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Parent Ed Workshops comming up

 
 
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Parent Ed Workshops comming up
by PAC Website Coordinator - Saturday, 11 March 2017, 5:32 PM
 

(1) The FamilySmart Team ( Formally The Force Society) is offering a workshop for Parents on Self Regulation.

A Parent's Guide to Teaching Their Children Emotional Regulation:  “A Calm Mind is a Learning Mind: ” This presentation teaches parents how to recognize signs of when their children need to calm, and several tools to help children learn to calm themselves.   Speaker Katherine Paxton Counsellor. For parents of children up to age 10.

Date & Time: Monday March 13th, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Saanich neighbourhood Place ( Inside Pearkes Rec. Centre)
Cost: Free
RSVP: lisa.tate@familysmart.ca<mailto:lisa.tate@familysmart.ca>

(2) Quadra School Mental Health Information Extravaganza

Peter Monk, Children and Youth Mental Health team leader, and Quadra School are pleased to present an evening of information by experts and parents on children's mental health. Topics include: depression, anxiety, attention deficit, and conduct. Experts will present on each topic for a 10-15 minutes, followed by a 5 minute follow-up by parents who have children living these experiences.
Date&Time: March 9th 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Quadra Elementary School, 3031 Quadra St.
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/mental-health-information-extravaganza-tickets-31738783556?aff=erellivmlt


(3) "Connect" 2 Part Mini Sessions
The Sooke and Westshore Local Action Team is hosting 2 evening sessions (March 15 and March 29) based on the “Connect” Parent Group that is usually only offered as a ten week program by Child and Youth Mental Health.
 ******PLEASE ENSURE YOU CAN ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS******

Date & Time: March 15th & March 29th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Royal Bay Secondary, Westshore Parks and Recreation Neighbourhood Learning Centre, 3500 Ryder Hesjedal Way
Cost: Free

RVSP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/connect-parent-group-2-part-mini-sessions-march-15th-and-29th-tickets-32596984458?utm_term=eventurl_text



(4) Self -Injury Parents Support Group

A 6 week Education and Support Group for parents of Self-Injury Youth.
meet on March the 16th at the South Island Centre for Counselling on Cedar Hill X-Road from 7 to 8 pm. For questions and registration contact  Dave Prette:daveprette@shaw.ca<http://shaw.ca/> See poster for more details.

(5) Social Media Workshop

Highlights include: Social media update, new apps, Current research - Brain development and technology use, Tips and Tricks to use at home!

Date & Time: March 14th, 7:00 pm
Location: Royal Bay SS
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/social-media-awareness-parenting-the-digital-world-tickets-32232816221