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    Understanding Trauma: Spring 2018 Free workshops for caregivers

    janvier 8, 2018
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    IWK recognized as one of Atlantic Canada’s top employers

    janvier 3, 2018
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    Newest IWK employee, first accredited facility dog in Atlantic Canada

    dcembre 12, 2017
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    Television content created by IWK patients tops 100,000 views on YouTube

    dcembre 12, 2017
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    IWK Health Centre Research Annual Report 2016/17

    novembre 30, 2017
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    IWK doctors join national project to give young people across the country a fighting chance against high risk cancers

    novembre 23, 2017
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    IWK recognizes World Prematurity Day on November 17th

    novembre 15, 2017
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    November 13 to 19 is World Antibiotic Awareness Week – what you should know.

    novembre 14, 2017
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    Sepsis PedsPacs introduced in the IWK Emergency Department

    novembre 7, 2017
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    Carbon monoxide poisoning is entirely preventable

    novembre 3, 2017
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    Insulin Pump Program

    octobre 26, 2017
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    Dr. Noni MacDonald to receive National Child Day Award

    octobre 18, 2017
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    IWK Health Centre permanently raises Mi’kmaq flag

    octobre 3, 2017
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    Op-ed by Karen Hutt, Chair, IWK Board of Directors: We are overcome with concern over breach of trust

    septembre 28, 2017
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    IWK Board of Directors Releases Independent Review of CEO Expenses

    aot 31, 2017
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    A Message from Karen Hutt, Chair, IWK Board of Directors

    aot 23, 2017
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    Understanding Trauma: Free Fall workshops for caregivers and professionals

    aot 21, 2017
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    Dal Grad student attracts prestigious national research award to support continued studies at IWK’s Centre for Pediatric Pain Research

    aot 8, 2017
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    IWK's Dr. Marsha Campbell-Yeo recognized as health innovation pioneer

    juillet 21, 2017
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    IWK Celebrates the Transformation of Partnerships with Families Patients and families become partners in providing exceptional care

    juillet 14, 2017
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    Maritimers pledge record-breaking $6.4 million during 33rd annual IWK Telethon for Children

    juin 6, 2017
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    Patient voices to be heard for first time at Canadian Pain Society meeting

    mai 23, 2017
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    IWK Researchers win Governor General’s Innovation Award

    mai 8, 2017
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    Dr. Richard Goldbloom inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

    mai 4, 2017
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    IWK attracts brain research grants

    avril 26, 2017
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    Understanding Trauma: Free Summer workshops for caregivers

    avril 24, 2017
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    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in IWK Emergency Department first of its kind in province

    mars 22, 2017
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    National Poison Prevention Week March 19-25, 2017

    mars 20, 2017
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    Investments in Innovative Neonatal Care Help Families Bond

    mars 1, 2017
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    Weather Related Service Update

    fvrier 16, 2017
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    Public Health investigating confirmed cases of measles in Halifax area

    fvrier 15, 2017
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    IWK Health Centre to resume full operations tomorrow, Wednesday, February 15, 2017

    fvrier 13, 2017
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    3D printed heart model allows cardiac surgeons to rehearse complex procedures

    fvrier 8, 2017
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    NSHA & IWK Look Forward to Moving Ahead with the Bargaining Process

    janvier 19, 2017
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    Cineplex Theatre to Open at the IWK Health Centre

    janvier 18, 2017
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    2017 IWK Patient and Family Centred Care Survey

    janvier 11, 2017
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    Understanding and Healing from Trauma: New workshops for caregivers and professionals this Spring of 2017

    janvier 10, 2017
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    Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program celebrates 25th anniversary

    dcembre 6, 2016
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    Online tool aims to improve surgical experience for children with ASD

    novembre 29, 2016
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    Tracy Kitch, President & CEO of the IWK Health Centre named a WXN 2016 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner

    novembre 23, 2016
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    IWK recognizes World Prematurity Day on November 17th

    novembre 15, 2016
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    Study shows switch from mask to portable inhaler improves pediatric emergency department (PED) visits.

    novembre 8, 2016
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    Need a Family Practice?

    novembre 4, 2016
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    Online community connects youth at the IWK with others at health centres across Canada.

    octobre 17, 2016
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    Parents and Families Support Pregnancy and Infant Loss through 8th Annual Halifax Walk to Remember

    octobre 11, 2016
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    Dal Grad students attract prestigious national research awards to support their continued studies at IWK’s Centre for Pediatric Pain Research.

    octobre 5, 2016
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    ‘Sex after baby’ studies focus on the couple rather than individual parents.

    octobre 3, 2016
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    Child Safety Link to host Nova Scotia Child Passenger Safety Symposium on Thursday, September 29 in Truro

    septembre 28, 2016
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    Families invited to Quintessence Breastfeeding Challenge and Family Fair Saturday, October 1, 2016

    septembre 28, 2016
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    Call for Board of Directors, IWK Health Centre

    septembre 27, 2016
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    September 18-24, 2016 is national Child Passenger Safety Week

    septembre 19, 2016
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    Dr. Andrew Lynk appointed head/chief of the Department of Pediatrics

    septembre 13, 2016
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    Understanding and Healing from Trauma: New workshops for caregivers and professionals this Fall

    septembre 12, 2016
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    #ItDoesntHaveToHurt celebrates first anniversary with special event at Twitter Canada

    septembre 12, 2016
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    Dr. Alexa Bagnell new Chief of Psychiatry at the IWK Health Centre

    aot 25, 2016
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    Telephone system downtime July 7, 2016

    juillet 7, 2016
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    Understanding and Healing from Trauma: New workshops for caregivers and professionals

    juin 22, 2016
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    The Health of Maritime Women and Children is Everyone’s Business

    juin 21, 2016
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    The IWK’s Dr. Pat McGrath receives National Legacy of Leadership Award

    juin 10, 2016
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    Construction: South Street entrance closed

    mai 25, 2016
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    IWK’s BIOTIC imaging lab offers unique clinical mandate in Canada

    avril 6, 2016
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    IWK researchers members of three out of five networks in $62.5 million pool

    avril 1, 2016
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    Maritime Newborn Screening Program expands to include screening for SCID

    mars 22, 2016
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    National Poison Prevention Week is March 20-26, 2016

    mars 21, 2016
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    Canadian Center for Vaccinology launches Maternal Immunization Study

    mars 8, 2016
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    Winter Storm Message for IWK Patients and Families

    fvrier 8, 2016
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    Imaging Adventure Program at IWK Health Centre first of its kind in Canada

    dcembre 16, 2015
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    Dr. Leslie Anne Campbell appointed new Sobey Family Chair in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Outcomes

    dcembre 16, 2015
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    IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PATIENTS AND FAMILIES REGARDING REGIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS DISRUPTION

    dcembre 3, 2015
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    Juno award-winning artist JRDN Visits IWK

    novembre 30, 2015
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    IWK Celebrated World Prematurity Day on November 17

    novembre 30, 2015
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    IWK Announces Wessex Scholarship

    novembre 30, 2015
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    Halifax hospitals score high in open-visiting policy study

    novembre 10, 2015
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    2nd Annual Research and Innovation in Health Care Forum!

    octobre 28, 2015
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    IWK Health Centre wins 2015 Workplace Benefits Award

    octobre 26, 2015
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    Big Ideas & Simple Solutions at 2nd Research and Innovation in Health Care Forum

    octobre 20, 2015
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    #ItDoesntHaveToHurt Launch Marries Science and Media to Benefit Parents

    septembre 28, 2015
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    IWK Leaders Lend a Helping Hand in Habitat for Humanity Women Build

    septembre 22, 2015
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    Kermesse Fun Fair is coming to town!

    septembre 8, 2015
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    Back to School: Pedestrian Safety

    septembre 8, 2015
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    IWK Summer Volunteer Program

    septembre 8, 2015
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    Alex Tagliani brings Summer of TAG to the IWK

    aot 17, 2015
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    Dr. Bruce Crooks cycles 7,000 Kilometres for Kids Cancer Ride

    aot 10, 2015
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    Youth Advisory Council making changes at the IWK

    aot 10, 2015
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    Local Youth Launch Photovoice Exhibit about Pedestrian and Road Safety

    juin 26, 2015
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    Maritimers donate $6,270,346.07 to the 31st annual IWK Telethon for Children on CTV

    juin 1, 2015
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    IWK employee, Kristi Kempton honoured by the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia

    mai 11, 2015
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    Winter Storm Message for IWK Patients and Families – March 19, 2015

    mars 19, 2015
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    Winter Storm Update for IWK Patients and Families

    mars 18, 2015
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    Winter Storm Message for IWK Patients and Families – March 18, 2015

    mars 18, 2015
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    2015 IWK/CDHA Research Services Satisfaction Survey

    fvrier 5, 2015
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    Patient Engagement in Health Research - upcoming opportunities

    janvier 29, 2015
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    Media Training for Researchers

    janvier 29, 2015
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    Media Training for Researchers

    octobre 6, 2014
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    IWK NICU implements new breast milk scanning, storing and tracking system

    juillet 29, 2014
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    July 22 Labour and Delivery Class Cancelled

    juillet 22, 2014
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    Women's and Newborn Health Program Planning

    juin 23, 2014
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    IWK Storm Preparation Message to Patients and Families

    mars 25, 2014
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    March 13 Pre-Natal Class Cancelled at the IWK

    mars 13, 2014
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    January 29, 2014 Pre-Natal Class Cancelled at the IWK

    janvier 22, 2014
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    Six-year-old Samuel Khan named 2013 IWK Tree Lighter

    dcembre 3, 2013
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    IWK Quilt Fair and Sale - October 10th to Oct 12th

    octobre 7, 2013
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    Nova Scotia improving Dental Care for Children

    aot 19, 2013
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    Shambhala's royal family announces birth of second child

    mars 14, 2013

Understanding Trauma: Spring 2018 Free workshops for caregivers

janvier 8, 2018


Has your child experienced abuse or trauma? Are you looking to learn more about how you can support them, while also taking care of yourself? Are you a care provider who works with clients or patients who may have experienced trauma?

The SeaStar Child and Youth Advocacy Centre Program is hosting an upcoming series of free workshops for caregivers who want to learn more about supporting children and youth who have experienced trauma. Select workshops are also open to professionals and students.

For more information, and to register, see the attached brochure.

Understanding Trauma
Date Time  
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pm  
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 9:30am - 11:30am  Limited spaces available for professionals
Emotions, Parental Style and Caring for a Traumatized Child
Wednesday, February 28, 2018  1:30pm - 3:30pm  
Introduction to Emotion Coaching
Thursday, March 1, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pm  
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 9:30am - 11:30am  
Teaching Mindfulness to Young People
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 1:30pm - 3:30pm Limited spaces available for professionals
Introduction to Meditation
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am  
Trauma Informed Yoga
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am  
Navigating the Justice System
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pm Limited spaces available for professionals

Important info: Caregivers are not required to share their story at any of these workshops. These are not therapy groups. This is an opportunity to listen, and learn skills to help your family’s healing. These workshops are intended to complement other mental health supports available in the community.

These workshops are mainly open only to non-offending caregivers, older youth, and adults who have experienced trauma. Limited space is available for students and professionals to attend select workshops:

  • Understanding Trauma (February 21st only)
  • Teaching Mindfulness to Young People (March 14th)
  • Navigating the Justice System (April 11th)