Risky Play, Outdoor and Unstructured Play Workshop

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 13:25 -- beth kennedy
Risky Play, Outdoor and Unstructured Play Workshop

This workshop includes knowledge-sharing, evidence and research that supports the value of risky play and unstructured play in education, recreation, parks, community centres, after-school programs and spaces.

2016/2017 Workshops include the communities of:

  • Arnprior
  • Peterborough
  • London
  • North Bay
  • Sudbury
  • Parry Sound
  • and others, to be announced

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Who should attend?

Multi sector stakeholders committed to healthy child development and environments that support outdoor play and risky play. Sectors include: education, recreation, health and well-being, mental health, social services, research, youth, planning, municipal.

Outcomes:

  • increased knowledge of evidence based practice and research to support outdoor play
  • improved understanding of language related to risky play—liability, hazards, risk and duty of care
  • skill development to implement risk benefit analysis and risk assessment systems
  • increased knowledge and evidence base to shift towards an outdoor, risky, unstructured and nature play-based culture
  • identify emerging and innovative approaches to system change
  • increased knowledge and navigation of multi sector policies
  • explore collaborative knowledge building principles and methods
  • build a connected network of partners and evidence-based resources

Presented by KidActive

**Space is limited! Register by May 20, 2016**

REGISTER at: www.eventbrite.ca/e/risky-play-outdoor-and-unstructured-play-workshop-re...

For more information or questions, please contact Susan Patterson via email at spatterson@kidactive.ca

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Publication Date: 
Thursday, February 25, 2016