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Pandemic recovery: Rebuilding the parent-teacher-student triangle

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Pandemic recovery: Rebuilding the parent-teacher-student triangle

Mental Health Week (MHW) 2022

This year to recognize and honour Mental Health Week (MHW), SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health Learning Institute will be offering all children and youth programming during the week of May 2 to 8, 2022 with an automatic 50 percent savings. That means this webinar is only $62.50!

Pandemic recovery: Rebuilding the parent-teacher-student triangle

Live webinar May 5, 2022 | 9 a.m. to noon EST
Facilitator: Alex Russell, PhD., C.Psych.

Over the two past two years, the shutting down of children’s activities has had significant impacts on their academic, social and emotional development, as well as placing incredible strains on parents and educators.

Beyond the curriculum setbacks, children have also missed out on two years of life in the big world, where they would normally have been having an apprenticeship in reality.

Beyond this, the traditional dichotomy between home and school – church and state – has been obliterated, placing a huge strain on parent-teacher interactions. And as if this weren’t enough, the centrality of screens to children’s academic, social and recreational lives during the pandemic has created new challenges for children’s mental health, as well as for the parents having to manage things.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the academic, social and emotional impacts of the pandemic
  • Discuss helpful guidelines to support both children and families in the months and years ahead
  • Gain a perspective that helps parents and teachers slowly shift the sense of responsibility (and freedom) back to children. At times, this requires giving children the space to experiment and fail – something that allows them to take on anxiety adaptively, at the same time as they experience the sense of mastery and competence such growth generates.

Enjoy this special Mental Health Week webinar presentation with an automatic 50 percent savings.

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Continuing Education (CE) hours: 3 - SickKids CCMH Learning Institute has approval from the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) for participants of our programming to apply the number of CE hours earned in the program towards their continuing education hours.

Other licensing boards and professional organizations will grant continuing education credits for attendance at their own discretion; participants will need to submit the course outline and certificate for their consideration.

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