Press Releases 2021
Toronto, March 29, 2021- Ontario elementary school students to benefit from stress management resource thanks to partnership with Strong Minds Strong Kids, Psychology Canada and School Mental Health Ontario. Student support staff across Ontario will be trained on critical Kids Have Stress Too! program that will help elementary school students to identify and manage their stress.
Starting today, Strong Minds Strong Kids, Psychology Canada will begin to train upwards to 1,400 Ontario student support staff on their evidence-informed Kids Have Stress Too! resource which is designed to help students to identify and manage their stress while providing crucial coping skills to last a lifetime. Thanks to commitment from School Mental Health Ontario, all student support staff will be provided with the opportunity to access Kids Have Stress Too! resources and training giving them the knowledge and tools to promote mental well-being with students throughout Ontario. Read full release.
Press Releases 2020
TORONTO, November 5, 2020- Today, “Strong Minds Strong Kids Psychology Canada” (SMSK) unveiled its refreshed brand identity and purpose to nurture resilience in children. The charity, supported by leading Canadian psychologists, will deliver psychological knowledge, expertise, tools and resources to 1,000,000 children in Canada in 2021. See full Press Release
TORONTO, October 29, 2020 – The Psychology Foundation of Canada receives an $18,000 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund grant to help children and families in Calgary build core coping skills to promote their mental well-being The Psychology Foundation of Canada is pleased to receive an $18,000 grant from the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund to support Kids Have Stress Too! and Stress Lessons training for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary (BBBS Calgary) staff, mentors and families to help prevent and mitigate mental health issues for youth facing adversities in the Calgary area. Full release.
TORONTO, February 20th, 2020 – MAKE THE CONNECTION 0-3 ELEARNING COURSE LAUNCHES TODAY giving access to VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES ON CRUCIAL INFANT ATTACHMENT INFORMATION. The most rapid period of brain development is the first three years of life and neuroscience research indicates that it is the parent-child attachment relationship that is essential for healthy brain development. The Psychology Foundation of Canada (PFC) has created Make the Connection 0-3 eLearning Course to ensure that every family has access to attachment-promoting activities that will be particularly useful for parents or primary caregivers that may be at risk for a poor attachment.