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March 16-19, 2003 - The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Effective Programs for Early Child Development: Linking Research to Policy and Practice


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Experts' presentations:
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Effective prenatal to infancy programs

Welcome and opening remarks: M. Ray Peters

Address: Are we at home yet with home visiting? (Donna Bryant)

Address: Center-based early education programs for infants & toddlers: lessons from the infant health & development program (Donna Spiker)

Workshop A: Comprehensive perinatal and early childhood promotion and prevention services for families living in a vulnerable situation (Johanne Laverdure)

Workshop A: Comprehensive perinatal and early childhood promotion and prevention services for families living in a vulnerable situation (Lyne Jobin)

Workshop B: "Right from the start" and other attachment-focused parenting programs (Alison Niccols)

Plenary: Implications for policy and program planners: effective prenatal and infancy programs. Presented by two Canadian policy and program planners:
M. Rob Santos, Healthy Child Manitoba
Mme. Lyne Jobin, MSSS, Québec



Effective programs for preschool children

Address: Parent training programs (Charles Cunningham)

Address: Preschool programs (Steven Barnett)

Workshop D: Child care quality improvement--what's important and how can we do it? (Donna Bryant)

Plenary:
Implications for policy and program planners: effective programs from 3 to 5. Presented by 2 Canadian policy and program planners:
Sherry Thompson, Children's Services, Alberta
Kathleen Flanagan Rochon, Health and Social Services, PEI



Effective comprehensive programs

Address: Large scale family training/support programs (Matthew Sanders) - If you would like a copy of this presentation, contact us by e-mail at cedje-ceecd@umontreal.ca.

Address:
Comprehensive community-based projects (Ray Peters)

Address: Comprehensive community-based projects (Edward Melhuish)

Workshop E: Triple P: Positive Parenting Program : A population level approach to promoting competent parenting (Matthew Sanders) - For more information, visit the Triple P: Positive Parenting Program web site.


Workshop F: From research to practice: The development of Early Start (David Fergusson)

Plenary: Implications of the three days' presentations for effective early child development policy and practice in Canada (Dan Keating)

Plenary: Implications of the three days' presentations for effective early child development policy and practice in Canada (Kathryn McDade)






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