Identifying and Working Through Problematic Parenting Patterns in Treatment

Identifying and Working Through Problematic Parenting Patterns in Treatment


Event Details

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Date: January 23, 2020

Facilitator: Dr. Adele Lafrance, C.Psych

This training is suitable for:

Mental Health Professionals:  Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Psychologists, Social Workers

Medical Professionals:  Nurses, Psychiatrists, Pediatricians, Family Doctors

Direct Service Workers:  Drop in workers, shelter and hostel workers, child and youth workers, youth  justice workers

Description: This training is intended for clinicians and therapists working with parents of children and adolescents. Facilitators will present tools and techniques to promote attitudinal and behavioral change in caregivers in a way that is supportive and productive. This training also includes a module with practical strategies to manage challenging or conflictual co-parenting dynamics that impact on child/adolescent development and mental health.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify markers of emotional processes underlying problematic patterns of caregiving / therapy-interfering behaviours in caregivers
  • Apply tools and techniques to transform problematic emotional processes fueling problematic patterns of behavior in caregivers
  • Apply tools and techniques to increase cooperation and collaboration between co-parents in serious conflict
  • Discuss ethico-legal considerations related to increased caregiver involvement, including when caregivers are severely under-resourced

  • When

  • Thursday, January 23, 2020
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • SickKids Centre for community Mental Health - Learning Institute
    114 Maitland Street
    2nd Floor, Seminar Rooms ABC
    Toronto, Prince Edward Island M4Y 1E1

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