Events

Healthy Prenatal Development and Its Impact on the Early Years

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…

Parenting Matters

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…

How Early Attachment Relationships Impact Brain Development and What We Can Do

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…

Developmental Considerations for Young Children in Care

This session will explore issues related to the exposure of young children to abuse, including delayed/disrupted attachment, short- and long-term impacts of stress and trauma, and strategies to support children who have been in care. …

Distracted parenting: Phones as both a support and hindrance to parenting and potential impacts on children

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…

Strengthening Resilience in Times of Adversity

This session will explore why individuals have differences in their responses to adversity and how our positive and negative experiences exist in a delicate balance to determine developmental and mental health outcomes. During the presentation,…

Mental Health First Aid for the Perinatal Provider

This is a one-day training designed specifically for perinatal healthcare providers and professionals who provide support to pregnant people. The training will be broken down into the following 4 modules with facilitated discussions: *…

ACEs and PCEs: Strengthening Well-being Throughout the Lifespan

This session will explore the research around adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and positive/protective childhood experiences (PCEs), and how this knowledge can help us better understand the experiences and needs of children and families…

Health Impacts of Environmental Toxic Exposures: Building Capacity for Education and Advocacy

This webinar is aimed at healthcare and service providers working with pregnant people, those planning a pregnancy, and families with infants. Exposure to environmental toxicants can have an impact on an individual's health and development,…
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Trauma-informed approaches to FASD prevention and support

A trauma-informed approach is one of the pillars to FASD prevention and an FASD-informed practice. We invite you to learn more about it in this full-day workshop encompassing:

2022 FASD Prevention Virtual Conference

The 2022 FASD Prevention Virtual Conference will offer participants the opportunity to gather during three days to examine the impacts of alcohol in communities and reflect on how we can create supportive environments to nurture change. …
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Early Life Adversity and FASD: Risks and Opportunities

There is growing research interest in the adverse life experiences of people with prenatal alcohol exposure and FASD. In this webinar, we will: 1) provide an overview of adversity in FASD and associated vulnerabilities, 2) share findings…

Children’s Rights in 2021: Progress, Setbacks, and Ongoing Issues

This free webinar will discuss the origins of the United Nation's Convention on the Rights of the Child, including the details that define these rights. Much progress has been made in this area; however, just as much has yet to be done. This…

Child Maltreatment and Duty to Report

Dr. Weiler’s talk will discuss the prevalence and epidemiology of child maltreatment in the world, Canada, and Saskatchewan. It will also address some red flags and common child maltreatment presentations. He will review the duty to report…
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Anxiety: Worried Kids, Worrying about Worrying

All children worry. Anxiety can be helpful and necessary. But for some children, it is a heavy weight to bear that changes how they interact with others and the world. It affects how they think, behave, and feel. It can lead to anger and…

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Early Childhood Mental Health
Early Childhood Mental Health

Early Childhood Mental Health

The Saskatchewan Early Childhood Mental Health Provincial Network provides an opportunity for professionals interested and/or working in the area of early childhood mental health to network, share information about current services, collaborate, and keep up-to-date with current research.