KidCareCanada Society News
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.
New videos are under way. Filming has recently taken place:At UBC in Dr. Adele Diamond’s Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab At BC Women’s Hospital in Dr. Janet Werker’s “New Born” Lab At UBC in Dr. Janet Werker’s Infant Studies Centre
A research study under the auspices of UBC and BC Children’s Hospital is now underway. It is based on a DVD developed with funding from UBC Faculty of Medicine and the Ministry of Health. Physicians or midwives who would like to participate, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
We've been hard at work getting this site ready for the public - the wait is almost over.
If you want to know more about what Kid Care Canada does, check out our Research section.
Wondering who is involved? Try our Board of Directors page to find out!
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Kid Care Canada.org is almost ready for launch!
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.