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Racial Bullying and COVID-19

Strategies for Educators, Caregivers, and Youth to Help Prevent Racial Bullying

In his webinar Promoting Healthy Relationships and Preventing Racial Bullying, Samuel Kim, Queen’s University PhD candidate, examines racial bullying during the COVID-19 pandemic and how we can provide youth with evidence-based strategies to stand up to bullying. Here, his strategies for educators, parents, and youth are summarized.

COVID-19 Resource Hub

From supporting children's mental health to staying active and entertained, there's a wealth of information on COVID-19 to be found online. We've created a resource hub full of helpful links - find tips for talking to your children about the pandemic, how to work from home, and how to stay connected from a distance. Be sure to check back often as we regularly update the list with new resources.

How to Manage your Screen Time While Staying Home

In an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), schools and offices across the country have shut their doors. Canadians staying home and adjusting to physical distancing are finding themselves spending more time online, both to read the news and to connect with friends and family.

 

Ask A Healthy Relationships Expert Twitter Live Event

Thursday, February 27
3-4:30pm EST

How pervasive is Teen Dating Violence in Canada? What are some common myths about teen dating violence? Join Dr. Wendy Craig, Dr. Deinera Exner-Cortens, Dr. Joanne Cummings, and PREVNet on Twitter on Thursday, February 27 from 3-4:30pm EST for answers to all your Teen Dating Violence and healthy relationships questions.

Bullying Prevention Policies in Canada: What Parents Should Know

Did you know that most provinces and territories have formal legislation or policy that addresses bullying? The exact nature of the policies or laws varies across the country, but many schools now provide clear, written guidelines on acceptable behaviours and outline steps on how bullying is handled when it takes place.

It can be tricky to find this information for your child’s school, so we’ve created a list of documents that may be helpful and where to find them. 

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