March 18, 2021. Monthly meeting via Zoom

We are happy that Tamara Olson accepted our invitation to speak about the Nurse Family Partnership program in Vancouver. Here is a little introduction that Tamara says about herself: I graduated from UBC Nursing in 1992. I first worked in pediatrics, and have been working in public health since 1995. I am a past president of the Community Health Nurses of BC. I’ve specialized in Early Childhood and Children and Youth as well as in generalist roles as a public health nurse. In 2014, I joined the Nurse Family Partnership program and I am passionate about advocating for socio-economically disadvantaged families in Vancouver. I enjoy reading historical fiction, spending time with my husband and two children, as well as hiking with our golden mountain...

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Feb 11, 2021. Monthly Meeting via Zoom

Presenters: Jamie Hack and Nicole Nybo are the Leaders of the Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Departments respectively for the BC Centre for Ability Association. Presentation: The Early Intervention Therapy (EIT) Program at the Centre for Ability provides Occupational Therapy (OT), Physiotherapy (PT), Speech Therapy (SLP) and Social Work (SW) services to families with children from newborn to kindergarten entry age who present with a delay in their developmental skills.  Jamie and Nicole will discuss the program’s eligibility criteria, service delivery model and current practices during the COVID 19...

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Jan 14, 2021 Monthly Meeting via Zoom

Jan 14th at 5:15pm where we will welcome Dawn Sather to speak with us about working with young children, considering the “whole story” of what might be going on with the child (right down to the nervous system level) and the relationships that impact the child and potentially speak about the various tools that she uses (e.g., DC: 0-5 for children, working model of the child interview, AAI for parents, etc).

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