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Friday, February 21 • 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Childhood Trauma & The Healing Power of Connection

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In Canada 1 in 3 of children are impacted by trauma, while caregivers (including educators) have extremely limited resources as how to identify and help these children heal when they have impacted by adverse experiences. Children affected by trauma can present significant challenges, and often display patterns of behaviour that can strain the relationship between the child and those caring for them. During this session educators will explore the impact of trauma on neurological development, and how it can uniquely present in the classroom. Select, key strategies will be presented to support children and teens following experiences of trauma, including the importance of attachment, connection, and the power of story telling in shifting the adverse impact of trauma on children's development.


Tammy Schamuhn

Institute of Child Psychology
I am a Registered Psychologist, Registered Play Therapist/Supervisor, Speaker, and Educator. I am the Co-Founder of the Institute of Child Psychology and Founder and Executive Director of Family Counselling Centres, based out of Leduc and Edmonton.I have been working in private practice... Read More →

Friday February 21, 2020 12:30pm - 1:45pm MST