The Saffron Centre and Families First Society presents Cyberworld on Wednesday, May 15, 6-8 pm.
Parent Workshop – Sensory Savvy Activities at Home and School
Do you have a child who struggles with sensory processing challenges? Does your child have difficulty functioning at home? At school?
Carol Stock Kranowitz, author of The Out-of-Sync Child, is coming to Edmonton!
Join Carol and co-presenter, Julia Berry, for this hands-on workshop designed to teach you strategies that will help your child develop sensory-motor, social, and language skills. Using simple items like paper plates, bubble wrap, bicycle inner tubes, and other loose parts, participants will learn enjoyable ways to get kids moving and learning, communicating and interacting.
This workshop is open to parents, caregivers, teachers, therapists, school aides, daycare workers and others working with children in the daycare and school setting.
June 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$35 – $60
Opioids Don’t Discriminate: An Interactive Experience
From April 30 to May 3, Strathcona County is relaunching its Opioids Don’t Discriminate: An Interactive Experience events. The events are open to students, parents, teachers and community members. Using real stories and statistics from the local community, participants will learn about the science of addiction, as well as the psychology of those struggling with substance abuse, challenging them to reconsider what they think they know about drug use.
When: April 30 to May 3, 2019
Times: Tuesday, April 30: 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Wednesday, May 1: 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Thursday, May 2 : 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday, May 3: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Strathcona County Community Centre’s Agora
401 Festival Lane, Sherwood Park
Boys and Girls Club
The Boys and Girls Club in partnership with Community Adult Learning & Literacy Society is once again offering a variety of workshops to parents, guardians, professionals, and community members for the 2018/2019 year. All sessions are provided at no cost and child care is provided.
RCSD Caregiver Education Series
Caregiver Education Sessions
Winter Session / January – April 2019
These free sessions are intended to provide parents, caregivers, teachers, and community members
with basic information about addiction and mental health challenges that can impact children and
youth. Presentations are hosted in schools but are open to all adults to attend.
Drop-In and Pre-Registered Parent Information Sessions
Tuesdays starting January 15, 2019 - Strathcona County Family and Community Services is offering free drop-in group for parents and caregivers of school aged children. This free program will highlight a different topic each week including
Anxiety and stress
Boundaries and setting limits
Connecting with your child
Call 780-464-4044 for details and location as the Community Centre may still be closed in January)
They are also offering free Parent Information Sessions in the new year. These are pre-registered through www.strathcona.ca/parentsupport or call 780-464-4044.
January 16, 2019 - Anxiety
February 13, 2019 - Stress
March 20, 2019 - Moving through Family Restructuring
Connect Parent Group
An Attachment-Based Program to Support Parents & Caregivers
Wednesdays starting January 30 until April 3, 2019
Caregiver Education Series
The Division, in partnership with Strathcona County and Elk Island Catholic Schools, is hosting a series of caregiver information sessions focused on ways to support students’ mental health. The free sessions provide parents, caregivers, teachers and community members with information about challenges that can impact children and adolescents. Some of the session topics include: dealing with anxiety, teenagers and technology, cannabis, understanding depression and self-injury, test anxiety, building executive functioning skills, and limit setting.
Visit the Division calendar to see all scheduled caregiver sessions.
Children Youth & Families, Addiction and Mental Health Walk-In Clinic
Alberta Health Services is offering Solution-Focused Therapy to children, youth and their parent/guardian who want to initiate change on a walk-in basis.