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.


Interested in sponsoring, presenting, or exhibiting?

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

PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION         

Breastfeeding Support Training
Two-day Workshop
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

Heart-mind Well-being
1/2-day Workshop
October 5th

Through the lens of the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education Heart-Mind Well-Being (HMWB) framework, this workshop presents the latest science and practice promoting young children’s capacity to be Secure and Calm and learn strategies for self-regulation. 

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

VENUE

Vancouver Airport Westin Hotel in Richmond, BC

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

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REGISTRATION

Opens in May

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www.bcapop.ca | popinfo@bcapop.ca

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