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More than just a text: Having a conversation with your kids about mental health

Posted January 25, 2023

The CMHA’s BounceBack program is inviting parents, guardians, support staff and care providers to a province-wide lunch and learn about talking to your kids about mental health.

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Parents/guardians invited to free webinar on understanding and managing screen time

Posted January 12, 2023

The Upper Grand District School Board, in collaboration with Pine River Institute, presents the third webinar in the new family initiative series: Understanding and managing screen time. 

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Wellness Works: This month’s theme is empathy

Posted December 1, 2022

This month’s wellness works explores the theme of empathy with parents, guardians and children.

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Help support your child’s stress management and well-being

Posted November 23, 2022

Strong Minds Strong Kids, Psychology Canada is delivering a virtual after-school program for kids ages 8-12 in the Upper Grand District School Board community.

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Post-pandemic parent/guardian webinar postponed

Posted November 8, 2022

The November 8 session will be postponed. Once we have determined a new date and time for this session we will connect to share and redistribute the registration information. 

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Wellness Works provides additional mental health resources

Posted November 8, 2022

Talking about mental health isn’t always easy. hat’s why the Upper Grand District School Board’s Wellness Works program has provided additional resources to mental health support for students, parents and guardians.

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The UGDSB and partners present new family initiative webinar series

Posted October 20, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board and its partners at the Wellington Catholic District School Board and Pine River Institute Centre are hosting a webinar series for parents and families. 

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Wellness Works: October’s theme is cognitive flexibility

Posted October 4, 2022

This month, Upper Grand District School Board schools are exploring cognitive flexibility, as part of the ongoing Wellness Works initiative. Cognitive flexibility is important for innovating, coming up with new ideas and solving problems, and is essential to creativity.

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John F. Ross CVI alumni develops “Wellness 4 All” initiative

Posted September 22, 2022

Former John F. Ross CVI student, Alexandra Elmslie, created the online database Wellness 4 All to provide mental health resources for students with intellectual developmental disabilities (IDD).

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Wellness Works: Welcome Back!

Posted September 14, 2022

Returning to school in the fall can result in mixed emotions including excitement, anticipation, nervousness, and worry.  As we work to build and strengthen wellness skills, we are essentially building a strong foundation, a toolbox of strategies, to help your child/ren as they move through this school year in their own, unique and individual way.  

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