. The course is FREE of charge, and will give you the skills you need to become a valuable resource to caregivers.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Prevention

June 10, 2013
Learn about current evidence around alcohol, prenatal development and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

The STI Adventures

April 8, 2013
The STI Adventures has been created to provide an interactive opportunity to learn about sexually transmitted infections (also known as STIs) and their effect on fertility, pregnancy, and newborn babies. The project is recommended for middle and high school students.

Early Childhood Mental Health

April 8, 2013
Early Childhood Mental Health refers to the ability of children to experience, control, and express their emotions; form close and secure relationships; and learn while exploring their environment. General presentations can be delivered on this topic. The presentation can be tailored to meet your work place and/or audience’s requirements.

Child Passenger Safety FAQs

January 11, 2013
Please see the link below for frequently asked questions about child passenger safety. If you require more information, please contact the program coordinator at (306) 651-4300 or email: info@skprevention.ca.

Babies R Us What’s New in Car Seats

December 14, 2012
For more information on car seats and child traffic safety, please contact the program coordinator at info@skprevention.ca or call 306-651-4300.

HIV and Pregnancy

December 3, 2012
To promote further awareness of HIV in Saskatchewan, the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute has created three PowerPoint presentations to be used to educate about HIV and Pregnancy.

Child Injury Prevention Safety Presentations

December 3, 2012
The Child Injury Prevention Program aims to increase professional, community, and parental/caregiver awareness and knowledge within each area of injury prevention. The program coordinator offers a variety of presentations in the areas of Bike Safety, Child Traffic Safety, Home Safety, ATV Safety, Playground Safety and other injury prevention topics as needed.