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Free Parent Conference on Mental Health - Minds Matter @KPR

Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board

Saturday, 15 October 2016 from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM (EDT)

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Keynote Presentation by Dr. Ian Manion - Life's Tough but So Are You: Building Resilient Kids Who Bounce Back from Problems
Enjoy this warm, engaging, practical presentation by clinical psychologist Dr. Ian Manion, Director of Youth Research at the Institute for Mental Health Research, Ottawa. Then attend your choice of EITHER two, 75-minute workshops, OR the three-hour workshop on safeTALK Suicide Awareness & Prevention.
13 Oct 2016 Free  
75-min workshop: School Supports for Children with Autism
A look at how KPR accommodates children on the Autism Spectrum Disorder, as well as helpful resources for parents & guardians
13 Oct 2016 Free  
75-minute workshop: Supporting Children & Teens Through Separation & Divorce
Tips for supporting your children or teens as you move through this difficult period together
13 Oct 2016 Free  
75-min workshop: My Child Has Anxiety: What Can I Do?
Practical ideas for supporting your anxious child throughout the day
13 Oct 2016 Free  
75-min workshop: My Teen Has Anxiety: What Can I Do?
Useful tips for steps and approaches you can use to support your anxious teenager
13 Oct 2016 Free  
75-minute workshop: Kids Have Stress Too! (for parents/caregivers of children under 12)
Introduces participants to the Kids Have Stress Too! parent program, to better recognize stress & its impact on our children and learn age-appropriate stress management techniques
13 Oct 2016 Free  
75-minute workshop: Kids Have Stress Too! (for parents/caregivers of teens)
Introduces participants to the Kids Have Stress Too! parent program, to better recognize stress & its impact on our teens, and learn age-appropriate stress management techniques
13 Oct 2016 Free  
75-min workshop: Social Media & Cyber-bullying
Practical advice from the police for parents & guardians on how to handle concerns with cyber-bullying and your kids' use of social media
13 Oct 2016 Free  
75-min workshop: Concussions and their Effect on the Brain
Explores the latest knowledge and resources regarding concussions and the important role parents play in prevention.
13 Oct 2016 Free  
75-min workshop: Sleep and Its Effects on Learning and Behaviour
Latest information on the effects of sleep on learning and behaviour, from Trent University's Dr. Carlyle Smith
13 Oct 2016 Free  
75-min workshop: My Child Has Been Diagnosed with a Mental Health Issue: What Next?
Helpful, practical suggestions on next steps for families once they have a mental health diagnosis for their child or teen
13 Oct 2016 Free  
3-hour workshop: safeTALK Suicide Awareness & Prevention
A three-hour suicide awareness training program from Livingworks, which will help participants become "suicide alert"
13 Oct 2016 Free  
Free child minding (ages 2 & older only)
Free child minding is available for children ages two and older, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sorry, we are not able to accommodate children younger than two.
13 Oct 2016 Free  

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Minds Matter @KPR

Saturday, October 15, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Cobourg Collegiate Institute 

335 King Street East, Cobourg

Agenda                                                                                                                                            

8:30 a.m.                    Registration, Light Breakfast, Community Agency Information Booths

                                   & Child Minding Open

9 a.m.                         Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:10 a.m.                    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ian Manion

                                    Life’s Tough But So Are You:
                                    Building Resilient Kids Who Bounce Back from Problems

 10:20 a.m.                  Refreshment Break, Community Agency Information Booths Open

            Please choose a maximum of two, 75-minute workshops:

10:50-12:05 p.m.      Workshop #1           

12:10-1:25 p.m.         Workshop #2

                        OR

 

One, three-hour workshop:        

10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. safeTALK Suicide Awareness & Prevention Workshop

All interested parents, guardians, community members and KPR staff are welcome!  Registration is required for all participants. Free child minding for ages two and older, light breakfast & refreshments also available for registrants. 

The facilities are fully accessible. If you require accommodations to help you enjoy the conference fully, please let us know by calling 1-877-741-4577, ext. 2001.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Have questions about Free Parent Conference on Mental Health - Minds Matter @KPR? Contact Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board

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Cobourg Collegiate Institute
335 King Street East
Cobourg, ON K9A 1M2
Canada

Saturday, 15 October 2016 from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM (EDT)


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