WHAT EVENTS CAN I ATTEND TO LEARN MORE?
In collaboration with Knowledge Excange, WCAIMH will switch our monthly meeting to accommodate the event. This time the topic is around sleeps, presented by Dr Ipsiroglu. More information to come. Stay tune….read more
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...read more
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...read more
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).read more
Please take notice that the AGM is scheduled on a Monday which is not the regular day of the week (Thursday) our meetings have been held this year.read more
Many clinicians find themselves nervous at the thought of trying to help a child who can’t speak to them! In this practical, hands on workshop, we will demystify selective mutism, and help you to implement effective and fun strategies with your clients who struggle to speak in the broader world. Participants will leave armed with a ‘toolkit’ of practical strategies, as well as an evidence-based framework for helping children progress up the ‘speaking ladder.’ To register:...read more
In this meeting, Amy Ris, Program Coordinator of Fostering early Development and our Board Member of Education, will bring in a variety of IMH resources to share including parent-friendly videos and a new podcast “The Brain Architects” form The Center on the Developing Child (Harvard University), new parent resources from Zero to Three, and the website: www.selmatters.ca (about Social-Emotional Development). Other members are also encouraged to bring their favorite resources as well for a resource sharing night.read more