Looking for some resources? For each episode of OnPoint Parenting, we will provide resources here, to help assist parents with issues they may be facing at home.

Finding Your Inner Compass: Spirituality and Mental Health


  • Health and Well-Being: Developing the Emotional, Physical, and Spiritual Well-Being of Students, Staff, and Teachers. Patrick Carney & Catherine O’Brien. (2020) Chapter 15. In O’Brien, C. & Howard, P. (2020). Living Schools: Transforming Education. ESWB Press. (OPEN SOURCE) (e-book)

  • The Spiritual Child - The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving by Lisa Miller (2015)

Summer Strategies and Finding Balance


  • Dr. Susan Linn: The Case For Make Believe: Saving Play in a Commercialized World (2009)

  • Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein: Raising Resilient Children

Websites & Links

Special Summer Series: I Don't Want To Go Back to School and You Can't Make Me!

Special Summer Series: I’m excited to go back to back to school!! I am so nervous to go back to school!!!

Special Summer Series: I don't want to talk about it

Parent episode: “I know she’ll be fine, but I just can’t stop worrying about her… it has been so long!”

Other Helpful Resources and Websites

Communication matters! How to set up home-school communication for success.

Academic pressure and the importance of growth Mindset

Accepting Challenges and Encouraging Healthy Risk Taking



Worksheets & Handouts:

Accessing Counselling Support: How to Prepare and What to Expect.


Understanding Eating Disorders

NEDIC - National Eating Disorder Information Centre:

Human Trafficking and Preventing Child Exploitation

Understanding and Managing Screen Time