Past Workshop Resources
March 26th, 2023
When Children Activate Us: What To Know And What Can Help
with Fiona McDevitt LCSW PLLC
Gives specific strategies to use and why we use them.
Recommended for children who may have sensory sensitivities. The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun book has sections for each sensory sensitivity and specific activities for each one.
Has some good resources on creating a calming corner and helping children with emotional regulation.
October 15th, 2022
Limit Setting and Redirection
with Ellen Maranca
This 4-minute animated video explains a very common yet very LARGE challenge to connecting with kinds: recognizing and managing caretakers' own strong feelings during times of resistance to limit-setting
This 5-minute YouTube video explains the importance of connecting, validating feelings, and gives a couple of great examples.
This document explains the basics of the A.C.T. limit-setting model, developed by Dr. Garry Landreth.
Free podcasts and blogs on many parenting topics. Relatable explanations and tips for working with misbehavior and trauma, including brain science.
May 26th, 2022
World Play Day - Panel Discussion: The Importance of Play on Children’s Mental Health
with Family & Children's Services of Ithaca
Link to Zoom recording: