Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre


Rosa Ng 
Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre 
604-709-5661 EXT 221 


Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM PDT
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Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre 
2772 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5M 1Y8

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Early Brain Development

Saturday June 16, 2018       Time 10:30 am - 3:00 pm       4 hours 

Fee: $65.00     FCC Fee: $50.00 (Promo Code)                   

Understanding more about the architecture of the brain and what influences early development can help us tailor learning opportunities across the developmental domain spectrum to truly meet the needs of each child. Discuss strategies to help the child move towards operating more often in the feeling and critical thinking areas of the brain. Investigate how strong early attachments affect lifelong health and well-being.


  • Discuss the structure of the human brain and some of the factors which influence early development.
  • Explore ways in which early attachment acts as a lifelong protective factor in terms of health and human potential.
  • Develop strategies for soothing the brain to optimize learning opportunities.

*Suitable for parents, students, adult instructors/administrators, novice, intermediate and experienced early learning child care professionals working with preschool to school age children, including children with extra support needs.

Presenter: Orah Chaye. An Educator and Artist for over 25 years, Orah Chaye has instructed ECE, implemented appreciative inquiry curriculum in numerous settings, and worked extensively in Aboriginal, Refugee, and Immigrant Populations. She has a particular interest in early human brain development, and its correlation to early attachment. She is well known for her unique and creative programming with young children.

*Bring a Bag Lunch (1/2 hour lunch)

Registration starts: February 25, 2018

Please mark this date on your calendar, as we will not send a reminder.

Refund and Cancellation Policy:

  1. Requests for cancellations must be received at least 3 business days prior to the workshop date to get a refund, minus any Administration Fees.
  2.  All refunds are subject to a $10 Administration Fee.
  3. No monies will be refunded or credits offered once the workshop or course starts.
  4. Westcoast may cancel a workshop or course at any time. Registrants will be notified and receive a full refund.
  5. By submitting this online participants declare they have read, understood and agree with this policy.


Workshop Policies:
  1. It is the participants’ responsibility to check if certificates of participation will be accepted by the ECE Registry. http://www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/childcare/ece/  phone 1-888-338-6622  email eceregistry@gov.bc.ca
  2. It is the participants’ responsibility to read the workshop description and objectives and make sure the training selected is suitable to their learning needs. If you have a question, call us before registering.
  3. Only Vancouver CCRR Registered LNRs or Vancouver Licensed Family Child Care Providers qualify to pay the FCC Fee and will need a Promo Code received by email to register. Be sure to use this Promo Code when registering, as no fee adjustments can be made after registration is confirmed.
  4. Seats are limited. Registrations are accepted on a first come, first served basis.
  5. Payment must be made at time of registration to reserve your seat.
  6. Mark dates on your calendar. We will not send reminders.
  7. Doors close 15 minutes after start time in respect to presenter and participants.
  8. Latecomers who arrive after 15 minutes may not be admitted and will not receive a certificate.
  9. We are unable to accommodate children during workshop time. Please make child care arrangements. 
  10. Participants must stay for the full workshop to receive a certificate of participation, which will be provided at the end.
  11. There is a $15 charge to reprint a certificate or receipt for up to 1 year from the workshop date.
  12. These are non-credit workshops (cannot be applied towards the completion of a certificate, diploma or degree).
  13. Receipts and handouts are always sent by email.
  14. Westcoast encourages a scent free environment.

Note: If the workshop is full, you can phone us to be placed on the wait list.