2021

2SLGBTQIA+ Online Survey for Youth Between 14 and 21 years old

September 22, 2021 - In the News

2SLGBTQIA+ Online Survey for Youth Between 14 and 21 years old
2SLGBTQIA+ youth between 14 and 21 years old! Researchers at Western University invite you to take part in an online survey. Contact the Centre for School Mental Health (mfourni8@uwo.ca) for more information or click here to participate.

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The destructive ’Devious Licks’ TikTok challenge is another trend parents have to battle

September 21, 2021 - In the News

The destructive ’Devious Licks’ TikTok challenge is another trend parents have to battle

Dr. Claire Crooks weighs in on why risky TikTok trends garner so much attention among teenagers. 

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MindUP for Young Children project creates whiteboard video

July 23, 2021 - In the News

MindUP for Young Children project creates whiteboard video

This whiteboard video tells the story of the MindUP for Young Children Project at the Centre for School Mental Health, Faculty of Education, Western University. To learn more about the MindUP program, visit the MindUP Project page.

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Dr. Claire Crooks presents in Together to #ENDviolence webinar series

June 3, 2021 - In the News

Dr. Claire Crooks presents in Together to #ENDviolence webinar series

As part of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children’s Together to #ENDviolence global campaign, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) hosted a webinar series in collaboration with experts, service providers and researchers in the field of violence against children.

Dr. Claire Crooks shared her talk, "Adapting evidence-based violence prevention programming: Maximizing effective practices for fit and relevancy" on June 2, 2021. The webinar is now available to view.

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The Compassion Focused Therapy team at CSMH is delivering a workshop at the ACBS world conference

May 21, 2021 - In the News

The Compassion Focused Therapy team at CSMH is delivering a workshop at the ACBS world conference
The ACBS worldcon brings researchers and therapists worldwide together to learn about cutting-edge developments in third-wave cognitive and behaviour therapies. Every year, hundreds of people apply to deliver workshops, and only approximately 7% get accepted. We are proud of our team, Katarina Guillen, Olivia Faulconbridge, and Eli Cwinn, for being accepted to deliver a workshop titled “Compassion Focused Therapy for Caregivers of young people with mental health difficulties: Introduction to essential skills and activities."

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What long term toll could the pandemic take on kids?

April 30, 2021 - In the News

What long term toll could the pandemic take on kids?
Claire Crooks, Director of the Centre for School Mental Health, spoke with The London Free Press to weigh in on the long-term toll the pandemic could take on kids.

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New 10-week virtual program for newcomer youth introduced by STRONG

January 12, 2021 - In the News

New 10-week virtual program for newcomer youth introduced by STRONG
A 10-week virtual program for newcomer youth in grades 9-12 has been created to help increase their resilience and help them develop skills and strategies to ease their transition in their new surroundings.  The program is facilitated by psychology graduate students under the supervision of Dr. Maisha Syeda, Psychologist in supervised practice, and Dr. Colin King.

Visit the STRONG webpage