2021 Annual Children's Mental Health Conference

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2021 Annual Children's Mental Health Conference

Registration closes:
Apr 22, 2021 at 11:00 pm
Facilitator(s): Dr. Laura Markham
Dr. Gordon Neufeld
Dr. Bruce Perry
Jennie Abbot
This is a multi-day event.
Day 1Apr 23, 2021 (8:00 am to 5:30 pm MDT)
Day 2Apr 24, 2021 (8:00 am to 5:30 pm MDT)
Day 3Apr 25, 2021 (8:00 am to 5:30 pm MDT)
$120.00 (CAD)
Location: Virtual
Course code: 21-MH-120-CARC

Target Audience

Parents, caregivers and educators

About this learning opportunity

After four successful years of sold-out conferences, The Institute of Child Psychology is offering its 6th Annual Children’s Mental Health Conference— and this year it’s online!
This globally recognized event will bring in thousands of people, the majority of whom are parents and educators from every corner of the globe.
Our conference will be keynoted by 3 prestigious presenters:
world renowned experts in the field of child psychology and New York Times Best-Selling authors and clinicians, Dr.Gordon Neufeld, Dr. Bruce Perry, and Dr. Laura Markham.
These dynamic speakers will bring their expertise and decades of experience as they over unparalleled keynote addresses. They will also be joined on stage by Dr. Ross Greene,
Dr. Janet Taylor, Dr. Deborah MacNamara, Patty Wipfler, Kim Payne, Jennifer Kolari, and more!

Topics Include: Achieving optimal Holistic Health; Theraplay for Parents and Caregivers; The Making of the Resilient Family; Navigating Your Child’s Education; Fostering Emotion Regulation; 5 Listening Tools; Being Your Best When Your Kids are at Their Worst; Surviving the Teenage Years; The Danish Way of Parenting; Merging Traditional Child Rearing Practices with Western Psychology; Keeping Children Safe Online; Rest, Play Grow: Helping Young Children Flourish; Growing Strong Girls; How to Talk to Children About Race and Racism; The Explosive Child; Mental Health First for Educators; Childhood Anxiety; Childhood Trauma

This conference is the only one of it’s kind in the world, so this is an amazing opportunity to be a front runner in advocating for children’s mental health! Help us advocate for children’s mental health and to join us in creating a global community where the stigma around mental health is dismantled; moving forward together in empowering parents, caregivers, mental health professionals and educators in creating a more hopeful, dynamic future for our youth.

See link for further details and information: https://instituteofchildpsychologyconference.com/ 

About the facilitator(s)

Dr. Laura Markham

Dr. Laura Markham is the author of Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How To Stop Yelling and Start Connecting, Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings: How To Stop the Fighting and Raise Friends for Life, and now her latest book, The Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids Workbook: Using mindfulness and connection to raise resilient, joyful children and rediscover your love of parenting. Dr. Laura Markham earned her PhD in clinical psychology at Columbia University and has worked as a parenting coach with countless families across the world. Over 160,000 moms and dads enjoy Dr. Laura’s free weekly coaching posts via email. You can sign up on any page of her website, AhaParenting.com, which serves up Aha! Moments for parents of babies through teens. Dr. Laura’s aspiration is to change the world, one child at a time, by supporting parents. The proud mother of two thriving young adults who were raised with her peaceful parenting approach, she lives with her husband in New York.

Dr. Gordon Neufeld

Dr. Gordon Neufeld is a Vancouver-based developmental psychologist with over 45 years of experience with children and youth and those responsible for them. A foremost authority on child development, Dr. Neufeld is an international speaker, a bestselling author (Hold On To Your Kids) and a leading interpreter of the developmental paradigm. Dr. Neufeld has a widespread reputation for making sense of complex problems and for opening doors for change. While formerly involved in university teaching and private practice, he now devotes his time to teaching and training others, including educators and helping professionals. His Neufeld Institute is now a world-wide charitable organization devoted to applying developmental science to the task of raising children. Dr. Neufeld appears regularly on radio and television. He is a father of five and a grandfather to six.

Dr. Bruce Perry

Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D. is Principal of The Neurosequential Model Network, LLC and Senior Fellow of The Child Trauma Academy, a Community of Practice based in Houston, TX. He is also Professor (Adjunct) in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago and the School of Allied Health, College of Science, Health and Engineering, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Dr. Perry is the author of over 500 journal articles, book chapters and scientific proceedings. His clinical research over the last ten years has been focused on integrating emerging principles of developmental neuroscience into clinical practice. This work has resulted in the development of innovative clinical practices and programs working with maltreated and traumatized children, most prominently the Neurosequential Model © , a developmentally sensitive, neurobiology-informed approach to clinical work (NMT), education (NME) and caregiving (NMC).

Jennie Abbot

Jennie Abbot is the Founder and Director of Harmony Kids Yoga & Mindfulness Company, the creator of YogaBREAK for Classrooms, Harmony at Home Kits, various Parenting and Educator Workshops and The My Peaceful Play Game for Kids. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) and Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher (CYA-CYT) with the Canadian Yoga Alliance teaching over 10,000 children to date. Jennie is the co-creator of the Harmony 95 Hour Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher Training Program through the International Yoga Alliance. Jennie’s offers Workshops for Parents and Educators in partnership with the Institute of Child Psychology. Jennie is also a Color Me Yoga Children’s Yoga Teacher Graduate, Rainbow Kids Yoga Certified Instructor, with Specialties in Yoga for the Special Needs, Safe Anatomy for Children and Trauma Informed Yoga for Children and Youth through Yoga Ed. In addition, Jennie has taken Mindfulness Training through Dr. Dan Siegel, Author and Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute. Jennie has worked with children, families, government, non-profit organizations and educators for over 20 years sharing her passion of bringing happiness and peace into the lives of children through yoga and mindfulness.