Vancouver (Pediatric) Information Day

This event took place on June 13, 2015, focused on pediatric brain tumours.

Two presentations from this event can be found below.

Event Details

Saturday, June 13, 2015; 8:30 am - 12:00 Noon 

BC Children’s Hospital- Ambulatory Care Building (Starbucks Building KO-155)
4480 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 4H4

lease contact Teresa Daniele 1-800-265-5106 ext 239 to register or register online now! - See more at:

Event Schedule

9:30am - 10:30am: Pat Roles - Individual, Couple and Family Therapist

The Power of Art as Therapy

This session included a discovery of “What is art therapy” and it's purpose. There was also discussion around what process is involved in art therapy and recognizing how art therapy can help children, youth and families.

10:45am - 11:45am: Dr. Dzung X. Vo – Clinical Assistant Professor- Division of Adolescent Health and Department of Pediatrics

Mindful Teens: Discovering Resilience for Coping with Anxiety, Depression and Pain

This presentation included discussion around the practice of mindfulness and mindfulness interventions with adolescents for coping with anxiety, depression and pain. 


What Past Participants Have to Say About Vancouver Information Day

“Very emotional. The strength is in the sharing with others who have lived this too.”

“I want to thank you so much for the opportunity to attend. I found [the seminar] very informative and enjoyed meeting several people and hearing their stories.”

“My first visit to info day! I’m glad there is a brain tumour info day.”

Looking for more videos? Check out this past presentation from a previous Vancouver Information Day:

Employment and Educational Needs of Young Brain Tumour Survivors

To learn more about Information Days please contact:

Susan Ruypers
Research Program Specialist
1-800-265-5106 ext 240






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