HELP Coffee Talks Recordings

1 Guest, 3 Questions, in 30 Minutes 

Thank you to everyone who participated in our first ever HELP Coffee Talks series. This event was our first ever virtual series. We hope we achieved our goals of connecting with you and sharing important, relevant information related to the challenges of the COVID-19 context.

We also wish to thank our guests, Dr. Molly Lawlor and Dr. Lara Boyd. It was a pleasure to host them, share information and learn from each of them. The HELP team has recorded each session and videos have been posted to HELP’s YouTube channel. Please find direct links below. We will post Dr. Patricia Jennings' session recording once it is complete and the video is ready to share. 

A Conversation with Dr. Molly Lawlor

Molly Stewart Lawlor, Ph.D, is an expert in child and adolescent social and emotional development. Listen as Molly and Kim discuss social and emotional learning strategies as they relate to equality and anti-racism as well as a way to help parents and their children as they meet the challenges related to COVID-19. VIEW HERE

MindUp -
MindYeti -
WE Well-being -
Stress Contagion - HeartMind Online
How Gratitude Changes You and Your Brain - Greater Good CASEL Cares Webinar Series


A Conversation with Dr. Lara Boyd

Dr. Boyd is a Neuroscientist and Physical Therapist at the University of British Columbia. She is a professor and Wall Scholar. Dr. Boyd has held a Canada Research Chair, a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Career Scientist award and been a Peter Wall Early Career Scholar. Dr. Boyd directs the Brain Behaviour Lab at the University of British Columbia. Together, Kim and Lara discuss stress and the brain, sharing insights into what is happening with our brains right now! VIEW HERE

After watching this, your brain will not be the same - TEDxVancouver (December 2015)
Neuroplasticity and the science behind MindUP, with Dr Lara Boyd - MindUp (February 2020)


A Conversation with Dr. Patricia Jennings

Recording - Pending

How to Build a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom Where All Learners Feel Safe - KQED Mindshift
The Trauma-Sensitive Classroom: Building Resilience with Compassionate Teaching (book)
Teacher Burnout Turnaround: Strategies for Empowered Educators (book)

Planning is underway for another HELP Coffee Talks series. Please watch our newsletter and social media channels for information and registration details.