MENTAL HEALTH IN THE SCHOOL, HOME & COMMUNITY
KPR extends our sincere thanks to all parents, guardians, staff and community members who attended our 12th annual Parent Conference, October 20 at Port Hope High School.
Following are copies of presentations that were offered, all related to the conference theme of Mental Health in the School, Home and Community. Please check back as we add more information.
Keynote - Child and Youth Mental Health: A Parent's Toolkit, with Dr. Ian Manion
Workshop - Helping Children and Teens with Loss & Grief, with Jack Lapum
Workshop - Substance Use: Addictions and Mental Health, with Tara Horsman-Downer
Workshop - Disruptive Behaviour: Parenting the "Difficult" Child or Teen, with Brandi Kelly
If you have any suggestions for next year's Parent Conference, we would love to hear from you. Please click here to share your thoughts.
Interested in more information on Mental Health? Here are some excellent sources:
TAMI (Talking About Mental Illness) - www.tamidurham.ca
Mental Health Resources for Teens, Parents & Educators - http://teenmentalhealth.org/
Canadian Mental Health Association - http://www.cmha.ca/
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health - http://www.camh.ca/en/hospital/Pages/home.aspx