YourSpace Hamilton

Family sessions

FamilySpace sessions are for individuals who are caring for a child or youth experiencing mental health concerns.

These live online sessions are 60 minutes long and can be participated in anonymously.

Facilitators share helpful mental health information, strategies to help your child, youth or family cope, and simple ideas for taking care of yourself.

Recordings, links and resources are available 24/7 from our website. Any adult who is important in the life of a child or youth can participate in these sessions.

Family session features

  • WEEK 2
    January 25, 2022
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • WEEK 3
    February 1, 2022
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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This course will review different childhood anxiety disorders, why children are anxious and how it affects them. Families and caregivers will also learn helpful strategies for dealing with anxious, and sometimes disruptive, behaviour that can get in the way of everyday living.

One registration includes all 3 weekly sessions:

  • WEEK 1 – Tuesday, January 18, 2021, 5:30-6:30pm
  • WEEK 2 – Tuesday, January 25, 2021, 5:30-6:30pm
  • WEEK 3 – Tuesday, February 1, 2021, 5:30-6:30pm

What to expect from this online course:

  • Course materials will be shared electronically (handouts, worksheets)
  • Registrants will receive a reminder email with login instructions before each weekly session
  • Additional options for asking questions and sharing comments may be available
  • You can still participate anonymously

NOTE: Registration closes 90 minutes before the first session starts

 

Presented by:

  • WEEK 1
    February 15, 2022
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • WEEK 2
    February 22, 2022
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • WEEK 3
    March 1, 2022
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Free registration - all 3 dates


When our stress levels are too high it can be hard to take care of others. Learning to take care of yourself first is not selfish, it helps you be a better parent and a better you. This 3 session workshop series will be an opportunity to reconnect with yourself. Explore ways that you can increase feelings of happiness, empowerment and satisfaction in your parenting abilities.

One registration includes all 3 weekly sessions:

  • WEEK 1 – Tuesday, February 15, 2021, 5:30-6:30pm
  • WEEK 2 – Tuesday, February 22, 2021, 5:30-6:30pm
  • WEEK 3 – Tuesday, March 1, 2021, 5:30-6:30pm

What to expect from this online course:

  • Course materials will be shared electronically (handouts, worksheets)
  • Registrants will receive a reminder email with login instructions before each weekly session
  • Additional options for asking questions and sharing comments may be available
  • You can still participate anonymously

NOTE: Registration closes 90 minutes before the first session starts

 

Presented by:

  • My Teen Is Stressed
    March 10, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
Family FREE registration


Is your pre-teen or adolescent having a hard time handling their stress? This session for families will help you learn more about stress triggers, the effects on your child or teen, and ways you can help. Coping strategies and how to empower your teenager are also discussed.

Presented by:

  • Understanding ADHD
    April 28, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
Family FREE registration


This session for families will review common behaviours and characteristics of ADHD. Whether your child or youth has already been diagnosed or you suspect that they may have ADHD, you will gain practical tips to help you on your parenting journey.

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