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Norfolk County Chapter

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Contact Information
Chapter Leader: Jenn

T. 519-429-2875 ext 240
E. simcoe@pcmh.ca

Meeting Information
We meet  at The Ontario Early Years Centre, 12 Colborne Street North, Simcoe
We meet the first Wednesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

MEET CHAPTER LEADER - JENN

Jennifer Schooley joined Parents for Children’s Mental Health in 2012 and is the Leader of the Norfolk County Chapter.  In October of 2012, her 6 year old son was diagnosed with ADHD, CAPD, SPD  and ODD.  After the diagnosis, Jennifer became quick to realize that there were little to no existent supports for parents of children like her son in her rural community.  Serendipitously, she met the leader of the Brantford chapter, and her love and admiration for the support group and PCMH’s philosophies grew.  She created the chapter in September of 2013, to help support other parents who face the same struggles and stigma.  For the past 14 years,  Jennifer has been employed as a Parent Facilitator for the Children’s Mental Health agency in her area, and has done work in bullying prevention, the Student Support Leadership Initiative, the local Suicide Prevention Initiative, Youth Engagement and Family Engagement.  She enjoys presenting to agencies, parent groups and school boards to help educate others from the perspective of the parent.  She has also been volunteering on the Board of Directors for an initiative called ‘Nature’s Calling Environmental Education’, (which is helping families recognize the importance of spending  more time outdoors).
Jennifer is committed to educating, empowering and supporting families through being a chapter leader with PCMH.

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Get To Know Jenn

 

 

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.

Thanks for being there!!! … Member, PCMH