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

Adverse Childhood Experiences: Implications for Relationship Based Practice - September 24, 2019
Negative, stressful, traumatizing events that occur before age 18 are referred to as adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). ACEs are divided[...]
Kids Have Stress Too! Parent Group Facilitator Training - August 29, 2019
Session Overview ECDSS facilitators are certified by The Psychology Foundation of Canada to provide the Kids Have Stress Too!®  Preschool Age[...]
Responding to Trauma in Early Childhood - August 27, 2019
Due to pioneering research such as the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study, the ramifications of developmental trauma are finally being recognized.[...]
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