Children 0 -12

Child and Family Poverty Workshop

Cornwall, Ontario
October 26, 2012

Best Start Resource Centre will be hosting a Child and Family Poverty Workshop on Friday October 26, 2012 at the NAV CENTRE in Cornwall.

This interactive workshop is for service providers who work with young children, with parents of young children, or who have the opportunity to influence the health and development of young children.

Healthy Baby Healthy Brain Campaign

Contents

I Overview
II Background
III Key Messages and Strategies
IV Dissemination
V Development Process
VI How Service Providers Can Be Involved
VII References and Resources

--Submitted by Louise Choquette, Bilingual Health Promotion Consultant, Best Start Resource Centre, Health Nexus

Alcohol Policy and FASD Prevention

I Introduction
II Role of public health
III Social marketing campaign
IV Resources

--submitted by Wendy McAllister, BSc, Manager, Best Start Resource Centre, Health Nexus, and Benjamin Rempel, MPH, health promotion field support specialist, Public Health Ontario

I Introduction

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Organizations and Programs Related to Feature 705

Program Training and Consultation Centre

The Program Training and Consultation Centre offers many downloadable resources on tobacco and second-hand smoke.

Creating a Smoke-Free Environment for your Children

Contents

I Introduction
II Background – French version
III Background – English version
IV Dissemination – how the video can be used
V Advisory Committees

--by Louise Choquette, Bilingual Health Promotion Consultant, Best Start Resource Centre

I Introduction

Best Start Resource Centre 2011 Annual Conference - Early Bird Registration

Toronto, Ontario
February 22-24, 2011

Best Start Resource Centre 2011 Annual Conference - Early Bird Registration

 
Date: February 22-24, 2011
Location: BMO Institute for Learning, Toronto, ON
 
The Best Start Resource Centre team is pleased to announce our 2011 annual conference. The conference addresses preconception through to child health and explores sessions relevant to your work and areas of interest. Acquire the latest information, learn innovative strategies and programs, and meet new colleagues.

Early Physical Literacy in Alberta: Alberta Centre for Active Living article

Regular physical activity is a vital cornerstone in leading a healthy life, for children and adults. This article addresses the importance of helping all children to achieve physical literacy at a young age and provides an update on steps being taken in Alberta by Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) and other key stakeholders to better promote physical literacy to all Albertans.

The article is available on the Alberta Centre for Active Living website: http://www.centre4activeliving.ca/publications/wellspring/2010/aug-liter...

Best Start: Ontario's Maternal, Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre

Contents

I About us: How we can support you
II Need help with something? Request a free consultation (by phone or in person) in English or in French
III Learn and develop your skills by attending one of our training events
IV Get the information you need, stay informed, and connect with other service providers
V Access new and updated resources for free (downloadable) or for a minimal cost (print copies)

I About us: How we can support you

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