October 5, 2017 – How Attachment Shapes Our Lives

THE PAS, MB This one-day introductory workshop will help parents and professionals alike to enhance their understanding of how early developmental experiences significantly shape a child’s brain, behaviour and learning capacity. Typically, the attachment between an infant and a loving parent or caregiver creates a lasting sense of security and safety for the child, which […]

October 3, 2017 – Helping Stop the Cycle of Trauma

WINNIPEG, MB Break free of your trauma through amazing healing conversation. Witness and participate in an intimate conversation about compassionate healing with Kim Barthel and Theo Fleury. Through this unique approach via down-to-Earth conversation, the therapeutic process unfolds-blending Theo’s personal life experience of recovery and Kim’s theory and understanding of trauma and the healing process. […]

September 15, 2017 – Becoming a Behavioural Detective

CALGARY, AB Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: Distinguish between sensory, emotional and cognitive components of behavior Describe the neurobiology of challenging behaviors Analyze various overlapping contributions to behavior problems Integrate theories of intervention into a holistic approach to complex behaviors Develop treatment techniques, relationship building tools and dialoguing skills with […]

September 13-14, 2017 – Expanding Your Toolbox: Integrating Therapeutic Approaches in Pediatrics

CAMROSE, AB Discover How to Expand Your Toolbox There are many different frames of reference that blend together to form a holistic approach to pediatric intervention. Combining and integrating theories assists in deepening the detective work necessary for problem-solving and development of an optimal individualized treatment plan. The goal of this workshop is to provide […]

September 11 & 12, 2017 – Making Sense of Challenging Behaviour

LETHBRIDGE, AB This workshop will offer something for everyone. Caregivers and professionals supporting individuals with mental health challenges often express difficulties in handling “challenging behaviours”. People living with these challenges themselves, and their families, are also clearly struggling to make sense of why people do what they do. This workshop will provide an understanding of […]

September 4 – 8, 2017 – Introduction to Pediatric Neuro-Developmental Treatment: CCS San Mateo

SAN MATEO, CA  COURSE DESCRIPTION: This five-day workshop is designed to acquaint Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Pathologists working with children with motor dysfunction with an introduction to the Neuro-Developmental Treatment Approach. The information presented will address current NDT principles including beginning assessment/evaluation and problem-solving handling techniques. Participants will be assisted to improve […]

August 28 – September 1, 2017 – Putting The Top and the Bottom Together: ADVANCED Upper Extremity Course: Skill Building and Mentoring for OT’s and PT’s in Neuro-Developmental Treatment

SAN MATEO, CA Therapists who work with children experiencing neurological challenges will benefit from this intense 5-day learning experience which is designed to enhance their professional practice by combining lectures, labs, video presentations, hands-on demonstrations and practicums with children. The focus of the content will be on the development of upper extremity use, grasp and […]

July 18 – 22, 2017 – Victor Walk Across Saskatchewan

SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA The Victor Walk is a national movement powered by an Orange Wave of Courage, the Victor Walk gives a voice to those affected by the trauma of childhood sexual abuse and rape. One in two girls and one in three boys falls victim to unwanted sexual advances before the age of 18. It […]