The Victoria Seminars will be held April 22-26, 2017, at the Harbour Towers Hotel and Suites in Victoria, British Columbia. Sessions run from 8:30am-4:30pm daily.
Network with leading-edge presenters and like-minded colleagues who are strengthening families and the overall development of children. Beneficial for all who work in prevention, treatment, and education with challenging children and youth. Gain practical strategies and proven techniques to transform the way you work with youth. Graduate credits are available.
CLOSED April 21-23, 2017, 8:30am-4:30pm (3-day)
Response Able Paths to Grow Youth (Rap2Grow) © with Lesley du Toit
Draw on positive psychology and solution-focused work to empower adults with knowledge and abilities to respond to the whole kid rather than react to behavior.
April 22-23, 2017, 8:30am-4:30pm (2-day)
The Art of Kid Whispering: Reaching the Inside Kid with Mark Freado
Recognize the private logic of adult-wary youth, decode their troubling behavior, and use these skills to replace hostile, resistant encounters with respectful alliances.
April 24, 2017, 8:30am-4:30pm (1-day)
Growing Resilient Kids with Martin Brokenleg
Enjoy a full day with Martin Brokenleg as he presents innovative approaches for building resilience and relationships with youth, fostering self-esteem, and instilling positive values.
April 25-26, 2017, 8:30am-4:30pm (2-day) (choose one)
Schools that Matter™ with Steve Van Bockern
Create schools that focus on the total well-being of children and teachers by encouraging emotional intelligence, best-practice instruction, cultivating talents and interests, and using discipline rather than punishment.
The Drive to Thrive: A Strength-Based Model of Leadership and Service with Larry Brendtro & Mark Strother
Explore the integration of traditional wisdom with the latest research in neuroscience, positive youth development, trauma, and resilience, and acquire practical tools to engage youth and empower them to thrive.