Welcome to Early Childhood Development Support Services

Early Childhood Development Support Services is dedicated to the advancement of best practices, research based professional learning and community engagement for all who work with children and families.

Our trainings, conferences, individualized workshops and agency support services are focused on the enhancement, professionalization and improved effectiveness of child, family and community engagement throughout the province of Alberta and beyond.

Upcoming Sessions

Group Facilitation - June 5, 2018
This full day session focuses on research, tips and strategies to create an engaging parent group and make learning fun.[...]
Adverse Childhood Experiences: Implications for Relationship Based Practice - June 19, 2018
Negative, stressful, traumatizing events that occur before age 18 are referred to as adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). ACEs are divided[...]
Responding to Trauma in Early Childhood - October 20, 2018
Due to pioneering research such as the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study, the ramifications of developmental trauma are finally being recognized.[...]
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