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February 8 & 9, 2019 – Psycho-Sensory Processing Intervention: Informed and Integrated Mental Health Support Strategies for the Treatment of Trauma

ST. PAUL, MN Kim is proud to announce that she will be leading a two-day workshop at the INTERACTIVE EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM COURSE DESCRIPTION: This two-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 […]

February 5, 2019 – Decoding Autism: From Understanding the Neurobiology to Choosing Intervention Strategies

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA This one-day workshop will blend cutting-edge neurobiology with treatment strategies supporting a range of professionals, clinicians, educators and caregivers who serve the Autism Spectrum Disordered population. Deeper and current understanding of the mechanisms of the brain-body science of ASD will support participants in making evidence informed choices of treatments for individual clients across […]

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 […]

December 14, 2018 – Becoming a Behavioural Detective

BANGKOK, THAILAND  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 forevermore become behaviouraldetectives, using clinical reasoning, to look deeper than the surface actions we observe. By seeking to […]

December 10 – 13, 2018 Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT) for Cerebral Palsy and Autism Spectrum Disorder

BANGKOK, THAILAND This four-day workshop is designed to acquaint Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech & Language Pathologists with the Neuro-Developmental Treatment approach. The information presented will introduce current NDT principles including beginning assessment and problem-solving techniques. Participants will improve both their observational skills and direct handling skills to improve function in their pediatric CP and ASD clients. Through lecture, hands-on labs […]

December 3 & 4, 2018 – MENTAL HEALTH Needs Across the Lifespan: Support from a Sensory Processing Perspective

HONG KONG This 2 day workshop will provide an integrated, theoretical connection between mental health challenges across the lifespan and sensory processing issues in order to support and enhance therapeutic treatment and practice. The focus on the neurobiological link between affective disorders and sensory processing will assist participants in supporting people with a range of […]

Classroom Behaviour

December 2, 2018 – Supporting Students with MENTAL HEALTH Needs at School

HONG KONG This lecture style introductory workshop is designed to assist teachers, social workers, SLP’s, and other professionals involved in the educational and mental health field to learn to support children with behavioural challenges and learning problems. The sensory processing approach assists in “looking beyond the behaviour” and into the nervous system. It helps with […]

December 1, 2018 – Public Seminar on Mindful Parenting

HONG KONG Mindful parenting is an introductory one-day course for parents to understand how their state of mind impacts the emotional and functional well-being of they children. Simple understanding of the neurobiology of mindfulness and daily techniques that are useful in everyday parenting will be highlighted. OBJECTIVES: The participant will be able to; Understand the […]