nurturing the best possible start

July 2011

KidCareCanada to Participate in a Health Literacy Webinar

Thu, 07/07/2011 - 16:21 -- admin

Estelle Paget is participating with Marg Rose M.Ed. Collaborative Consulting in a webinar on Health Literacy on July 8, 2011 at the University of Victoria. It part of the 2011 BC Public Health Summer School, “Advocacy and Health Literacy: Reinforcing Population Health Promotion”. Four principal sites are involved -- Vancouver (UBC), Victoria (UVic), Kelowna (KGH) and Prince George (UNBC). As part of this session on resources, the KidCareCanada Society video, “Emotional Safety” will be broadcast.

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia
We thank the Victoria Foundation for their support
Vancouver FoundationWe acknowledge the financial support of the Vancouver Foundation

The content of KidCareCanada videos is informed by current research and shared by experts in the field. It should not be used for diagnosing or treating, and is NOT a substitute for professional care.

If you (or someone you know) has thoughts of doing self-harm, or harm to a baby or anyone else, please call to speak with a trained crisis worker. Local Crisis Helpline numbers can be found through a Google Search.  In British Columbia, Canada you can call Mental Health Support (BC-wide) at 310-6789 or you can call the North American line 1 800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
In ANY crisis, your local emergency number is another option and it is always available. Use 911 in North America, 999 in the UK or, if you're elsewhere, use the emergency number for your area.