Mental Health Workshops

A team of Roden and Equinox parents have partnered to coordinate a series of mental health workshops for our community.  The workshops will be delivered by mental health professionals and are being offered to us for FREE (Funded by the Ministry of Education’s PRO-Grant).  The workshops are open to anyone in our community, so please feel free to bring a friend.


  • Tuesday, February 7 – Healthy Strategies for Responding to Challenging Emotions in Children
  • Tuesday, March 7 – Anxiety*
  • Tuesday, April 4 – Mindful Parenting: Nurturing Connection, One Breath at a Time
  • Tuesday, May 2 – Raising Sexually Health Children

*Exact title to be announced at a later date


  • Healthy Strategies for Responding to Challenging Emotions in Children
  • Speaker: Christie Hayos, MSW, RSW from The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre

It’s not uncommon for parents & teachers to have questions about the emotional responses or behaviour of children. We often wonder if an emotional response is appropriate for a particular age, if it is cause for concern and it’s hard to know the best way to respond in a positive and healthy way.

This workshop will help clarify what emotional health looks like in children and ideas on how to respond to challenging emotions.

  • Tuesday, February 7th, 6:30 to 8:30 PM
  • Roden/Equinox School Library, 151 Hiawatha Rd

Child care for 3+ year olds is available in the Parenting Centre (Area 15).