Anyone who’s worked with kids can attest that top-down cognitive and behavioural interventions are commonly used to address anxiety, noncompliance, and many DSM diagnoses. But recent neuroscientific discoveries show us that emotional and behavioural control is more embodied, developmental, and relational than we’d once thought. Instead of placing undue pressure on neuro-normative and neuro-diverse kids to comply with behavioural expectations before they’re developmentally ready, we now have a chance to use bottom-up, body-based approaches that can help them learn effective and lifelong skills of self-regulation and building resilience. In this paradigm-shifting session, you’ll discover:
This online program is worth 2.25 hours CPD.
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Mona Delahooke, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist with more than 30 years of experience caring for children and their families. She is a senior faculty member of the Profectum Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting families of neurodiverse children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Delahooke holds the highest level of endorsement in the field of infant and toddler mental health in California as a Reflective Practice Mentor (RPM). She is a frequent speaker, trainer, and consultant to parents, organizations, schools, and public agencies. Dr. Delahooke has dedicated her career to promoting compassionate, relationship-based neurodevelopmental interventions for children with developmental, behavioral, emotional, and learning differences. She is the author of the award-winning book, Beyond Behaviors: Using Brain Science and Compassion to Understand and Solve Children's Behavioral Challenges (PESI, 2019), and the upcoming book, Brain-Body Parenting, now available for preorder. Her popular blog, at www.monadelahooke.com, covers a range of topics useful for caregivers and childhood providers.
Financial: Dr. Mona Delahooke maintains a private practice and has employment relationships with Los Angeles Department of Mental Health, Profectum Foundation, and Villa Esperanza Services. Dr. Delahooke receives royalties as a published author. She receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from Psychotherapy Networker and PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Mona Delahooke is a member of the American Psychological Association, Zero to Three Foundation, and the Partnership for Awareness.
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