S.E.E.D.S

Drop-In Series

Parenting Skills that Promote Positive Mental Health

S.E.E.D.S - Growing Parenting Skills

The Support, Education, and Engagement Drop-In Sessions (S.E.E.D.S) are free 90 minute drop-in online interactive and educational workshops designed to help parents/caregivers learn foundational strategies that cultivate healthy relationships, strong child development, and resilient families. This series is for parents and caregivers who are looking to strengthen their foundational parenting skills, address parenting challenges, and support their child’s healthy social and emotional development. Caregivers will receive practical information, share parenting tips, and participate in group discussion.

As part of a 7 session series, parents are welcome to attend one session or join us each week.

Registration Information:

Session 3

Motivating Your Child Through Praise and Rewards


This session will demonstrate how the offering of simple social rewards and tangible incentives can be effective in encouraging children to behave in helpful ways, build essential life skills, and reach goals.


Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm

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

Session 4

Supporting Your Child with Structure and Routine

Providing structure and routine is one of the most effective means of promoting healthy development in our children. Learn how to use these strategies in your home and how to assist your child in daily transitions.


Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm

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

Session 5

Managing Meltdowns and Shutdowns

This session is designed to help parents understand the brain science behind a child’s meltdowns and shutdowns and strategies we can use to help regulate our minds and bodies.


Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm

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

Session 6

Helping Our Kids Figure Things Out

Do you find that your child struggles to find solutions when problems arise? This session will show you some simple steps for breaking down problems and finding solutions with your children.


Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm

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