The Brave Parents Conference is a day of calling parents to BRAVERY in the mental health struggles their children are facing. HOW do you help a child or teen through depression, anxiety, behavioural concerns, suicidal thoughts, and mental blocks?
Join us for a day where you will leave with tools for overcoming. Join Connie Jakab and her team of Doctor speakers who are there to see the bravery in you rise, and hope for your family to overcome.
What to expect: practical steps your family can take immediately to see a difference in your home and child’s mental health, hope to know this is not the end, healing from trauma.
Dr. Paul Day: Dr. Paul is a psychotherapist, clinical supervisor, consultant, author and speaker who has helped individuals, couples, families, congregations, businesses and organizations in Canada, U.S., Western Europe and Latin America since 1990. Over the last decade, his work has become focused on overcoming the effects of trauma on the body, mind and spirit at the individual and corporate levels. His wife, Linda and two adult children, Sydney and Josh, live in Calgary.
Dr Wayne Hammond: Dr. Hammond is a founding partner and CSO with Flourishing Life Technologies in Calgary, Alberta and holds an adjunct status with Ambrose University and the School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Over the past twenty-five years, he has primarily worked with complex youth and their families and is considered a leading expert on the concept of resilience and positive psychology and its application to positive youth and adult development as well as enhancing strengths capacity building and well-being in the context of academic, organizational and community culture. He has served in clinical supervisory capacities, worked in a comprehensive residential treatment centre and has provided clinical services in an inpatient/outpatient forensic setting as well as an adolescent comorbidity program based in a hospital setting. As part of his professional practice, He has published several scientific articles, developed an innovative framework for evaluating resilience and human flourishing. He has also been an active lecturer with regards to understanding the role of human flourishing and well-being and the implications for nurturing positive coping and mental health through a strength-based approach of preparing people and organizations to thrive.
Featuring special guests:
Dr. Jody Carrington, Connection expert
Dr. Paul Day, Trauma informed psychology
Dr. Wayne Hammond, Resilience expert
Tammy Schamuhn, Institute of Child Psychology
Sara Austin, CEO Childen’s First Canada
Agnes Chen, Registered Nurse
Elizabeth Bennett, School Principal
Sally King, Foster child advocate
I count it an enormous blessing to share my special day with these experts to do all we can for parents!