Promoting Student Wellbeing: The ABC's of Substance Use Education
Bryn and guest co-host Cindy Andrew come together with Dave Mackenzie, School Counsellor and Art Steinmann, Youth Substance Use Health Promotion Specialist to talk about the ABCs of substance use education and schools.
No Shortage of Questions: FAQ's from BC Parents & Caregivers
This Where You Are podcast episode from the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre brings your frequently asked questions about child and youth mental health. We explore a range of topics including setting limits with your child, connecting with teens, and managing tough conversations with your child.
No Shortage of Questions: Helping Kids Cope with Big Life Changes
In this minisode, we bring questions from BC families to a leading BC Children's Hospital child psychiatrist and family therapist on how to support kids through big life events and changes such as starting a new school, moving, etc. Listen for strategies that you can share with your child to help them cope with changes that come with big life events.
Re-release: Self-Harm: What Families Need to Know
In this episode from the Kelty Centre's Where You Are podcast, you will learn why youth self-harm and what parents can do to support their child.
Rolling with ADHD for Teachers
An eight module series that covers practical tools and strategies for educators of children with ADHD. This series has been adapted from the long standing program at BC Children’s, and includes what research show really works for kids and school communities living with ADHD.
Substance Use: Talking alcohol, vaping & other drugs with your kids
In this episode from the Kelty Centre's Where You Are podcast, you will learn the basics of substance use and staying connected with our kids, and how you can help your child develop the knowledge and skills they will need to make decisions about vaping, alcohol and other drugs as they grow.
Tantrums, outbursts, and negotiations: Parenting kids with challenging behaviour
Bryn and co-host Char come together with Jeremy Hardern, a parent of two small children and leadership team coach, and Dr. Janet Mah, registered psychologist, to speak about parenting kids with challenging behavour.
No Shortage of Questions: Talking With Your Child About Scary News and World Events
Our hosts bring questions from BC families who are looking to better understand how they can talk with their kids about scary news to Dr. Ashley Miller. Hear tips for starting conversations without inciting fear and strategies you can share with your child to help them cope with scary news.
School Anxiety: Getting Your Child Back to Their School Routine
When anxiety gets in the way of a child going to or staying at school, this can be really hard on the whole family. In this episode we look at what’s behind school anxiety, when parents should reach out for help, tips for parents and caregivers to promote their own coping, and strategies to help get your child back in their regular school routine.
Youth Inspiring Action for Mental Health - Video Toolkit Premiere
The Balancing Our Minds (BOM) Toolkit is a series of videos that aims to support and inspire youth wanting to make changes for improved mental health and well-being in their schools and communities. You can find the slides used in the presentation here.
No Shortage of Questions: Supporting Your Child During Separation and Divorce
Our hosts bring questions from BC families on separation and divorce to Dr. Ashley Miller, child psychiatrist and family therapist. Hear tips for supporting both you and your child’s well-being and mental health, and explore questions including: What strategies can I share to help my child cope during the hard times? How can I ensure my divorce doesn’t impact my child’s future relationships? And much more.
Supporting Kids with OCD: Strategies for Parents & Caregivers
This episode looks at what OCD is and isn't, how to know when to reach out for help, approaches parents can use to not 'feed the OCD' and practical strategies to help best support your child at home.