Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) Presentation Slides Now Online

Wednesday, July 16, 2014


HELP presentation slides

HELP is pleased to provide a selection of presentation slide decks for your use. The decks include slides commonly used by HELP Faculty and staff during community presentations. They offer a foundational understanding of the EDI and the MDI as well as the Importance of Early Child Development, the Total Environmental Assessment Model of ECD (TEAM-ECD) and Proportionate Universality.

We hope you find these presentation slides useful. We will be developing and uploading more slides throughout the year.  If you have any feedback and comments about these slides, or wish to see slides about a particular topic, please contact Jeremy Alexander, one of HELP’s talented Cartographer/GIS Technicians and our PowerPoint Presentation Expert. He would be happy to assist.

To find out more and to download please visit the HELP Slide Library.

Canadian Red Cross First Aid Courses

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Babysitting in a Day is an interactive and fun course that teaches youth aged 11 to 15 years the business of babysitting. Learn the responsibilities of a babysitter, how to get along and care for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and school-aged children, and how to handle emergencies and provide basic first aid. Cost: $55* (includes the Canadian Red Cross Babysitter’s Manual, Babysitter Wallet Card & Babysitter Wall Certificate). Courses:Tuesday, July 8; Monday, July 14; Friday, July 25; Saturday, August 9; Monday, August 25; and Friday, August 29; 8:30 am – 4:30 pm @ St. Andrew’s United Church,1044 St. George’s Avenue and 10th Street in North Vancouver. Info/registration: 604-988-8835 or email

Emergency Child Care First Aid & CPR/AED is a one-day course for parents and caregivers of children covering skills needed to recognize, prevent and respond to airway, breathing and circulation emergencies. The course covers first aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest, sudden medical emergencies, childhood illnesses, head and spine injuries, wound care and poisons. Cost: $90 (includes manual and certification). Course dates:Saturday, June 21; Saturday, July 12; Saturday, August 16; 9:00 am – 5:00 pm @ St. Stephen’s United Church, 7025 Granville Street and 54th Avenue in Vancouver. Info/registration: 604-988-8835 or email

Emergency First Aid offers instruction on how to think, react and improvise when dealing with life threatening emergencies. The course covers initial assessment, preventing disease transmission, rescue breathing, choking, CPR, bleeding, unconsciousness, shock and secondary assessment. Cost: $95 (includes manual and certification). Courses: Saturday, June 28 and Saturday, September 13, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm @ St. Stephen’s United Church(Granville Street and 54th Avenue) in Vancouver. Info/registration: 604-988-8835 or

Red Cross goes on the road! If you have 10 or more people who want to learn either Emergency Child Care or Emergency First Aid, we'll teach the course at your facility. And if you have 14 or more youth who want to become a Babysitter, we'll teach the Babysitting course on-site. For more information or to book your group, please contact Susan Cowan at 604-988-8835 or by email at

Foundational Skills and Resources Required for Supporting Families with Vulnerabilities

Thursday, June 05, 2014

For more news, click here.