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22nd BCAPOP ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Exploring mental health: 
Well-being for infants, parents and support workers

October 3 - 5, 2018 | Richmond, BC

Join your peers to explore new ideas and approaches to maternal/child health within the context of marginalized and vulnerable families.

Registration Ends September  16th


Interested in sponsoring, presenting, or exhibiting?

Contact us to discuss opportunities at: popinfo@bcapop.ca 

PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION         

Breastfeeding Support Training
Two-day Workshop SOLD OUT
October 1st -2nd

Acquire practical skills to share with families on their breastfeeding journey where learning and practice build confidence and make breastfeeding feel natural.

Delivered by Marianne Brophy, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and educator.

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KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

A Relationship for Life: The Mother-Child Connection
Dr. Vanessa Lapointe
Full-day Session
October 3rd

Dr. Vanessa Lapointe is an author, parenting expert, and registered psychologist (British Columbia #1856) who has been supporting families and children for more than fifteen years.

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PLENARY

Supporting Our Families
1/2-day Workshop
October 5th

Increase awareness, knowledge, skills and resources to support families with a past or current history of problematic substance use.

Delivered by Heather Sherbinin, a Registered Nurse who has been
working with women affected by problematic substance use in a variety
of settings since 2005.

1/2-day Workshop Registration

PROGRAM

Session topics include:

  • Infant Sleep by Dr. Wendy Hall
  • Supporting Families with Postpartum Depression by Pacific Post Partum Support Society
  • Infant Loss and the Impact of Grief on One's Health & Well-being

View Program & Session Descriptions

VENUE

Vancouver Airport Westin Hotel in Richmond, BC
Book By September 7th

Rooms at the BCAPOP conference rate are limited and available on a first come, first-served basis.

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EXHIBITORS

Connect with our 2018 Exhibitors

  • Revenue Canada (CRA)
  • BC Doula Association
  • Legal Services Society
  • BC Dairy Association, Nutrition Education
  • BC Lung Association, QuitNow
  • Public Health Canada
  • Family Resource Programs of British Columbia (FRPBC)
  • Service Canada
  • Odin Books


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