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Community Builder 2019: Dr. Daniel Garfinkel, Registered Psychologist

As a Registered Psychologist who worked with Alberta Children’s Hospital’s Child Abuse Service for more than nine years, Dr. Daniel Garfinkel has seen many children and youth facing heartbreaking struggles. Specializing in supporting children who have been impacted by maltreatments, Daniel has helped kids who have experienced abuse – both Read more

2019-10-16T15:17:23-07:00October 10th, 2019|

3 Easy Tips to Get Your Kids to Listen More and Argue Less

As adults, we should teach children to use basic skills such as how to follow instructions, accept feedback, raise concerns or disagree appropriately. By practicing these skills with your child regularly, they learn to listen more and argue less. 1. From an early age, teach your child what your expectations Read more

2019-08-07T10:56:24-07:00August 8th, 2019|

Top 10 Myths About Foster Care

1. I can’t be a foster parent, because I don’t have parenting experience. Truth: No parenting experience is needed to become a foster parent. Many people with various backgrounds choose fostering. Although parenting experience is not necessary, you will need to meet certain criteria and participate in screening and assessment for Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:30-07:00May 9th, 2019|

Getting to the Root of the Problem: Improving Mental Health in Vulnerable Communities

Minoush Rafie (above left), Coordinator of the West Central Community Resource Centre, says it takes time and trust for people to feel comfortable opening up, especially about mental health concerns. (Photo Courtesy: Leah Hennel, Calgary Herald) “If you don’t address the root of the problem, it will just Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:30-07:00February 7th, 2019|

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