Learning Space

For Parents & Youth

Marijuana and Children - What are the effects?   FREE ADMISSION
Saturday April 28, 10:00 am - 12:00 am (noon)
Ottawa Public Library - Nepean Centrepointe, 101 Centerpointe Drive, Ottawa
Reserve your seat by email or by phone at 613-261-0366

Soon available in Montreal and in Alberta

Program Objectives
On July 1st, 2018 the Federal government will legalize the recreational use of marijuana. This session will provide guidance to teenagers about what they need to know to make informed based decisions related to cannabis use and possession:

Teenagers will learn:
• Their legal rights and responsibilities
• How to say no to cannabis use –Managing Peer Pressure
• Cannabis and the teenage brain - potential long-term consequences
• Cannabis and impaired judgement – Making Good Decisions
• Cannabis and driving
• Cannabis and alcohol
• Five facts every teenager needs to know ahead of the legalization of cannabis

Who Should Attend?
Teenagers

Program Objectives
On July 1st, 2018 the Federal government will legalize the recreational use of marijuana. This session will provide guidance to parents who want to understand what the regulatory and legal landscape will look like and what it means for their teenage children:

Participants will learn:
• The regulatory framework
• The legal rights and responsibilities of teenagers
• How to talk to your teenager about cannabis
• Cannabis and the teenage brain - potential long-term consequences
• Cannabis and impaired judgement – Making Good Decisions
• Cannabis and driving
• Cannabis and alcohol
• Five facts every parent needs to know ahead of the legalization of cannabis;

Who Should Attend?
Parents
Guardians

Program Objectives

Teenagers will learn:
Their legal rights and responsibilities;
• The types of cyber bully -Understanding the differences between conflict and bullying;
• Realistic expectations of privacy;
• An understanding of digital footprints;
• 10 Key steps to managing responsible social media interaction;
• 5 key steps to making good decisions;
• How to manage a cyber bullying incident;

Who should attend?
Teenagers

Program Objectives

Participants will learn:
The legal rights and responsibilities of their Children;
• The scope of a parents legal responsibility to prevent cyber bullying;
• The types of cyber bully -Understanding the differences between conflict and bullying;
• Realistic expectations of privacy;
• An understanding of digital footprints;
• Five key signs that your child may be the victim of cyber bullying;
• 10 Key steps to ensure that your children are managing responsible social media interactions;
• How to manage a cyber bullying incident;
• How to ask for help – Community resources.;

Who should attend?
Parents
Guardians