Virtual Parent Conference 2021: You've Got This! Mental Health After COVID: Getting Back to Normal
Thank you to the 650 parents and caregivers who attended our 20th Annual Virtual Parent Conference October 16, 2021, with keynote speaker Dr. David Templeman!
Dr. Templeman graciously agreed to have his presentation recorded for the benefit of those who were not able to join us online at the time of the conference. Please click here to watch his practical presentation titled “You’ve Got This! Mental Health After COVID: Getting Back to Normal”.
We thank KPR’s Parent Involvement Committee for once again supporting this conference.
Dr. David Templeman
KPR's Parent Conference Goes Virtual for 2020
For the first time ever, KPR's 19th Annual Parent Conference went virtual in 2020.
To see this year's keynote presentation, "Drop the Worry Ball with Dr. Alex Russell, please click here.
Dr. Alex Russell
A Toronto-based clinical psychologist, Dr. Russell is also a well known and engaging speaker, and co-author of the book Drop the Worry Ball: How to Parent in the Age of Entitlement.
You can also visit our Virtual Information Fair to learn more about organizations that serve parents and families throughout KPR.
2019 Parent Conference - The Risk-Taker's Advantage: How to Make Kids More Resilient by Not Bubblewrapping Them
Thank you to everyone who attended our 18th annual Parent Conference @KPR, held in October 2019 at Port Hope High School. If you missed it, you can still benefit from the information and tips offered in his address below.
Dr. Michael Ungar
2019 Parent Conference - The Risk-Taker’s Advantage: How to Make Kids More Resilient by Not Bubblewrapping Them
2018 Parent Conference on Mental Health, Math & Modern Learning
Thank you to everyone who attended our 17th annual Parent Conference, Minds Matter @KPR, held in October 2018 at Bowmanville High School. If you missed it, you can still benefit from the information and tips offered at the following workshops.
Keynote Address by Dr. Greg Wells - The Ripple Effect: Sleep, Think, Eat & Move Better
Sleep, Think, Eat & Move Better – Keynote Presentation
2018 Workshop Presentations and Handouts
- Helping Your Child Learn Math Facts Through Games
- Getting Active & Healthy - with Help from Technology
Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children &Youth
Physical Activity of Canadian Children & Youth
Position Statement on Active Outdoor Play
- An Introduction to Mindfulness
The Anatomy of Anxiety
- Coding & Robotics with Kids
- Resource Links for Learning to Code
Regional Youth Support Guides
These guides are great to print and stick in a wallet for easy reference:
Looking for more information on child and youth mental health? Please go to our Well-being page on mental health.