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Welcoming Communities, FRP Canada Conference

The Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs invites staff and volunteers from organizations serving families to its biennial national conference Welcoming Communities

Keynote Speakers: 

  • Nancy Birnbaum, President & CEO, Invest in Kids, Toronto, Vital Communities, Vital Support
  • Carol Trivette, Co-Director, Orelena Hawks Puckett Institute, North Carolina  Family Support: The Importance of How We Provide It When Building Parent Capacity
  • Stuart Shanker, York University, Toronto The Neuroscience of Early Child Development

Conference fees are: $380 for FRP Canada members, $440 for non-members.

Pre-Conference Training Day, May 12

  • Intense, day-long training sessions are being offered on May 12 at $129, or $99 if also attending the conference.
  • Positive Discipline Training in a new parenting program with Joan Durrant.
  • Strategic Planning that Works with Joan Garthson
  • Care, Identity and Inclusion. Sharing ones primary culture with children by HIPPY and HELP of UBC
  • Reaching Hard to Reach Families with Brenda Smith-Chant
  • Effective Co-parenting. Training in this targeted parenting program with Sandy Shuler

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