School Community Council Celebration and Mental Health and Substance Abuse Presentation
Prairie Valley Board of Education and leadership is hosting a celebration of school community councils (SCC) followed by a presentation open to all parents on mental health and substance abuse:
- April 19, 2016 – Kipling School – 401 6th Avenue, Kipling SK
- April 20, 2016 – Education Centre – 3080 Albert Street North (just north of Regina on Highway 6 in the RM of Sherwood)
The following is the schedule of events:
For SCC Chairs and Members:
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. – Supper and Networking
6:30 – 7:00 p.m. – "What You Told Us and What We've Done"
This will be a high level walk-through of changes made to our procedures based on the feedback received from previous regional SCC meetings and through other consultative processes. It will also provide an opportunity to introduce you to a refreshed SCC section of our new website.
Open Parent Information Night: Mental Health and Drug Abuse
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Rand Teed has been working with teens for over 40 years and, for the past 15 years, has been helping them understand how substance use can get in the way of having the life they want. He has a BA, B.Ed. and is a certified prevention specialist and experienced addiction counsellor. Rand is an active presenter on topics related to substance use and abuse in high schools.
Kali Eddy is a former teacher and is currently a Registered Psychologist with Prairie Valley School Division. She has worked in schools across the Division for eight years. She has a B.Ed. and M.Ed. Kali's areas of specialization are educational psychology, developmental psychology, and counseling. Kali is also certified in animal-assisted therapies and equine therapy. Kali wants to help raise awareness of mental health issues in children and youth and promote alternative forms of therapy