Kids Have Stress Too!

When:
February 22, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm America/Edmonton Timezone
2018-02-22T18:30:00-07:00
2018-02-22T20:00:00-07:00
Where:
Next Christian Community
140 St. Albert Trail
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Layna
Kids Have Stress Too! @ Next Christian Community

Experience Kaleo & Early Childhood Development Support Services (ECDSS) have teamed up to bring you the Kids Have Stress Too!® workshop.  This FREE evening is designed to help parents/grandparents/caregivers understand childhood stress and some practical tools to help manage it.

Experience Kaleo is a Christian charity whose aim is to give back to our community and help build connections.  We believe this evening will be worthwhile in building strong families & community.  Please join us.

**email layna@experiencekaleo.com ages of children attending as childcare will be available**

ECDSS facilitators are certified by The Psychology Foundation of Canada to provide the Kids Have Stress Too!® Learning Resource. This session is designed to support parents in the promotion of effective social-emotional development and stress management techniques to parents of young children. The material is grounded in the science of early childhood and brain development and is sensitive to the day-to-day realities of both early learning and care settings and home environments.

Objectives

  • Describe stress and its impact on health and learning from a child’s perspective
  • Discuss awareness of own stressors and coping mechanisms
  • List signs and symptoms of stress in children as well as practical techniques for coping with it
  • Discuss strategies which create less stressful program and home environments by promoting self-regulation

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