Stepping Stones to Mental Health has partnered with Community Education Services to offer FREE monthly Parent Education Sessions. We rely on your support to help us share the word! Please share far and wide in your agency, schools & newsletters, we wouldn’t even be opposed to you taping it to your dog (using animal safety at all times of course)!
Understanding ADHD and Strategies that Work
The session will be an overview of ADHD and how issues with impulsivity and/or inattention impact children’s ability to manage their environments. The session will also explore the impact ADHD has on Executive Functioning and how it relates to managing everyday tasks, and meeting daily expectations at home and at school, including social, emotional, behavioural and academic demands.
Date: December 6, 2016
Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Calgary Children’s Hospital – Theatre
Are you ready for the questions your children are going to ask? How to talk with children & youth about sexuality
Every parent has to develop their own consider how to talk with children and youth about sexuality – identify reasons to discuss sexuality in a positive way with children – gain an understanding of sexual development and behaviour in children – develop an awareness of strategies for creating a healthy environment in which to discuss sexuality with children – learn about when and how to talk about sexuality with children – discuss how to support children in developing healthy sexuality, values and boundaries so they can make great decisions – explore trends such as current events and social media – respond to questions and concerns
Date: December 8, 2016
Time: 6:30 pm – 8: 00 pm
Location: Bert Church High School – Airdrie
Understanding Teen Mental Health through Exams & the Holidays
Everyone has mental health, teens included. This workshop will provide information to help parents and caregivers understand and support positive mental health for youth in their teen years. Learn to distinguish between normal feelings and behaviour of young people, and signs and symptoms of mental health concerns and issues. Relevant resources will be shared.
Date: December 13, 2016
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Location: Langdon School 17 Brander Ave NW – Langdon
To Register: http://fcrc.ahs.ca/ces/
For more information: email email@example.com or call (403) 955–4747