Minister Flaherty Highlights Support for Charities
Ministry of Finance News Release: The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, today urged Canadians to take advantage of the Harper Government’s new First-Time Donor’s Super Credit and donate to a charitable organization.
Your Vote Can Help Lutherwood
Waterloo - Barbara Arrowsmith-Young, Lutherwood’s speaker at last week’s Speakers’ Series and author of The Woman Who Changed Her Brain, has been nominated in the Canadian Living and AOL/Huffington Post Impact Canada Me to We Awards in the Educator category. If she wins, she will donate the $5,000 prize to Lutherwood.
BrainLinks Canada Connects People, Research and Practice
WATERLOO - Today, Lutherwood is hosting 35 children’s mental health leaders from across Canada at its Children’s Mental Health Centre in Waterloo. The group is engaging in the organization’s first national conference - BrainLinks Canada. The symposium-style gathering will explore recent advances in adolescent brain development and mental health research, and look for ways to translate advances such as these into mental health practice across Canada.
Lutherwood Steps for Kids a Huge Success
Waterloo – Lutherwood’s fifth annual Steps for Kids walk was a huge success.
On a beautiful, sunny Sunday May 5, a crowd gathered at Lutherwood’s Children’s Mental Health Centre on Benjamin Road in Waterloo to raise money for and awareness of children’s mental health.
Annual Steps for Kids Walk Grows
Waterloo – For 5 years, Lutherwood has been holding its annual Steps for Kids walk to raise funds to support specialized children's mental health treatment programs. This year, the organization is seeing a significant increase in participation. This Sunday May 5, starting at 8:30, organizers are anticipating up to 400 people (up from about 80 last year) thanks to increased interest from the community and local businesses entering corporate teams.
Lutherwood One of Canada’s Best Workplaces, Again
WATERLOO – For four consecutive years, the Great Place To Work Institute has identified Lutherwood as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces. This year, Lutherwood placed 8th overall in the medium-sized category (compared to 12th last year), was recognized as the 6th best workplace for women, and was one of 6 organizations that stood out in the credibility dimension of the study.
Lutherwood Shares Knowledge and Experience with Newfoundland and Labrador
WATERLOO - Today, Lutherwood’s Children’s Mental Health Centre welcomed nine staff from two new children’s mental health live-in centres in Newfoundland and Labrador for a three-day experiential training opportunity. These centres will be operated by Eastern Health and Central Health; two Regional Health Authorities in the province.
Register Now for Barbara Arrowsmith-Young Talk
Lutherwood is excited to announce that on May 16th Barbara Arrowsmith-Youth is coming to Waterloo Region to share her inspiring story of her personal journey overcoming severe learning disabilities.
Building A Sensory Therapy (Snoezelen) Room
Lutherwood is building a Snoezelen Room for kids in our community and is reaching out to the community for support.
Lutherwood Adopts New Treatment Approach
Waterloo – Lutherwood is excited to announce that it has adopted a new treatment approach that is already showing considerable promise amongst its youth at Lutherwood’s Children’s Mental Health Centre.