Course Description

The Highly Sensitive Child

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, takes things personally, deeply impacted by other’s emotions, easily withdraws if overwhelmed, thinks deeply about things, deeply rich inner life, doesn’t do well with change, highly conscientious, and perceptive?

A highly sensitive child [HSC] is one of the fifteen to twenty percent of children born with a nervous system that is highly aware and quick to react to everything. This makes them quick to grasp subtle changes, prefer to reflect deeply before acting, and generally behave conscientiously. They are also easily overwhelmed by high levels of stimulation, sudden changes, and the emotional distress of others (Aron, 2018).

In this workshop parents, caregivers, and professionals will learn to better understand these children and ways to help them manage in the home and the classroom.
Our Aim

Objectives

  • Identifying whether a child is highly sensitive.
  • Exploring struggles that accompany these types of children and possible solutions.
  • Understanding how parenting style can impact HSC.
  • Develop strategies to build resiliency in HSC.

Event Info

Speaker

Jodi Medori

Jodi Medori is a registered psychologist. Her belief is that we have to look at our whole selves. This includes our brain, our bodies, our emotions and our relationships with others, and the interactions of all these parts. Through integration and processing, transformation happens. And then we heal.

Presale

$ 175
  • Aug 15 - Aug 30

Early Bird

$ 200
  • Sep 01 - Oct 15

Full

$ 250
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Low Income

$ 75
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One Day

$ 125
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