KidCareCanada Society News
Check out the gallery of photos from the Emotional Safety DVD launch.
KidCareCanada Society and Vancouver Native Health Society launched the DVD “Emotional Safety” at Sheway, in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side on October 26, 2011. Please view the 3 minute promo.
Compelling research points to the importance of early attachment and nurture for the life-long well-being of a child. The Emotional Safety DVD bridges the gap between research and the practice so that all new parents can be informed about what their baby really needs, and how they can provide it.
Vancouver Native Health Society and KidCareCanada Society partnered on the project “Many... read more
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.
KidCareCanada Societies first AGM Report has now been posted to our site. You can review our Annual Report here.
Check out our new flyer!
Our First AGM is today June 12, 2011. You will be able to read our First Annual Report online soon.
KidCareCanada thanks Dr. Tom Boyce Professor, Sunny Hill Health Centre, BC Leadership Chair in Child Development, College for Interdisciplinary Studies and Faculty of Medicine, for an inspiring and in-depth interview. It will be made available to new parents in a variety of formats, on this site and in our DVDs
Vancouver Native Health Society. The Phil Bouvier Centre recently welcomed our team, including camera and crew. New parents and their beautiful babies interacted with Dr. Andrew Macnab on and off camera. Footage from the film shoot will help other new parents recognize their all-important role, and what they can do to raise healthy and happy children. Sincere thanks to all the parents and babies who patiently participated.
Thanks to the remarkable people at Vancouver Native Health Society, especially Horacio Valle Torres, Program Manager, Doreen Macfarlane, Early Childhood... read more
We have received a generous donation in the form of securities. The KidCareCanada Society now has an account that can receive donations of securities. Please contactEstelle if you would like to donate in this way.
Great news! We have been recognized by the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Social Accountability and Community Engagement (SACE) for our “outstanding commitment to the health and wellbeing of British Columbia’s children and youth”. Our proposal: “Many voices one song”: A partnership to promote parental skills and confidence” has been funded. We are partnering with Vancouver Native Health to develop a new module for all new parents.
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.