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Webinar: Rage Age: How to Reach and Connect with Angry Adolescent Girls

Community Education Service September 2017 Newsletter

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Community Education Service
August/September 2017

 

Our summer hiatus is over and we’re gearing up for a busy Fall

 

 

Drug Free Kids Canada
launches a national campaign
to help parents talk to kids
about cannabis

 

CES sessions are FREE and OPEN TO ALL ADULTS (unless otherwise indicated)
Limited childcare is available for morning sessions held at the Alberta Children’s Hospital.
Please call 403 955 2500 at least 3 days prior to the session to reserve a spot

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Chemicals: The Good, The Bad and Our Health 
Ryan Beissel, Risk Communication and Public Involvement
Officer, Environmental Health Program, Heath Canada

Should you aim to live a life without chemicals? Are all chemicals harmful? In fact, chemicals are part of everyday life, essential to our economy, our communities and our homes. While chemicals provide benefits, they may also have harmful effects on your family’s health and mental health if not properly managed. Come and learn practical tips and strategies you can use to create a healthy home for you and your family.

Thursday August 24
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Alberta Children’s Hospital
B2-200 (2nd floor)
2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, CalgaryFriday August 25
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Shawnessy Public Library
333 Shawvillve Blvd SE, Calgary

Thursday September 7
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Alberta Children’s Hospital
Kinsmen Learning Centre (4th floor)
2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary

Identifying Learning Strengths through Psychoeducational Assessment    
Brent MacDonald, Ph.D., Lead Psychologist,
complexlearners.com


Many students struggle with school for a wide range of reasons – it’s too hard, it’s not challenging enough, it’s too boring, it moves too fast…In any event, these issues can present at almost any age or grade and can cause parents and teachers a great deal of concern. A good psychoeducational assessment can, and should, help caregivers (including parents and teachers) better understand the specific pattern of strengths and challenges experienced by children and young adults. As adults, we tend to have an intuitive sense of our strengths, and we capitalize on these. We also tend to avoid engaging in areas in which we may not be as strong. In the school environment, students may not have this ability to choose, resulting in frustration, anxiety, and disengagement. This presentation will highlight the value of a good psychoeducational assessment in relation to enhancing the performance of students, with an emphasis on capitalizing on strengths. A particular focus on gifted students will be emphasized, as this model can work for a wide range of students.

Tuesday September 12
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm (Calgary time)

WEBINAR ONLY 

Rage Age: How to Reach and Connect with Angry Adolescent Girls
Ana Schlosser, M.S., R, Psych (*p). LPC


Aggressive angry adolescent girls are an increasing fallacy of female empowerment in our schools requiring intensive services and monopolizing crucial amounts of time by school staff. Gain insight and understanding of their provocative, self-destructive and conflicting behavior. Learn how to be a champion and create a dream team for these girls within your setting. Gain and practice tools on how to relate to and intervene with this hard to reach population to help them develop into resilient, competent young women.

To register: http://community.hmhc.ca/sessions/?p=online