Pinwheel Education Series


Pinwheel Education Series: ADHD & Navigating School Life

Date:

Tuesday July 19, 2016

Time:

12pm - 1pm

Location:
Mental Health Building, Entrance 85, Third Floor, Room P3-306
4500 Oak Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
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Details:

ADHD is one of the most common mental disorders in children and youth. ADHD is usually only diagnosed after children start school, when challenges such as paying attention and restlessness become more apparent.

In this Pinwheel we will learn about strategies for navigating the school experience while living with ADHD.

Cost: 

Free!

Speakers: 

Helen Kennett-Bacon, RN, BC Children’s Hospital ADHD Clinic

Amori Yee Mikami, PhD, Peer Relationships Lab, UBC

 

Registration: 

To register, click here! (note - registration not required to attend)

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.