CES Sessions
All sessions are offered at no cost.

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06 Jul 2021

Play with Purpose: The Impacts of Play on Development & Incorporating Play into Learning

Available until: July 6, 2022 - 2:00 PM

Play is one of the most important and impactful ways children learn. In this workshop, we will explore a variety of skills that can develop through play, the different types and stages of play, as well as working through those tricky moments when conflict arises during play. By the end of this presentation, you’ll have a better understanding and appreciation for play, and more playful tools that you can incorporate into your household or classroom!

12 Apr 2022

Collaborative Problem Solving Approach for Children, Youth and Families

Available until: March 31, 2023 - Noon

1. To learn about the difference between triggers/expectations, lagging skills and challenging behavior.
2. To understand the rationale for helping children and youth develop 5 common lagging skills for better adaptation.
3. To learn the advantages of collaborative vs. coercive approaches with children and youth.

11 Apr 2022

LGBTQ2S+: What grandparents need to know and do ***please register using the poster only***

Available until: March 31, 2023 - Noon

Grandparents and Elders play an important role in the health and well-being of the young people in their lives. You will build on your ability to help all of the youth in your life feel loved, safe and like they belong by learning about:

• SOGIE related terms
• Personal, family and cultural values
• Health, education and social impacts of stigma
• Inclusive language
• Safer family strategies


06 Apr 2022

Adolescent Brain Development and Navigating Parent-Teen Relationships

Available until: March 31, 2023 - 5:00 PM

Adolescence is a magical time when children enter a period of huge growth and change. Bodies and brains change, emotions become more volatile, friends become more important, and the parent-child relationship morphs into a parent-teen relationship. In this session we will discuss the adolescent brain, how to support healthy brain development, promoting resilience, and navigating the ways that your relationship with your teen will evolve as they slowly but surely become little adults.