Register for free upcoming events for parents and caregivers in recognition of Child and Youth Mental Health Day.
May Caregiver Events
1. It's Never Too Late: Healing Parent-Child Relational Stress Using Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT)
With Dr. Adele Lafrance, clinical psychologist, author, scientist, and developer of emotion-focused treatment modalities, including emotion focused family therapy.
May 2nd from 6:30-7:30pm - Click here to register.
2. Building Connection With Our Kids When It Feels Impossible
With Diane Evans, FamilySmart Parent Peer Support Worker, BC Children's Hospitals Kelty Mental Resource Centre. Tammy Music, FamilySmart Parent Peer Support Worker, Surrey Memorial Hospital, Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Stabilization Unit (CAPSU) and Short Term Assessment Response Treatment (START) Fraser North.
May 3rd from 12:00-1:00pm - Click here to register.
3. The ABCs of Substance Use and Connecting With Our Kids
With Cindy Andrews, Senior associate on the team leading The ABCs of Youth Substance Use, a BC government funded project focused on supporting schools, Angela Lawrence, educator and a registered clinical counsellor with SD73, Art Steinmann, Senior Associate, Youth Substance USe Health Promotion, Bunyaad Public Affairs.
May 4th from 6:00-8:00pm - Click here to register.
One on One Support
We support families one on one. Please feel free to reach out to us at Vancouver@familysmart.ca if you have a child who is struggling with their mental health and are looking for emotional support, resources or have questions about how to navigate services and /or information. More information about parent peer support is available here.