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Community Education Service (CES)
Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre

The Community Education Service (CES) of the Child and Youth Mental Health Program provides educational courses and skills training workshops to the community on a variety of topics, including parenting, child development and child & youth mental health concerns. Programs are available for children, youth and caregivers, and are held regularly at locations across the Greater Hamilton Area (GHA).

Current workshops and programs are advertised in the CES flyer, Growing Together: A Community Education Guide for Parents, Youth and Children. Growing Together is published twice annually and is distributed free of charge throughout the GHA to schools, libraries, doctor’s offices and social service agencies.

Programs and workshops offered vary and may include:

  • COPEing with 3-12 Years Olds with ADHD
  • Helping Your Young Child Deal with Worries (Kids Have Stress, Too!)
  • kNOw Fear
  • Managing Meltdowns
  • Parenting Your Anxious Child
  • Positive Parenting
  • Stress Less for Teens

For a copy of our current flyer, or to find out more information about courses we offer, please visit http://www.mchcommunityed.ca

The Family Resource Centre is also available for families to access resources, books and DVDs.  It is located in the Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre, main lobby. The Family Resource Centre has a lending library and is open to the public Monday through Friday.  Please visit www.mcmasterchildrensfamilyresourcecentre.ca for more information.

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