Creative Ways to Help Children Manage Emotions
2021 workshops in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane
This practical one-day workshop explores developmental and practical considerations in working therapeutically with children with a broad range of emotional difficulties. It provides the opportunity to learn a range of new creative activities that can be used in therapy with preschool and primary aged children and their families. This will be a small, hands-on workshop with limited places (35 maximum). If you don’t have our book or you would prefer an interactive learning experience this workshop is for you.
We are currently unable to run in-person workshops due to covid restrictions. We do have an online version of this workshop that is self-paced and always open for registrations. You’ll find the details here.
In this workshop you will
- Learn what is different about child work
- Learn how to adapt therapy for different age groups
- Learn how to work effectively with children and families
- Gain practical skills for helping children to express and manage emotions (eg., anxiety, anger, sadness)
- Learn over 30 creative activities that you can use with children and families (many of these are included in our book, Creative Ways to Help Children Manage Big Feelings)
- Early-bird $350 incl GST (register by two-months prior to workshop date)
- Standard $395 incl GST
You will receive
Participants will receive a hard copy of the book Creative Ways to Help Children Manage Big Feelings: A Therapists Guide to Working with Preschool and Primary Children, RRP AUS$47.99 (which includes a write up of many of the activities). They will also include a copy of the slides, and a detailed write-up of the additional therapy activities.
Who is this workshop for
This workshop is for therapists who work with children and families. This includes psychologists, social workers, counsellors, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and other mental health clinicians.
The workshop is suitable for both less and more experienced therapists. It provides a solid grounding in child work and is suitable for therapists are new to this area. More experienced clinicians have also enjoyed the practical focus of the workshop and the opportunity to learn new activities to integrate into their work.
We also offer this workshop as an online program for those who prefer online learning.
Registrations opening soon
Participant numbers are limited and places usually fill early. Follow the links below for details about booking terms, pricing and early-bird dates.
All workshops run for a single day only from 9am-4pm.
TBC– Treacy Centre, The Avenue Parkville.
TBC – Vibe Hotel, Goulburn St Sydney.