Summer Learning Series for Parents/Caregivers

Summer Learning Series for Parents/Caregivers

Presented by The Wishing Star Developmental Clinic

1. HELP my child is not rational - figuring out your preschooler

June 21st (Sat) 9:00AM – 1:00PM

This workshop is a wonderful walk through the psychology of the preschool stage. Understanding why they are impulsive, reactive, defiant and completely irrational at times. We will apply this understanding and knowledge to responses that grow brains into lovely and rational beings.

2. Sense & Sensitivity

July 12th (Sat) 9:00AM – 12:00PM

In this workshop we will work to understand the experience of the sensitive child. We will discuss underlying causes of sensitivity, the developmental risk that it presents for the sensitive child, and ultimately, ways to support and respond to the needs of the sensitive child. This small group setting and extended time offers more opportunity to make sense of your own child.

3. LARGE & IN CHARGE - restoring your rightful place as a parent

July 26th (Sat) 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Sometimes things get turned upside down and you find your child telling you what to do and how to do it. In other words, being bossy, demanding, prescriptive, clingy perhaps and needing to control. This workshop will focus on understanding how things get flipped upside down in today’s parenting culture, and taking steps toward turning it right side up!

4. Worries & Wonders

August 16th (Sat) 9:00AM – 12:00PM

This workshop will focus on making sense of the world of anxiety for children as they experience it. We will discuss the roots of anxiety and use our understanding of such to inform responses and supports for the child who might be struggling with too much worry. This small group setting and extended time offers more opportunity to make sense of your child’s anxiety.


These workshops will be offered at the The Wishing Star Lapointe Developmental Clinic:

129-3388 Rosemary Heights Crescent, Surrey, BC V3S 0K7.

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$60 / Preschooler Workshop (Workshop #1) | $50 / Workshop #2, #3 or #4


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  • Jen Theberge | 2014.11.07 at 11:05 AM

    Your workshops look really useful and informative. I would love to participate, but live in a rural area of BC. I am wondering if you have considered running internet presentations that parents like myself could tap into. In my workplace, we have great lunch hour seminars run through Webex.
    Just a thought. Jen

  • LJ Guthrie | 2015.02.10 at 12:18 PM

    Good morning,

    Can you advise if the Summer Learning Series for Parents/Caregivers listed on your website is for Summer 2015??
    If it isn’t, can you advise if you will be holding similar workshops this Spring/Summer for:

    Sense & Sensitivity


    Worries & Wonders

    Greatly appreciate the info!