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  • ChildCare 2020 National Conference and Research Day

    ChildCare 2020 is the first national child care policy conference in a decade and the fourth such conference in Canada’s history. The main goal of the conference is renewed action on early learning and child care.

    November 13, 2014
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  • International Year of the Family: Families with Special Needs Children

    This presentation will explore implications and interventions for families raising special needs children. Focusing on families with children who may have disabilities and/or chronic health conditions. Two specific research examples with special needs families will be shared, Fathers and Autistic Children, and Parents with Children with Brain Tumors.

    October 28, 2014
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  • International Year of the Family: Dr. Tricia van Rhijn presenting on "Being a Student Parent"

    This talk will explore the benefits and challenges faced by families when a parent engages in post-secondary study. Dr. Tricia van Rhijn will discuss the implications for student parents’ families and for student parents at school. Practical recommendations and resources for this unique minority population in Canada will be considered.

    September 2, 2014
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  • International Year of the Family Speaker Series: Queer Transgender Storyteller S. Bear Bergman

    S. Bear Bergman's presentation focuses on family. How we create it and nurture it, whether our family is original, chosen, or a hearty blend. Renowned queer transgender author and storyteller S. Bear Bergman's stories describe and exalt the lives of his grandparents, the hilarity of planning his wedding, his Shabbos table, and the story of Chanukah. At the same time, they make space for our drag mothers, step-parents emeritus, sperm donor's parents, spuncles and sparkles. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll call your mother.

    May 27, 2014
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  • Supporting Muslim Immigrant Families: Partnering with Service Providers and Diverse Communities

    The Muslim Resource Centre for Social Support and Integration (MRCSSI) develops culturally-integrated family safety responses for immigrant Muslim families in communities across Ontario. Drs. Baobaid and Ashbourne will talk about involving communities, social service and justice agencies in family violence prevention and intervention related issues arising from pre-migration trauma and cultural differences.

    March 26, 2014
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  • CFWW Lunchtime Drop-in and Discussion with Dr. Edgar Breso

    Join us at the Centre for Families Work and Well-Being for a lunchtime talk and discussion with Dr. Edgar Breso.

    March 14, 2014
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  • Dr. Haines presenting on "Healthy Habits, Happy Homes" for the International Year of the Family Speaker Series

    Research has shown that by the age of five or six kids will form eating, exercise and sleeping habits that can last a lifetime. Dr. Haines will present results from her research as well as practical tips to help families establish household routines that support healthful eating and activity behaviours among young children.

    March 6, 2014
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  • International Year of the Family Speaker Series

    2014 is the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family – a good time to take stock of what families need, what we are doing well, and what we can do better so that all of us benefit. Join us this year for the International Year of the Family Speaker Series, sponsored by the University of Guelph's College of Social and Applied Human Sciences.

    February 3, 2014
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  • Campus in the Community: Work-Life Balance

    Free Public Lecture on Work-Life Balance.

    June 5, 2013
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  • CFWW's Roundtable - The Changing Workplace: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

    The Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being presents the first roundtable in a series aimed at sharing knowledge across departments and facilitating collaboration amongst faculty and graduate students.

    May 20, 2013
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