Youth Mental Health Counselling 101; Information Session for Parents / Guardians
O-YA is SO excited to make this announcement (drumroll please!)
The Nepean, Rideau, Osgoode Community Resource Centre (NROCRC) received funding from United Way East Ontario to hire a youth mental health counsellor at O-YA!!
The new youth mental health counsellor's name is Tara Taylor, and she is a fantastic fit for this position. Work is currently underway to transform O-YA's Boardroom into comfortable and welcoming counselling office where Tara will take appointments with youth ages 12 - 17. While COVID-19 restrictions prevent Tara from seeing clients in person, counselling appointments will be virtual.
As Tara will be the FIRST youth mental health counsellor EVER located in Osgoode Ward, we're sure you have lots of questions! O-YA is hosting a Youth Counselling 101 session for parents to answer them all.
What: Youth Mental Health Counselling 101 with Tara Taylor for Parents / Guardians
When: Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Who: Parents / Guardians of youth ages 12 - 17
Zoom: Those who register will be emailed a Zoom link and passcode
Topics will include:
What is mental health counselling?
How does confidentiality work?
What is the cost?
What can youth expect in a mental health counselling session?
Who is the service for?
How are appointments booked?
What is Tara's background / training?
Plus, you will have the chance to ask Tara any questions you might have about youth mental health counselling. If you would like to ask a question anonymously, please email your question(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org before Wednesday, March 16 at 4 pm. Tara will answer the questions without saying who asked them.