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CYSNetwork News Exchange – 21/03/14

Hello CYSN Members and Community Partners,

ANGRY KIDS & STRESSED OUT PARENTS: which premiers on CBC Television Doc Zone, Thursday, March 27, 9pm, follows children and parents enrolled in groundbreaking early childhoodhood interventions.  WATCH TRAILER.

HEALTHY KIDS COMMUNITY CHALLENGE:  To learn about the application made to the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care by Hastings County to receive funding of up to $1.5 million over four years to run programs targeting healthy eating habits, physical activity and adequate sleep in Hastings, Belleville, Quinte West and Prince Edward County, please CLICK HERE.  Successful applicants will be announced in May 2014.

INFANT MENTAL HEALTH:  There is still room to register for “Understanding the Mental Health Needs of Young Children using the DC: 0-3R” with Beth Limberg, PhD on April 10 and 11 – attend in person, by webcast or by OTN videoconferencing. Please CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER.

MENTAL HEALTH: The Winter 2014 issue of the Quinte Counselling Services newsletter features: “Debunking Misconceptions about Depression,” Luisa Barton, NP-PHC, BScN, MN, DNP and “Employee Conflict in the Workplace: Changing the Dynamic,” Mark Stones, M.A., C.H.R.P.  Please CLICK HERE to view.

POVERTY – TIME SENSITIVE:  On Sunday, March 23rd, 7pm, St. Joseph’s Church Hall, 399 Victoria Ave., Belleville, Dr. Susan Smith will share stories and insights about Tlamacazapa, Mexico, on the challenges and successes of the people of this impoverished community, as they work toward a better future for themselves and their children.  Please CLICK HERE for flyer.

TWO DAY PSYCHOTHERAPIST AND MENTAL HEALTH WORKER TRAINING WORKSHOP:  Spaces are still available for “Narcissism Bites:  Understanding and Treating Narcissism and Co-Narcissism” on April 4 and 11, 9am-noon, Belleville Public Library, $95 per person.  Please CLICK HERE for details.

YOUTH Understanding the Teenage Brain: Why Teens Seek the Thrill of Risky Behaviours and How to Promote Resiliency in our Kids is open to anyone who would like to learn more about youth, behaviours, and promoting resiliency in youth.  On Tuesday, May 6, 8:30am-4pm, Dr. Jean Clinton will explore the teenage brain together with Ron Shore who will address Myths and Misconceptions of Marijuana.  Also, a separate evening presentation with Dr. Clinton only will be held from 6:30-8:30pm on How Family, Friends and other Relationships Impact the Teenage Brain – both in Maranatha Auditorium during Education Week. Tickets will be available April 1st and can be purchased at all Hastings & Prince Edward Counties offices (Belleville, Trenton, Madoc, Bancroft and Picton); Mental Health Services; Books & Company (Picton 289 Main Street); Balu’s Pharmacy in Stirling. Price – Day session: $35 and includes light lunch – deadline to purchase tickets for day event is May 1st. Evening only with Dr. Clinton is $10 and deadline is first come, first served.  Subsidized rates available – please contact Anne-Marie at  Carpooling is strongly encouraged.

Wendy Anderson, Coordinator, Children and Youth Services Network

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