Emotional Safety and Return to School

with Dr. Richard Zayed
October 2020


Dr Richard Zayed

The return to school during these unprecedented times is challenging for parents, children, and teachers. The focus has been on physical safety and academics, which is understandable. But such a focus neglects emotional safety, which is arguably required for the other two to operate effectively.

Join Psychologist Dr. Richard Zayed for a presentation that will focus on the critical role that emotional safety plays for children’s return to school, and the role adults must play in that process of reintegration.

To learn more about Dr. Zayed and his work, visit his website.

Helping Families Navigate the Grief of

Living with a Brain Tumour

with Ashley Mielke
October 2020


When a child is diagnosed with a brain tumour, we often feel unprepared and ill-equipped to deal with our emotions and the journey that lay ahead.

navigating griefThis virtual event is designed to allow you to explore new ways of recognizing grief within your child and help them to navigate their emotions around life with a brain tumour.

You will walk away with a deeper understanding of what grief is, the myths of grief, the various losses that can create the feelings of grief in children, the normal and natural reactions to loss, and steps to help your children move forward in the most meaningful and productive way.

About Ashley Mielke:
Ashley MielkeAshley Mielke is a Registered Psychologist, Advanced Certified Grief Recovery Specialist®, and Founder and Director of The Grief and Trauma Healing Centre Inc. in Edmonton, AB.

Ashley is also an international speaker and the exclusive Canadian Certification Trainer for The Grief Recovery Institute.

Brain Tumours and Rehabilitation

with Marize Ibrahim

September, 2020

Is there any medication that can provide as many benefits as physical activity?

Dr. Marize Ibrahim

Oncology specialist and physiotherapist Marize Ibrahim discusses the numerous benefits of physical therapy for brain tumour patients. This half-hour lecture offers a unique insight into how physical activity can provide whole-body benefits not found in pharmaceutical treatments.

Watch here.
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