Teens & Suicide
Supporting your teen who may have in past or is currently experiencing suicidal thoughts or impulses is challenging and scary for you as a parent! You may feel in this moment like you want to rush to the professionals for help and support or even take your teen to the hospital. This of course, is always an option however; often parents take their teens to the hospital hoping they will find the help they are seeking only to leave feeling disappointed with a list of resources and told to "access counselling" or are placed on a waitlist for months - when you really need help NOW! It can feel very discouraging as a parent to seek medical supports for your teen and then feel it did not go how you had hoped, now you are more scared and uncertain than ever. This is where this course will help you to prepare and be prepared to help your teen if they are thinking about suicide. This course will allow you to start this tricky conversation with your teen and truly save their life. Suicide is complex, it is nuanced and differs for each individual - which is why a broad and diverse approach is needed to prevent and respond to this issue. This course will explore: Mindset What to Watch For The Conversation Safety Planning What Next Follow Up Bonus Section Each section will provide you with a pre-recorded video, a downloadable PDF template and questions to consider to support your youth.
My Emotions Need A Procedures Manual
It is not always easy to face the truth of what we are feeling. "How are you feeling?" Not a trick question but more complicated than it sounds. Our emotions are a continuous flow of information telling us exactly what we need. But you didn't know that there were so many emotions hidden underneath those outer feelings. In this simple workbook, you can begin to track patterns of behaviour that you are experiencing and then begin to break down what it is that you are really feeling. You will learn how to label your emotions and identify with them. The Workbook walks you through thoughts, feelings and emotions and even provides you with problem-solving activities. This "Procedures Manual" is what you need to uncover the ups and downs, the confusion and rage, the sadness and lonliness so that you can begin to feel joy again.
Understanding Your Child's Emotions
Designed with the Parent in mind, this In-home Presentation will help you: understand your child's Backpack of Emotions navigate some of their anxieties recognize your own emotions in order to model, express and regulate them in a reasonable way learn about anxiety signs and symptoms and how to support your child social media information recognize the connection between thoughts, behaviours and feelings learn problem-solving and self-calming techniques