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Working together for children and youth

Location

Ottawa Marriot, 100 Kent St. (Queen and Kent)
Ottawa
Canada

Featuring the work of Health Canada's Centres of Excellence for Children's Well-Being.

OPENING ADDRESS:

SENATOR LANDON PEARSON
Advisor on Children's Rights to the Minister of Foreign Affairs

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS INCLUDE:

JUDITH MAXWELL
President of the Canadian Policy Research Networks
Adjunct Professor, University of Ottawa
Fellow of the School of Policy Studies at Queen's University

DANIEL P. KEATING
Professor Early Childhood Development and Education,
Human Development and Applied Psychology,
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

CHERRY KINGSLEY
Recipient of the Governor General's Award
Child Advocate for Save the Children

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Workshops presented by leading Canadian researchers from the five Centres of Excellence, Health Canada, Human Resources Development Canada and the National Children's Alliance.

Topics include:

aboriginal issues
child abuse
child welfare
communications
community involvement
healthy child development
intervention
literacy
mental health
National Children's Agenda
nutrition
poverty
special needs
teen parents
youth-centred programs

(French/English translation of plenaries and selected workshops)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Researchers, policymakers and frontline personnel in health, education, child care and social services

BENEFITS:

LEARN about current Canadian research and its implications for policy and practice.
NETWORK with collegues.
DISCOVER new research that lays the groundwork for change.

Sponsored by:
Canadian Child Care Federation
Canadian School Boards Association
Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development

Contact name: 
Gaétane Huot, Canadian Child Care Federation
Contact email: 
ghuot@cfc-efc.ca
Contact phone: 
613-729-5289
Contact fax: 
613-729-3159
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