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

USD $38.35

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

USD $38.35

Depression can significantly impact a child, and those caring for them are often left with questions about how to best help. In this workshop parents and professionals will learn more about childhood depression and how to best help children and teens manage it. All strategies are science-informed, and practical for working with children and youth. This workshop will empower adults to be agents of change in a child’s life giving attendees concrete ways in which they can support the children in their lives.

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Poor self-esteem, feelings of hopeless or helplessness, loss of concentration, poor attention, inability to make decisions,  loss of confidence in their abilities, difficulty in thinking, chronic feelings of guilty, suicidal ideas, history of self-harm, low energy, apathy, change in appetite, shifts in sleep patterns, or poor motivation.

Depression can significantly impact a child, and those caring for them are often left with questions about how to best help. In this workshop parents and professionals will learn more about childhood depression and how to best help children and teens manage it. All strategies are science-informed, and practical for working with children and youth. This workshop will empower adults to be agents of change in a child’s life giving attendees concrete ways in which they can support the children in their lives.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Introduction to the neuropsychological, genetic, and developmental roots of depression
  • Recognize the societal factors/modern day environment that contribute to the current increase in depression amongst children
  • Explore what depression looks like in young children verses adolescents
  • Learn to differentiate between sadness/depressed mood and Clinical Depression (DSM-V)
  • Discover how to nurture resiliency in children, and the impact of a connected relationship
  • Identifying parenting tools and strategies for coping with depression
  • Discovering what treatment options are available
  • Learn how to support children or teens that self-harm.
  • Review resources available to parents

INSTRUCTOR:
Sarah Hopkins, R. Provisional Psychologist.  Biography can be found here:https://instituteofchildpsychology.com/our-team/

MORE ABOUT OUR CONFERENCE
This event is being held at our 2019 Edmonton Children’s Annual Mental Health Conference. Join us for empowering opportunities to learn, share, network, and be inspired! At this conference 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. All our workshops will be offered by Registered Psychologists and other professionals  who specialize in Children’s Mental Health; most of whom work locally in the Edmonton Area.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
This presentation is appropriate for parents, educators, caregivers, childcare professionals, and mental health professionals.

WHAT WE PROVIDE:
Workbooks to complete throughout the day are available at event sign-in. Refreshments {coffee, tea and water} will be provided at the event. An electronic certificate of completion will be granted after completion of this seminar {within 10 business days}.

UNABLE TO AFFORD A TICKET?
We offer subsidized tickets to those have limited income!
Please email us at info@instituteofchildpsychology.com for qualifications.

CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS:
Tickets purchased within 30 days of the course start date can be refunded within 24 hours of purchase timestamp.

Tickets can be transferred to another party at any time.

Please contact our administration team for further details at info@instituteofchildpsychology.com

Thank you to our sponsors!

 

 

 

 

Depression in Children and Youth: Moving Out of the Shadows (Annual Conference)
Event Dates
Starts Ends
Apr 28, 2019 at 09:00 am Apr 28, 2019 at 12:30 pm
Venue Details
Edmonton Inn & Conference Centre
Edmonton Inn & Conference Centre
11830 Kingsway NW
Edmonton, AB, CA T5G 3J5

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