Workshops and Seminars

Workshops/seminars are for parents, teachers, or community members on topics related to individual/ social mental health, healthy human development, technology and research to practice ideas to support individuals across the lifespan
Workshops are created/presented by licensed mental health professionals, Faculty of Education graduate students and instructors, or community experts

Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming community workshop for parents, educators and youth.
 Stress and Anxiety in Times of Uncertainty and Change

In this webinar we will explore stress and anxiety for adults. A review of causes, risk factors and signs and symptoms will support participants in understanding their own and other’s experiences. Evidence based coping strategies will be explored as they relate to the current situation of COVID-19. There will be a Q & A period at the end of the session.

Grief, Sadness and Depression in Times of Uncertainty and
Change

In this webinar we will explore grief, sadness and depression for adults. A review of causes, risk factors and signs and symptoms will support participants in understanding their own or other’s experiences. Evidence based coping strategies will be explored as they relate to the current situation of COVID-19. There will be a Q & A period at the end of the session.

Supporting Children’s Mental Health in Times of Uncertainty
and Change

In this webinar we will explore signs and symptoms of stress, anxiety and grief as they relate to children(3-12 yrs. old) and times of crisis. Effective coping strategies and strategies to create a sense of safety and reduce trauma in times of crisis will be discussed. There will be a Q & A period at the end of the session.

Supporting Youth’s Mental Health in Times of Uncertainty
and Change

In this webinar we will explore signs and symptoms of stress, anxiety and grief as they relate to youth (13-20 yrs. old) in times of crisis. Effective coping strategies and strategies to create a sense of safety and reduce trauma in times of crisis will be discussed. There will be a Q &A period at the end of the session.

Supporting Seniors Mental Health in Times of Uncertainty
and Change

In this webinar we will explore signs and symptoms of stress, anxiety, grief and depression in seniors. Strategies for supporting the seniors in our lives will be explored as well as effective coping strategies, Consideration for current limitations due to COVID-19 are discussed. There will be a Q & A period at the end of the session.

Healthy Social Media Use in Times of Crisis

In this webinar we explore the double edge sword of social media and how we can use it in healthy ways. The results of a Province wide survey by Dr. Laffier on people’s use of social media during COVID-19 will be discussed along with recommendations from the study. There will be a Q & A period at the end of the session.

 May 21

4-5 pm

 May 28

4-5 pm

 June 4

4-5 pm

June 11

4-5 pm

June 18

4-5 pm

June 25

4-5 pm

© 2020 by Dr. Jennifer Laffier 

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