F.O.R.C.E. - Families Organized for Recognition and Care Equality.
The F.O.R.C.E. Society for Kids' Mental Health is a provincial organization that provides families with an opportunity to speak with other families who understand and may be able to offer support or advice on what has worked for them. The F.O.R.C.E. also provides families and professionals with information, tools, and tips on how to support and assist children with mental health difficulties.
The FORCE mandate is to support and empower families and work collaboratively with professionals and systems in understanding and meeting the mental health needs of families.
Click here for information about 'in the know' webinars and January's topic with Dr. Vanessa Lapointe; "Erupting Angst: Understanding the collision between anger & aggression in the world of anxiety" which is now available for viewing
'in the know' Parent education and networking sessions are held in various communities throughout the province, approximately 8 - 10 times per year. To view previously recorded 'in the know' webinars click here>>
If you are looking for more information about the BC FRIENDS Parent Program, and/or your child is taking the program at school, click here.
With these websites you will find information about the program, anxiety in children, the FRIENDS steps, and importantly how you can support your child with the FRIENDS skills at home.