Healthcare Professionals

Pinwheel Education Series Recording: Back to School Anxiety
Audio recording of Back to School Anxiety Pinwheel, August 2017.

Pinwheel Education Series: Trans* Youth Mental Health

Date: 
24 October 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: 
Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre
Room P3-306, Mental Health Building #85, BC Children’s Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3N1 49° 14' 41.7084" N, 123° 7' 35.9688" W

Trans* youth are more likely to face discrimination, prejudice, and exclusion than their cis youth peers. As a result, trans* youth often face mental health challenges such as depression, anxiety, and trauma. Join our panel as they discuss the best ways to support trans* youth through their mental health journey. 

 

Cost: 

Free!

Speakers: 

Speakers TBA!

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Learning Links: Enhanced Learning Series in Child and Youth Mental Health
LearningLinks is an online learning resource designed to enhance knowledge, skills and confidence in child and youth mental health to support the needs of health care professionals and improving access for children, youth and families to medical specialists with expertise in child and youth mental health in BC.
Transition Planning for Youth & Young Adults (Government of BC)
Transitioning to adulthood can be particularly challenging for youth with developmental disabilities and their families. A Services to Adults With Developmental Disabilities (STADD) navigator can help.
ACT(Autism Community Training): Online Mental Health & Autism Project-Looking Beyond Autism
A series of webinar recordings and resources focusing on mental health and autism. Webinar 1 focuses on heightening awareness of the high prevalence of autism across the age span which can mask mental health concerns that require treatment from mental health professionals. Webinar 2 focuses on specific mental health conditions that affect children with ASD and their treatment. It also includes discussion on screening, assessment and Cognitive Behavior Therapy.

Pinwheel Education Series: Back to School Anxiety

Date: 
29 August 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: 
Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre
Room P3-306, Mental Health Building #85, BC Children’s Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3N1 49° 14' 41.7084" N, 123° 7' 35.9688" W

Did you miss this month's Pinwheel? Not to worry! You can listen to the audio below:

Pinwheel Education Series Recording: Back to School Anxiety
Audio recording of Back to School Anxiety Pinwheel, August 2017.
 

 

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Cost: 

Free!

Speakers: 
  • Dr. Rosalind Catchpole, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Clinic, BC Children's Hospital
  • Cindy Andrew, Western Canada Lead, the Psychology Foundation of Canada
  • Youth with lived experience
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Pinwheel Education Series Recording: Youth & the Opioid Crisis
The opioid crisis is in the hearts and minds of people all across the province. This devastating public health emergency is especially top of mind for parents, educators, and health care providers as they endeavour to protect those they love, and those they work with. In this Pinwheel, our panel will cover an overview of the opioid crisis (including dispelling misinformation), discuss how it is affecting youth, and talk about the take home naloxone program.
Dr. Buxton's Youth and the Opioid Crisis Presentation
Dr. Jane Buxton's presentation for the Pinwheel Education Series: Youth and the Opioid Crisis event.
Gender Inclusive Washrooms--talk by Nathan Strayed
Nathan is a trans* masculine identified individual. In this talk he will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the trans community and what we can do to help these individuals feel safe in public space.
Pinwheel Education Series Recording: PTSD & Recovery
PTSD is a trauma and stress disorder that a child or youth may develop after experiencing or witnessing a threatening event (called a trauma). In this Pinwheel our panel will discuss PTSD and the journey to recovery.

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.