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Vancouver, BC V6H 1G5
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November 24, 2017
Using Expressive Therapy with Children & Youth:Click Here For More Information
Building Your Toolbox
This workshop features four models of expressive therapy! It is appropriate for child and family therapists, psychologists, school counsellors, mental health clinicians, social workers, members of school-based teams, youth and family workers and community service providers. It is designed to provide specific tools to professionals who work with children and youth.
November 27 to 29, 2017
Healing & Treating Trauma, Addictions,Click Here For More Information
and Related Disorders
Topics include exceptional healing techniques in the treatment of post-traumatic conditions, treatment of sexual addiction, digital culture meet clinical culture, why sex sucks and love doesnâ€™t last, mindfulness interventions for anxiety and depression, evidence â€“ based treatment of personality disorders, core competencies of trauma, grief and loss, compassion fatigue and burnout, clinical strategies on sex and love, shame and addiction, healing yourself, fear of intimacy in couple therapy, skills vs pills, transforming therapeutic failure with CBT/TEAM techniques and more.
November 30 to December 1, 2017
Exceptional Healing Techniques in the Treatment ofClick Here For More Information
This workshop will offer Ego-State Parts Therapy as a method that can help to resolve these issues and promote self-integration and well-being. Emphasis is on developing a powerful toolkit that can enrich your current orientation to trauma therapy. Topics include definitions of ego states and ego-state parts therapy, how to find and work with the conflict-free self, the importance of secure attachment and developmental repair, working with ego states linked to survival responses, resolution of emotional and physical pain, addiction issues, and internal self-conflicts, moving towards positive engagement with self and others, building bottom-up somatic interventions as well as top-down, how to identify and work with the dissociation spectrum, fostering communication, cooperation and integration within the self, relationships with others, and more.
December 4 to 5, 2017
2 Day Advanced Mindfulness TrainingClick Here For More Information
In this in-depth, two-day workshop, national mindfulness teacher and author Donald Altman will demonstrate a variety of powerful clinical tools for helping clients to rewire the brain as they overcome clinical anxiety, depression, chronic pain, PTSD, addictive cravings, and stress-related symptoms.Topics include awareness, mindfulness, skill, training and more.
January 24 to March 14, 2018
Parenting WorkshopsClick Here For More Information
An 8 week parenting group based on the â€˜STEPâ€™ (Systematic Training in Effective
Parenting) method. The workshop will provide you with theory and techniques in
a supportive and engaging way, helping you build a toolkit to raise capable, cooperative, and responsible children.
January 25 to 27, 2018
Early Years Conference 2018Click Here For More Information
This conference will explore the complex factors impacting childrenâ€™s development, recognizing the essential aspect of nurturing relationships within families and in our professional roles as the cornerstone of strengthening childrenâ€™s resilience. The conference will highlight many of the considerations and practices in work with young children and their families, particularly as we adapt to our rapidly changing society.
February 21 to 22, 2018
Working with Aggressive and Violent Children and YouthClick Here For More Information
Aggression problems are deeply rooted in instinct and emotion and are therefore resistant to conventional discipline practices. Dr. Neufeld uncovers these roots and outlines steps to addressing them. His rich professional experience with aggressive children and violent youth informs this refreshing approach to an age-old problem. The principles apply to children of all ages and all settings: home, school and treatment.
February 23, 2018
Bullies: Their Making and UnmakingClick Here For More Information
Once we understand how bullies are made, our attempts to unmake them can be truly effective and long-lasting. Most prevailing approaches to this problem assume that bullying is either learned behaviour or the result of failure to acquire social skills. In contrast, Dr. Neufeld dissects the bully syndrome to reveal its deep instinctive roots in the dynamics of attachment and vulnerability.
March 1 to 2, 2018
Perinatal Services BCâ€™s 3rd Biennial Conference:Click Here For More Information
Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies
This conference is working together to improve perinatal outcomes. Hosted by Perinatal Services BC, this conference is for healthcare professionals invested in the care of pregnant/postpartum women and their infants through the continuum of perinatal and newborn care. This conference will engage healthcare professionals from a wide range of disciplines in knowledge transfer and interprofessional collaboration in order to provide the best care possible and ensure healthy mothers and babies.
April 18th to 21st, 2018
Adolescents and Adults with FASDClick Here For More Information
8th International Research Conference
This 2018 conference, held at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver, will provide an opportunity to be at the forefront of addressing FASD (specifically in adolescents and adults). It will include a diverse group of professionals, researchers, students, families and individuals with FASD.
October 24 to 26, 2018
Childhood and Adolescent ObesityClick Here For More Information
Recent Advances in Prevention and Treatment
Held at The Westin Calgary. This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 7th conference will focus on a range of topics that impact the prevention and treatment of obesity beyond the clinic setting, considering the broader social and environmental factors that influence the health of children, adolescents, and families. This multi-theme meeting will explore the role that health care professionals can play in promoting healthy strategies within the greater community to enhance the well-being of children and adolescents living with obesity. Specifically, the conference will showcase examples of successful collaborations that span diverse settings, including the health care system, government, schools, and community at-large.