Saturday, August 22, 2020

National Post Bigger Class Size Could Mean 5 Times Covid-19 Infections

The National Post has released an article saying that in Canada bigger elementary class sizes could mean 5 times the number of Covid-19 infections.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Will Our Kids be Alright?

Join the University of Waterloo, in partnership with Kitchener Public Library, for an online community lecture. Register below for this free event. 

Monday, May 25, 2020

The CMHRT is Hiring a Part-Time Staff Psychologist

University of Waterloo Department of Psychology –Psychologist, CMHRT (part time 17.5 hours/week)

Monday, April 6, 2020

UW's Beyond the Bulletin Podcast

In our first episode since COVID-19 brought significant changes to University operations, Dr. Christine Purdon, a professor and psychologist, shares ways we can manage anxiety. Many members of the UWaterloo community have stepped up to support our neighbours and frontline workers. And course instruction goes online. Click here for the broadcast: https://soundcloud.com/beyond-the-bulletin/episode-38-coronavirus-anxiety-supporting-community-teaching-online

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Health Worries? Cyberchondria will make you sick

One of our Clinical Psychology Professors at the University of Waterloo, Dr. Christine Purdon, was interviewed by the Toronto Sun in the following article, https://torontosun.com/news/local-news/braun-health-worries-cyberchondria-will-make-you-sick.

Friday, April 3, 2020

Managing stress during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Christine Purdon, one of our Clinical Psychology professors at the University of Waterloo was interviewed by CTV News. Dr. Purdon's interview is here: https://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/managing-stress-during-the-covid-19-pandemic-1.4882291

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Supporting Children During a Public Health Emergency

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network has come out with a brochure and some interesting articles and activities for how to support children and adolescents during a public health emergency. The brochure is here.

Monday, March 30, 2020

Supporting Children and Young People with Worries about COVID-19

The University of Reading and the University of Oxford have released a booklet with important and useful information for how to support children and young people through these interesting times. Please click on the title to see the booklet: COVID-19 Advice for Parents and Carers .

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

How to Talk to Your Anxious Children About COVID-19

The Children's Mental Health Ontario website has some ideas for how parents can speak to their anxious children about COVID-19 and what is currently happening in the world. Please go to the site here: https://www.cmho.org/blog/blog-news/6519918-talking-to-your-anxious-child-about-covid-19

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

How to Talk to Kids About COVID-19

Here is a cute way to speak to your children about COVID-19 and what is happening in our world currently. Please click on COVID-19 Story to read about how to talk to your kids about social distancing, thanks to Taylor Nelson, MSW, RSW.

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