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Community Capacity Building: Child welfare process and outcomes for children of parents with cognitive impairment

Presenter: David McConnell

David McConnell, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine University of Alberta

Keywords: disabled persons, disability, mental health, cognitive impairment, parenting, parent, child welfare, child maltreatment, caseworker, cognitive impairment, child functioning


Community Capacity Building: Positive collaboration in child and family services: Working with Aboriginal communities

Presenter: Jean Lafrance

Jean Lafrance, PhD Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Work, Central and Northern Region University of Calgary

Keywords: Community, Collaboration, Child, Family, Aboriginal Communities


Community Capacity Building: Positive Youth Development Thru Physical Activity: The Experiences of low-income Children

Presenter: Nicholas L. Holt

Nicholas L. Holt, PhD Associate Professor, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation University of Alberta.

Keywords: Adolescent Development, Child Development, Physical Fitness, activity, sport, lifestyle, low income, urban, obesity


Early Child Development: Why the gap between between what we know and what we do

Presenter: Dr. Fraser Mustard

Dr. Fraser Mustard Founding President and Institute Fellow for The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and The Founder’s Network.


Early Childhood Development: A Prospective Matched Cohort Regional Study of a Child Long-Term Outcome After Trauma During Pregnancy

Presenter: Kathy Hegadoren

Kathy Hegadoren, PhD Professor, Canada Research Chair in Stress Disorders in Women Faculty of Nursing and Adjunct Professor, Department of...


Early Childhood Development: Behavioural and Physiological Effects of Touch-Pressure Interventions for Children with Autism

Presenter: Sandra Hodgetts

Sandra Hodgetts, MClSc.OT, PhD (Cand.) Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine University of Alberta


Early Childhood Development: Behavioural/Developmental Continuum of Interventions for Autism Spec Disorder: A Systematic Review

Presenter: Brenda Clark

Brenda Clark, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurosciences University of Alberta

Keywords: Child Development Disorders, Pervasive Disorders, Behaviour Therapy Speech Therapy, Special Education, Autistic Disorder, Autism, ASD, behavior, intervention


Early Childhood Development: Developing Growth Models for the Acquisition of English as a Second Language: A Baseline Study

Presenter: Hetty Roessingh

Hetty Roessingh, PhD Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Calgary

Keywords: generation 1.5, early literacy, ESL, ELL, rates of acquisition, thresholds, second language learners, english language learners, vocabulary


Early Childhood Development: Focus on Function for Children with Cerebral Palsy: The Family-Centered Functional Therapy Study

Presenter: Brenda Wilson

Brenda Wilson Clinical Research Associate, Decision Support Research Team, Alberta Health Services, and Research Assistant Professor, Department of...


Early Childhood Development: Mothers’ and Fathers’ Unique Contributions to Children’s Social Functioning

Presenter: Christina M. Rinaldi

Christina M. Rinaldi, PhD Professor, Department of Educational Psychology University of Alberta


Early Childhood Development: The Effectiveness of Phonological Awareness Intervention for Kindergarten Children with Language Impairment

Presenter: Cecelia Hund-Reid

Cecelia Hund-Reid, PhD Communication Disorders Consultant, Edmonton Regional Educational Consulting Services Faculty of Rehabilitation...


Family Capacity Building: Mothers Affected by Intimate Partner Violence, Perceptions of their Children’s Well-Being and Family

Presenter: Dr. Leslie Tutty

Leslie Tutty, PhD Professor, Faculty of Social Work University of Calgary

Keywords: Intimate Partner Violence, Domestic Violence, Parenting, Mothering, Child Development, service use


Family Capacity Building: Triage Assessment for Families of Children with Disabilities

Presenter: Karen Benzies

Karen Benzies, RN, PhD Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary

Keywords: child, disability, delay, support, service use, children with disabilities, families, service needs, service providers, child development, triage


Keynote Address: Working with Community Organizations and Government to Achieve Evidence-Based, Policy-Relevant Research

Presenter: Liana J. Urichuk

Liana J. Urichuk, PhD Director of Information and Evaluation Services, Addiction and Mental Health, Edmonton Zone Alberta Health Services and Adjunct...


Middle Childhood and Youth Well-Being: A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Early School Leavers

Presenter: Jean Clandinin

Jean Clandinin, PhD Professor and Director, Centre for Research for Teacher Education and Development University of Alberta

Keywords: Drop Out, Youth, Identity, Narrative Inquiry, school, adolescent, Aboriginal, immigrant, early school leaving, youth, narrative inquiry


Middle Childhood: Surveillance of the Health of AB Youth – A Web-based Survey of Physical Activity and Nutrition

Presenter: Dr. Linda McCargar

Dr. Linda McCargar, PhD, RD Professor of Human Nutrition and Director of the Alberta Institute for Human Nutrition University of Alberta


Early Childhood Development: Infants’ Attention to Social Communication: Predictors of Language Development in a High-Risk Populations

Presenter: Suzanne Curtin

Suzanne Curtin, PhD Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychology and Linguistics University of Calgary


ACCFCR – Experiences of Albertan Youth – Afternoon

Presenter: Drs. Xinjie Cui and Leslie Twilley

The afternoon plenary session from the October 1 CYDL Symposium – Experiences of Albertan Youth 2008/October 1, 2009


ACCFCR – Experiences of Albertan Youth – Morning

Presenter: Robyn Blackadar, and Karen Ferguson


Message from the Chair

Presenter: Wendy Kinsella


Message from the President and CEO

Presenter: Nancy Reynolds


Adverse Childhood Effect Study with Dr. Vincent Felitti

Presenter: Dr. Vincent Felitti

Dr. Felitti is the co-Principal Investigator of the ACE Study. ACE is a major, ongoing, retrospective and prospective study involving over 17,000...


Triage Assessment for Families of Children with Disabilities

Presenter: Benzies, Karen

In this Review we delve into the underlying causes of health disparities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people and provide an Indigenous...

Keywords: child; disability, delay, support, service use, youth, family


Lecture One: The Core Story of Child Development

Presenter: Evelyn Wotherspoon

Evelyn Wotherspoon, MSW, RSW, Clinical Social Worker (Private Practice) Now a social worker in private practice, Evelyn Wotherspoon amassed great...


Lecture Three: Supporting Maltreated Infants and Toddlers

Presenter: Evelyn Wotherspoon

Evelyn Wotherspoon, MSW, RSW, Clinical Social Worker (Private Practice) Now a social worker in private practice, Evelyn Wotherspoon amassed great...