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The Psychology Foundation of Canada-Resiliency Courses

Student Resilience Building Program 

Our Kids Have Stress Too! and Stress Lessons programs are designed to support the students in your school identify and manage stress while moving to resilience. They have all been evaluated with a demonstrated impact on a student’s ability to recognize stress in themselves.

  • Masterclass in Stress Management

1.5 hour recording on the fundamentals of stress and resiliency, including how to identify it in yourself and your students, the physiology of stress, tips and strategies for managing stress and moving to resilience.
One page of curated resources to support learning 
Asynchronous: watch at your own pace and return to the video whenever you need to – this workshop will prepare you for implementing our stress management programs in your school 
RETAIL = $25/person
BULK ORDERS = please contact us directly

Please note: the Masterclass is a prerequisite for our Kids Have Stress Too! and Stress Lessons programs.


Student Resilience Building Courses

Two live sessions (1 hour each) that provide an in-depth exploration of the program content, stress management activities for the classroom and beyond plus the full-length facilitation guide. Evaluated
Live Q&A with Stress Management expert
Implementation tools for adapting and delivering lessons in the virtual classroom
Ongoing coaching and support through program delivery
Certificate of completion of specialization 

·  Preschool, Kindergarten, Parent

·  Grades 1-3

·  Grades 4-6

·  Grades 7-9

·  Grades 9-12

RETAIL = $75/course/per person

BULK ORDERS = please contact us directly 


Adult Resiliency Building Program 

Everyone from parents to teachers, to Early Childhood Educators, Child & Youth Workers, EAs, psychologists, social workers and anyone in a child serving profession are facing uncertainty as we head back to school in September. Learn more about what you can do to nurture resilience in children and youth while also taking care of you.

  • Taking Care of YOU! Workshop: Basics of Stress Management for Adults

One live workshop delivered by our Stress Management expert
Up to 500 adults in your community can participate per session
Adult Stress Management Resources
Support the mental wellbeing of you and your staff with our Stress Strategies interactive tool, Workplace Resiliency booklets, teacher tips and more.
RETAIL = $500/one workshop + resources


Parent & Caregiver Resilience Building Program 

Engage parents in your community in understanding how stress impacts their children and youth and strategies to support them at home. This program has been evaluated. 

Parent Masterclass in Stress Management.

One 1.5 hour live workshop delivered by our Stress Management expert
Up to 500 parents in your school community can participate
Parent Resources
Support the efforts your student’s parents are making during this difficult time with our series of parent’s guides, podcasts and articles on relevant issues. 
RETAIL = $500/one workshop + resources


Please contact us if you are interested in PERSONALIZED PRICING

Mandi Hickman, Manager Programs and Community Partnerships


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