Summer Institute 2013

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2013 Summer Institute!

The 2013 Summer Institute brought together teachers, school counsellors, school support staff, school administrators, district staff, parents, students and school community partners from districts all across BC to:

  • Exchange knowledge and ideas for fostering healthy, connected school environments that enhance student mental health and well-being
  • Learn practical information and strategies for addressing mental health challenges in classrooms and school communities
  • Network with colleagues and partners in mental health and education

2013 Summer Institute Program (pdf)

Summer Institute 2013 - Presentation Videos

Presentation Slides

Resilience and Relationship - Dr. Gordon Neufeld

Making Sense of Anxiety in Youth - Colleen Drobot

Youth Concurrent Disorders - Dr. Carol-Ann Saari


As a sponsor of the 2013 Summer Institute, Pacific Blue Cross has a strong commitment to engaging community and improving mental health awareness.

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BC Children's Hospital

This is an agency of Provincial Health Services Authority, providing provincial tertiary mental health services to the citizens of British Columbia. Programs include: Adult Tertiary Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatric Services, Child & Adolescent Mental Health, Women’s Reproductive Mental Health, as well as the Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program for children and youth located at the BC Children’s Hospital.

Provincial Health Services Authority

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is one of six health authorities – the other five health authorities serve geographic regions of BC.

Ministry of Health

British Columbia Ministry of Health

RBC Children's Mental Health Project

RBC Children’s Mental Health Project is RBC's cornerstone “health and wellness” pillar; RBC Children’s Mental Heath Project is a multi-year philanthropic commitment to support community-based and hospital programs that reduce stigma, provide early intervention and increase public awareness about children’s mental health issues.

BC Children's Hospital Foundation

Through a wide range of fundraising events and opportunities, The BC Children's Hospital Foundation is united with its donors by a single, simple passion - to improve the health and the lives of the young people who enter BC Children's Hospital every day.