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Strong Minds, Strong Kids- “Be Gentle with Yourself!” Building self-compassion with children and adolescents

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Ontario
Canada
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This webinar will aim to support parents, educators and clinicians in thinking about the impact that our evaluative environments (e.g., home, school, community) can have on self-concept, anxiety, and mood. We will discuss how building self-compassion can be the antidote for children and adolescents (as well as their caregivers) who have felt criticized, misunderstood, undervalued, damaged/imperfect, or who might just need a nudge toward being kinder and more gentle toward themselves. We will follow a child as they interact in their various environments, to illustrate how invalidation often occurs inadvertently, and we will see how some useful tools related to self-compassion can help keep young people thinking and feeling positively about themselves.

 

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Strong Minds, Strong Kids- “Be Gentle with Yourself!” Building self-compassion with children and adolescents
Free
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Ontario
Canada
Wednesday November 17, 2021 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Community Event

* Registration is not required for this event.