Many mental health conditions are first diagnosed in early adolescence, yet many people report experiencing symptoms before their teenage years. Continue reading Can early social-emotional functioning predict later mental health issues?
Refugees often leave their countries to escape extreme conditions, such as war or violence. Experiencing such hardship may force refugee children to face multiple challenges when settled in their new country beyond those faced by other immigrant children. Although many immigrant children contend with post-migration language and cultural barriers, refugee children may be more likely to experience emotional challenges associated with pre-migration trauma. Continue reading Early emotional and communication functioning predicts the academic trajectories of refugee children
The Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) at the University of British Columbia has released its first ever EDI provincial report for BC. Continue reading BC EDI Provincial Report released
With children from immigrant families becoming a growing part of North American classrooms it is important to understand how their cultural and language backgrounds may influence their learning. Continue reading Language, gender, bilingualism and school readiness
Did you attend the Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) Fall Expo 2015 held on November 4 in downtown Vancouver? If so, HELP wants to hear from you! Continue reading HELP looking for feedback