The BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit invites anyone in the field of injury prevention to join our webinar presentations. Speakers from around the world make presentations on relevant topics related to injury prevention, with a focus on evidence-based information and new research. Each year there are at least six one-hour presentations, which include time for questions from participants.
If you are interested in becoming a speaker, please contact Anita Yau.
For an archive of our webinars from 2021 and 2022, please visit our YouTube channel.
CPSAC and the Landscape of Child Passenger Safety in Canada
Date: Thursday, February 2 at 10 am PST
Location: Virtually via Zoom
Join President Katherine Hutka and Vice President Holly Choi of the Child Passenger Safety Association of Canada (CPSAC) to learn about the landscape of Child Passenger Safety in Canada. Katherine and Holly will discuss the unique barriers Canada faces in regards to child passenger safety, and the education and advocacy work CPSAC does to help break those barriers down.
About Katherine Hutka
Katherine Hutka is a health promotion specialist for Child Safety Link, a children’s injury prevention centre based out of the IWK Health Centre, a regional children’s hospital in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Katherine is a CPST-Instructor and an instructor of Safe Travel for All Children (STAC), a specialized child passenger safety course to safely transport children with unique healthcare needs.
About Holly Choi
Holly Choi is a baby and toddler safety educator based in North Vancouver, BC. As the co-owner of Safe Beginnings First Aid (Instagram: @safebeginnings), Holly educates parents and caregivers on essential baby and toddler safety and lifesaving skills through local workshops, and across her social media audience of over 100,000 followers. Holly is a Canadian Red Cross first aid instructor, a Child Passenger Safety Technician-Instructor with CPSAC, and an active member of the International Association for Child Safety (Childproofing). Holly has been a featured expert on baby and toddler safety by Forbes, Good Morning America, and more.