Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre


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


2 Saturdays, December 1 & 8, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM PST
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Kiwassa Neighbourhood House 
2425 Oxford Street
Vancouver, BC V5K 1M7

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Safe Spaces: Bullying Prevention for School Age Children

2 Saturdays, December 1st & 8th, 2018     Time 9:30 am - 4:00 pm                   *12 hours (in-class training)

Fee: $150.00 (Workbook included) 

*Location: Kiwassa Neighbourhood House, 2425 Oxford St., Vancouver                                          

Safe Spaces is a focused, integrated approach to social-emotional development that helps prevent bullying by growing pro-social behaviours. Safe Spaces builds a sense of community where all children, staff, and families feel they are valued and that they belong; this is the foundation of a safe space. Safe Spaces for School Age Children is designed in four modules, and explores several conflict resolution models. Three domains within each module offer a balanced and well-rounded program with ready-to-use resources and ideas that create safe spaces for all children and families in our programs.

NOTE: After completing this training participants will be invited to our free Safe Spaces Community of Practice sessions to deepen their learning.


  • To understand how the Safe Spaces program works.
  • To explore the 4 Safe Spaces modules.
  • To learn how to implement Safe Spaces in child care programs with school age children.
  • To become familiar with available resources and support.

*Suitable for school age child care professionals working with school age children, including children with extra support needs.

Presenter: Tyler Summers. ECE, SACCC, has been working in School Age Care for 23 years and is currently the Program Manager at Jericho Kids Club and chair of the School Age Child Care Association of British Columbia. He also serves as co-chair of the Vancouver Middle Childhood Matters Steering Committee, Is a member of The Ministry of Family and Family Development Early Childhood Occupational Standards Reference Group, and a member of the Vancouver Westside Childhood Development Hub.

*A certificate for 13 hours of training will be issued upon completion of the 2-days training: 1 hour for reading the pre-reading material plus 12 hours for attending in-class training (6 hours each day).    


  • Must register for the two days of training.
  • Must attend the two days of training to obtain a certificate of participation.
  • Must read the pre-reading material that will be emailed prior to the first day of training.
  • Bring a 2 inch binder for the course materials.
  • Bring a bag lunch (1/2 hour lunch).

Registration starts: August 1, 2018

Please mark this date on your calendar.

Refund and Cancellation Policy:

  1. Requests for cancellations must be received at least 3 business days prior to the workshop/course date to get a refund, minus any Administration Fees.
  2.  All refunds are subject to a $10 Administration Fee except for workshops/courses that are $100 or more, which have a $25 Administration Fee.
  3. No monies will be refunded or credits offered once the workshop/course starts, or if it's missed.
  4. Westcoast may cancel a workshop/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 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Seats are limited. Registrations are accepted on a first come, first served basis.
  4. Payment must be made at time of registration to reserve your seat.
  5. Mark dates on your calendar. We will send you an email reminder. Check your email before the workshop.
  6. Doors close 15 minutes after start time in respect to presenter and participants.
  7. Latecomers who arrive after 15 minutes may not be admitted and will not receive a certificate.
  8. We are unable to accommodate children during workshop time. Please make child care arrangements.
  9. Participants must stay for the full workshop to receive a certificate of participation, which will be provided at the end.
  10. There is a $15 charge to reprint a certificate or receipt for up to 1 year from the workshop date.
  11. These are non-credit workshops (cannot be applied towards the completion of a certificate, diploma or degree).
  12. Receipts and handouts are always sent by email.
  13. If you have questions about a certificate being accepted by the ECE Registry, please contact them at 1-888-338-6622 or eceregistry@gov.bc.ca or at https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/early-learning/teach/training-and-professional-development/become-an-early-childhood-educator/apply-for-ece-ecea-certificate

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