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Affect Regulation for Caregivers-The Science of Emotions
Starts: November 30, 2019 Ends: November 30, 2019

This workshop explains the neuroscience and neuropsychology of emotion, the differences between types of affect, and how several researched methods can be modeled and used for regulation. Discussion will center on how educators can model, create, and teach positive affect to improve a child’s overall well-being and learning.

• Explore the neuroscience and neuropsychology of the function of emotion.
• Discuss emotion regulation and health.
• Learn strategies and skills to create better emotion regulation.
• Recognize strategies on modeling, creating and teaching positive affect to children.

Suitable for: students, parents, adult instructors/administrators, novice, intermediate and experienced early care and learning professionals working with children of all ages, from infant/toddlers to school age children, including children with extra support needs.

Presenter: Dr. Kathryn E. Patten. Dr. Kathryn (Kate) E. Patten is an adjunct professor at Simon Fraser University. Her Ph.D. elucidates the neuroscience and neuropsychology of emotion and its impact on teaching. As the director of the Neuro Emotional Literacy Program (NELP), Kate’s current research focuses on improving emotional literacy in order to promote emotional and physical well-being in families.

Lunch will be provided. Soup (2 options, vegetarian and chicken noodle)

Time: 9:30am-2:00pm

Location: Langley CCRR - 20577 Fraser Hwy

Cost: $10.00

Registration: 604 533 4425, or online

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