Alberta CAPC CPNP Coalition

The Alberta CAPC CPNP Coalition, formed in December 2007, is a network of CAPC and CPNP projects throughout Alberta committed to collective actions and effective partnerships to ensure healthy outcomes for babies, children and their families. All CAPC and CPNP projects, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canda, Alberta Region are members of our coalition. Currently, there are 28 CAPC projects and 21 CPNP projects in Alberta.

Monday, December 28, 2009

PHAC December 2009 Update

Public Health Agency of Canada Updates
December 8, 2009

If you have any questions or comments regarding the updates please do not hesitate to contact:

North Zone: Jane Yi, Program Consultant (780) 495-5086,
South Zone: Ann Pasquill, Program Consultant (403) 292-5154,

Staffing Updates- Alberta Team
Anne Clennett will be joining the Calgary team as a Program Consultant and will be taking most of Paula’s projects. Anne has worked with the children’s team in Edmonton in 2006-2007.

Project Continuation
By now all projects should have received a letter outlining the continuation of funding for their projects for the next 2 years. The continuation includes 2 years of funding for the coalition.
The updated project documents are due December 11th . Feel free to contact your PC with any questions.

CAPC/CPNP Emerging issues scan
A contractor will be hired by December 14th to scan Alberta CAPC and CPNP projects regarding their work in the areas of obesity, mental health and injury prevention. The coalition may be asked to participate in a focus group via teleconferences to inform this scan.

15th Anniversary of CAPC
National Projects fund has funding available to the regions to support the celebration of the 15th anniversary of CAPC. If the coalition would like to mark this milestone, please let Jane know.

Alberta FASD Coreference - February 8 & 9, 2010 - Calgary, Alberta:
Great news! The Alberta FASD Conference is now open for registration. You can register at or go to for more information.

Mount Royal University - Calgary AB - research need for FASD education:
Mount Royal University Continuing Education is in the process of researching the need for education in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. They are gathering information from professionals already in the field to see what their needs are and how they can work to meet them. They have posted an online survey. Please feel free to forward this to your networks. Note: This survey will close on Friday, December 4.

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