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The Value of Upedia Webinars

Upedia webinars target the issues that matter most to you and your organization. They are available to members and non-members of Upedia who have an interest in child life. Our live webinars feature:

  • Important topics that are timely, relevant, and useful for you and your team
  • Top speakers representing leaders within the child life profession
  • Opportunity to earn child life PDUs (Professional Development Units).
  • Value you can share with your colleagues. Webinar recordings and presentation materials are available post-webinar to registered Upedia members.
Join Upedia today to receive registration details for our upcoming webinar events.

Previous Upedia Webinars

Mark your calendars with dates for our upcoming online events listed below:


Date: Apr 23, 2024
Topic:

Grief & Austism


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Presenter: Amy McFarlane
Recording: Duration: 1.5,
Quiz to Earn Certificate of Attendance: 15

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Date: Jan 29, 2024
Topic:

Month of Monday "Fostering More Joy"


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Presenter: Fabienne Gordon
Recording: Duration: 1,
Quiz to Earn Certificate of Attendance: 10

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Date: Jan 22, 2024
Topic:

Month of Mondays "Getting Out There"


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Presenter: Caron Irwin
Recording: Duration: 1,
Quiz to Earn Certificate of Attendance: 10

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Date: Mar 30, 2023
Topic:

Deepening the Therapeutic Approach through Bibliotherapy and Expressive Arts


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Presenter: Shani Thornton
Recording: Duration: 1.5,
Quiz to Earn Certificate of Attendance: 15

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Date: Nov 30, 2022
Topic:

Child Life Strategies for Supporting Autistic Children and Youth


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Presenter: Laura Breau
Recording: Duration: 1.5,
Quiz to Earn Certificate of Attendance: 15.00

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Date: Jun 15, 2022
Topic:

Creating a Psychologically Safe Space


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Presenter: Tara Ryan Kosmos
Recording: Duration: 1.5,
Quiz to Earn Certificate of Attendance: 15.00

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Date: May 12, 2022
Topic:

Addiction: Our Community’s opportunity to heal a family’s inherited stigma


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Presenter: Agnes Chen
Recording: Duration: 1.5,
Quiz to Earn Certificate of Attendance: 15.00

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Date: Mar 1, 2022
Topic:

Thriving personally and professionally; 2022 Life Review


We are almost 1/4 through the year, where are you with your goals and intentions for the year?  To succeed professionally it is equally important to reflect and evaluate how on track we are with our personal 2022 resolutions and intentions. Because the reality is, when we thrive personally, we thrive professionally. SO on March 1st, professional life coach, Fabienne Gordon, will guide us through an intentional exercise to formally reflect on the first couple of months of 2022 and identify where ... [ DETAILS ]
Presenter: Fabienne Gordon
Recording: Duration: 1hr,
Quiz to Earn Certificate of Attendance:

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Date: Oct 7, 2021
Topic:

Supporting Siblings After Pregnancy or Infant Loss


The end of a pregnancy or death of a baby is a very sad and difficult time for adults that can be made more sad and difficult when they are responsible for supporting children in their own grief. Families may have many questions about how to talk about pregnancy and infant loss with their children, including the worries about doing more harm to children when talking about death or openly showing adult grief. This presentation will be provided by Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Network and will ... [ DETAILS ]
Presenter: Amy Muhr, Volunteer Resource and Support Coordinator, Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Network, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Recording: Duration: 1.5 hours,
Quiz to Earn Certificate of Attendance: 15.00

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Date: Aug 24, 2021
Topic:

Mental Health Matters: Spotlighting the Role of Child Life Services; supporting children and youth living with Eating Disorders


This webinar explores the perfect storm created between Covid-19 and a rising eating disorder population. Two Child Life Specialists reflect on their patient population, changing role, creative interventions and daily activities that showcase a unique skill set of Child Life Specialists within a Children’s Hospital. Presented by; Erinn Pinard, MSc. CCLS, CYC Akila Dada, CCLS, OCT, MSc. Candidate [ DETAILS ]
Presenter: Erinn Pinard, MSc. CCLS, CYC, Akila Dada, CCLS, OCT, MSc. Candidate
Recording: Duration: 1.5,
Quiz to Earn Certificate of Attendance: 15.00

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