Then we will foster...


More Coordinated   and Effective Practices and Policies

Strategic Actions

(Mutually   Reinforcing Activities)

The Children's Planning Table   recognizes evidence informed research that fits within our current community   and cultural contexts. Our work is   informed by evidence that suggests we collectively:


  • Focus on people's strengths
  • Strive to understand diverse populations
  • Use a Trauma Informed Lens
  • Use Decolonizing and Anti-Oppressive approaches
  • Recognize the impact of the Social   Determinants of Health
  • Acknowledge prenatal and the Early Years as  the foundation for human development
  • Consider an Attachment Lens throughout the  lifespan
  • Strive to understand our personal and   professional biases
  •  Use self-reflection to improve practice
  • Build on the successes of others


The Children's Planning Table recognizes sharing   resources, knowledge and expertise. We cooperate and collaborate by:


  • Using respectful dialogue and participating   in courageous conversations
  • Creating the conditions for   inter-agency consultations and joint engagement
  • Promoting and Referring to the   most appropriate service
  • Ensuring services move with the   child and family
  • Creating seamless transitions between   programs
  • Providing community wide learning   opportunities



The   implementation of the following 5 components of the Shared Philosophy   of Practice Action Plan:

  • Dissemination   and general adoption of the Shared Philosophy of Practice.
  • Organizations   open up their in-house training.
  • Establishment   of Communities of Practice/Shared Learning Sessions.
  • Collaborate   to organize, facilitate, and deliver training.
  • Engage   in collaborative funding efforts to support Action Plan.


Please   see the Action Plan for more details.