The Enhanced Wellness Program provides additional enhanced supports to refugee and newcomer children, youth (6-18) and their families to increase mental health and overall wellbeing though evidence-based interventions.
Program Components Include:
Delivery of a trauma informed and culturally appropriate curriculum in group-based sessions that teach children and youth about identifying big emotions, learning about the brain and survival responses (flight, fight, freeze) as well as self-regulation and coping strategies.
1-on-1 supports for children and youth to meet the need of challenges they are currently dealing with such as conflicts, school, or work-related stressors, recognizing and responding to big emotions within themselves and coping strategies.
Increase refugee and newcomer children and youth school connectedness though homework supports
FREE Circle of Security Parenting groups to parents and caregivers with interpretation available
FREE Circle of Security Parenting groups to parents and caregivers delivered in the following first language: Arabic, Amharic, French, German, Mandarin 6. Russian, Somali, Swahili , and Tigrinya.
Training for service providers and education professionals to meet the needs of refugee and newcomer children and youth in Making Sense of Trauma through webinars