"Connecting families with their school and community."
Family Connections is one of 39 Mental Health Capacity Building projects in Alberta.
This project operates under the umbrella of the Horizon School Division No 67 Family School Liaison Program.
Family Connections provides promotion, prevention, and early intervention programming which encourages emotional and physical wellness for children and their families. We serve Central Elementary School, Chamberlain School, D.A. Ferguson Middle School, Erle Rivers High School, L.T. Westlake, Milk River Elementary, Vauxhall Elementary School, Vauxhall High School and Warner School.
Family Connections Team
Angela Miller - Clinical Team Leader
Brandon Petite - Family Connections Project Coordinator
Amy Stroeve - Family Connections Worker - Taber, Christian School, Erle Rivers High School, Milk River Elementary and Warner School
Dionne Sawatzky - Family Connections Worker - Central Elementary School and L.T. Westlake
Sara Luskey - Family Connections Worker - Vauxhall Elementary School, Vauxhall High School and Chamberlain School
Rylee Heller - Family Connections Worker - D.A. Ferguson Middle School and W.R. Myers High School
The Vision of Family Connections:
Families, schools and community working together to strengthen students and their families, increasing the resiliency and success of all children.
The Goals of Family Connections:
- To increase awareness of healthy behaviors in children, youth and families.
- To increase knowledge and awareness in order to create a healthy environment for the mental, emotional, and physical health of children, youth, and families.
- To improve access for families to services in and around Taber
- To increase collaboration, problem solving and teamwork between schools, our partners and the community.