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Calgary Prenatal Showcase "Building Bridges"

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Crossroads Community Association

1803 14 AVE NE

Calgary, AB T2E 1G4

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Building Bridges: Enhancing Prenatal Care
We invite you to join us at the 3rd Annual Prenatal Showcase hosted by the Prenatal Outreach Support Team (POST) with the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre, and organized by the Vulnerable Pregnant Persons Networking Group in Calgary.

What is the Prenatal Showcase?
This free event is an educational and networking opportunity for providers who work with and support vulnerable pregnant people in the Calgary and Area region. The theme of this year's showcase is Building Bridges: Enhancing Prenatal Care.

Who should attend?
Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Educators, Social Workers, Physicians, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Midwives, Pharmacists, Residents, Justice Workers, Probation Officers, Outreach Workers... and all other service providers working with and/or supporting pregnant persons.

What is the format?
The event will Showcase 25-30 organizations and agencies that support vulnerable pregnant persons, each of which will have representatives and program/service information available at display tables from 2pm - 6pm. Breakout sessions are scheduled on the hour, facilitated by panel members encouraging group discussion working towards building bridges and enhancing care. Come learn about programs and services, have your voice heard, ... and NETWORK!

Thirty Minute Breakout Sessions - Round Table Discussions with Panel Representatives
2:00pm - Bridging Community and Hospital
Panel: POST, Hosptial RN and SWs (TBC)
3:00pm - Substance Use in Pregnancy and Harm Reduction
Panel: PCAP and Aventa
4:00pm - Building the Bridge with Immigrant/Refugee Populations
Panel: CIWA, Victims Assistance and Refugee Clinic (TBC)
5:00pm - Connecting with Youth
Panel: The Alex and Louise Dean School (TBC)

How can I participate?
There are two ways in which you can participate in the Showcase: (1) sign up your agency to have a display table and/or (2) register as an attendee. In either case it is free!

If you wish to participate in one or more Breakout Session, please register your interest here as seating is limited. Register as an "attendee" AND for breakout session.

Our goal is to build a strong network of service providers and prenatal specialists who empower the lives of vulnerable pregnant persons.

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1803 14 AVE NE

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