Early Years

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Training & Education 

The 22nd Annual BCACCS Training Conference October 25-27, 2019 - Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

Early Bird Registration Deadline is 5:00pm September 20th 2019, Registration deadline: 5:00pm on October 18, 2019

The 9th International Research Conference on Adolescents and Adults with FASD April 22-25, 2020 - The Hyatt Regency - Vancouver

 Review, Respond and Relate – Integrating Research, Policy and Practice Around the World

 The Call for Abstracts is now open, deadline: September 13, 2019: http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/initiatives/fasd2020/call-for-abstracts/

 For more information, please visit the website at http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/initiatives/fasd2020/, and follow us on Twitter: @IPCE_UBC. Email marketing.ipce@ubc.ca to get on an enquiry list for updates.


October 20, 2017 – June 24, 2018 – VIU

Community Health Promotion in Aboriginal Communities Certificate
CHP Information Package
CHP Information Sheet
CHP For Aboriginal Communities Certificate

May 2017

The BC Infant and Early Childhood Court Team
(IECCT) Conference – May 15-16, 2017

Putting Science to Work for Infants,
Young Children, and their Families in Court

April 2017

2017 East Kootenay Early Years Conference

March 2017

IAIM Infant Massage flyer – March 2017

February 2017

Provincial In-Service Speakers – Bios

The University of British Columbia
Faculty of Education
External Programs & Learning Technologies (EPLT)
1304-2125 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z4
Tel: (604) 822-2013
Fax: (604) 822-2015
Web: http://pdce.educ.ubc.ca/courses/online-courses/
Admissions: http://teach.educ.ubc.ca
Registration: http://students.ubc.ca/

EPSE 348: Family-Centred Practice for Children with Special Needs (3.0)

Evaluation is based out of 100 marks
Assignments include group discussions and case studies to incorporate the principles of the lessons. Students will practice applying the learned strategies and principles to decision making and supporting families and children with special needs in the case studies. Each case study will become incrementally more challenging as the lessons progress. 5 assignments = a total of 95 marks Group discussions = 5 marks

EPSE 406: Typical and Atypical Development in Infants and Children Course Outline (3.0)

Evaluation: 5 assignments for a total of 100 marks: Assignment 1 15 marks; Assignment 2 20 marks; Assignment 3 10 marks; Assignment 4 15 marks; Assignment 5 40 marks

EPSE 420: Assessment of Infants and Young Children with Special Needs Course Outline (3.0)

Evaluation: Assignments: Based on 100 marks: 2 quizzes =10 marks; 3 chat rooms = 15 marks; 1 think and respond = 5 marks; 5 assignments = 70 marks

EPSE 440: Supporting Social and Communication Development in Infants and Young Children with Special Needs Course Outline (3.0)

Evaluation: Assignments: 5 short Think & Respond exercises (10% each for a total of 50%); One case study with 3 parts (15%, 15%, 20% for a total of 50%)

EPSE 441: Early Intervention for Infants and Young Children with Sensory Loss and Motor Impairments (Prerequisites, All of EPSE 348, 406 and 420)

Evaluation: Assignments: 7 (total of 70 marks) Quizzes = 2 (total of 30 marks)