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Child Health Symposium 2021 Virtual Event

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A collaborative presentation of Western University's Faculty of Health Sciences and TVCC (formerly Thames Valley Children's Centre.)

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The Theme for this year's virtual Child Health Symposium is Children in Context: Optimizing Environments in a Changing World to Support Child Health and Well-Being

hosted jointly by TVCC and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University

Location: Zoom online virtual platform

Date/Time: May 20, 2021; 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Fees: Free

Purpose

The Child Health Symposium is a collaborative presentation of Western University's Faculty of Health Sciences and TVCC. It provides an opportunity for clinicians, service leaders, researchers, educators, students from all disciplines, youth and families to:

  • Share their knowledge, ideas and best practices for service delivery
  • Present current research interests, questions and findings
  • Learn more about the child health research happening in our community
  • Network and build relationships and collaborations with others (e.g., youth, families, students, service providers, educators, researchers) in our community in the area of child health and well-being

 Target Audience

The target audience for the Child Health Symposium includes: youth, families, clinicians (e.g., behaviour therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech language pathologists, recreational therapists, social workers, nurses, physicians, etc.), service leaders, researchers, educators, and students.

 

Highlights of the 2021 CHS Program

This event includes:

• A panel of 3 speakers focusing on: Optimizing Home, School, Community, and Natural Environments to Support Child Health and Well-Being

8 Break-out oral presentation sessions with over 30 presenters representing students, researchers, and clinicians from many different disciplines, and from many different local and provincial organizations to give you a snapshot of some of the work that is being done in child and youth health and well-being

Keynote speaker: Dr. Jason Gilliland (Director of the Human Environments Analysis Laboratory, Western University; Children’s Health Research Institute; Lawson Health Research Institute)

NEW this year: Joint Child Health Poster Session

This year we are collaborating with many different disciplines and programs to highlight some of the research and work that is being done in child health and well-being.

Join us for the Joint Child Health Poster Session during the late afternoon on Wednesday May 19, 2021

This poster session is co-presented by: Department of Paediatrics, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Children's Health Foundation, Children's Health Research Institute, Children's Hospital London Health Sciences Centre, Western's Collaborative Graduate Specialization in Developmental Biology, Developmental Disabilities Program, Paediatric Surgery, Schulich Medicine and Dentistry, TVCC, Western University's Faculty of Health Sciences, and Western University.

To learn more about this event see our 2021 CHS website


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