Counsellor

Counsellor

Hello! My name is Michelle Waddell and I am the school counsellor.  I am at Brentwood on Monday & Friday- Full Day

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday Mornings.

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

Caregiver Education Series

The Division, in partnership with Alberta Health Services and Elk Island Catholic Schools, is hosting a series of caregiver information sessions focused on ways to support students’ mental health. The sessions are free and geared toward parents, caregivers, teachers and community members who want to learn more about challenges impacting children and adolescents. This year, session topics include anxiety, ADHD, depression, self-harm, technology, teens and teaching leadership skills, and more.

Visit the Division calendar to see all scheduled caregiver sessions.

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Kids See Free at Superstore - Is your child 4-10 years old? They’re entitled to once complete pair of glasses FREE. Click here for details -  www.realcanadiansuperstore.ca/optical

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:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/caregiversessions

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.

Free Parenting Sessions

Please check out the following links for free parenting sessions on topics such as anxiety, resiliency and executive functioning.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/caregiversessions

Strathcona County is offering FREE information sessions for parents:

  1. How to foster your child’s social skills development in a digital age
    1. Wednesday, November 13 from 6-7:30pm. 
    2. Register at Strathcona.ca/parentsupport

 

  1. The importance of self-esteem
    1. Wednesday, November 27 from 6:00-7:30pm
    2. Register at Strathcona.ca/parentsupport

 

  1. Supporting children with anxiety
    1. Wednesday, December 11
    2. Register at Strathcona.ca/parentsupport