Keystone Owen Sound office
Notice of Retirement for Keystone Child, Youth and Family Services Executive Director Owen Sound, ON, March 1st, 2022- The Board of Directors shares, after 31 years at Keystone Child, Youth and Family Services, and the past 11 years as the Executive Director, Phil Dodd has announced his retirement effective July 1, 2022. Phil began his career in the humanities in 1983 with the Community Living Owen Sound and District. He moved on to working at the Children’s Aid Society of Owen Sound and the County of Grey, Youth Justice Probation, Pine Hill Youth Residence and then to Bruce Grey Children’s Services, which was renamed in 2006…

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Virtual Lunch and Learn Workshop Parenting Shoulder to Shoulder with your Teen Learn about the adolescent brain and communication styles. Discover what our teens need from us and different ways to connect. March 10th, 2022 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Please register by calling 519-371-4773 Ext “0” This workshop will be held virtually via Zoom

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emotions workshop
Taming Your Emotions- Caregiver Edition A psycho-educational group for parents and caregivers that is largely focused on the DBT skills of Walking the Middle Path with added components of emotion-focused therapy and trauma. Weekly Session Topics:
  1. Intro to "walking the middle path"/goals
  2. Mindfulness - self-regulation in order to co-regulate
  3. Crisis Management and coping strategies
  4. Validation
  5. Dialectics and perspective taking
  6. Behaviour modification
This is a 6-week group workshop with 1 hour sessions from 9:00am-10:00am beginning Thursday, February 24th. Space is limited in this group. To register, call 519-371-4773 ext 0

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FASD workshop
Supporting Your Grey Bruce Youth with FASD into Adulthood This 4-part virtual workshop series will give tips and strategies to parents/caregivers of children with FASD or suspected FASD to help their child with the transition to adulthood and provide youth with tools and exercises that can help prepare them for adulthood. 3 sessions for parents/caregivers and 1 session for transitional aged youth.

These sessions will be held via Zoom video conferencing. Technology assistance available. Participants will receive a package with resources and tools to support their learning.

Sessions:

SESSION 1- Parents/Caregivers- February 1st 6:00-7:30pm

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