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CATCA recognizes that convention is situated on Treaty 7, South of Red Deer River, the traditional territory of the Blackfoot, Tsuu T’ina, and Stoney Nakoda peoples, and that the North of Red Deer River Treaty 6, traditional Métis, Cree, and Saulteaux territory. We honour the First Peoples who have lived here since time immemorial, and we give thanks for the land.

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Thursday, February 23 • 10:20am - 11:20am
How Mentoring Can Support Teen Mental Health and Wellbeing

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Are you interested in ways to support and enhance your student’s mental health and wellbeing? Canadian research has found girls who were mentored were 2 times less likely to be depressed; boys and girls were 2 times and 3 times, respectively, less likely to have social anxiety and were 2 times less likely to exhibit conduct problems. This session will look at different forms of mentoring in schools, both formal and informal. Ideas will be shared on how to incorporate or enhance mentoring in your school to support student mental health and social emotional wellbeing. Participants will learn about the Alberta Mentoring Partnership and the resources available to help support mentoring in schools. We will cover a variety of mentoring topics, including:- intergenerational mentoring; -teen mentoring; -virtual mentoring; and -Career and Technology Studies credits.

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Caroline Gosling

International Institute for Restorative Practice
Caroline is a retired educator with over 30 experience in a variety of roles. Her work has always focused on supporting children, youth and families considered vulnerable and creating welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environments. For the last 20 years, Caroline has... Read More →


Thursday February 23, 2023 10:20am - 11:20am MST
Red Deer Polytechnic-2301
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