October 2019Success Redefined
The 2019 Encouraging Dialogue Speaker Series featured an evening with former Canadian Olympians, Jason Dorland and Robyn Meagre who discussed how to break out of convention to prepare for your child's performance, well-being and success.
January 2018Mental Wellness: Guiding Our Children from Stress to StrengthFeatured a panel of experts in children's mental health discussing how we can best support our children when they need us most. Dr. Taylor Armstrong, Dr. Joanna Henderson, Sandra Lee Mendlowitz, Ph.D., C.Psych. and Joshua Miller.
January 2017Volunteerism: Choices That Make a Difference
Featured Keynote Speaker Michael "Pinball" Clemons and a panel of experienced non-profit leaders to discuss how we can help instill lifelong volunteerism in our youth by helping them find their passion.
February 2016Encouraging Dialogue: Keeping Our Kids Safe Online
Featured a panel of four experts in the field of children's online safety: Robert Reichmann of VISR; Constable Scott Mills; Samara Starkman, Privacy Consultant; Tamara Drummond, KCS Director of Student Life
April 2015Encouraging Dialogue: The Child's Brain and the Impact of Concussion
Featured a panel of three esteemed speakers: Michelle Keightley, Ph.D., C. Psych.; Robin Green, Ph.D., C. Psych.; and Gabriela Ilie, Ph.D.
April 2014Encouraging Dialogue: Promoting Resiliency - Drop The Worry Ball
Featured Dr. Alex Russell, a Clinical Psychologist and author of Drop the Worry Ball: How to Parent in the Age of Entitlement
February 2013Encouraging Dialogue: Understanding Your Child's Brain
Featured Dr. Ron Clavier, a renowned Clinical Psychologist and the author of the widely acclaimed Teen Brain, Teen Mind: What Parents Need to Know to Survive the Adolescent Years
January 2012Encouraging Dialogue: Mental Health and our Children
Featured panelists from CAMH, The George Hull Centre, The New Mentality and Parents for Children's Mental Health.