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Parent Workshop Series (19+ yrs)

This free workshop series is for parents/caregivers of pre-teens or teens who are interested in learning more about how to better support their child. Each workshop was thoughtfully curated, based on the current trends and social issues your youth may be facing. If you have any suggestions for a future workshop, or for more information, please contact the Community Youth Worker at sally.chan@vancouver.ca.

Download (or print out) the Parent Workshop Series poster with QR codes.

It Can Happen to Anyone (ITCHA) is a prevention- based workshop designed for parent groups and community audiences. It includes a comprehensive overview of youth sexual exploitation in BC, case studies and trends of youth exploitation, online exploitation, an overview of legal issues surrounding sexual exploitation, and family support.

Presented by Children of the Street
Sat, Jan 21 | 1:00pm-2:30pm | Free – Register now: #435226

It Can Happen to Anyone (ITCHA) is a prevention- based workshop designed for parent groups and community audiences. It includes a comprehensive overview of youth sexual exploitation in BC, case studies and trends
of youth exploitation, online exploitation, an overview of legal issues surrounding sexual exploitation, and family support.

Presented by Children of the Street
Sat, Jan 28 | 1:00pm-2:30pm | Free – Register now: #431969

Today’s youth face many challenges and stressors
as they navigate their teenage years. In this free workshop parents will learn how to help their child develop positive mental health strategies and
build resilience. Learn how to recognize signs of depression, anxiety, and addiction and know what to do if your child is faced with one of these illnesses.

Presented by Youth Connection Vancouver
Sat, Feb 4 | 1:00pm-3:00pm | Free – Register now: #432316

Gangs and organized crime impact every community in BC. By working together, we can collectively stop recruitment, reduce the violence and end the tragedies that gang life leaves behind. Parents and caregivers play an important role in understanding the issues around gang violence
and how to protect their children from this path.
This workshop will provide important information, debunk myths, warning signs, and provide parents/ caregivers useful resources to take home with.

Presented by Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of BC (CFSEU-BC)
Sat, Feb 11 | 1:00pm-3:00pm | Free – Register now: #432307

Why is it so challenging to talk to your teenage child? Why are they acting the way they are?
In this free workshop parents will learn proven strategies for improved communication with their adolescent child. Learn how to support your child in making good decisions, and how to manage the frustrations that come with parenting a teenager.

Presented by Youth Connection Vancouver
Sat, Feb 25 | 1:00pm-3:00pm | Free – Register now: #432315

The Park Board’s Queer Inclusion team aims to support the wellbeing of 2SLGBTQIA+ residents by ensuring that they have access to safe activities, programs, and social opportunities. This workshop will provide an introduction to gender and orientation language, share gender diversity support resources available for individuals and families, and provide an overview of the Park Board’s program offerings for 2SLGBTQIA+ people of all ages.

Presented by Vancouver Park Board
Sat, Mar 04 | 1:00pm-3:00pm | Free – Register now: #432315

RPHCA President's Message
(Winter 2023)
Our Annual Holiday Event is back
Family Day at Hillcrest - Feb 20, 2023