HIGH FIVE - Strengthening Childhood Mental Health

Saturday, November 09 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM [PST]

3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9, Canada

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Saturday, November 09 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM [PST]

About the Event

The HIGH FIVE® Strengthening Children’s Mental Health (SCMH) program  is a one-day in-person training for youth leaders, developed in collaboration with Ontario’s Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). The program is intended for municipal staff and supervisors offering children’s programs to be better informed about providing early intervention for children’s mental health. 

Target Audience: HIGH FIVE® SCMH is an early identification awareness and response program that will educate recreation staff and supervisors on how to promote mental wellness in programs, build resiliency in children, recognize when children may be struggling with mental health challenges and how to support children and their families should they need assistance.

Learner Outcomes:

- Participants will learn key concepts and factors that affect children’s mental health including the impact of stress and environment on a child’s ability to cope.

- Tools and suggested activities to use with staff to help improve their understanding and interactions with children who face challenges in their programs.

Questions Email:sarah@engagesportnorth.com

For more information about HIGH FIVE visit : https://www.highfive.org/

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Dedicated to advancing sport participation and excellence in the north, Engage Sport North provides high quality sport participation and development services and programming to athletes, coaches, officials and sport leaders throughout Northern BC. In addition, Engage Sport North offers introduction to sport opportunities and physical literacy skill development to children and adults. Engage Sport North works with people of all ages and abilities from those new to sport to experienced athletes and coaches on a high performance pathway.

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