Publications and Resources

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    and Services
  • Protocols
  • Reports
  • Research
    and Evaluation

Resources, Programs and Services


Inversting In Our Future

VIDEO: Investing in Manitoba's Future | Part I | Part II
As shown at National Child Day 2010


A Parent's Guide to ECD

VIDEO: A Parent's Guide to Early Childhood Development
This video shares the latest and best informaition on children's brain development along with the positive ways you can shape your child's future.


Early Development Instrument (EDI) Resources

Early Development Instrument (EDI) Resources
Find out more about the EDI and what parents and communities can do to help children develop qualities that make the most of their early years.


Getting Ready for School: A Parent's Guide to Helping Children Learn

Getting Ready for School: A Parent's Guide to Helping Children Learn


Families First Borchure

Families First Brochure
Families First offers home visiting supports to families with children, from pregnancy to school entry.


Growing Up Ok!

Growing Up Ok | 2013
Growing Up OK! is a puberty booklet developed primarily for children ages 9-12 (grades 4-7). It provides accurate, non-judgmental information and will support middle years children in making the important developmental transition between childhood and adolescence.

Helping your children to Grow Up OK! Reader
This resource is a guide for parenting children through the physical and emotional changes of puberty. Parenting at this time can become very challenging.  Helping your children to Grow Up OK! supports parents/caregivers in understanding what to talk about with their preteen to promote and encourage healthy behaviours while respecting the importance of each families’ own values and relationships.  The topics in Helping your Children to Grow Up OK! include healthy talk, mental health and wellness, safety, attachment, and a list of resources.  The pamphlet can be distributed to parents/caregivers by schools, health care providers or community service providers working with families.


Healthy Schools Booklet

Healthy Schools Booklet | 2011


Useful Info for Moms-to-be

Useful Info for Moms-to-be
Health and nutrition tips for a healthy mom and baby.


Best Practices | Youth Suicide Prevention

Best Practices in School-based Suicide Prevention | 2014
A Comprehensive Approach is intended to provide a framework along with practical tools to help school administrators and their partners develop comprehensive planning for suicide prevention.


Reports


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“What We Heard”: Public Consultations on Child and Youth Mental Health


2012 Report on Children and Youth
2012 Report on Manitoba's Children and Youth | Report | Executive Summary
Annual Reports
Maximizing Social Impacts and Returns on Investment (2014) – A Special Report from the Mental Health Summit Network

Annual Reports
Healthy Child Manitoba Annual Reports

Early Childhood Development Progress Reports

Early Childhood Development Progress Reports
In November 2002, the Government of Manitoba released the first of a series of major progress reports on Early Childhood Development (ECD). The 2003 report builds on the 2002 report by providing updates on program activity (2002/03) and investments (2003/04.)


A New Generation of Canadian Families Raising Young Children

A New Generation of Canadian Families Raising Young Children
The following report visually shows how these changes relate to child development and explain how families have adapted their parenting roles. On each page, findings from current research are used to discuss the implications of the data presented in the chart. In the concluding section, policies to support families with young children are described.


National Child Day Forum 2007

Healthy Child Manitoba Forums
Healthy Child Manitoba hosts a National Child Day Forum or Regional Forums for representatives of regional parent child coalitions and community partners from a variety of government and community sectors to come together, to learn from renowned experts about the latest research on early child development. Information from past forums.



Research and Evaluation


Triple P Report

Triple P Implementation Report | Fall 2010
A Developmental Evaluation of Manitoba’s Provincial Implementation
: Data from the 2008 Comprehensive Practitioner and Manager Interview (CPMI)


Families First Program Evaluation Highlights

Families First Program Evaluation Highlights
Healthy Child Manitoba and regional health authorities surveyed families participating in the BabyFirst program and compared their parenting experiences with non-participants. The information gathered will help us better serve the needs of Manitoba children and their families.


EDI 2003: A Snapshot of Early Childhood Development in Manitoba

EDI: Are our children ready for school?


DSFM: 2002 Manitoba Child Care Study

DSFM: 2002 Manitoba Child Care Study for Parents and Child Care Workers


2002 Manitoba Child Care Study

2002 Manitoba Child Care Study


Child Care Matters: The Importance of Child Care in Early Childhood Development

Child Care Matters: The Importance of Child Care in Early Childhood Development
A plain-language introduction to the 1997 Manitoba Birth Cohort Study and some of its initial findings.


1997 Manitoba Birth Cohort Study: Description and Preliminary Findings

1997 Manitoba Birth Cohort Study: Description and Preliminary Findings
An overview of the 1997 Manitoba Birth Cohort Study, including its rationale, design and some preliminary findings.





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