Edmonton Inn & Conference Centre

11830 Kingsway NW

Edmonton AB CA T5G 3J5

Associated Events

Childhood Anger: Working Through Tempers (Annual Conference)

Is your child struggling with yelling, aggression, defiance, tantrums, meltdowns, and overall emotion dysregulation?  A child’s anger can be emotionally and physically draining for everyone involved. This full-day workshop will empower parents and caregivers to proactively and lovingly help children during these challenging moments. The workshop will begin with an overview of the neurobiological roots of aggression, followed by an in-depth exploration [...]

Childhood Anxiety: Understanding and Helping Children Heal (Annual Conference)

Does your child or the children you work with struggle with anxiety: panic attacks, separation anxiety, stomach aches, headaches, tantrums, [...]

Cultivating Courage: Raising Resilient Kids (Annual Conference)

Resilient kids are confident problem solvers, critical thinkers, independent, motivated,  have a high self-esteem, and are courageous in navigating life's [...]

Helping Children on the Autism Spectrum (Annual Conference)

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is known as a challenging, complex, and long-term condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent worldwide. Often, a [...]

The Making of the Resilient Parent (Annual Conference)

Do you find yourself reacting instead of responding how you want to? Are you stuck having the same problems with your child/teen ? Do you wish you to improve [...]

Practical Strategies to Help Children Manage Stress: Body Based Lens (Annual Conference)

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” – Albert [...]

Simplifying: The Creation of Calm (Annual Conference)

Feeling like your life is chaotic? Hard to manage time, activities, work, meals, and ultimately balance as a parent? Do you children seem overwhelmed and you [...]

The Relationship Between Nutrition and Mental Health Outcomes (Annual Conference)

Dr Veronica Botova is a naturopathic doctor in Leduc who runs a family practice with her husband, Dr. Luis Flores, (MD Mexico), [...]

Raising Kids Who Launch: Navigating Your Child’s Education and Redefining the Parent Role (Annual Conference)

Parenting children successfully through their education can be both daunting and overwhelming.  From navigating through Elementary and Junior High to facing the [...]

Helping Children through Divorce and Separation: (Annual Conference)

Has your child, or a child you know, been impacted by their parent's separation. Maybe this child is struggling with confusion, grief, anger, or anxiety, and you just want [...]

Compassionate Discipline: Raising Secure Children (Annual Conference)

Feeling like you can't get to your child? At your wits end with disruptive behaviour? Feel that your children don't listen to anything you say? [...]

Childhood ADHD: From Struggling to Thriving (Annual Conference)

Classroom Mental Health: Strategies and Beyond (Annual Conference)

Educators are often faced with very unique and challenging issues in the classroom. At any given time, an educator will have students [...]

Childhood Trauma: Finding a Way Through (Annual Conference)

Has your child or a child you are supporting experienced physical or sexual abuse? Exposed to the foster care system? Suffered through a tragic event? Experienced neglect? Witnessed or experienced [...]

Helping Teens Thrive: Understanding and Supporting Adolescents (Annual Conference)

Do you want to have a better understanding of your adolescent’s emotions and behaviour? Do you struggle with understanding the difference between typical and non-typical teenage behaviour? Does your teen struggle with [...]

The Impact of Technology on Children and Youth (Annual Conference)

Are you wondering how to handle screen use in your home or classroom? How much screen-time should should you allow every day ? When should your child get a phone? What the impact of technology on [...]

The Power of Play: A Key Tool for Resiliency: (Annual Conference)

Depression in Children and Youth: Moving Out of the Shadows (Annual Conference)

Helping Children Through Grief and Loss (Annual Conference) SOLD OUT!

SOLD OUT! Has your child recently experienced the loss of a loved one or a pet? Have they been required to move or change schools? Are they experiencing the separation of their parents? Are they struggling with a loss of trust, safety or faith? Regardless of the type of loss, watching your child grieve can be one of the most profoundly difficult experiences for caregivers. Grief is a normal and natural reaction to a loss in an individual’s life [...]

Fostering Attachment: The Heart of Connection (Annual Conference): SOLD OUT!

Want to learn how to foster a stronger connection with your child, and ensure their attachment to you is in a healthy place? Looking for ways to be the best version of yourself with your child? We help poise parents for raising resilient [...]

Understanding the Highly Sensitive Child (Annual Conference)

Does this sound like your child or a child you work with: struggles with emotional reactivity, appears to be impacted by sensory issues, broods over failures, [...]

Teaching Mindfulness to Help Children Thrive (Annual Conference)

Have you ever wondered what mindfulness really means and how it can be used to support children and teens in the classroom or at home? Have you wondered about [...]

Keynote “Being Your Kids Best Bet: Helping Children Thrive”

Dr. Deborah MacNamara is the author of the best-selling book Rest, Play, Grow: Making Sense of Preschoolers (or anyone who acts like one), is on Faculty at the [...]

Making Sense of Young Children (Annual Conference)

 No one is more susceptible to being misunderstood than the preschooler. Precocious, brazen, obsessive, endearing, hysterical, [...]

Helping Children Cope with Adverse Healthcare Experiences (Annual Conference)

Has your child been diagnosed with a medical illness? Is your child struggling with multiple appointments and medical procedures? Are you and your [...]