RESOURCE: Mental Health Treatment for Children in Winnipeg, Manitoba (KIDTHINK)
Mental Health Treatment for Children in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Are you looking for a mental health clinician or child psychologist in Winnipeg?
Kidthink Children’s Mental Health Centre Inc. (KIDTHINK) is a mental health treatment centre and outreach program that focuses on improving mental health and well-being for children aged 12 and under in Manitoba.
We can help your child with anxiety treatment as well as ADHD, depression, behavioural, and learning challenges. If your child is struggling with their mental health, we can help.
KIDTHINK provides child, parenting and family support and treatment from a multidisciplinary team that includes psychology, psychiatry, social work, and occupational therapy, and play therapy who all work together to give the children and their families the highest standard of care.
The following workshops are facilitated by our registered clinicians and are available for parents, caregivers, and educators. They can be customized according to the training needs of the group and offered as half day (i.e. 2-3 hours) or full day (i.e. 6-7 hours) workshops.
Understanding Childhood Anxiety
The purpose of this workshop is to provide participants with an understanding of what anxiety is, the impact of anxiety on daily functioning, and strategies for supporting a child living with anxiety. At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
Identify different anxiety disorders
Identify two evidence-based treatments for anxiety
Have some practical strategies for supporting children living with anxiety
Self-Regulation in Children
The purpose of this workshop is to provide participants with an understanding of self-regulation, how to work with a child who has difficulties self-regulating and guidance on how to help a child develop their self-regulation skills. At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
Identify the building blocks necessary for developing self-regulation
Understand the parent/caregiver/educator role in supporting the development of self-regulation skills in children
Have some practical strategies that can be incorporated into home and classroom environments to help children with self-regulation
Parenting for Our Children's Mental Health: Insights from a Brain-Based Parenting Approach.
The purpose of this workshop is to provide participants with an understanding of how to nurture children’s developing minds, how children’s misbehaviour is connected to their brain development, and how to respond to misbehaviour effectively in order to foster children’s growth. At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
Understand that connection between brain areas and their development and children’s misbehaviour
Identify skills caregivers can use to regulate their own responses to children’s misbehaviour
Identify strategies to help children regulate their emotions and support their ongoing development
Managing Challenging Behaviour
The purpose of this workshop is to provide participants with a lens in which to view challenging behaviour, and how to work with a child presenting with challenging behaviour. At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
Understand the function of behaviour
Use assessment information in planning interventions
Have some practical strategies for behaviour change
If you are interested in other topics, including but not limited to the ones listed below, please contact us. We can customize workshops upon request.
Mindfulness for Caregivers and Children
What is Mindfulness Anyway? (for a child audience)
Introduction to Attachment
Parenting Tips for Picky Eating
Introduction to Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care
Introduction to Vicarious Trauma
How Anxiety Symptoms Affect Caregivers and Helpers
For more information, please call 431.388.5373