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Growing up Resilient: Coping with Childhood Anxiety

Date and Time

Tue Oct 20, 2009 (This event is over)


Orleans, ON

Event Description

According to Children's Mental Health Ontario, more than half a million children in Ontario or one in five have mental health problems. Anxiety is the most common problem. Early detection is very important. What can parents and educators do to help children cope more effectively with stress?
Parents and educators are invited to attend an informative discussion and information session on the prevention and treatment of childhood anxiety.
Keynote speakers:Catherine Austin Director, Austin Resilience Development, Friends for LifeDr. Douglas Scoular Psychologist, Behavioural Neuroscience Consultation Team, Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health Team, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Panellists:Dr. Margaret DeCorte Child Psychologist, Royal Ottawa Mental Health CentreDr. Anand Prabhu Psychologist Mood and Anxiety Team, CHEOMargo Sargent Coordinator, Family Services a la famille Ottawa
Registration is $5 per person. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. To reserve seating in advance, please mail a cheque payable to Fallingbrook Community Elementary School

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Education and Training (including Schools)
Parents, Families & Caregivers
Counselling and Therapy
Last modified Sep 11, 2009 8:04pm
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