Jun 25, 2020, 9:30 – 11:30am Brave Talking — Selective Mutism Workshop

Many clinicians find themselves nervous at the thought of trying to help a child who can’t speak to them! In this practical, hands on workshop, we will demystify selective mutism, and help you to implement effective and fun strategies with your clients who struggle to speak in the broader world. Participants will leave armed with a ‘toolkit’ of practical strategies, as well as an evidence-based framework for helping children progress up the ‘speaking ladder.’  To register:...

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Past Events – WCAIMH Talk: October 27, 2016 – Anxiety in Young Children and a New Promising Intervention – Little Champions

SPEAKER: Danielle Kavin, M.A. R.C.C. has been a clinician with Child and Youth Mental for the past 10 years with a focus on the early years for the past eight years. She is also a doctoral student in Educational Psychology at SFU. SUMMARY: Anxiety is the most prevalent mental health concern for children. Little Champions is an anxiety intervention for children ages 4-7 years and their parents. Danielle will review with is the Little Champions intervention, its application for a younger population and a summary of her doctoral...

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Past Events: WCAIMH Talk – September 22, 2016: Book review of The Handbook of Attachment, 3rd Ed.

SPEAKER: Dr. Nicole Sonya Vellet, psychologist with Vellet and Associates, Vancouver, BC SUMMARY: The new edition of The Handbook of Attachment has just been released and Dr. Vellet will provide an overview of the book to determine if members of WCAIMH might be interested in joining some other colleagues for a collaborative study group to review the book in detail. This highly anticipated book is of great importance to our work in infant mental health. Here is the link to the ordering website if you would like a copy: Handbook of...

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