The 18th National Child and Youth Care Conference was held in Moncton New Brunswick from October 8 to 10, 2014. The bi-annual conferences are gatherings in which to share best professional development topics from both the practice and academic perspectives. Presenters included organizations from the Atlantic provinces, Ontario, BC, Manitoba etc. The workshops included, emotional fitness to traumatic brain injuries, healthy transitions from care, pre and post burn out intervention etc.
Thanks to a donation from the Saint John Sisters of Charity, three staff attended of our Cassidy Lake program the conference and took part in several workshops. Mr. Luc Desjardins had the opportunity to present Portage to approximately 35 people leaving them with information about Portage Atlantic.