WEBINAR! Back to In-Person Learning in the Time of COVID-19: How to Cope with School Anxiety

WEBINAR Back to In-Person Learning in the Time of COVID-19: How to Cope with School Anxiety with Dr. Erin Romanchych and Dr. Jordana Waxman This webinar is for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with a focus on: Helping caregivers to recognize signs of anxiety in children. Supporting children and adolescents in preparing and returning…

Statement from Family & Children’s Services of Renfrew County, Phoenix Centre for Children and Families and Columbus House

Statement from Family & Children’s Services of Renfrew County, Phoenix Centre for Children and Families and Columbus House  As social services organizations in Renfrew County that support children and families, we are greatly disappointed in the decision to not reopen schools for in-class learning this school year. There has been no shortage of research and…

Tips and Strategies during COVID

Tip 1 Get dressed. Staying in pyjamas may feel easier overall, but, dressing for the day and undressing at night creates a clear transition between our awake world and our sleep world. Getting dressed can become a fun event by challenging family members to do something different, such as wearing different socks, an “ugly” sweater,…