Navigating our child’s big feelings can be exhausting. This workshop empowers you with the latest research and tools to not only help your child manage these feelings- but to use these moments to bring you and your child, or the child you are working with, even closer. Children need an adult who can be their anchor through a storm – by the end of this workshop you will know exactly how to do that.
In this workshop, we explore 7 principles that foster emotion regulation. The seven principles include:
- A connected child is a happy child
- Working with the brain, not against it
- Ensuring Caregiver resiliency
- Giving Space for the Power of Play
- Keeping it Simple
- Exploring Discipline that doesn’t divide
- Nurturing Emotional Resiliency
Each principle has a toolbox which helps parents, teachers, and caregivers to implement concrete tools and strategies into their home immediately. At the Institute, we are not interested in short term changes, this workshop provides a holistic overview that will equip your child with emotion Against it regulation skills that will empower them as they move through the different chapters of their life.
- Explore different attachment styles and tools to enhance a secure attachment
- Introduce how to work with a child’s brain, instead of against it.
- Discuss the vital importance of self-care for caregivers
- Learn how to incorporate play and simplicity as tools towards helping children to regulate
- Build a toolkit of techniques to guide your child when they are struggling
- Identify strategies to enhance a child’s emotional literacy
- TOOLBOX: Learn over 20+ strategies to help a child emotionally regulate and ground.
- CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION with 3.0 instructional hours endorsed by the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.
- RESOURCES: Workbook to complete and access to several mental health and parenting resources
- SUPPORT: Access to the instructors who teach each course should any questions arise.
- HELP ON DEMAND: Access to the instructor via email at any time.
- SELF PACED STUDY: No timeline for completion of the course.
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WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR:
This presentation is appropriate for parents, educators, child care professionals, caregivers, and mental health professionals.
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We offer subsidized tickets to those who have limited income!
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Tammy Schamuhn, R. Psychologist, R. Play Therapist
Co-Founder: Institute of Child Psychology
Tammy Schamuhn is a Registered Psychologist, Registered Play Therapist, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, and the Co-Founder of the Institute of Child Psychology. She has a Bachelors of Education from the University of Alberta and practiced as an Elementary Teacher in Canada before going on to do her Masters degree in Psychology. She is also the Founder and Executive Director of Family Counselling Centres where she and her team treat children, adolescents, and their families through the use of a variety of types of therapies. Her clinic also utilized animals in their practice, as Tammy has developed a canine-assisted and equine-assisted therapy programs for treating children and teens.
Furthermore, she also runs an extensive clinical internship program at her clinic where she trains masters-level interns who are training to become child psychologists, and provides clinical supervision to newly licensed provisional psychologists in the province of Alberta.
She approaches her clinical and consultative work with parents and professionals with an attachment and neurobiological lens: all of her work is based on the neurology of the brain and how attachment is integral to adaptive functioning of both children and adults.
Tania Johnson, R. Psychologist, R. Play Therapist
Co-Founder: Institute of Child Psychology
Tania is a Registered Psychologist and a Registered Play Therapist. She completed her undergraduate studies in South-Africa before engaging in a one year, full time internship in Chicago at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. In 2012, she received my Masters of Counselling from City University of Seattle. During her Master’s degree, she worked both on the front lines and as a counsellor with foster and adoptive families who faced a range of emotional, behavioural, and cognitive challenges.
Since completing her degree, she has worked in a private practice setting with children, teens, adults and families. She works primarily from an attachment based perspective. This means that she works with clients to explore how early relationships affect how we come to understand our self, other people and the world.
Tania endeavours to always approach her clients and professional work with respect, honesty, integrity and warmth.
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