2021

LGBT2Q+ Online Survey for Youth Between 14 and 21 years old

June 9, 2021 - In the News

LGBT2Q+ Online Survey for Youth Between 14 and 21 years old
LGBT2Q+ 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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Dr. Claire Crooks to present at the Together to #ENDviolence webinar series

May 28, 2021 - In the News

Dr. Claire Crooks to present at the 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 is hosting a series of four webinars in collaboration with experts, service providers and researchers in the field of violence against children. Registration is open now.  

June 2, 2021, 12:00pm-1:30pm EST: Adapting evidence-based violence prevention programming: Maximizing effective practices for fit and relevancy (Claire Crooks) 

June 17, 2021, 12:00pm-1:30pm EST: Addressing the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and youth in care from a health equity perspective (Dr. Mélanie Doucet, Dr. Delphine Collin-Vézina, Dr. Rachel Gouin) 

June 25, 2021, 1:00pm-2:30pm EST: Recognizing and Responding Safely to Child Maltreatment (Melissa Kimber, Harriet MacMillan, James Dietrich)

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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 from around the world 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”. The conference is held online in GMT+2 so it will be an early start for our folks presenting from Ontario (3am), and we wish them luck.

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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.  Please email lmcouper@uwo.ca to get more information.

Visit the STRONG webpage