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Kim Barthel Moving to Higher Ground

January 14-18, 2019 – Moving to Higher Ground: Pediatric Therapist Mentorship

GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB Course Description: A unique mentorship learning opportunity for pediatric therapists, combining professional development with personal growth. Therapists and children will be paired to concentrate on the individualized learning program of each therapist during this five-day program. Therapists will develop specific learning programs planned prior to the workshop through discussions between participant, therapist […]

November 10, 11 & 12th 2018 – Psycho-Sensory Processing Intervention

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA Description: This three-day workshop will provide an integrated theoretical connection about the neurological interplay between attachment, developmental trauma and sensory processing issues. Participants will develop an understanding of the use of relational attunement as a regulatory influence that supports and stabilises the arousal and sensory processing systems. This workshop will uniquely blend the integration […]

October 20, 2018 – Becoming a Behavioural Detective: Supporting Young Parents and their Children to Recognize, Express and Regulate Emotions

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. This event takes place on day two of the APSYP Conference 2018 Inspiring the Heart, Regulating the Body: Enhancing Social-Emotional Learning in Young Parent Programs The only conference of its kind in BC that targets the professional development needs specifically of Young Parent Program staff! The focus of this year’s conference for […]

October 19, 2018 – Becoming a Behavioural Detective

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC There is always a reason for the behaviour! This one-day workshop will provide an understanding of the integrated neurobiology of sensory processing and emotional/relational problems that result in “challenging behaviour”.  Participants will be invited to forever more become behavioural detectives, using clinical reasoning, to look deeper than the surface actions we observe. […]

October 4-6, 2018 – ATTACh 30th Annual Conference

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA Kim is joined by Shelley Mannell BSC at this outstanding yearly conference for a session on Trauma in the Body, Sensorimotor/OT Track. This workshop will provide a brief introduction to the connections between emotional trauma and the body by highlighting known biological connections that impact neurology, soft tissue, immune system and endocrine processes. Assessment of […]

September 29 – 30, 2018 – Decoding Autism: Understanding Neurobiology & Effective Intervention Strategies

TORONTO, ON This two-day workshop will blend cutting edge neurobiology with treatment strategies supporting clinicians who serve the Autism Spectrum Disordered population. A deeper and current understanding of the mechanisms of the brain-body science of ASD will be explored to allow occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, physiotherapists and other professionals to create evidence informed choices […]

September 25 – 27, 2018 – Collaborating Clinicians

LONDON, ON This three-day workshop is designed for professionals who desire to work collaboratively in supporting children with special needs.  As a therapist, educator, or caregiver, selecting an appropriate intervention approach for each individual client is often challenging. Professionals can be inundated with a multitude of options, making it difficult to discern which approaches or […]

September 21- 23, 2018 – Decoding Autism: From Understanding Neurobiology to Choosing Intervention Strategies

CALGARY, AB This three-day workshop blends cutting-edge neurobiology with treatment strategies supporting clinicians, pediatricians, educators and caregivers who serve the Autism Spectrum Disordered population. Through a series of lectures, participants will leave with multidimensional understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) through deepened insights into epigenetics, neural connectivity, immunology, relationship-based intervention and sensory-motor treatment programs. Current […]