Kids Have Stress Too!
Date(s) - Oct 24, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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This workshop provides a comprehensive introduction to key aspects of early childhood and brain development, as well as the crucial role caregivers and educators play in helping children learn effective stress-management strategies. Designed to meet the needs of early childhood educators and kindergarten teachers, the program contains evidence-based strategies to help young children learn how to become aware of and manage stress
Learning to handle stress is an important life skill for everyone. Developed by the Psychology Foundation of Canada, this training teaches educators to help children enhance their physical, mental, emotional and behavioral coping skills, thinking styles and key abilities during the important window of opportunity of the early years. By providing participants with more information, tools and strategies, this training will help them learn effective ways to promote positive emotional development and self regulation in young children, and create a learning environment that reduces stress and supports children by helping them to begin to effectively cope with stress.
Professional Development Certificate
Professional Development Certificate Credit Hours
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604 533 4425
Jackie Ayer has spent the past 25 years in family support. She graduated form the University of Waterloo and began her career in Family Support in Guelph ON. During this time Jackie was introduced to the Kids Have Stress Too! material and became a Master Trainer four years later. Fifteen years ago, Jackie and her family moved from Ontario to BC where she continued to work in the field of family support. From 2007 to 2017 Jackie worked for Chilliwack Community Services where she directed the Early Years, Family Services and Youth Services teams. Jackie is currently working in Abbotsford as the Community Housing Director for MSA Society for Community Living.