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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

  • Helping My Child or Youth with Organization and Focus
    September 30, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free registration


Is organization a challenge for your child or youth? Do they have a hard time staying focused when needed? Do you want to build their confidence and motivation while encouraging independence? Join this session for families to learn practical tips to support your child or youth’s needs at home and at school.

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  • WEEK 3
    October 5, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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This online course reviews 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 – Monday, September 21, 2020, 6-7pm
  • WEEK 2 – Monday, September 28, 2020, 6-7pm
  • WEEK 3 – Monday, October 5, 2020, 6-7pm

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

 

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  • WEEK 1
    October 19, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • WEEK 2
    October 26, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • WEEK 3
    November 2, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free registration (includes all 3 dates)


This online course reviews ADHD and how it how it affects children and teens. Join other families and caregivers to explore why your child acts the way they do and how to give them the tools they need to succeed.

Topics discussed:

  • parenting strategies that work (evidence-based parenting strategies)
  • managing reactions and ups and downs (emotional regulation)
  • planning, organization, making decisions, etc. (executive functioning)
  • social skills

One registration includes all 3 weekly sessions:

  • WEEK 1 – Monday, October 19, 2020, 6-7pm
  • WEEK 2 – Monday, October 26, 2020, 6-7pm
  • WEEK 3 – Monday, November 2, 2020, 6-7pm

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

 

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Past Sessions and Resources

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