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MAY 15, 2013 – VOICES Free Hug Day – Anywhere in the World (Winnipeg, Calgary, Sydney Australia, Atlanta Georgia, New York USA…and other places)

Join us – https://www.facebook.com/VoicesFHD?ref=hl


Getting to Better™ Partner and Life Vest Inside founder, Orly Wahba, will be featured at this year’s 2013 TED Talks: The Young, The Wise, The Undiscovered on February 25 – March 1, 2013 in Long Beach, California


System Kidz and Getting to Better™ Radio Series – CKUW 95.9 FM Winnipeg

Steve de Groot will be joining up with Voices, Manitoba’s Youth in Care Network and System Kidz for a 3 part Radio Series for Foster Parents and Caregivers of children and youth in care. He will speak with the genuine experts, former youth from care, about the “REAL” things Foster Parents and Caregivers need to know in order to BETTER respond to and accommodate the unique experiences and needs of their own children and youth. Listeners will have a chance to call in and ask questions and clarify concerns.

January 15, 2013 ( 5:00-6:00 pm CST)

Part 1 – Understanding and Effectively Responding to the Experiences and Stories of Children and Youth in Care

February 5, 2013 ( 5:00-6:00 pm CST)

Part 2 – Best Ways for Building Relationships, Talking with and Learning from Children and Youth in Care

March 12, 2013 ( 5:00-6:00 pm CST)

Part 3 – Effectively Responding and Approaching “Challenging” and Difficult” Behaviours with Children and Youth in Care