Free Virtual Parent Conference: You've Got This! Mental Health After COVID: Getting Back to Normal
We invite all parents, caregivers and staff at KPR to join us online at our free, 20th Annual Virtual Parent Conference:
Saturday, October 16
9 a.m.-11 a.m.
Featuring Dr. David Templeman
You’ve Got This! Mental Health After COVID: Getting Back to Normal
As always, there is no charge for this much-anticipated conference. Registrants will receive a link to the virtual presentation, which will feature practical advice on supporting your child's or teen's mental health from Dr. David Templeman. A Child and Youth Psychiatrist based in London, ON, Dr. Templeman also is an engaging speaker and author of A Teenager's Guide to Life: The Secret to Living Life and Being Happy.
While there is no charge for the event, registration is required here.
This year’s virtual conference also marks a significant occasion, as we Celebrate 20 Years of Learning! In honour of the Parent Conference’s 20th Anniversary, we have a special conference surprise for registrants from KPR. Enjoy a treat on us, and receive a practical keepsake. Attendees who provide their contact information also will be eligible to win one of five copies of Dr. Templeman’s book.
We offer sincere thanks to the members of KPR’s Parent Involvement Committee for their invaluable input and support of the conference each year.
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.