Augustine Meier:
Journeying with Your Teenager Growing Up 

Adolescence is a challenging time both for the teenager and for the parents who find it hard to adapt to the growing needs and interests of their adolescent. This presentation points out the unique needs of the teenager. It provides guidelines for parents how they can respond to and acknowledge and validate the teenager’s growing needs, and how the parent and the teenager by having a meaningful relationship, can happily and successfully navigate the many dimensions of this phase of life.

 

Where: 

Saint Paul University, Ottawa
(Check Event Sheet at Main entrance for room allocation)

Registration is at the door

Fee:

Adults $15

Students $10

Date:

October 13, 2016

Time:
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Katie LeMay & Jillian Senyi:

Creating Safe and Inclusive Classrooms

Bullying in school yards and the classroom is a well-known phenomenon. This presentation demonstrates how restorative/reparative practices are effective to prevent and reduce bullying and manage it when it arises. It focuses on the practical application and integration of restorative approaches in classrooms and provides parents with concrete ways to use these principles at home to prevent and manage conflict with their children.

 

Where: 

Saint Paul University, Ottawa
(Check Event Sheet at Main entrance for room allocation)

Registration is at the door

Fee:

Adults $15

Students $10

Date:

November 17, 2016

Time:
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Andrew Dabeka: Sports as a Way to a Good Life: An Olympian’s Story of the Benefits of Competition.

Sports, and the exercise that comes with it, is a wonderful avenue to self-fulfillment and happiness. Exercise helps us to prevent and combat depression, anxiety, and many other forms of mental and physical illness. This presentation is about the career path of a former professional badminton player and the lessons learned during that process. Andrew will share some of his stories, and detail how sports can help keep one’s life in order.

Where: 

Saint Paul University, Ottawa
(Check Event Sheet at Main entrance for room allocation)

Registration is at the door

Fee:

Adults $15

Students $10

Date:

December 15. 2016

Time:
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Shelley Briscoe-Dimock:

What’s Happening to My Family? The Impact of Technology on the Family System

With rapidly increasing advances in technology, from television, computers and cellphones to the internet, social media etc., dynamics within the family are constantly changing. One specific area of interest is the impact of technology on our family relationships and ability to connect to one another. This presentation will discuss the prevalence of technology in our lives and identify both the positive and negative influences on family relationships. An interactive discussion will focus on strategies to balance our need to keep us up to speed with technology while maintaining healthy connection with our family members.

 

Where: 

Saint Paul University, Ottawa
(Check Event Sheet at Main entrance for room allocation)

Registration is at the door

Fee:

Adults $15

Students $10

Date:

January 12, 2017

Time:
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Sogol Kafi:

Adjusting to Motherhood: Postpartum Issues in women

This interactive presentation will discuss mental health issues of new mothers and identify some postpartum mental health challenges. More specifically, mothers and their families will be provided with some practical tools for coping with issues such as depression, baby blues and anxiety.

 

Where: 

Saint Paul University, Ottawa
(Check Event Sheet at Main entrance for room allocation)

Registration is at the door

Fee:

Adults $15

Students $10

Date:

February 9, 2017

Time:
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

François Levert: Now You See Me: Seniors are at an Important Developmental Stage of Life

This presentation explores the beauty, challenges, and opportunities that senior life offers as a stage of development. It is designed for all who want a better understanding of this stage of life and provides essential information to anyone who is close to seniors, be it through ties of family, friends, or their work. It also addresses all those approaching and living these precious years.

Where: 

Saint Paul University, Ottawa
(Check Event Sheet at Main entrance for room allocation)

Registration is at the door

Fee:

Adults $15

Students $10

Date:

March 9, 2017

Time:
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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