70th Anniversary Online Panel Series

KW Counselling Services is celebrating 70 years as your community mental health service agency with a series of three online panels on the theme of “Connection.” Our moderator, CTV’s Rosie Del Campo, will talk with local experts who can shed light on current and forthcoming challenges, and offer unique insights and solutions.



Belonging and Safety in Waterloo Region

June 4, 2020 at 8pm

For most of us, sheltering at home means a safe and comfortable space, but for some members of our community, the challenges are very different. Join our panelists as they discuss the great work happening in our community to support and connect with our most vulnerable neighbours.

  • Ann Bilodeau, Executive Director, KW Habilitation
  • Jessica Bondy, Housing Services Director, House of Friendship
  • Sara Casselman, Executive Director, Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region
  • Jennifer Hutton, Chief Executive Officer, Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region
  • Alice Maguire, Clinical Supervisor & Public Educator, Sanguen Health Centre

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Ways to Mental Wellbeing

June 18, 2020 at 8pm

We are in uncharted territory when it comes to mental wellness during a pandemic. Most of us have never lived through a situation like this, and many programs and systems were not designed to help with the unique stressors now facing us. Join our panelists as they discuss the Ways to Mental Wellbeing, and the challenges facing our mental health at this time.

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Parenting Now

May 20, 2020 at 8pm

Join our panelists as they discuss the challenges and opportunities that parents and families have during the pandemic. Let’s Talk Parenting!

  • Diane McGregor, Director of Parenting Education & Supports, KW Counselling Services
  • Wanda Kampijan, Community Connector, YMCAs of Cambridge & Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Barbara Ward, Mental Health Lead, Waterloo Region District School Board
  • Barb Cardow, Director Children’s Services, Region of Waterloo
  • Angela Sider, Volunteer Chapter Leader for Waterloo Region, Parents for Children’s Mental Health

Watch the recording, read a recap, and find resources here