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CYSNetwork News Exchange – 04/04/14

Hello CYSN Members and Community Partners,

AUTISM PARENT RESOURCE KIT:  In honour of World Autism Awareness Day (April 2nd), the Ministry of Children and Youth Services has launched Ontario’s Autism Parent Resource Kit, a new, comprehensive online resource to help families better understand autism and the range of services and supports available in Ontario. Parents, caregivers and families are invited to submit their design ideas that reflect their experience and perspective. Please CLICK HERE.

BABY FRIENDLY INITIATIVE (BFI) WEBINAR:  “Introduction to the BFI Strategy for Community Health Services” on Wed., April 9, 10-11am and Fri., April 11, 12-1pm for executive directors, managers, lactation consultants and anyone who is involved in leading Baby-Friendly implementation at your organization.  CLICK HERE for details on how to join the webinar.

CANADIAN YOUTH JUSTICE CONFERENCE 2014:  Hear from key provincial and territory government representatives and youth justice organizations on the significant issues moving forward for youth justice in Canada on June 25-26, Oakham House, Ryerson Student Centre, Toronto.  Please CLICK HERE for details and registration link.

NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK is April 6-12.

OACAS ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2014: “The Three R’s of Resiliency – Regulation, Relationships and Reflection.”  Educators, counsellors, mental health workers and community agencies are invited to the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies’ annual conference on June 4-6, Travelodge, Belleville, sponsored by the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board, Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board and Ministry of Education.  Please CLICK HERE for details and registration form.

Wendy Anderson, Coordinator, Children and Youth Services Network

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