The Regional Child and Family Services Forum was hosted in Montreal on February 11-13, 2020. The event brought together nearly 400 childcare professionals from across Eeyou Istchee. The forum was intended to allow childcare professionals working in Eeyou Istchee to benefit from workshops, and information sessions that can be utilized in their day-to-day functions.
Some of the workshops organized through feedback and requests by attendees prior to event included:
- Conflict Resolution
- Inclusive approaches to Children with Special Needs
- Nutrition and Raising Body Positive Children
- Child Lead Learning
Workshops were facilitated by child educators, nutritionists and experts across multiple disciplines. The second day of the Forum hosted a Gala for all attendees including Grand Chief Dr. Abel Bosum who provided a welcoming address to the attendees.