This sessions will help caregivers increase awareness about adolescents who might be experiencing depression, possibly as a result of trauma. Caregivers will learn about treatment options for depression as well as strategies to help support youth at home and in every day life.
Technology is a huge part of our children’s lives and a common concern for most parents. Social media, video gaming, internet use, and cell phones may already be topics of debate within your family. This session will review how modern technology can impact the developing teenage brain – the risks and also the benefits. Parents and teens will learn ways to have a balanced use of technology to better support positive mental health.
Supporting Self-Regulation: Do you wish you have more information to help elementary aged children handle strong emotions? Did you know that self-regulation is an essential element to lifelong success? This session will define self-regulation and how it is used in everyday life. It will provide a helpful review regarding the development of self-regulation in children. The strategies and resources provided will empower and foster caregivers’ essential skills to increase children’s mental health and resiliency.
Are you hoping to increase your parenting skills and learn with a group of people who are facing the same challenges you are? Welcome to Support, Education, and Engagement Drop-In Sessions, or S.E.E.D.S for Parents and Caregivers. This series, formerly called the Triple S Sessions, are interactive and educational workshops designed to help master foundational strategies for elementary ages children. Join us in cultivating the SEEDS of healthy relationships, strong child development, effective conflict resolution, and resilient families.
Where: Zoom (Online)
When: July 21st. 1:00pm – 2:30pm
July 23rd, 6:00pm 7:30pm
Executive functioning skills are essential for children to succeed, but what are they exactly? Take a peek inside the developing brain of a child to learn about these skills and how they impact learning, behaviour, emotions and social interactions. Caregivers will be provided with strategies and resources to assist their children developing inhibition, working memory and mental flexibility skills.
Navigating Challenges and Relationships
Do you find that your child struggles to find solutions when a conflict arises? Are you hoping to support some more independence in their problem solving abilities? Allow us to show you some simple steps for breaking down problems and finding solutions with your children. Learn from your peers in regards to what has worked for them and discuss how you can best collaborate with your family.
Date: Saturday June 6, 2020
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am
Friday, March 13th, 6:30 pm was the last time children went through the doors at McCauley club. The agenda of the day still sits on the whiteboard as a reminder of the activities that once filled the space. During these last two months the staff have scrubbed and...
The Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton is taking the COVID-19 (coronavirus) seriously. The health and safety of children, youth, our community and our teams are of paramount importance to us. Our Pandemic Plan prioritizes the stability of...
Shaw Birdies for Kids, presented by AltaLink will Match up to 50% of all Donations to BGCBigs We are proud to be participating in the Shaw Birdies for Kids program again in 2020, which means we receive extra funding from our donations by up to 50% between February...
Our clubs are amazing ???? On Friday, February 14th, our clubs celebrated #HaveaHeartDay - a day where throughout Canada, we took action together in order to make a better Canada for Indigenous Children and Youth. Everyone deserves a fair chance to grow up with their...