The Family School Liaison Counsellors provide individual counselling in various areas including peer/friendship issues, self-esteem, anger management, conflict resolutions, mentoring/positive role modeling, organizational and motivational checks, homework skills, attendance issues, behavior modification, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, violence, abuse, divorce, and many more. They also provide group counselling, classroom presentations, parent/school staff workshops, and connection and referral to community agencies. The Family School Liaison Program offers a peer mentorship program called Stepping Stones at various schools throughout the division. Take a Step in the Right Direction...Become a Peer Mentor! Click here for more information on our Stepping Stones Peer Mentorship Program.
Family Connections is one of 37 Mental Health Capacity Building projects in Alberta. This project operates under the umbrella of the Horizon School Division 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 ACE Place Learning Centre, Barnwell School, Central Elementary School, Chamberlain School, D.A. Ferguson Middle School, Dr. Hamman, Enchant School, Erle Rivers High School, Hays School, Horizon MAP, Lomond School, L.T. Westlake, Milk River Elementary, Vauxhall Elementary School, Vauxhall High School and Warner School.
Families, schools and community working together to strengthen students and their families, increasing the resiliency and success of all children.