Training & Education

The Provincial Office of Aboriginal Supported Child Development is committed to leading the coordination of professional development opportunities for ASCD professionals in collaboration with ASCD Regional Advisors and professional development associations for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ECD service providers who work with Aboriginal families and communities.

EYPDVisit the Early Years Professional Development website to find training and education opportunities


The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Family well-being in Canada
May 15, 2020, 11:00 am (EDT) – Online Conference, free limited space


"Join us online on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 11:00 am (EDT) for the second in a series of virtual conferences hosted by the COVID-19 Social Impacts Network, focused on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on family well-being in Canada. Hear how families are responding to being “safe at home,” how they are impacted by the government’s response measures, and how those who serve and support families are adjusting and adapting. Get the latest data, get informed, get inspired, get connected!"

Hosted by the Vanier Institute of the Family and the COVID-19 Social Impacts Network.

The Social Impacts of COVID-19 Online Conference Series is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

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The Power of Song and Voice in Programs for Young Children

B.C Council for Families Free Online webinar
 May 13th at 10:00 a.m. 

 Participants will learn simple vocal exercises in preparation for using songs, as well as, share new songs and which songs work well for online participation. I have attached a poster with more information. 

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ACT Autism Community Training 

ACT- Autism Community Training provides information and training relevant to the autism community internationally. Based in British Columbia, Canada, ACT develops a wide-range of positive and practical information on everything from sleep problems and diet, to core issues such as diagnosis and aspects of intervention, including information on setting up intervention programs. These resources are free and are available online without a password requirement.