Feb 16 to Feb 17, Vancouver, BC
Will Richardson http://willrichardson.com/ will be the keynote with workshops featuring well known presenters like Dr. Gordon Neufeld. Over 35 sessions will be offered, covering a myriad of topics helping those who work with at-risk youth in alternate education learning environments.
Location: Vancouver Sheraton Wall Centre, 1088 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC
For more information: http://bcaea.com/conference.html
Check here for the conference schedule and brocure.
Watch the video below to hear a former talk that Will Richardson gave:
Colleen DeVeyrac will be presenting her one day or two day workshop in Prince George at the Ramada Hotel, 444 George Street on April 3rd and 4th. April 6 and 7 she will be in Kelowna presenting the same workshops at the Holiday Inn Express and Conference Centre. She will then be in Abbotsford on April 10 and 11 at the Quality Hotel and Conference Centre.
Day 1: Behaviour Workshop-Proactive Strategies for Children with Challenging Behaviour.
Day 2: The Art of De-Escalation and Conflict Resolution.
Have you ever found yourself face to face with an angry person and you just didn’t know how to de-escalate the situation and help them discuss solutions to the problem in a calm manner?
As teachers, parents, administrators, students, managers, employees we may find ourselves having to work through situations that may be stressful and volatile. If you would like to learn how to respond to conflict in order to maintain/build positive relationships, then this workshop is for you!!
You can attend one day or both days. To register www.saveyoursanity.ca
or contact the organization at 250 572 4144.
FaCrosscurrents features keynote speaker Michelle Garcia Winner. Michelle is the Founder of Social Thinking, a methodology specializing in treatment framworks and practical strategies for individuals with social communication challenges. She has authored 20+ books, speaks on a national/international level, and remains clinically active. Whe was featured as the therapist in the 2016 Sundance Documentary, "Life Animated", and was honoured with a Congressional Recognition Award in 2008. Check out her website: www.socialthinking.com.
There is also an impressive roster of speakers, including Faye Brownlie, Shelley Moore, Leyton Schnellert, Colleen Politano, Colleen DeVerak, Dawn Reithaug, and Maureen Dockendorf. Sessions cover a range of topics related to inclusive education, such as self-regulation, literacy, numeracy, social-emotional learning, brain research, ASD, FASD, ADHD, Indigenous approaches, behaviour, anxiety, and mental health issues.
Registration Deadline: February 15, 2017
BCTF members : 2 day registration $275, 1 day $215
TTOCs/Students/Retirees - 2 day registration $270, 1 day $200
Location: Sheraton Richmond Airport Hotel, 7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC
Website link: www.seaofbc.ca/crosscurrents
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