Early Childhood Learning Knowledge Centre

Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development

Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development
Fondation Lucie et André Chagnon

Fondation Lucie et André Chagnon
CHU Sainte-Justine

CHU Sainte-Justine

September 16, 2008 16:28 ET

Media Advisory Update: Report Launch Has Been Postponed Until Further Notice, Conference on Prevention of Youth Violence to be Held as Planned

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 16, 2008) - Media are invited to participate in the conference "Can Early Learning Prevent Youth Violence?" This important conference will discuss how youth violence can be prevented by early childhood interventions. Expertise on this issue is drawn from the conference organizers, the Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development (CEECD), the Early Childhood Learning Knowledge Centre (ECLKC), the CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre, and the Lucie and Andre Chagnon Foundation.

The official launch of the report "Early Learning Prevents Youth Violence" has been postponed until further notice.



Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2008
9 am - 12 pm

Location: CHU Sainte-Justine - Justine-Lacoste-Beaubien Amphitheatre
3175, chemin de la Cote-Sainte-Catherine
Montreal, Quebec
Paid parking available on site

Speakers: Richard E. Tremblay, Researcher at the CHU Sainte-Justine
Research Center, Director of the Research Unit on Children's
Maladjustment (GRIP); Director of the Centre of Excellence for
Early Childhood Development (CEECD) and Director of the Early
Childhood Learning Knowledge Centre (ECLKC) of the Canadian
Council on Learning (CCL);

Frank Vitaro, Professor of Psycho-education, University of
Montreal; Researcher, Research Unit on Children's
Maladjustment (GRIP) and CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center;

Sylvana Cote, Professor of Social and Preventive Medicine,
University of Montreal. Researcher, Research Unit on
Children's Maladjustment (GRIP) and at Sainte-Justine Research
Center;

Julie Brousseau, Early Childhood Advisor, Lucie and Andre
Chagnon Foundation;

Mireille Jette, Head, Strategic Surveillance and Performance,
Child and Community Development, Lucie and Andre Chagnon
Foundation.


Presentations will be made in French and be followed by a bilingual question period; simultaneous interpretation services will be available in English.

www.excellence-earlychildhood.ca/home.asp?lang=EN

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