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The Children, Youth & Families- Addiction and Mental Health (AHS) and Regional Collaborative Service Delivery (RCSD) are pleased to continue to provide the caregiver education series. These free 90 minute sessions are intended to provide parents, caregivers, teachers, and community members with basic level information regarding addiction and mental health challenges that can and do affect children and youth. Presentations are hosted in schools but are open to all adults in the community. Some sessions welcome youth to attend with their parent/caregiver; however, unless specified these sessions are for an adult audience.
Please select the session that is of interest to you. Multiple dates, times and locations are offered per topic however the content material presented is the same in each session. Sessions are hosted by individual schools, but all adults are welcome to attend.
AMH Children, Youth and Families, Edmonton Zone is pleased to present Dr. Peter Jensen, an internationally recognized authority on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) on May 7, 2016. There are two separate sessions offered, one for Professionals and the other for Parents/Caregivers. Parent/Caregiver Stream: Registration Check-in 1:00 – 1:30, Program: 1:30 – 3:30 pm NOTE: This is a 2 hour session. Super Parenting the ADHD Child and AdolescentIn this session, participants will: Learn about parents’ experiences and challenges in parenting children with ADHD, and how “Superparents” can address and overcome these challenges. Learn super-parenting techniques for addressing children’s school challenges. Learn super-parenting techniques to obtain the best medical care from physicians. Target audience: Parents, Caregivers, Guardians, Group Home Workers, Foster Parents who want information to support children and adolescents with ADHD. Register today! For full information including details of the Professional session, please visit the event page found here.