Learning Opportunity

Understanding Childhood Depression

Facilitator: Tania Johnson
Date:January 18, 2023
Time:4:00 pm to 6:00 pm MTN
$25.00 (CAD)
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 23-NC-061-CARC
Focus: Inclusive Education Mental Health and Wellness Curriculum Implementation and Pedagogy Other

Target Audience

Teachers, educational assistants, parents, caregivers

About this Learning Opportunity

Depression can significantly impact a child, and those caring for them are often left with questions about how to best help. In this workshop parents and professionals will learn more about childhood depression and how to best help children and teens manage it. All strategies are science-informed, and practical for working with children and youth. This workshop will empower adults to be agents of change in a child’s life offering concrete ways in which they can support the children in their lives.

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the Facilitator

Tania Johnson

I am a Registered Psychologist and a Registered Play Therapist. I completed my undergraduate studies in South-Africa before engaging in a one year, full time internship in Chicago at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. In 2012, I received my Masters of Counselling from City University of Seattle. During my Master’s degree, I worked both on the front lines and as a counsellor with foster and adoptive families who faced a range of emotional, behavioural and cognitive... Read more »