The following parenting and counselling resources might be beneficial to our MBCI community. Don't feel all alone when difficulties arise - there are many other parents experiencing the same challenges! Feel free to email me anytime with questions or ideas as well.
Be encouraged - click here for a break! When in turmoil, don't hesitate to call on God.
Are you looking for something to help distinguish boundaries for your child's online use? Check out this Covenant between parents and teens: Family Digital Covenant of Conduct
Another option: Internet Use Contract from www.cyberbullying.us.
Center for Parent/Youth Understanding - many great resources here!
From the Cyberbullying Research Centre (www.cyberbullying.us)
KidsHelpPhone has great resources about bullying, including specific pages of tips for different issues.
Olweus - a bullying prevention program
Cyberbullying Research Centre
I attended a workshop with Dr. Sameer Hinduja, from the Cyberbullying Research Centre. There website has amazing resources around bullying at www.cyberbullying.us. The links below come from this website.
Everyone should pay attention to their own mental health. As much as we exercise or watch what we eat, we should also care for our minds and monitor our mental health.
Kids Help Phone, (800) 668-6868, www.kidshelpphone.ca.
Manitoba Suicide Line, (877) 435-7170, www.reasontolive.ca.
Klinic Crisis Line, (888) 322-3019, (204) 786-8686, (204) 784-4010, www.teentalk.ca.
MB Farm and Rural Support, (866) 367-3276, www.ruralsupport.ca.
Canadian Mental Health Association Winnipeg Region, (204) 982-6100, www.cmhawpg.mb.ca.
Two counsellors who specialize in parenting, teens and children. $80/session as it's a private practice. Can attend for as many or few sessions as you like.
Triple P Positive Parenting
Resources for parents, questions and answers, helpful tips, and more!
Call the Parent Phone Line: (204) 945-4777 for counselling services and list of Parent Seminars in Winnipeg.
New Directions Parenting Centre
Intake Director: Barb Wood
For more info: www.newdirections.mb.ca/services/obawaanann.php
You are welcome to call and do a formal intake interview or you can also walk-in (no appointment necessary) from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm on Thursdays.
Bergen and Associates Counselling
You may wish to have a counselling interview with yourself and your student. Deanna Carpentier is a qualified therapist who sees young adults and their parents. You can view her profile here.
Fort Gary Women's Resource Centre
Focused on individual counselling for women only. Ongoing counselling waitlist is 6-7 months. One time appointments are available ANYTIME though, to get resources and referrals to do with parenting. Check the website for upcoming groups. They are not currently hosting parent support groups, but do from time to time.
Family Centre of Winnipeg
South Winnipeg Family Information Centre
Triple P and other parenting programs