Chalo Baat Karein
Join us for a series of online conversations with South Asian parents and professionals in Surrey on Tuesday evenings.
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Every Tuesday from 6pm to 7pm, join the conversation on Microsoft Teams! There will be an opportunity to discuss various topics that suit your needs, including COVID-19, children and their school, financial support, and stress management. Conversations can be in English, Punjabi, Hindi, or Urdu.
This session will be presented by Dr. Janjua, Pediatrician from Fraser Heights Medical Centre. He will be touching up on topics related to Winter 2020 such as COVID, vaccines, flu season, etc. Dr. Janjua can also answer any questions related to your child’s health.
SD36 education worker Simran Notra will be presenting on healthy parent-child relationships. This includes:
- No size fits all approach to parenting - everyone’s parenting style is unique.
- Modern society vs. past societal responsibilities
- How to understand your child’s perspectives
- Learning to set boundaries and empowering children to make choices.
- Normalizing supports when in need
Supporting children at school facilitated by a SD36 school counsellor, Aman Sandhu. This session included: how parents can support their children through programs, programs that are available internally though the school district as well as externally to help support your child (SAFE programs, etc.), recent incidents at schools that may concern you (substance use, fights, etc., and resources available to the families, and how SD36 supports families during the pandemic.
Mental Health, presented by Sukhdev Sandhu, MA in Education, MSW, RSW (registered social worker) with 30 years of experience with inpatient and outpatient mental health. Sukhdev currently runs a private practice providing individual, family, and group therapy. Focus on more specific mental health diagnoses like ADHD and Autism. Sukhdev is open to answering any questions regarding a specific mental health diagnosis.
General Mental Health – this session is for open dialogue. An opportunity for participants to ask questions about mental health and share their own stories. Examples: how COVID-19 may have affected our eating habits, sleeping patterns, moods, etc. and how we can improve our own / children’s mental health.
Personal Trainer Ravi Gill leads a discussion on the importance of exercising. Learn how the lack of exercise has affected families during the pandemic and the link between exercising and mental health.
Importance of eating healthy during the pandemic led by Personal Trainer, Ravi Gill. Learn how things have changed for parents and children during the pandemic, the affect on healthy eating, and the link between nutrition and mental health.