Parent Resources

In addition to the great resources found on the Ministry of Education’s Keep Learning website, for those of you looking for more tips for supporting your kids at home with online learning, please see the following resources from Common Sense Media, a trusted nonprofit based in the US focused on supporting the responsible use of digital media and tech:

 

 
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Some useful links to help parents better understand google classroom (please contact your child’s teacher for specific questions about their learning):

 

 
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Click here to view a recorded April 17th live webinar Google Classroom: A Guide for Parents. Join the EdTeachTeam for a look at Google Classroom from a parent perspective.

DASH

 

DASH Dedicated Action for School Health is a not-for-profit society committed to promoting, supporting and facilitating the creation of healthy school communities in BC. DASH resources are found here.

General Mental Health

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Mood & Anxiety

  • Bounce Back – a Canadian Mental Health on-line skill building program for adults and youth (15+) to manage mood and anxiety.
  • Anxiety Canada – offers information and self help regarding anxiety
  • Parent's Guide to Teen Depression - a guide on how you can recognize the signs and sumptoms and best help your child. 
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ADHD & Parenting Resources

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After Hours Resources

  • BC Mental Health Support • 310-6789
  • Suicide Help Line – 1-800-SUICIDE • 1-800-784-2433 (24 hours)
  • Online Service for Adults • www.CrisisCentreChat.ca 
  • Online Service for Youth • www.YouthinBC.
 

Summer Reading Club

 

BC Summer Reading Club - Kids ages 5-14 register for this free program with their local public library. They record their reading progress, building self-confidence and developing their reading skills, while participating in fun activities. Online registration begins June 15 at the BC Summer Reading Club website

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Daily Cafe

Supporting Reading at Home with The Daily Cafe- A video series to teach your child how to read by themselves for 30 minutes at a time! Reading at Home with The Daily Cafe website.

 
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Over the next few months we will be featuring  topics of popular interested to families so stay tuned or check out our website www.familysupportbc.com

All sessions are free! Registration required.

 

For a full list of events for the period of October 11 to October 25 please see below. 

Click here to view all of our free upcoming Learning Exploration workshops.

 

 

Date/Time

Session (click for more info)

Sun, Oct 11

 

7-8:30pm

Dads Supporting Dads

   
   

Tue, Oct 13

 

7pm to 9pm

Effective Advocacy and Our Role (part 2) with Korean Translation

7pm to 9pm

Let's Talk: A Mom's perspective on the intersection of race and disability

6:30-8:30pm

Family Hang Out

   
   

Wed, Oct 14

 

7-9pm

Trauma Informed Practice

5:30-7pm

Introducing FSI to the Columbia Valley community

6-7:30pm

Preventing Behaviours

   
   

Thu, Oct 15

 

2 pm - 3 pm

Human Rights and Essential Support Persons in Healthcare Settings During the Pandemic Crisis

7-9pm

Early Years

   
   

Sat, Oct 17

 

11am to 12:30pm

Social Media - managing, networking & negotiating: a holistic approach

   
   

Sun, Oct 18

 

7-8:30pm

Dads Supporting Dads

8pm-9:30pm PST

UNWIND

   
   

Mon, Oct 19

 

5:30-7pm

Introducing FSI to the Elk Valley

6-7:30pm

FASD - Did You Know? – Supports and Services that you may be eligible for

7-9 pm

Conversations: Sharing our Wisdom,  Resource Parents and Historians

   
   

Tue, Oct 20

 

6-7:30pm

Preventing Behaviours

6:30pm to 8pm

Microboards with Linda Perry

6:30-8:30pm

Family Hang Out

   
   

Wed, Oct 21

 

5:30-7pm

Introducing FSI to Cranbrook/Kimberley

7-8:30pm

Families Receiving Nursing Supports

   
   

Thu, Oct 22

 

6:30-8:30pm

Family Hang Out

   
   

Sun, Oct 25

 

7-8:30pm

Dads Supporting Dads