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Panel Discussion: How to Better Support the Settlement of Young Newcomer Children

December 4, 2014 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This session explored the unique settlement experiences of newcomer children and the services, programs, and practices that best address their needs. The panelists shared findings from research involving newcomer parents and professionals working with newcomer children. The discussion highlighted recommendations to improve child care programming in settlement agencies and newcomer families’ access to early childhood services. This panel was moderated by Professor Patrizia Albanese of Ryerson University.


Judith Colbert, Education Consultant and Author of “Welcoming Newcomer Children”


Heather Watson, Content Development Team Lead, CMAS – Supporting the Care and Settlement of Young Immigrant Children


Heather Krause, Research Manager, Peel Children and Youth Initiative

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December 4, 2014
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm


CERIS & Wellesley Institute


Toronto Central YMCA Centre
YMCA Central Toronto, 20 Grosvenor Street, Auditorium
Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2V5 Canada
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