Kids Have Stress Too!
Date(s) - Oct 31, 2020
9:30 am - 4:15 pm
Tri-Cities YMCA CCRR
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Stress among children is estimated to have increased 45% over the past 30 years. Research tells us that stress has a negative impact on children’s relationships and ability to learn, and has a profound effect on children’s physical, emotional and mental health. The good news is that building emotional health and resiliency can help children concentrate, learn, interact more successfully and deal with other stressors they may face in their lives.
Developed by The Psychology Foundation of Canada, the Kids Have Stress Too! program helps parents, caregivers and educators understand childhood stress and how to provide children with the tools to deal with stress effectively. The program includes a range of resources designed for parents, those who work with young children in early learning settings, and for classrooms.
- Child Growth and Development
- Child Health and Wellbeing
- Curriculum/Program Development
- Early Care and Education
- Service System: CCRR
Suitable for all early learning professionals.
Professional Development Certificate
Professional Development Certificate Credit Hours
$60.00 includes materials
Registration Contact Email
Registration Contact Phone Number
604-931-3400 Ext. 0
Tazeen Bharucha and Alexa Villalpando
Tazeen is a CCRR Program Supervisor and has been an Early Childhood Educator for over 25 years. Tazeen has worked in various ECE settings including preschool and as a StrongStart Facilitator in SD 43. Tazeen is passionate about providing quality programs and has received a Tri-Cities Champion for Children award for her work with children and families in the community. Alexa is a CCRR Program Supervisor and has worked supporting children and youth with extra support needs in a variety of settings, including early childhood centres, school age child care, home-based behaviour intervention teams, and elementary school classrooms. Alexa's passion lies in supporting the healthy social and emotional development of children to ensure all children have the tools to grow and develop to their full potential.