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Event Name

Making Sense of Emotions
Course/Workshop
Intended Audience: General Public, Professionals
Provided by: Jack Hirose & Associates

Date and Time

Wed Mar 2, 2016 (This event is over)
9:00 - 4:00pm

Location

950 W 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 2N7

Event Description

Speaker: Gordon Neufeld, Ph.D.

OVERVIEW

There is much focus today on children’s emotions. Constructs like emotional intelligence, emotional self-regulation, emotional well-being and emotional social learning are being bandied about like never before. Emotion, long dismissed as a nuisance factor, is now confirmed to be at the core of development and well-being. Yet little is being taught about the nature of emotion or the implications for working with children and families. In this course, Dr. Neufeld does a brilliant job of putting the pieces together to make sense of emotion, revealing the emotional roots of many behavioural problems, and clarifying the challenges for helping professionals.



DESCRIPTION

This material is absolutely foundational to an understanding of human nature. New revelations about the nature of emotion have shed fresh light on the pivotal role of feelings in play, brain development, discipline problems, attention problems, mental health issues and much more. In this course, Dr. Neufeld distils the current scientific knowledge on emotion to three basic laws and discusses the implications of each of these laws for parenting and teaching as well as the treatment of children. Neufeld also outlines five basic steps to emotional health and development so adults can foster emotional well-being and get to the root of such problems as alarm, anxiety, agitation, aggression, impulsiveness, lack of empathy, bullying, and so on. This course is powerful in the insight it provides as well as the changes it inspires.

More Info

604-924-0296

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Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD)
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