Online Series: Family-based Approaches for Building Resiliency in Children and Youth

To support the work of those in the health promotion and prevention fields, HC Link is partnering with Parent Action on Drugs (PAD) and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Health Promotion Resource Centre to deliver the two-part webinar series Family-based Approaches for Building Resiliency in Children and Youth, which will explore the use of family-based programs for building resiliency through mental health promotion and other substance misuse prevention activities. You must register separately for each webinar.

Part 1 – An introduction: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST
The first webinar in this series will provide an overview of the evidence base for this type of work and review best practices and guidelines. Register for Part 1 webinar here (Registration closes January 26 at 11:30 pm).

An interactive twitter chat (#resilientfamilies) will be hosted on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. to facilitate continued discussion.

Part 2 – Learning from the Field: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST
This last webinar of the series will feature community partners who currently deliver family-based programming. A panel of practitioners will identify successes as well as lessons learned, while reflecting on the evidence in this area of practice. The session will provide substantial opportunities for discussion with webinar participants. Register for Part 2 webinar here (Registration closes February 17 at 5:00 pm).

More information here.

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