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Challenges with School Attendance Part 2a: Strategies for Elementary School-Aged Children

This special episode is Part 2a in the recording of a Kelty Centre webinar series, and focused on practical strategies to support elementary school-aged children.

In this webinar Dr. Sarah Anderson from BC Children’s Hospital, Julie Collette from Vancouver Coastal Health, and Paula Foran from the Vancouver School Board cover how to develop a roadmap for successful school attendance based on your child’s unique situation and needs. This includes how to set the stage for success, how to reach out to your child’s school to work together, and how to break down goals into manageable steps to help you and your child move forward with confidence.  

*Note: This is a 2-part webinar series. Watch the full webinar series here:

Guest bios

This series is a collaboration between BC Children's Hospital, the Vancouver School Board, and Vancouver Coastal Health Child & Youth Mental Health.

Featuring presenters:

  • Dr. Sarah Anderson, BC Children's Hospital,
  • Dr. Rosalind Catchpole, BC Children's Hospital,
  • Julie Collette, School Liaison Clinician, RCC, VCH CYMH,
  • Paula Foran, Vancouver School Board District Counsellor,
  • Vancouver School Board Counsellors
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