Dreaming big and moving forward
District Principal in the Surrey School District (British Columbia)
I am the district representative for Mental Health and Wellness Programming and serve on Interagency/ Intergovernmental Committees for programs dealing with students with mental health issues. I also oversee programs for youth at risk, vulnerable youth, students with mental health issues, and Summer Learning.
Most importantly, I am the proud father of 2 awesome kids and have the best life partner anyone could ever have.
UPDATES & RESOURCES
RESPECTFUL FUTURES PROVINCIAL RESOURCE
September 01, 2016
The Respectful Futures – Shaping Healthy Relationships resources consist of six modules, which may be used in schools and the community with the various modules being delivered to all ages but with an age-relevant approach. The modules are presented in a manner of progression that allows younger children to address relationships in a more global way, while giving older youth opportunities for a more specific and focused examination of relationships.
This project was made possible by funding from the Civil Forfeiture Office. We are appreciative of their ongoing support and guidance. We are similarly grateful for the senior staff made available for the Steering Committee by Stroh Health Care, the Ministry of Education (Student Wellness and Safety Branch), the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General ( both the BC Corrections Branch and the Community Safety and Crime Prevention Branch), and the Surrey School District.
July 25, 2019
A presentation on Personal Leadership focusing on aligning one's professional practice, taking care of one's team, and ensuring care of oneself as important notions in the development of leadership capacity.
There is also an example of systems change following these concepts that I engaged in at the Surrey School District, where I work.
MAKING THEM WHOLE: INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, MENTAL HEALTH AND MEMBERSHIP
August 9, 2019
A presentation made with Tajinder Rai, RCC to the Surrey School District's International Advocates on Mental Health and School Membership
THE COUNTERSTORY BY: DR. NATHAN TO
August 1, 2018
The Counselling and Consulting Website for Dr. Nathan To.
Dr. Nathan M. To has dedicated 3 interdisciplinary psychology degrees and devoted nearly 10 years of his life researching intergenerational trauma, grief, and our human capacity for grit and resilience--not just how we survive our painful losses, but how we thrive, create, and transform our lives on a new path.
TEEN MENTAL HEALTH
January 01, 2014
By Dr. Stan Kutcher: a program used by educators and social service agencies Canada (and North America wide) on how to recognize mental health issues in teenagers and how to walk with them as they work towards health and wholeness.
MY SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY DOCTORAL THESIS
Parental Support for Students Who Participate in High School Athletics: An Exploration of the Perceived Influence of Parents and Its Effect on Student Self-Efficacy and Academic Success
This mixed method study explored student athletes' perception of parental involvement in their high school athletic endeavours and how this perceived involvement affect their self efficacy and academic success. The notions of membership and engagement are also heavily explored.
On the SFU site for the abstract here
http://summit.sfu.ca/item/17207 or click below for PDF download.