Mon, Jul 20 | Online Event

The Brain Science of Children's Emotions - Transforming Tears and Tantrums using Hand in Hand Parenting

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The Brain Science of Children's Emotions - Transforming Tears and Tantrums using Hand in Hand Parenting

Time & Location

Jul 20, 2020, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Online Event

About the Event

Karen Wolfe, LMFT

Training Description

This training will teach clinicians a framework to understand the neurobiological basis for difficult behavior in children and 3 specific strategies to use with their child clients and teach to these clients’ caregivers inorder to support the psychological and emotional well-being of children who have a history of trauma and attachment injuries.   Learning Objectives

  • Participants will learn the neurobiology of big emotions in children and a framework to understand how difficult behavior in children is driven by the brain’s limbic system, and why this is particularly relevant to children who live in out of home care
  • Participants will learn 3 specific strategies to use to provide aMachment-based and trauma informed treatments to their clients
  • Participants will be able to explain the ways the emotional brain works and how that impacts a child’s behavior and identify at least one game caregivers can play to help children heal

This course does not meet the qualifications for BBS CEUs for LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.

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