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Drop-in Series

These 90 minute drop-in online interactive and educational sessions are intended to provide parents, caregivers, and community members with information regarding mental health challenges that can affect children and youth. As part of a 4 session series, you are welcome to attend one session or join us each week.



Effective Consequences (S.E.E.D.S.)


In this session, we will discuss different approaches you can take to address your child’s challenging behaviour and how consequences can be a learning tool when offered compassionately and consistently.

Date: Thursday, February 25, 2021

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Note: For caregivers of children grades K-6; for adults only.

Anxiety Part 1: An Introduction


This session will distinguish between normal worries and anxiety that is no longer helpful or productive and will help caregivers to identify signs that a child or adolescent is experiencing problems with anxiety.

Date: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Note: For caregivers of children grades K-12; for adults only.

Anxiety Part 2: Calming Our Bodies


In this session, we will review how the body reacts to stress triggers and ways caregivers can help their child to notice and begin to regulate their own stress responses.

Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Note: For caregivers of children grades K-12; for adults only.

Anxiety Part 3: Settling Our Minds


In this session, we will look at how anxiety can lead to negative thinking and thinking traps that can hold our children back. Strategies for addressing worries and encouraging realistic thinking will be discussed.

Date: Thursday, March 18, 2021

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Note: For caregivers of children grades K-12; for adults only.

Anxiety Part 4: Overcoming Avoidance


In this session, we will discuss how avoidance of stressors can increase our child’s stress responses. By encouraging our children to face manageable stressors, caregivers can help their child foster effective coping skills.

Date: Thursday, March 25, 2021

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Note: For caregivers of children grades K-12; for adults only.



Alberta Health Services, in collaboration with The Mental Health Foundation, is proud to offer FREE online programming for parents and caregivers of children and youth. Our aim is to increase awareness and reduce stigma of the mental health challenges that children and adolescents experience, provide parents and caregivers with evidence-based mental health information, and provide strategies that support mental wellness. Click to learn more.


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