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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

  • Anxiety in Children and Youth
    June 15, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Family FREE registration


This workshop is an introduction for caregiver to understanding childhood anxiety.  What you will learn: How it effects your child and different anxiety disorders and some basic coping strategies will be discussed.

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  • Helping Your Child and Youth Deal with Stress
    June 22, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Family FREE registration


Is your child or youth having a hard time handling their stress? Join us for this online webinar to find out more about stress triggers and the effects on your child and teen.  We will discuss coping strategies and how to empower your child and youth.

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  • Get Engaged! Family Voice Matters
    June 23, 2021
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FamilySpace registration


Do you have ideas for improving child and youth mental health services in Hamilton? This free workshop will provide you with knowledge, skills and opportunities to collaborate with local agencies for positive change. Open to family members, foster/kin carers, adult allies.

 

Facilitated by:

  • Louise Murray-Leung, Family Engagement Lead
  • Family Engagement Co-Development Team

Lynwood Charlton Centre is Hamilton’s Lead Agency for child and youth mental health. To learn more about youth and family engagement, visit our website.

 

  • I’m Shy
    June 29, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Family FREE registration


A 1-hour virtual, educational workshop that will introduce some of the issues or concerns with shy, anxious behaviours with your child.  Strategies and supports available for your child will be discussed and provided.

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  • Giving Your Child The Tools For Life
    June 30, 2021
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Family FREE registration


An educational workshop to help parents understand how to raise resilient children.  They respond differently to the challenges in life. You will learn how to empower your child and teach them new skills so they can learn to bounce back with confidence.

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  • Expressing Feelings
    July 13, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Family FREE registration


An educational workshop for caregivers explaining the basics of emotional regulation. You will learn how to help your child deal with their emotions in a helpful way. Teach your child and youth how to talk it out instead of act it out.

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  • Peaceful Practices at Home
    July 20, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Family FREE registration


Participants will be introduced to a variety of techniques and strategies for reducing stress, clearing the mind, improving focus and decision making. A big benefit is that parents will be able to help teach their children and improve emotional regulation.

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Past Sessions and Resources

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