Cross Cultural Pinwheel Education Series: Understanding Child and Youth Mental Health for Farsi Speakers

Cross Cultural Pinwheel Education Series: Understanding Child and Youth Mental Health for Farsi Speakers


Wednesday June 12, 2013


6:30pm - 8pm

Meeting Room at Grouse Inn
1633 Capilano Road
North VancouverV7P 3B3
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The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre is hosting an event on child and youth mental wellness for the Farsi speaking community. Our event will address the following:

  • What is child and youth mental health?
  • How can parents raise resilient children?
  • What can parents do if their child experiences social, emotional and behavioural challenges
  • How could parents seek help? Where do they go and who do they talk to?


  • Saman Khan, Project Coordinator, Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre
  • Soheila Ansari, SWIS Worker, Vancouver School District
  • Poran Poregbal, Director, G.V. Education and Counseling Society for Families
  • Ali Khodami, Clinical Counsellor and Family Therapist

Format: Presentations followed by Q&A, Refreshments Served

Cost: Free

Video Recording: 

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.