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Engagement and Attunement: Taking our Service to the Next Level
Presented by: Kari Lotzien
Date(s):
Thursday, February 01, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday, February 02, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Central Alberta Regional Consortium 8 Page Avenue, Red Deer, AB
About the Session:

The magic that happens when we can truly connect with a student is remarkable. Attunement is the language of engagement. It involves a strong awareness of ourselves, close observation of others and knowing how to read and react “in the moment”. When this happens, it appears effortless but the outcomes we see in children are powerful. In this workshop, we will focus in on the very important and intricate language of attunement. We will learn about patterns of expression and how to really tune in. This workshop will be powerful for those working with children who demonstrate challenging behaviour, sensory processing differences, anxiety or who may have experienced trauma. This workshop is designed to be “hearts and hands on.”

About the Presenter(s):
Kari Lotzien

Kari Lotzien is a passionate and creative occupational therapist who has 18 years experience working with children, families and school teams. She has been in private practice for 14 years and is the founder of "To the Stars Occupational Therapy & Wellness Centre in Lacombe AB. To the Stars provides holistic approaches for children and families. Our collaborative approach focuses around sensory processing, regulation and strength based mental and physical wellness.

Cancellation Policy:
Request for cancellation or refund must be received in writing (fax/email) at the CARC office a minimum of 3 FULL business days prior to the event start, or registration fees will apply and refunds will not be issued. If you are unable to attend a session and unable to provide three FULL business days’ notice, please feel free to delegate an alternate to attend in your place. Cancellation notices should be sent to npenney@carcpd.ab.ca.
Registration Deadline: January 29, 2018
Cost: $60.00
Focus(es): Inclusive Education
Grade Level(s): K-12
Audience: Teachers