Brotalk: A service for teen guys from Kids Help Phone

On Thursday, May 26, 2016, EENet and Kids Help Phone presented a webinar titled, "Brotalk: A service for teen guys from Kids Help Phone."

Brotalk is a new tailored service for male teens that provides counselling, information, resources, and interactive tools, with technologies and language that appeal to them.

This service was developed as a result of a series of focus groups that aimed to find out what are the positives and challenges that male teens associate with their life stage and what they feel are the essential elements of a service/support designed for them.

View the webinar recording and the presentation slides.


Alisa Simon is Vice-President of Counselling Services and Programs at Kids Help Phone. She heads the organization’s evaluation and Knowledge Mobilization work and is also responsible for its counselling organization-wide, with more than 100 professional counselling staff working under her direction across three counselling centres serving young people across Canada.

Miriam Verburg is the director of Youth Online Services and innovation. She is a seasoned game designer and interactive producer with over a decade of experience working with non-profits, cultural organizations, and broadcasters. She specializes in creating digital experiences for young people and communities with specialized needs, and has a nuanced understanding of design for healthy outcomes.

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