Friday, November 26, 2021
Pine River Institute Learning Series
Register for the parent/guardian sessions
Parenting for positive mental health (part 2)
Nov. 30, 2021
Understanding your parenting style and the challenges parents/guardians face when their children push back.
Understanding and managing screen time
Jan. 25, 2022
What parents/guardians need to know about the digital world and how it affects their child's development. Positive strategies to build connection with your kids through technology.
Connection and empathy in response to behaviour
March 29, 2022
What can your child’s behaviour tell you about their developmental needs? How can you respond in a way that builds your relationship and create safety for them, rather than create conflict? Exploring the needs of children through the lifespan and recognizing why it is sometimes a struggle to connect..
Understanding addiction and addictive behaviours
May 19, 2022
Looking at why kids can get stuck and how addictive behaviours may develop. Seeing the 'function' behind the addiction, and how parents/guardians can support recovery without shame and guilt.
Community Members Sessions
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Understanding addiction and risky behaviours through a developmental lens
Dec. 7, 2021
How we understand addiction and addictive behaviours has evolved greatly over the years, moving away from a 'medical or genetic' model to a more developmental model and recognizing its role as a coping mechanism. Shifting our lens and helping families of those who struggle with addictive behaviours is the first step towards recovery.
Working with family systems through a developmental lens
Feb. 3, 2021
In this webinar you will learn about Pine River's developmental, maturity model and how to help caregivers reframe behaviours as communication, recognize the needs they express and foster resilience and connection within the family system.
The Parallel Process - encouraging parental participation for positive outcomes
April 4, 2021
Interventions and exercises to engage families in therapeutic inquiry with their children. Using tools from Pine River, clinicians will engage in experiential learning to gain awareness and understanding of how families function as a system.