Making Sense of Kids
Date(s) - Oct 20, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Okanagan College - Penticton Campus
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In this informative and engaging full day workshop we will take a look at a combination of three topics: Rest, Play Grow: Helping Young Children Flourish, Tears and Tantrums: Understanding Frustration and Aggression and Who’s in charge? Why Adults Need to Lead. This workshop is based on the relational and developmental approach of Gordon Neufeld, these presentations address a range of issues in raising and teaching children and adolescents. They are suitable for a variety of audiences including parents, educators, and child/health care professionals.
Please fill out the registration form and return along with payment to complete the registration process by October 12, 2018.
Registration begins at 8:30 am and the workshop will be in the Lecture Hall at the College.
For more information, call the CCRR office.
Dr. Deborah MacNamara is the author of the best-selling book Rest, Play, Grow: Making Sense of Preschoolers (or anyone who acts like one), which has been translated into 7 languages: French, Russian, Italian, German, Spanish, Danish, and Korean. Deborah is on Faculty at the Neufeld Institute, and is the Director of Kid’s Best Bet, a Counselling and Family Resource Center. Deborah is a dynamic teacher and experienced counsellor who makes developmental science come to life in the everyday context of home and classroom. She also provides counselling services to parents and professionals to make sense of learning, behavioural, and developmental issues in kids – from babies to teens. Deborah travels nationally and internationally, speaking to child and adolescent development issues to groups including the United Nations and the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education. With over 60 presentations a year to groups including parents, educators, child care professionals, social workers, foster and adopt community, and health care professionals, Deborah shares her insight and passion for making sense of kids. She is a developmentalist at heart who is continually fascinated by the mysteries and beauty inherent in human maturation.
Parents, Educators and Child/Health Care Professionals
Professional Development Certificate
Professional Development Certificate Credit Hours
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Dr. Deborah MacNamara