Year: 1997 Source: Ottawa, ON: Canadian Institute of Child Health, 1997. 197p. SIEC No: 19980713

This book is on child development in Canada. The first section examines how children develop & discusses the developing brain, early experiences, resilience, & child development in a changing world. Section 2 examines the 4 determinants of optimal child development: protection, relationships, opportunity & hope, & community. Section 3 describes how communities can become involved in providing quality social environments for children, youth & their families. Some community projects are profiled.