Posted March 7, 2019
Decked out in pink shirts for #PinkShirtDay, students, educators and community partners from across Waterloo Region packed into Bingemans Conference Centre for the 9th annual Gender and Sexuality Awareness (GSA) Conference. Hosted in partnership with KW Counselling Services and Waterloo Region District School Board, the theme of this year’s conference, “Live Proud,” was everywhere. Washington […]
Posted February 9, 2017
On Wednesday, more than 200 energetic students and staff from the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) gathered at Bingeman’s for the 7th annual Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) conference, in partnership with KW Counselling‘s OK2BME program. Students from 23 WRDSB schools participated in this one-day conference. Joined by community support groups, the conference provided a space […]
Categories: Board · Community · Learning · Schools Tags: gay-straight alliances (GSA) · KW Counselling · LGBTQ Community · OK2BME · student learning · student well-being · Waterloo Regional Police Service
What does mental health and well-being have to do with school? “Mental Health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.” […]
Categories: Learning · Schools Tags: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) · Children's Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) · Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODE) · Front Door · KW Counselling · Langs Farm · Lutherwood · mental health · Parents for Children's Mental Health (PCMH) · resources · suicide · suicide prevention · well-being
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