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CYCC 2013 – Canada

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Posted on by Leonardo Rocker (Quirky Kid Staff)

Join Quirky Kid in Canada from June 25-28, 2013 the first ever Child and Youth Care World Conference, Connecting at the Crossroads that will be held in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador – home of Icebergs, Whales, Puffins, great people and great times!

Touch base with Richard Dubras, Quirky Kid’s representative in Canada. You will also locate some our our flyers on each of the delegates bags.

This World CYC conference is being hosted by the Child and Youth Care Association of Newfoundland and Labrador in collaboration with the International Child and Youth Care Network (CYC-Net).


The Child and Youth Care World Conference will bring together professionals from around the world connecting across geography – who provide care, education and treatment for vulnerable children, youth and families. It will offer world class educational, training and networking opportunities for child and youth care workers, social workers, foster parents, teachers, guidance counselors, therapists, outreach workers, administrators, managers, psychiatrists, researchers and related child welfare, mental health, and juvenile justice practitioners and those who support them – connecting across disciplines.
For more information visit: http://www.cycworld2013.net/

Our Newest Resource

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Posted on by Leonardo Rocker (Quirky Kid Staff)

A Guide to Make Friends and Keep Them

How to be a Friend: A Guide to Making and Keeping Them

We are very proud to launch our newest therapeutic resource written and illustrated by Mark Brown and Laurie Krasny Brown -the acclaimed creators of Arthur. How to Be a Friend is the perfect prop for parents and professionals working with children to build social confidence and explore playground politics.

The book offers practical suggestions for making and keeping friends, resolving arguments, overcoming shyness, dealing with bossy children,  handling bullies and more.

How to Be a Friend is easy-to-read and provides children with many fun examples and illustrations of how to be a good friend. The book was published to support our social skills program ‘The Best of Friends’. For more information on this program, click on the link.

You will find out:

– Who can be your friends
– How to show someone you would like to be friends
– How to handle bossy kids and bullies too
– The best ways to be a friend and ways NOT to be a friend
– Ways to settle an argument with a friend

This high quality Australian Edition has been produced on a Hard Cover with 33 uncoated and illustrated pages

Buy now a copy and head to the Quirky Kid Shoppes.