Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

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Supporting children living with anxiety

Supporting children living with anxiety

Back in February, Angel Li and Sandy Yip from WCCRC had the opportunity to join the Early Years Centre workshop Fear & Anxiety in Early Years, by Dr. Deborah Bell. Read their article to learn how to identify and provide support for anxiety in young children. 

Working with LGBTQ2S+ Children and Families

Working with LGBTQ2S+ Children and Families

In June 2017, Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre and QMUNITY received funding from the Social Planning and Projects division of the City of Vancouver, to work together on a pilot project to raise awareness amongst early learning practitioners on inclusion of trans, gender variant and Two-Spirit children and families in their programs. Read our article about WCCRC's involvement in the project and connect to a range of resources for working with LGBTQ2S+ children and families.

Kids Have Stress Too...

Kids Have Stress Too...

Recently, our CCRR staff had an opportunity to attend two Kids Have Stress Too! workshops during our annual Vancouver Coastal Regional CCRR training event offered at North Shore Community Resources. The workshops were delivered by Vikki Lepper and Susan Foisy from the Psychology Foundation of Canada.

WCCRC Child Care Wage Survey Report Available

WCCRC Child Care Wage Survey Report Available

A survey on the wages and benefits of educators and administrators working in licensed centre-based child care facilities in Vancouver was undertaken in April and May of 2018 and the report is now available!