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Past Events

Elder Care: Dementia 101 (University of Toronto Mississauga)

A dementia diagnosis can be overwhelming and often we don’t know where to start. Come join us for this workshop as you begin this journey.  The topics covered include: What is Dementia? What changes can I expect? What are some common symptoms? How can I communicate effectively? How can the Alzheimer Society Peel help me? … Read More

Baby & Toddler Talks: Toilet Learning (Webinar)

Toileting is a skill that needs to be learned. As a parent or caregiver, learn how to how to set your child up for success when they are ready to use the toilet. We will discuss how to establish core skills, steps to toilet learning, and how to deal with accidents, in order to keep … Read More

Grad Talk: Becoming a Parent in Graduate School

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 2:00 pm Location: Cumberland Room, Centre for International Experience, 33 St. George Street Lunch will be provided. Many students debate whether they should have a baby in graduate school or wait until their lives and careers are more established. This session will help you make a more informed … Read More

Planning for Pregnancy and Beyond

Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Time: 4:30 – 6:00 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College St., Room 313 Join us to find out how to make healthy choices that lead to a healthy lifestyle and promote wellness during pre-pregnancy, pregnancy and postpartum. The session, created by Dr. Yolanda Kirkham, will address participants’ specific … Read More

Making Your Own Babyfood

Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College St., Room 313 Cooking your own baby food is easy and affordable, and best of all you know exactly what’s in it! Learn to: Use simple equipment to make baby food Know how and when to introduce solid … Read More

Life Management Series for Students: Stress Management (Webinar)

Date: Monday, October 28, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Location: Webinar (link will be emailed to you before the session) A workshop series designed to empower students to balance their academic priorities and self-care, with caring for others. Students who have caregiver responsibilities face substantial challenges on top of already tough academic demands. Caring … Read More

Happy Parents, Happy Kids

Ann Douglas, a Canadian best-selling parenting author, provides a guide to parenting without anxiety, guilt, or feeling overwhelmed in her latest book:Happy Parents, Happy Kids.  In this presentation she will discuss: Does parenting have to be this hard? How to boost your enjoyment of parenthood How to feel less anxious, less guilty, and less overwhelmed; … Read More

Mindful Parenting (University of Toronto Mississauga)

Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Time: 1:00 – 2:30 pm Location: UTM Maanjiwe nendamowinan (formerly the new North Building), MN, Room #4107 In Mindful Parenting, we apply mindfulness principles to the art of parenting as a way to build a strong child-parent relationship and increase the well-being of both parent and child. In this introductory … Read More

Expectant Parents Group (Fall Session)

Date: Mondays (please see dates below) Time: 3:30 – 5:00 pm Location: Health Sciences, Building, 155 College Street, Room 618 A group for U of T expecting parents and their partners to: Gain insight into various aspects of pregnancy including nutrition, emotional and physical changes, labour and delivery, and post-partum issues such as feeding your … Read More

Elder Care: Brain Games

Date:  Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Time:  12:00 – 1:30 pm Location:  Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College St., Room 313 This workshop discusses myths and facts of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. It is an interactive workshop that provides the opportunity for open discussion and questions regarding dementia. Learning Objectives: Understand what are myths and facts … Read More