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Integrated Strategies for Home Visitors: May 2019


Tuesday, May 07, 2019 - Saturday, May 11, 2019

9 AM - 4 PM

Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel, 838 Hamilton Street ,

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Acquire new knowledge, tools, and techniques to support families (with children aged 0-6 years) in their homes in this core training developed by Great Kids, Inc.* (GKI).  

In this hands-on, engaging, and informative program you’ll learn about the protective factors that increase the health and well-being of children and families, as well as practical strategies to teach and strengthen these factors in the families you work with. Participants will receive a manual and international training certification from GKI. 
Participants will benefit from:

  • Opportunities to concretely apply theory to practice
  • Action tools, assessment tools and practical strategies for engaging families in home visiting
  • Strategies for building parental confidence and competencies that support growth in families and promote positive parent-child relationships
  • Informative discussions on professional boundaries, limit setting and self-care tips
  • Networking with other family practitioners who do home visits
  • A comprehensive manual full of tools and ideas.

Lunch will be provided throughout the training as well as coffee/tea and some baked goods at coffee breaks. Certificates provided upon completion and attendance of all four days. Certificates are not provided for partial attendance.

Certified Family Life Education (CFLE) approved for 26 contact hours or 2.6 CEU’s

About the Facilitator 

Orah Chaye has been working with children and families for over 25 years. She has focused her community service delivery working with Aboriginal peoples, immigrants and refugees in a wide variety of contexts. She has instructed in ECE, and offered many professional development trainings. Orah coordinated the Vancouver Early Years Refugee Program "Circles of Care and Connection", started the "Welcome to Canada" Children's Program at ISS, and coordinated the PIRS "Pop-Up Family Program" for Syrian Refugees in temporary housing. She is committed to promoting social justice and building capacity and opportunities for professionals working with refugees.

Earlybird registration is $600/person until April 23; on April 23, the price will rise to $800/person.