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The Institute of Child Psychology

was founded to educate parents and professionals on issues pertaining to children’s mental health and to promote the psychological and emotional well-being of children and adolescents. 

Our mission is to empower caregivers (i.e., parents, teachers, therapists, social workers, psychologists) by giving them pertinent insights, skills and tools necessary to help children thrive.

The Institute of Child Psychology is dedicated to parents, caregivers, and educators who wish to come together to learn about the latest research, innovations, and techniques pertaining to children’s mental health and attachment-based parenting practices. All courses are delivered by children’s mental health professionals.

​W​e believe that everyone should have access to affordable mental health resources.

15 - 25%

Canadians who will experience a mental health crisis before the age of 19

10 - 20%

Canadian youth who are impacted by a mental health issue

Our workshops ( Canada wide and global) and multi-day conferences ( Alberta) keep selling out! Canada, we have listened to your feedback and will be offering an EXCLUSIVELY Canadian, “Online Children’s Mental Health Conference”,  from January 31st – February 2,2020. The event is aimed at ensuring that leading- edge research and strategies related to children’s mental health is accessible to everyone in our amazing country, regardless of location.

Each day of the conference will kick off with a one hour keynote address (9am) by an acclaimed author and speaker, followed by three courses (offered at 10am, 1pm, and 6pm). You can tune in live to our workshops or  watch them at your convenience for 30 days after the original broadcast – all workshops are recorded for accessibility and ease of access.

Ticket Options

SAVE 20% WITH EARLY BIRD PRICING. *ENDS DECEMBER 15TH, 2019*

Full Day Pass

For $59.95
$47.99

(early bird pricing ends December 31st, 2019)

your pass includes:

  • Full access to a one hour Keynote by an acclaimed author and speaker
  • Access to 3 incredible courses
  • Tune in live, or watch them at your convenience for 30 days after the original broadcast

Three Day Pass

For $159.95
$127.99

(early bird pricing ends December 31st, 2019)

your pass includes:

  • Full access to all 3 one hour Keynotes by acclaimed authors and speakers
  • Full access to all 9 incredible courses
  • Tune in live, or watch courses at your convenience for 30 days after the original broadcast

Single Course Pass

For $29.95
$23.99

(early bird pricing ends December 31st, 2019)

your pass includes:

  • Full access to 1 incredible course
  • Tune in live, or watch them at your convenience for 30 days after the original broadcast

Full Day Pass

For $59.95
$47.99

(early bird pricing ends December 31st, 2019)

your pass includes:

  • Full access to a one hour Keynote by an acclaimed author and speaker
  • Access to 3 incredible courses
  • Tune in live, or watch them at your convenience for 30 days after the original broadcast

Three Day Pass

For $159.95
$127.99

(early bird pricing ends December 31st, 2019)

your pass includes:

  • Full access to all 3 one hour Keynotes by acclaimed authors and speakers
  • Full access to all 9 incredible courses
  • Tune in live, or watch courses at your convenience for 30 days after the original broadcast

Single Course Pass

For $29.95
$23.99

(early bird pricing ends December 31st, 2019)

your pass includes:

  • Full access to 1 incredible course
  • Tune in live, or watch them at your convenience for 30 days after the original broadcast

All prices are in Canadian Dollars

Get Your Early Bird Gift!

For a limited time, when you reserve your tickets during Early Bird Pricing (Ends December 31st, 2019)  you will receive exclusive access to our 90 minute webinar “Making Sense of Child Brain Development: Interpersonal Neurobiology Made Easy“.  A gift for joining us on this incredible journey!

Children's Mental Health Online Conference Schedule

January 31 Keynote

Speaker – Jessica Alexandra

Topic –“The Danish Way of Parenting: The Secret to the Happiest Children in the World”

Time – 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

January 31 Schedule - Courses Following the Keynote:

February 1 Keynote

Speaker – Kim Payne

Topic –“Simplicity Parenting: The Extraordinary Power of Less”

Time – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

February 1 Schedule - Courses Following the Keynote:

  • Childhood Anxiety: Helping Children Heal (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
  • Childhood Trauma: Finding a Way Through (2:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
  • Childhood Anger: Working Through Tempers (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

February 2 Keynote

Speaker – Rise Vanfleet

Topic –“The Healing Power of Animals: How the Human-Animal Bond can Bring Healing Into a Child’s Life”

Time – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

February 2 Schedule - Courses Following the Keynote:

  • Helping Children on the Autism Spectrum (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
  • The Impact of Technology on Children & Youth (2:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
  • The Power of Play: A Key Tool in Fostering Resiliency (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

Keynote Addresses

Jessica Joelle Alexander

The conference will commence with a keynote address by Jessica Joelle Alexander. Jessica is a bestselling author, Danish parenting expert, journalist, speaker, and cultural researcher. Her work has been featured in TIM, Salon, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, NY Times, Vanity Fair ,NPR, Huffington Post, and many more. She collaborated with BBC World News and acts as a spokesperson for LEGO on the Power of Play. Jessica speaks four languages and lives with her Danish husband and two children in Europe.

The Talented Jessica Joelle Alexander's Published Works:

Kim J. Payne

Our second day of the conference will feature world renowned author and speaker Kim J. Payne, M.ED. (Publications: Simplicity Parenting, The Soul of Discipline, Being Your Best When Your Kids are at Their Worst, Beyond Winning: Smart parenting in a Toxic Sports Environment). Kim Payne’s professional versatility is demonstrated in his multiple roles in mental health including his work as a school counsellor, adult educator, consultant, researcher, and a private family counsellor for twenty seven years. He has penned multiple books on parenting, as well as consulted for educational associations in over 12 countries.

The Talented Kim J. Payne's Published Works:

Dr. Rise VanFleet

Our third day of the conference will conclude with a keynote address by Dr. Rise VanFleet. Dr. Rise VanFleet is known internationally for her fun and informative presentations and workshops, as well as for her books, articles, and dvd’s about the fields of play therapy, Filial Therapy, and Animal Assisted Play Therapy. Her innovative approaches and stimulating training programs are frequently hailed by participants as among the best they’ve ever attended. A Licensed Psychologist (PA), Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor, and a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant, Dr. VanFleet brings 35 years of experience in her seminars, dvd’s, and books/articles. The quality of her work has been recognized by 8 national and international awards.

The Talented Dr.Rise VanFleet's Published Works:

Let's Move Forward Together!

This conference is the only of it’s kind Canada, so this is an amazing opportunity to be a front runner in advocating for education around children’s mental health in our great country! We invite you to become  an advocate for children’s mental health and to join us in creating a community where the stigma around mental health is dismantled. Let’s move forward together in empowering parents, caregivers, mental health professionals and educators in creating a more hopeful, dynamic future for our youth.

We look forward to having you as a partner on this incredible journey!

WHO

Parents, Caregivers, Educators, and Mental Health Professionals

Canada Wide!

WHAT

Parents, caregivers, educators, and mental health professionals will come together to learn about the latest research, innovations, and techniques pertaining to children’s mental health and attachment-based parenting practices.

WHEN

January 31st – February 2nd, 2020
Friday 8:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

WHERE

Online
Participants will be sent a link to join each workshop or keynote address live that they are enrolled in. After airing live, each participant will be sent a link to watch their recorded workshop, at their convenience, for 30 days after the conference ends.

WHY

To empower parents, caregivers and educators in creating a more hopeful, dynamic future for our youth.

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