How to Respond to Youth Who Self Harm

How to Respond to Youth Who Self Harm

It can be very challenging to respond to youth who self harm. It’s even more challenging to respond to youth who self harm when you are the parent or guardian of that youth. Self harm includes a range of behaviours when people try to hurt themselves on purpose....
Individualized Education Plan

Individualized Education Plan

What is an Individualized Education Plan? An individualized education plan, also known as IEP, is a description of the special education and/or services that are needed by a student. This includes: Any modified learning expectations that are different from the ones...
Social Media Definitions for Parents

Social Media Definitions for Parents

Digital technology evolves so fast that it’s hard for parents to keep up with. In this blog post, you’ll learn some of the language that you might hear adolescents using. It’s important for parents to understand social media terms that adolescents...
Social Media for Parents

Social Media for Parents

A lot of cyberbullying happens on social media. Social media can be accessed on a cell phone, computer or laptop, and tablet or iPad. Most households have at least one of these electronic items, but it’s not the actual items that you need to worry about. To...
What is Cyberbullying?

What is Cyberbullying?

Most people are connected to one another digitally through cell phones, email, social media, skype and other telecommunications and online platforms. While being connected has many benefits, problems arise when technology is used to bully others by embarrassing,...
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