Support Matters: Young Carers - Who are they and why do they need support?


Title: Support Matters: Young Carers - Who are they and why do they need support?
Date: September 19, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Duration: 6 hours
Location: Victoria Inn, Thunder Bay, ON
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A Young Carer is:

A child, youth, or young adult who is impacted by a "family member's" exceptional need(s).

An exceptional need could include: Illness, disability, mental health issue, addiction, language or cultural barrier.

The impacts of being a Young Carer can happen in any area of life: Individual, social or community.  For example: school, identity development and well-being, and relationships with friends and family.

 

 

Presenter: Lisa Loiselle, University of Waterloo
Audience: Support providers (Teachers, Social Workers, Counsellors) and Young Carers
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Fees/Cost: Registration Fee - $50, Young Carer (under the age of 25 supporting a family member) - $25
Hosted by: Centre for Education and Research on Aging & Health, Lakehead University

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