A priority of Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board (HPEDSB) is to communicate and promote mental health and well-being initiatives for students. An upcoming event will connect school board personnel with educators, counsellors, mental health workers and community agencies on this topic.
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The Three R’s of Resiliency: Regulation, Relationships and Reflection
DATE: June 4 – 6, 2014
TIME: Varies by day, please refer to the workshops 
LOCATION: Travelodge Hotel, 11 Bay Bridge Road, Belleville
- Dick O’Brien: Well-Being and Being Well, the Adversity Quotient
- Dr. Wayne Hammond: The Resiliency Initiative—Embracing Strength Based Practices in Schools
- Mark Agius: Ministry of Children & Youth Services Transformation Strategy
- Louisa Jewell: The Science of Happiness and Well-Being
Participants will be involved in workshops about applying learning initiatives, self-regulation techniques and recognizing the importance of relationships.
This event is the annual conference of the Ontario Association of Counselling and Attendance Services (OACAS). It is sponsored by HPEDSB, Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board and the Ministry of Education.
OACAS is a provincial association that is the primary source of professional support and guidance for attendance counsellors. HPEDSB and OACAS actively partner with students, families, communities and organizations to build engaging environments that contribute to the social-emotional well-being of every student.
For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, [email protected]