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Richmond Children First presents - Research to Action

Posted on October 10, 2013

The Early and Middle Development Instruments
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Richmond City Hall

Join us to find out how the latest research findings from the Human Early Learning Partnership (UBC) can help us understand the factors that can support and enhance the well-being of Richmond children: from community, to schools, to families.

Making Sense of Anxiety in Children

Posted on October 9, 2013

Thursday, October 24
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Brighouse Library Community Place

As many as 20% of children qualify for an anxiety disorder diagnosis making it the most common mental health issue. Dr. Deborah MacNamara, an experienced counsellor and teacher, will be speaking about this growing mental health issue.

Best Practices and Strategies for Working With Families Living in Poverty

Posted on September 4, 2013

Join us at this workshop for Richmond professionals to hear more about what we have learned from parents that can help shape the way we work with families.

The Face of Child Poverty in Richmond
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Richmond, BC
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Building Adult Capabilities to Improve Child Outcomes

Posted on August 2, 2013

This 5-minute video depicts a theory of change for achieving breakthrough outcomes for vulnerable children and families. It describes the need to focus on building the capabilities of caregivers and strengthening the communities that together form the environment of relationships essential to children's lifelong learning, health, and behaviour. View Video

Feeling Squeezed?

Posted on August 1, 2013

Squeezed between lower incomes and higher costs for housing, tuition, child care and saving for retirement? You are not alone. The Gen Squeeze campaign brings together Canadians of all ages because younger generations deserve a chance to deal with these problems without compromising the families they have or the families they want. Help grow the network of people taking action to "Reduce the Squeeze". Visit Generation Squeeze for more information.