Connection and Separation: Building a Child’s Capacity to Separate
Date(s) - Jun 15, 2019
9:30 am - 12:45 pm
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Do you notice that the parents, children, and families that you support, struggle with issues related to separation (the commencement of child care or school, shuffling between parents and or homes, feeling responsible for parents’ feelings or actions, the proximity of parents)? As we know, the most common issue plaguing our little people today is anxiety, and with anxiety comes a host of challenges. When facing separation from a parent or caregiver, the natural feelings that are generated can impact the lives of our little people in so many ways, and they can take a significant toll on both parent and child. This workshop will provide child care providers and parents with the knowledge and tools necessary to effectively manage these challenges and face separation with ease.
- Child Growth and Development
- Child Health and Wellbeing
- Family Support
- Kindergarten Transitions
- Middle Years
Suitable for child care providers of children ages 0-12 years.
Professional Development Certificate
Professional Development Certificate Credit Hours
$25.00 members/$32.00 non-members
Registration Contact Email
Registration Contact Phone Number
604-931-3400 ext. 0
For the past 22 years, Shannon has been concentrating in the area of child and family development. She is a Social Worker, Foster Parent, Outreach Consultant, Connect Parent Group Facilitator, and Clinician at MCFD-Child and Youth Mental Health, plus her Master’s of Education in Counselling Psychology, that informs her approach and guides her towards helping parents in a gentle, authentic way. She is also a parent of two small children… nothing more needs to be said here.