Live Virtual Trainings

Working with Children in Mental Health *MAY Virtual Event*

USD $29.99

This Virtual event will be LIVE on Zoom!
This is a workshop followed by a Q&A session with the instructor, Tania Johnson (Co-Founder of ICP).



This Virtual event will be LIVE on Zoom! Set your calendars for Thursday, May 23rd, 2024!

Event- Working with Children in Mental Health:

Children are not mini adults, and specific considerations need to be made before deciding to work with this population.

In this introductory workshop you will be given an overview of these key considerations when moving into work with children in mental health, which includes unique modalities, differences in interpersonal neurobiology, seeing your client through an attachment lens, setting up an appropriate treatment space, and guidelines to working with parents and systems.

This workshop is aimed at giving you structure and direction while navigating some of the complex nuances that come with treating children and youth in mental health.



Workshop Objectives:


  • Differentiate between coaching and mental health treatment
  • Explore unique differences in the neurobiology of children verses adult clients
  • Define the four attachment styles in children and teens, and how that guides your clinical work
  • Describe an ideal treatment space for children, and how that can be adapted for a variety of treatment settings
  • Explore a variety of clinical modalities that are developmentally appropriate for children


Tania Johnson, R. Psychologist, R. Play Therapist, Co-Founder: Institute of Child Psychology

Live Streamed: Zoom *** An emailed link will be sent out to you closer to the event date.

10:00am – 1:00pm MST (Mountain Standard Time)

Workshop presentation will be followed by a Q&A session in which you will be able to speak live with the Instructor. 

This presentation is appropriate for child care professionals, caregivers, and mental health professionals.

Certificate with 2.0 Credit Hours

We offer subsidized tickets to those have limited income!
Please email us at for qualifications.

CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS: Tickets are non refundable.

***DISCLAIMER: All workshops provided by the Institute of Child Psychology, along with all workshop materials, are strictly for educational purposes only and cannot be categorized as psychological or mental health services.




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Instructor Information

Tania Johnson

Tania was born in South Africa, where she received an Honours degree in psychology. She spent several years teaching in Taiwan before adventuring to places like Mount Everest base camp and the Andes in Peru and Bolivia. She then completed a one-year internship at Cancer Treatment Centres of America in Chicago, where her focus was on supporting patients in the stem cell unit. Tania then earned her Master’s degree in counselling from City University of Seattle. She and her husband were foster parents to four First Nations children for five years and have two bio children of their own.