Ometz school workshops are a powerful tool to help children and teens navigate their preschool, elementary and high school years. We also offer workshops for teachers, school personnel and parents. Professionals facilitate a variety of workshops with the goal of students and adults alike becoming more social, empathic and safe. Whenever necessary, due to public health guidelines, meetings will be held virtually instead of in the classroom.
Topics for preschools: managing stress and anxiety; social skills.
Topics for elementary schools: managing stress and anxiety; conflicts and their resolution; social skills; Internet safety; study skills; body image and self-esteem; alcohol, smoking, vaping and drug awareness; puberty awareness; loss and bereavement; transition into high school; healthy relationships; consent and boundaries.
Topics for high schools: managing stress and anxiety; transitions: starting high school; puberty/sexuality; alcohol, smoking, vaping and drug awareness; conflicts and their resolution; body image and self-esteem; introduction to mindfulness; Internet safety; study skills; leadership training; loss and bereavement; financial literacy; transitions: leaving high school; summer jobs; gateway to careers; healthy relationships; consent and boundaries.
Topics for teachers, school personnel and parents can cover any of the above, or be tailored to your needs.
Meet our head workshop facilitator, Regina :
Regina graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She has worked with children and youth of all ages, and also completed a year-long practicum with teenagers devoted to developing cognitive skills for education and information processing. Since 2020, she has been working with Ometz as an employee, consultant and volunteer. As of August 2022, she has been working full-time in Ometz’s Groups Department to promote wellness and resilience in the community and within schools while supporting professionals and parents. Regina has been involved in the Jewish community her entire life, and she holds the value of Tikkun Olam as a guiding force in her work.
What’s on your mind? If you don’t see the topic you’re interested in listed above, Ometz can create a custom program for you!
To schedule a workshop, submit a topic for a new workshop, or request more information, click here:
Ometz also runs parenting groups that provide a safe, informal, confidential space for parents to share and explore various parenting issues and coping strategies, helping to bring out the best in their child and themself. Click here to learn more.