Please contact Student Services staff directly for information regarding supports available to our families.
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The Children, Youth & Families- Addiction and Mental Health (AHS) and Regional Collaborative Service Delivery (RCSD) are pleased to continue to provide the caregiver education series. These free 90 minute sessions are intended to provide parents, caregivers, teachers, and community members with basic level information regarding addiction and mental health challenges that can and do affect children and youth. Presentations are hosted in schools but are open to all adults in the community. Some sessions welcome youth to attend with their parent/caregiver; however unless specified these sessions are for an adult audience.
All current sessions can be found at our centralized registration link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/caregiversessions
Please select the session that is of interest to you. Multiple dates, times and locations are offered per topic however the content material presented is the same in each session.
To view the upcoming Fall 2017 Parent/Caregiver/Teacher evening sessions hosted by Alberta Health Services you may be interested in attending please click here for further info.
Stress, the Brain and Self-Regulation in the Early Years - for more information please click on the following: Afternoon Presentation and Evening Presentation
Today's children are dealing with higher levels of stress than in past generations. Join us for a free presentation that introduces parents to Self-Regulation, a powerful method for understanding and responding to their children's (and their own) stress, energy and tension.
Teen's Mental Health: Living with a teen is hard. Living without one is harder. Join us to better support ten mental health.
GET THE FREE GUIDE - http://rightbyyou.ca/en/get-the-guide Information, resources and tips for parents and caregivers on how to support your teen’s mental health.
Altview is a sexual minority support group and forum in Strathcona County for any youth up to age 25. For more information visit www.altview.ca or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Family and Community Services: 780-464-4044 - provides counseling, family school liaison, parent teen conflict resolution, mediation, http://www.strathcona.ca/departments/family-and-community-services/
Alberta Health Services Addictions and Mental Health http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/addiction.asp
PChAD - Protection of Children Abusing Drugs Act- information regarding current legislation can be found on the AADAC website: http://www.aadac.com/565_532.asp
Strathcona County Mental Health Clinic: 780-342-4675 - Provides assessment, diagnosis and treatment to individuals experiencing mental health issues.
Pilgrims Hospice offers a program in Sherwood Park called Expressive Arts for Grieving Children, Teens and their Families. If you know of someone who would benefit from participating in this program, check the website at www.pilgrimshospice.ca or call Cheryl Roberts at 780-413-9801. See Student Services for details.
Parents Empowering Parents - parents helping other parents with strategies dealing with drug related issues in the family Strathcona County Hall (lower level), 2001 Sherwood Drive, Sherwood Park. For more information, check the website at http://www.pepsociety.ca
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Alberta Health Services Caregiver Education Sessions
The Caregiver education series are free sessions are intended to provide parents, caregivers and community members with basic information about addiction and mental health challenges that can impact children and youth. Please click on the following link for further information: RCSD Caregiver Education Series 2016-2017.