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.

RCSD Caregiver Education Series

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.

2018/2019 workshops

Parenting in Blended Families

The Five Love Languages

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

Emotional regulation

Healthy relationships

Navigating change

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

Connect Parent Group

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.

Alberta Health Services Walk-In Clinics