Media Releases, Journal Articles, and 'In The News'

Claire Crooks gives inside look at Mental Health First Aid First Nations

Thursday, September 7, 2017
In the News
Via: CBC North

Claire Crooks gives inside look at Mental Health First Aid First Nations

Dr. Claire Crooks describes the Mental Health First Aid First Nations program, developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada, and how her research team has worked to evaluate it. (Skip to 15:07)

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National Aboriginal Day - The Cultural Significance of Indigenous Art

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
In the News
Via: Neighbours, Friends & Families

National Aboriginal Day - The Cultural Significance of Indigenous Art

Michael Cywink, an Anishnaabe artist originally from Whitefish River First Nation near Manitoulin Island, has been working with FNMI youth over the majority of his professional career. He is currently a full-time employee at the Centre for School Mental Health as well as a part-time student at Western University.

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"Don't Flip your Lid"

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
In the News
Via: CTV News - London, ON

"Don't Flip your Lid"

PhD Candidate and Research Assistant Caely Dunlop presents "Don't Flip your Lid" at Thames Valley Parent Involvement Committee (TVPIC) event Connecting Families for Mental Health and Well-Being

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The Fourth "R" - School of Public Policy report

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Journal Article

The Fourth "R" - School of Public Policy report

The Fourth "R" - preventing youth violence - program not only effective but saves taxpayers millions

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The Fourth "R" - School of Public Policy report

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Media Release

The Fourth "R" - School of Public Policy report

The Fourth "R" - preventing youth violence - program not only effective but saves taxpayers millions

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Western Education designs unique, online mental health resource

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
In the News
Via: Faculty of Education - Western University

Western Education designs unique, online mental health resource

Professor Susan Rodger worked with teachers from the community and a team from Western’s Centre for School Mental Health to develop Teach Resiliency – an online mental health resource for teachers.

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Education researchers receive $1 million to explore mindfulness in children and parents

Thursday, March 30, 2017
In the News
Via: Faculty of Education - Western University

Education researchers receive $1 million to explore mindfulness in children and parents

Western Education professors Claire Crooks and Karen Bax were recently awarded $1 million by the Public Health Agency of Canada to explore those benefits by teaching social and emotional learning techniques, like mindfulness, to children and parents, and studying the resultant outcomes.

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