Upedia is an online peer-reviewed psychosocial resource library developed for child life specialists and those affiliated with child life, to share knowledge and practices that best support and enhance a child’s ability to cope with health care experiences.
A New Kind of Normal; Caring for Dying Children and Supporting their Families for the Years to Come. Webinar Recording, Norah Shaughnessy, MSW
October 3rd, Helping Grieving Families through Ritual and Continuing Bonds- Recording coming soon!,
Compassion Fatigue; A Strengths' Based Approach to Child Life Practice, Dr. Korie Leigh
Compassion Fatigue: A Strengths Based Approach to Child Life Practice,
The Internet as a Source of Support for Youth with Chronic Conditions: A Qualitative Study- Recording,
Sep 20, 2018
Understanding the Highly Sensitive Child; Assessment focus- Recording coming soon!, Tania Johnson R.Psych/RPT, Co-Director Institute of Child Psychology
Oct 8, 2018
Certificates from our webinar "Understanding the Highly Sensitive Child- Assessment focus" have been mailed out. Click for more infor
Aug 18, 2018
We've added many more resources in our library!
Aug 17, 2018
We've reached 1100 Users! Thank you!
Sep 20, 2018
Understanding the Highly Sensitive Child; Assessment focus- Recording coming soon! (Webinar)
Links Child Life Specialists and health professionals to one another and the resources they need to support children, youth and their families.
Results in less time spent developing effective programs and searching for interventions, resources and practical tools leaving more time for staff to work front line.
Offers learning opportunities via webinars tackling relevant issues presented by leaders within the Child Life Specialist profession.
Promotes collaboration and learning across programs, agencies, and front-line staff.
Provides registered Upedia members with access to 1400+ practical tools and resources.
Creates a network of Child Life Specialists and health professionals to share insights and ideas.
Registered Upedia members have access to over 1400 practical tools and promising interventions, plus a network of Child Life Specialists and health care professionals.
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Upedia is the product of generous contributions, suggestions, and collaboration from mental health treatment and resource centres across Canada. Join our list of content contributors.
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