New Online Tutorial- Understanding Children’s Settlement: The BasicsInternational research shows that young immigrant and refugee children experience settlement needs in five key areas. To build responsive programs for newcomer children, CNC staff need to understand these unique needs and how they can help. Understanding Children’s Settlement: The Basics is a 15-minute tutorial that describes each settlement need and strategies you can use in your program. It will also give you tips on how you can tell if a child is settling successfully! At the end of the tutorial, you’ll also find suggested resources, a facilitator guide and added group discussion questions so that you can easily facilitate your own team training.
How social-emotional learning helps children with anxietyGiving kids a solid foundation of mental wellness at a young age seems to fend off more serious problems later. Early childhood programs that use social-emotional learning (SEL) — an approach to teaching children that helps them understand and manage their emotions — may help build mental wellness. And safe, positive environments and interactions are key!
Infographic: Understanding Stress Behaviour
Do you know the difference between misbehaviour and stress behaviour? The Mehrit Centre has developed this infographic to explain what stress behaviour is, signs to watch for and tips for helping children.