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We're In It Together: Raising Healthy, Strong, Resilient Kids

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Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School

2420 Sixth Line

Oakville, Ontario L6H 5Z8

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An evening for parents with keynote speaker Dr. Angela Saunders, local psychologist who works with children, youth, adults, families and couples. Please join us as we learn how best to support our students in today's stressful times.

6:15 p.m. - Community and student-led displays showcasing resources for raising a resilient child in our community of North Oakville

7:00 p.m. - Keynote Speaker Dr. Angela Saunders along with question and answer period

8:30 p.m. - Breakout sessions: participants can choose one of the following presentations:

  • A) Vaping information for parents: Halton Region Public Health Nurses, Cynthia Lindsay and Andrea Scott, will share up-to-date, research-based information about vaping: including what it is, health conerns and legislation
  • B) Cannabis: Family & Adolescent Straight Talk addictions counselor, Jim Harkins, will share the truths about cannabis and youth.
  • C) Raising a resilient child: HCDSB Child and Youth Counsellors, Rosanna Bird and Lucy Lopes, will share the Search Institute's "Developmental Assets" and "Family Assets" that research has shown help children and youth thrive even in the face of difficult circumstances. Learn how in increase your children's and other children in your community's developmental assets.
  • D) Coping with stresses of immigration: HCDSB Settlement workers, Luz Elena and Jalil, will talk about the various stressors with moving to a new country and how to support your family.
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Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School

2420 Sixth Line

Oakville, Ontario L6H 5Z8

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