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Stress Awareness and Self-Regulation for Ourselves and Our Children
October 21, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am PDT
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During this presentation we will look at what stress is, what happens in our brain and body when we experience stress, and why stress results in certain behaviours.
Stress awareness is an ongoing process that involves gaining a deeper understanding of the science related to stress, then personalizing the information to fit with our own experiences. As we reflect on our own stress and practice self-regulation strategies to reduce and prevent stress for ourselves, we also end up building a toolkit of knowledge and skills from which to help others.
About the Facilitator
Connie Herman is the Nobody’s Perfect Parent Program Coordinator for Saskatchewan. In this role, she offers training, ongoing education, and support to service providers who work with parents and families. Connie is also a mom of a 7 year-old daughter and a 12 year-old son. As a Parent Program Coordinator and a parent, Connie recognizes that parenting is one of the most important and also most challenging roles that we have in our lives. Through support, information, and capacity building, service providers can play an amazing part in helping parents gain confidence, effectiveness, and build healthy, positive connections with their children.
Please note that this workshop is not guaranteed to run. We need a minimum number of people enrolled in order to be able to run it.
The cost of this workshop is per person, and will take place via Zoom. Participants will be emailed the login information.