Our HELP Coffee Talk series is back!

We are excited to announce our HELP Coffee Talk series is back! Please join later this month when Dr. Eva Oberle, Assistant Professor, HELP and SPPH, will be joined by Dr. Mariana Brussoni, Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia Scientist with the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and the BC Injury Research & Prevention Unit, and Megan Zeni, teacher, author, PhD Student, Faculty of Education, UBC, and Room to Play Consultant to discuss the importance of outdoor play and learning, particularly in the pandemic. 

1 Guest, 3 Questions, in 30 Minutes!

HELP Coffee Talks is a virtual series featuring a HELP faculty member speaking with an expert in the field of child well-being and child development who is also a friend, colleague, or collaborator of HELP. Each 30 minute chat explores - via 3 questions – the latest research and also practical strategies people can use in their daily lives, especially those working with children or who have children themselves. 

August 25th at 9AM– A Conversation with Dr. Mariana Brussoni 
Dr. Oberle is pleased to welcome friend and colleague Dr. Mariana Brussoni. Together, Eva and Mariana will discuss the state of outdoor play in Canada, with particular attention to the COVID-19 context. 

August 27th at 9AM  – A Conversation with Megan Zeni
Megan Zeni is a teacher, author and consultant who brings a wealth of experience both teaching outdoors and leading outdoor learning professional development sessions for teachers. Together, Megan and Eva will discuss the role outdoor learning can play in schools and how teachers can start implementing outdoor learning activities in their classrooms this September.  

Please complete the registration HERE or by clicking on the link below. We will send a Zoom link and some instructions for within 2 business days of your registration.

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Please don’t hesitate to contact Amy Mullis - amy.mullis@ubc.ca - if you have any questions or require assistance. 


Did you attend any or all of our first Coffee Talks series featuring Dr. Kim Schonert-Reichl and her guests, Dr. Molly Lawlor, Dr. Lara Boyd or Dr. Tish Jennings? If so, we would love to hear from you as we plan future HELP Coffee Talk series. Please take this short survey.