HELP Talks: The Differences that Make a Difference

The Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) is pleased to announce that our September HELP Talks will focus on linked data and how it can be used to identify factors that influence development. Please join us on Thursday, September 8th (9:30am-12:00pm) for a series of presentations that will look at the “difference that make a difference” in development. Full details are included below. Please RSVP to if you plan to attend.

HELP Talks: The Differences that Make a Difference
Using Linked Data to Identify Factors that Influence Children's Health and Well-being Across Development

Date: Thursday, Sept 8th, 2016
Time: 9:30 am to noon
Location: Hertzman Boardroom, HELP Office, SPPH

Martin Guhn, Assistant Professor, HELP, School of Population and Public Health, UBC, and the National Research Lead of the Forum on Early Child Development Monitoring

Multiple Levels of Analysis in Longitudinal Data – Examples that Investigate Key Questions
Mark Greenberg, Edna Peterson Bennett Endowed Chair in Prevention Research, Professor of Human Development and Psychology, Penn State University

Leveraging Administrative Data to Understand the Value of Early Learning: Opportunities and Options
(Daniel) Max Crowley, Assistant Professor of Human Development & Family Studies and Director, Prevention Economic Planning and Research Labs within the Department of Human Development & Family Studies, Penn State University (via Skype)

Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, Director, HELP and Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education, UBC


Upcoming HELP Talks

Building Resilience in Children and Youth: Attachment, Play and the Importance of Taking Risks
The next HELP Talks will take place November 15. We are pleased to announce that speakers will include Dr. Eva Oberle, Dr. Mariana Brussoni, SPPH, UBC and Dr. Marlene Moretti, SFU. Please save the date and watch our blog and social media for more details closer to the event.