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Your Action Plan for Supporting Big Emotions | April 20

Big Emotions April 2017

 This highly interactive workshop will have you working on your own and in groups to understand your emotional triggers and your child’s and find better calming techniques and solutions to create more harmonious relationships in your home.
Facilitator: Joanne Boyd

Thursday, April 20. 2017  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
St. Matthew High School  6550 Bilberry Drive, Orleans


Special Education and Your Child | March 27

Special Education March 2017Workshops for Parents of Children with Special Needs
OCSB Student Services, in partnership with the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC), PIC and CSPA, present an evening of workshops for families of children with special needs.  These 4 workshops will be offered twice (Assistive Technology, Positive Advocacy, Mental Health Supports at the OCSB, On My Way - Transitions). Participants can attend two sessions of their choice.

Monday, March 27, 2017, 6:30 - 9:00 PM
St. Patrick's Catholic High School,  2525 Alta Vista Drive

Well-Being | March 2

Well Being March 2017

YOUR input needed: Parent focus group on student well-being. What does “well-being” mean to you? How can students' well-being be supported at school?

The Ontario Ministry of Education is looking to develop a K-12 student well-being framework to help support the mental health and wellness of all students.  

CSPA is hosting this parent session with Dr. Elizabeth Paquette (OCSB Mental Health Lead), to collect your ideas and opinions to share with the Ministry.  We know that students who have strong relationships and a positive sense of self are in a better position to reach their full potential. Come learn more about current initiatives in OCSB schools and share your ideas to promote well-being.

Thursday, March 2, 2017; 7:00 - 9:00 PM  
Holy Trinity Catholic High School, 180 Katimavik Road, Kanata


Strong Not Tough | January 23

Strong Not Tough Jan 2017The healthy family step plan to manage anxiety & prevent depression
Adults experience many life changesGain the know-how and confidence to navigate everyday life challenges!  This workshop will provide you with positive coping skills and coping step plans to help you navigate experiences, effectively manage feelings and be resilient.  

Monday, January 23, 2017, 6:45 - 8:45 PM
St. Mark Catholic High School,  1040 Dozois Rd, Manotick

Educating Boys | Jan 19

Educating Boys Jan 2017Strategies for Parents to Engage Boys in School

Gain a better understanding of how you can help boys achieve greater success at school. Learn more about how to support your child:

  • Developmental stages for boys from young child to adult
  • Factors that may impede boys’ academic achievement
  • Strategies parents and guardians can use to engage boys

Thursday, January 19, 2017; 6:45 - 8:30 PM
St. Joseph High School, 3333 Greenbank Rd, Nepean

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CSPA Meeting Information

All OCSB parents/guardians are invited to attend our meetings!

The next CSPA meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Have a wonderful summer!

May 24th Meeting Agenda

OCSB Boardroom
570 West Hunt Club Road
7:30 to 9:30 PM

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