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
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Sep 27, 2017
The Internet as a Source of Support for Youth with Chronic Conditions: A Qualitative Study,
Feb 22, 2018
Compassion fatigue: A Strengths Based Approach to Child Life Practice= February 22nd 2pm ET, Korie Leigh, PhD, CCLS, CT Child Life Specialist & Bereavement Counselor
Nov 22, 2017
We've added over 40 new practical resources
Oct 12, 2017
Upedia was featured as an international resource as a result of our booth at the ACLP!
Oct 6, 2017
We've reached 1000 Users! Thank you!
Feb 22, 2018
Compassion fatigue: A Strengths Based Approach to Child Life Practice= February 22nd 2pm ET (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.
It was during a presentation by KHLF founder Basile Papaevangelou that he shared his family's personal story..
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