Date/Deadline: 24 Sep, 2020

The start of 2020 has been a challenging time. It is important that those working in the community are able to care for themselves whilst they care for their community. This workshop will provide opportunities to learn about the brain and body’s response to stress and how we can look to increase our own and our client’s resilience.

This online workshop will introduce participants to the two types of anxiety and how to manage them, two practical strategies to use with clients to understand healthy ways to build positive neural connections and how to be proactive in building resilience from the inside out and outside in.

Learning Outcomes:

– Increased knowledge of the neuroscience of stress and anxiety;
– Increased confidence and skills in explaining the impact of stress and anxiety on our child and adult clients; and
– Practical strategies that workers can use with their clients.

Who should attend this workshop?
TEI funded and all other community services

Angharad is a Registered Psychologist, Board Authorised Supervisor and Adjunct Fellow with Macquarie University’s Department of Psychology. She has been practising for nearly 30 years and has always worked with children, adolescents and parents. Angharad has a long history working in the field of adoption and parent education. She is the lead author of two, internationally recognised parenting programs; Keeping Kids in Mind and My Kids and Me. My Kids and Me also achieved Gold Standard Accreditation with the Institute of Group Leaders and won the CSSA Award for Most Innovative New Program in 2014. Angharad regularly facilitates a number of parenting courses as well as supporting parents individually. She also trains, supervises and mentors practitioners in a number of areas including parent coaching, working with trauma and group facilitation skills. She regularly speaks at conferences and parenting events and is called on for comment by the media regarding parenting issues.

To participate in this event you must have access to a PC with video capabilities and a reliable internet connection.

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