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Native Courtworkers, Model of Care

Native Courtworkers, Model of Care

On Wednesday, Nov 16th, 2011, the Native Courtworker and Counseling Association of British Columbia (NCCABC) will discuss their model of care with the UBC Learning Circle. Native Courtworkers operate on a holistic model, incorporating all aspects from counseling to education and employment support to family reunification. NCCABC’s programs and services are available to all Aboriginal […]

Pediatric Rashes with Dr. Wingfield Rehmus

Pediatric Rashes with Dr. Wingfield Rehmus

10 things you need to know about pediatric rashes In this session Dr. Rehmus will review common causes of rashes in children and some important considerations to keep in mind when seeing children with rashes.  She will discuss rashes caused by viral infections, bacterial infections, and common forms of dermatitis. About the Speaker Dr. Wingfield […]

“Gathering Wisdom, Now What?” Recording Now Available

“Gathering Wisdom, Now What?” Recording Now Available

On September 29th, 2011, UBC Learning Circle hosted “Gathering Wisdom, Now What?”

Best Practices Iron Initiative: Promoting iron health during pregnancy and beyond!

Description: This session will update and explore: The impact of iron deficiency anemia [IDA] in First Nations communities The role of iron in pregnancy and new insights into its role in a child’s early brain development which can impact lifelong learning Interventions to prevent and treat IDA including food based approaches, iron supplementation, iron infusions […]

Asthma & Allergies with Jo-anna Gillespie

Asthma & Allergies with Jo-anna Gillespie

Over the past 30 years the understanding of allergic disease has exploded. Unfortunately the number of people suffering from allergic disease has also exploded. In fact over the last 50 years allergic disease has increase by 200%. The question is, which has not yet been answered, why? Many theories are being considered but no one […]