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Focus on what’s in your control (and leave the rest!)

Focus on what’s in your control (and leave the rest!) WATCH ON YOUTUBE (best for desktop/laptop) WATCH WITH ADOBE (best for mobile device) DESCRIPTION: Recording date:  July 13th, 2020 2020 has definitely been a whirlwind of a year for many children and youths! In this session, Justyna and Jodi will discuss feelings of being out […]

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Taking Care of Me

  • Taking Care of Me (online session)
    June 5, 2019
    4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Being a teen or a young adult comes with a lot of responsibilities. The things that you need to get done start piling up. Homework, school, responsibilities at home, taking care of others, work… The list goes on. It can become overwhelming and sometimes may feel impossible to get it all done.

In this session, Taking Care of Me, we will explore simple strategies that may help with the not so simple task of self-care.

 

Facilitator:

Katie Rincker, Occupational Therapist,  Lynwood Charlton Centre

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Strengthening Relationships with Validation

  • Strengthening Relationships with Validation (online session)
    June 10, 2019
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Do you find yourself feeling stuck when responding your young person’s intense emotion? In this informative and interactive session for anyone caring for children and youth, you will:

  • Learn about the impact of avoiding emotions
  • Learn about the healing power of validated emotions
  • Learn how to provide meaningful validation

You will leave the session with a practical tool you can use immediately and a link to helpful resources for ongoing learning.

 

Facilitators:

Carrie Stevenson, M.S.W., R.S.W., Youth Wellness Centre

Marlene Traficante, M.S.W., R.S.W., McMaster Children’s Hospital

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