Counsellor

Hello! My name is Michelle Waddell and I am the school counsellor.  I am at Brentwood on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Tuesday afternoons and Thursday afternoons. 

The best way to contact me is through email: michelle.waddell@eips.ca

Skill Building

Skill Building for Parents – drop in group

Learn and practice strategies with other parents around various parenting challenges. Build on your strengths and learn new skills to support you, your children and your family and continue to enhance your connections.

Topics offered:

  • Anxiety & stress
  • Boundaries and setting limits
  • Connecting with your child
  • Emotional regulation
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Navigating change

WHEN: Tuesday’s starting January 15, 2019

TIME: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Family and Community Services, 200, 501 Festival Avenue, Community Centre

FOR: Parents and caregivers of school aged children COST: Free

Drop in and new participants are always welcome.

Parent Information Sessions

Anxiety

Create the tomorrow you want and build resiliency by learning new skills, using tools and strategies, and making supportive connections. This session will provide information on various parenting challenges and give opportunities to practice new skills within a group setting.

DATE: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

TIME: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Family and Community Services, 200, 501 Festival Avenue FOR: Parents and caregivers of school aged children

COST: Free

Stress

Create the tomorrow you want and build resiliency by learning new skills, using tools and strategies, and making supportive connections. This session will provide information on various parenting challenges and give opportunities to practice new skills within a group setting.

DATE: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

TIME: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Family and Community Services, 200, 501 Festival Avenue FOR: Parents and caregivers of school aged children

COST: Free

Moving Through Family Restructuring - Parent Information Session

Create the tomorrow you want and build resiliency by learning new skills, using tools and strategies, and making supportive connections. This session will provide information on various parenting challenges and give opportunities to practice new skills within a group setting.

DATE: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

TIME: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Family and Community Services, 200, 501 Festival Avenue FOR: Parents and caregivers of school aged children

COST: Free

Register at www.strathcona.ca/parentsupport or call 780-464-4044

 

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Caregiver Education Series - These free sessions are for parents, caregivers, teachers and community members to learn about mental health challenges that can impact children and youth. Click here for the Fall Catalogue:

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Connect Parent is a nine week program for parents of children between 10 and 17. It provides a new perspective on relationships and adolescent development. Parents meet in small groups with two trained leaders for 90 minutes each week. Interested in attending? Call Strathcona County Family and Community Services at 780-464-4044.