Child and Youth Forum - 5 May 2017
The Child and Youth forum was held on 5 May 2107 at the Oncology Lecture Theatre at Christchurch Hospital. The title for this forum was "Improving Child and Youth Health Outcomes - What research can tell us".
Two speakers provided presentations are this forum, they were:
Professor Gail Gillon, PhD (Ngai Tahu iwi) (ASHA Fellow, MNZSTA). Gail is the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the College of Education, Health and Human Development at the university of Canterbury. Professor Gail Gillon's presentation was called "Enhancing Early Literacy Success Literacy and Learning Theme "A better start" National Science Challenge.
Associate Professor Kathleen Liberty immigrated to New Zealand in 1990 from a previous position at the University of Washington (Seattle, WA, USA). She has extensive experience with children with learning and behaviour difficulties as a teacher, a trainer and in professional-preparation programmes. Associate Professor Kathleen Liberty's presentation was called "Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in young children: effects of earthquakes and other trauma. Unfortunately, there was an error in the recording of this presentation and the audio ceases at 38 minutes, we apologise for this.
Click here to view the presentation by Kathleen.
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