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Is sleep a challenge for your child?
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November 23, 2020 (1:00-2:00pm ET)
Title: Sleep in Canadian Children and their parents during the COVID-19 crisis: Findings from a rapid response mixed methods study
Dr. Elizabeth Keys is a registered nurse with a clinical background in community and public health nursing focused on promoting child and family wellbeing in the community. The goal of her emerging program of research is to promote and maintain infant and parental mental health by supporting parent-child interactions and sleep health using innovative models of care, such as eHealth and precision health. Dr. Keys completed her PhD in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Calgary, where she developed and evaluated a home visiting parent-child interaction intervention designed to improve infant sleep. She is currently completing an interdisciplinary CIHR and honorary Killam postdoctoral fellowship at Dalhousie University in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, with Adjunct positions in the School of Nursing, Dalhousie University and the Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary. Her postdoctoral research will develop a user-centered and evidence-based eHealth infant sleep intervention.
Nicole MacKenzie is a second year PhD student in Clinical Psychology at Dalhousie University, where she is supervised by Dr. Christine Chambers. She completed her BA in Early Childhood Studies at Ryerson University and an MEd in Developmental Psychology at the University of Toronto. Stemming from her research and volunteer experiences in pediatric health settings, her research interests within pediatric pain include interventions for procedure pain management and how knowledge translation can improve families’ access to evidence-based practices for pain management. Her current research is focused on understanding how parents engage with and use KT interventions to better facilitate the uptake of evidence-based strategies to better manage children’s pain.
1. To characterize sleep changes and difficulties in typically developing children with a history of insomnia during the COVID-19 pandemic
2. To understand the factors associated with changes in children’s sleep during the COVID-19 pandemic
3. To identify parents’ needs for additional support to address in future interventions to promote healthy sleep for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic
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Future Presentation List
Date: December 14, 2020, 2:00pm – 3:00pm AT
Presenter: Dr. Annette Rushton
Date: January 25, 2021, 2:00pm – 3:00pm AT
Presenter: Aimée White and Erin Aubrey
Title: Solutions for Kids in Pain: Closing the gap between research and practice
Date: February 22, 2021, 2:00pm – 3:00pm AT
Presenter: Dr. Osman Ipsiroglu
Title: “Digital Home Visits” experience for screening/assessing disruptive sleep and wake behaviors
Date: March 22, 2021, 2:00pm – 3:00pm AT
Presenter: Amy Beck
Title: Using wearable/mobile technology to promote healthy sleep behaviours in adolescents
Date: April 26, 2021, 2:00pm – 3:00pm AT
Presenter: Dr. Elizabeth Keys and Sarah Keating
Title: ABCs of SLEEPING for Babies
Date: May 10, 2021, 2:00pm – 3:00pm AT
Presenter: Jordana McMurray
Title: Sleep and mental health outcomes in children and youth with cystic fibrosis
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