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.
Kids Health Links Foundation, nationally recognized for programs supporting youth and adolescents facing life challenges and the professionals who care for them, is joining with Everyday Heroes Kids. This paediatric platform connects families and professionals to increase access to care. The partnership will expand the breadth and depth of our programs and provide access to resources and support for parents, caregivers, and health care professionals to enable adolescents in their care to better face life challenges and access timely interventions and support.
Mar 15, 2023*NEW WEBINAR* March 15th, 2023 12pm EST, Shani Thorton
Mar 15, 2023
Certificates for our March 15 webinar will be emailed out within 10 days of the webinar
Jan 28, 2023
NEW- Another previously recorded webinar and quiz is now available!
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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