SFU marks UN day of families

May 17, 2016

CharlotteIn marking the May 15 United Nations International Day of Families, the Simon Fraser University website presented a profile of the Children’s Health Policy Centre and its director, Charlotte Waddell.
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The theme for this year’s International Day of Families on May 15th is “Families, healthy lives and sustainable future,” with a special emphasis on the most vulnerable members of society: children.
At SFU’s Children’s Health Policy Centre, every day is devoted to enhancing children’s social and emotional wellbeing. Its work is guided by the central question, “What are the most effective ways to ensure that every child can flourish and participate?” 
Dr. Charlotte Waddell, the Centre’s director, believes passionately that society should invest in providing all children with the best possible start in life. Mental health problems are like the tip of an iceberg…. (see more)