In partnership with Pine River Institute, Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) presents Wellness Wednesdays!
For TLDSB parents/guardians and staff, Wellness Wednesdays will take place once a month from January to May and feature presentations on various mental health topics.
Here is the full list of presentation topics and dates:
Parenting for Positive Mental Health – Part 1
Wednesday, January 19, at 7-8 p.m.
Understanding our child’s behaviours and development so that we can respond with intention to promote mental wellness and growth.
Parenting for Positive Mental Health – Part 2
Wednesday, February 16, at 7-8 p.m.
Attunement, connection, and setting limits. Understanding your parenting style and the challenges parents face when their children push back.
Understanding and Managing Screen Time
Wednesday, March 23, at 7-8 p.m.
Are they addicted? Why is it so hard for kids to put down devices? What do parents need to know about the digital world and how it affects their child’s development. Positive strategies to build connection with your kids through tech.
Connection and Empathy in Response to Behaviour
Wednesday, April 20, at 7-8 p.m.
What can our child’s behaviour tell us about their developmental needs? How can we respond in a way that builds our relationship and create safety for them, rather than create conflict? Exploring the needs of children through the lifespan and recognizing why we sometimes struggle to connect.
Understanding Addiction and Addictive Behaviours
Wednesday, May 18, at 7-8 p.m.
Looking at why kids can get stuck and how addictive behaviours may develop. Seeing the “function” behind the addiction, and how parents can support recovery without shame and guilt.
If interested in attending any of the above presentations, please register here.