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Peaceful Practices at Home

TITLE WATCH NOW (YouTube) WATCH NOW (Adobe) DESCRIPTION: Recording date:  July 20, 2021 This session for families will introduce a variety of techniques and strategies for reducing stress, clearing the mind, improving focus and decision making. The session will go over how families can help teach their children and teen about emotional regulation, and also develop […]

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What is Mental Illness?

What is mental illness: How can I support my child or youth WATCH NOW (YouTube) WATCH NOW (Adobe) DESCRIPTION: Recording date: July 14, 2021 This session for families will help you develop an understanding of mental illness and its effects on the lives of children and youth we care for. The session covers: Understanding causes […]

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Mindfulness, breathing, wellness: activity ideas for young people & families

Mindfulness, breathing, wellness: Activity ideas for young people & families Engaging in relaxation and mindfulness activities can provide a variety of benefits including: Better physical and mental health Support emotion regulation Create opportunities to focus on the present moment The following list outlines different ideas of how to incorporate mindfulness practices into day-to-day activities! Feel […]

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When Conversations are Difficult at Home

When Conversations are Difficult at Home WATCH NOW (YouTube) WATCH NOW (Adobe) DESCRIPTION: Recording date:  July 7, 2021 This workshop provides ideas for helping re-build connection with your child or teen, working together, strengthening the parent-child relationship and improving cooperation and communication. The session covers topics including: Building positive relationships with your child or teen […]

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Positive Parenting

Positive Parenting WATCH NOW (YouTube) WATCH NOW (Adobe) DESCRIPTION: Recording date:  July 6, 2021 In this session, family members can learn evidence-based positive parenting strategies that will help reduce conflict and lead towards working together with your child or youth. Strategies shared include: Tips for effective communication Validating thoughts and feelings Attending to your child, […]

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I’m Shy

I’m Shy WATCH NOW (YouTube) WATCH NOW (Adobe) DESCRIPTION: Recording date: June 29, 2021 This session for families will explore children who tend to be shy, anxious and take longer to adapt to change. The session covers the following topics: Contributing factors to shyness, anxiety Stages of confident speaking What is anxiety? Overview of general […]

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Coping with Impulsivity

COPING WITH IMPULSIVITY WATCH NOW (YouTube) WATCH NOW (Adobe) DESCRIPTION: Recording date:  May 11, 2021 Learn a variety of techniques and visual strategies to help your child (including children with ADHD) improve self-control, increase independence and follow through on more of the things they need to do. Presented by: Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre, Hamilton Health […]

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Book Recommendations for Children & Families: May 2021

Here is a list of book recommendations for young children (12 and under) and their families, created by a young person in the community.  Click on the following links to learn more or find the books at your local public library (Hamilton Public Library). “A Kids Book About…” Series by Various Authors  For ages 0-9 […]

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