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A Learning Series for Parents/Guardians

Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Simcoe County District School Board is pleased to announce a new three-year partnership with Pine River Institute (PRI). 


The Centre for Family Initiatives at Pine River Institute (CFI@PRI) will provide several multi-part learning series focused on student mental health and well-being to SCDSB families, staff and within the SCDSB's broader school communities. There are five webinars in the learning series specifically planned for parents and guardians during this school year. 


            Nov. 23, 2021          Parenting for Positive Mental Health, Part One

            Nov. 30, 2021          Parenting for Positive Mental Health, Part Two

            Jan. 25, 2022           Understanding and Managing Screen Time

            March 29, 2022        Connection and Empathy in Response to Behaviour

            May 19, 2022           Understanding Addiction and Addictive Behaviours


Information regarding these sessions is also available on the SCDSB website at   We hope you save these dates in your calendar and join us for these learning opportunities.


Pine River Institute is a live-in treatment centre and outdoor leadership experience for youth aged 13 to 19 struggling with addictive behaviours and often other mental health issues. Combining therapy with a fully-accredited education program, PRI reinforces the healthy life skills required for a successful future. CFI@PRI extends PRI's knowledge, experience and evidence-informed treatment approach to families and care providers in the community to support youth mental wellness and prevent the need for more intensive interventions.  Learn more about PRI by visiting their website at

SCDSB Parent Webinars_271021.pdf

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