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.
*Recording*October 3rd, Helping Grieving Families through Ritual and Continuing Bonds- Recording ,
Keep your eye out for our upcoming webinars reflecting our "new normal",
Compassion Fatigue: A Strengths Based Approach to Child Life Practice,
RECORDING; Infant Mental Health Part 2; A Closer Look,
Our next webinar will be March 2020 for Child Life Month. Stay tuned for more details!,
Apr 28, 2017
On Demand Webinar; A New Kind of Normal; Caring for Dying Children and Supporting their Families for the Years to Come. ,
Apr 20, 2020
We've added a new COVID-19 resource section!
Apr 15, 2020
All certificates for our March 30th, 2020 webinar have been mailed out!
Jan 22, 2020
JOB ALERT! Our sister site, Upopolis is hiring for 2 positions!
All certificates have been emailed out for "Never Enough Time"; Grief and Relationships before and after a death (Conference)
RECORDING; Infant Mental Health Part 2; A Closer Look (Conference)
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.
Our Content Contributors
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.
It was during a presentation by KHLF founder Basile Papaevangelou that he shared his family's personal story..
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