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Understanding the Highly Sensitive Child (Annual Symposium)

$60.00

Understanding the Highly Sensitive Child (Annual Symposium)

$60.00

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 others 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.

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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 others 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.

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

 

INSTRUCTOR:
Tania Johnson, R. Psychologist, R. Play Therapist and Co-founder of the Institute of Child Psychology. Biography can be found here:https://instituteofchildpsychology.com/our-team/

MORE ABOUT OUR CONFERENCE
This event is being held at our Calgary Mental Health Symposium. 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 Alberta.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Parents. caregivers, childcare professionals, educators, 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 20 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:
Refunds are only accepted up to 30 days prior to the event, unless requested within 24 hours of the purchase timestamp

Tickets can be transferred to another party at any time.

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

Understanding the Highly Sensitive Child (Annual Symposium)
Event Dates
Starts Ends
Nov 2, 2019 at 09:00 am Nov 2, 2019 at 12:30 pm
Venue Details
MacEwan Conference & Event Centre
MacEwan Conference & Event Centre
2500 University Dr NW #318
Calgary, AB, CA T2N 1N4

 

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