Support Groups

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Family Engagement

Introducing Family Engagement Specialists to support FE across Ontario

Durham Chapter

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Contact Information:

C.  Vicki

E. durham@pcmh.ca 

Meeting Information

When: Every Third Wednesday of the Month

*There will be no group meetings in July and August, however you can contact durham@pcmh.ca for support.*

Time:   6:30-8:30 p.m.

Where:  Glen Street Public School, 929 Glen Street, Oshawa

 

 

 

Vicki Lee Davis- Vicki is a teacher, and Special Education Resource Teacher with the Durham District School Board, and a mom who lost her only son Tyler to a long struggle with mental health and addictions.

She uses this lived experience to propel her forward to find solutions and effect change in the field of Child and Youth Mental Health Services. She is the Chapter Lead for Durham PCMH, and represents PCMH Durham on the Youth Suicide Prevention Network and the Durham District School Board Mental Health Advisory Committee. She is a member of the Community Advisory Committee for Durham Kinark and the Parent Advisory Committee for Kinark.

She was the winner of the 2014 Kinark Chair’s Award, acknowledging her time spent volunteering in different capacities as a proponent for child and youth mental health. Vicki is also a Family Engagement Trainer (Family Voice) for the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health, and was awarded the Excellence in Family Engagement Award by Parents for Children’s Mental Health in 2016.

Vicki is a skilled facilitator, who also facilitates restorative practice circles and bereavement groups for Bereaved Families of Durham. Vicki’s experience as a parent, a career as a Child and Youth Worker for 17 years before becoming a teacher, and working 15 years in the field of education puts her in a unique role to support families in the journey.

 

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 We offer free child care,

 Please email either durham@pcmh.ca or teachme@rogers.com to let us know the number and age of children requiring child care.

  

 

Parents for Children's Mental Health believe that children, youth, and their families suffering from mental health challenges deserve our extreme respect and assurance.  We are dedicated to improving the lives of these families.


WE LINK families to important networks within their communities to ensure they get the care they need and the support of families who can relate and support them.

WE UNDERSTAND the issues around child and youth mental health challenges and the stigma that prevents the work and conversations that need to happen.

WE HELP communities and families access important resources so they can begin their journey of healing.

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