Monthly Member Meetings
One of the benefits of BCAPOP membership is the opportunity to access Monthly Member Meetings on a variety of topics. These meetings are held via webinar and are included in your membership.
2020 Meeting Schedule
|January 16th||Rights and Responsibilities: Working with Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)
Jeane Riley, MSW, RSW, Indigenous Healing and Wellness Lead, Provincial Perinatal Substance Use Project
| February 20th
Mothering and Opioids: Addressing Stigma and Acting Collaboratively
Future Bright- Supporting Your Children's Education
Certificate Training: Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome BC Training (Registration required)
| May 21st
Referring your clients for FREE smoking cessation help. (Registration required)
Up to 60% of people who smoke would like to quit but most feel overwhelmed and don’t think they can do it. QuitNow offers free support and advice to clients who want to cut down or quit smoking.During this webinar I will discuss the QuitNow services, the BC smoking cessation program, ways for you to address smoking with your clients and I will show you how easy it is for you to refer your clients to our service.Guest Speaker:
Paternal Involvement — In Pregnancy and Early Post-Partum
This webinar will discuss the positive effects of paternal involvement during pregnancy and early infancy. The presentation will involve a brief Power-Point presentation, and encourages interaction and questions regarding the experiences and learnings of the presenters regarding father support in the pre/post natal period.
Doulas for Aboriginal Families Grants Program
|August||No meeting scheduled|
An Overview of FASD in Canada
Guest Speaker: Victoria Bailey, Communications Coordinator CanFASD
|October 6th||BCAPOP Virtual Conference|
|October 14th||BCAPOP Annual General Meeting (virtual)
Reclaiming our Sisters- Introduction to Metis Nation BC and Elevating and Celebrating the Diversity of Indigenous Identities in BC.
BC is wealthy in diverse and distinct Indigenous Nations. There are over 200 distinct First Nations in BC (over 630 across Canada), home to the third largest Metis population in Canada and 270,000 people self-identify as Indigenous in BC. Discovering together opportunities for meaningful relationships and populations denied access to culture, social, material and political resources.
Guest Speaker: Sheila Lewis, MNBC Provincial Woman's Coordinator
|December||No meeting scheduled|
|January 21, 2021||
SmartMom: Teaching Prenatal Education by Texting
SmartMom is a prenatal education program delivered by text messaging. Women receive three text messages per week, linked to their gestational age to ensure that the messages are timely and relevant. Each message has a link to online or local information, including links to videos, quizzes and other interactive modalities.
|February 2021||TBA: BCAPOP Virtual Conference!|
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