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Building Tomorrow Together
Podcasts and Videos

​​​​​​Board Logo.jpgThis section is for you if you like to learn through Podcasts or videos!  We have Podcasts that have been produced by our own staff in the psychology department based on what you want to know.  If you have any other suggestions, please fill out the form that is located here.  

​Please know that we will be adding new material every few days for you so please check back! 


 COVID-19 Mental health Series - Introduction (Script)​

                                                COVID-19 Mental health Series Talking to Children​

                                                COVID-19 Mental Health Series - So You Have a Disclaimer​

                                                COVID-19 Mental Health Series - Identifying Signs of Stress in Children and Teenagers (Script)​

                                                COVID-19 Mental Health Series - Care for Caregivers  (Script)​

                                                COVID-19 Mental Health Series - Helping Children and Teens Cope​ (Script)​

                                                COVID-19 Mental Health Series - Engagement and Motivation (Script)​

                                                COVID-19 Mental health Series - Helping Your Child at Home Pt. 1 of 3​ (Script)​

                                                COVID-19 Mental Health Series - Helping Your Child at Home Pt. 2 of 3​ (Script)​

                                                COVID-19 Mental Health Series - Helping Your Child at Home - Pt. 3 of 3​ (Script)​

                                                COVID-19 Mental Health Series - Helping Your Child at Home Pt. 4 of 4​ (Script)​

                                                COVID-19 Mental Health Series - Stress Coping Strategies for Adults​

                                                COVID-19 Mental health Series - Children Experiencing Anxiety Around COVID-19

                                                COVID-19 Mental health Series - How to Address Racism During COVID-19

                                                COVID-19 Mental Health Series - Stress Strategies for Students and Parents​

                                                COVID-19 Mental Health Series - Coping with Stress for Adolescents

                                                 COVID-19 Mental Health Series - Helping Children Feel Safe at Home​


​​These videos are recordings of presentations in the GECDSB's annual Mental Health Seminar Series:​

Dr. Janet Orchard - Anxiety in Children and Adolescents (Feb. 2018)

Carlin J. Miller Phd. - Mindfulness and Self-regulation (Jan. 2018)

Dr. Janet Orchard - Building Resiliency in Our Children and Youth​ (Mar. 2017)

Coping Together - On-line seminar series

The GECDSB hosted an on-line seminar series for parents and guardians to discuss practical strategies for managing the current difficulties faced by many.

Here are recordings of the events: (click on the event title for YouTube link)

February 24, 2021 - Managing Daily Stress

March 3, 2021 - Creating a Daily Routine

March 10, 2021 - Finding the Calm

March 17, 2021 - Knowing When to Ask for Help

March 24, 2021 - Dual Roles - Caregiver and Academic Coach

March 30, 2021 - Building Resilience and Hope

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