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NCCIH Resource on Culturally Safe Children’s Rehabilitation Services with Indigenous Community, Families & Children

The National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health recently hosted a webinar by Alison Gerlach, PhD, who spoke on her research that explores socially-responsive approaches to children’s rehabilitation with Indigenous communities, families and children. The webinar provides a critical analysis of the concept of “children’s rehabilitation,” an understanding of how rehabilitation MORE

Child and Youth News of the Week

The Tyee: Expanded support to help youth from care attend university still falling short CBC News: Do you hold the clue that could solve the 30-year-old mystery of missing toddler Casey Bohun? CTV News: Two B.C. ministries generate most complaints, says ombudsperson’s report CBC News: ‘I’m done’: Child-care operator calls MORE

Campaigns and Issues

MCFD New Child Care Spaces Funding Announcement

This week, Minister of Children and Family Development Katrine Conroy and Minister of State for Child Care Katrina Chen announced that they have tripled the funding maximums for creating new licensed child care spaces. The maximum funding amount available from the Childcare BC New Spaces Fund to public-sector organizations, such as local MORE


Vancouver Early Years Partnership Develops New SEL Matters Website

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is a critical component to the healthy development of young children – impacting how we process emotions, achieve goals, maintain positive relationships and make responsible decisions in our lives. The Vancouver Early Years Partnership developed the new SEL Matters website to offer early years providers and parents/caregivers MORE