Early Childhood Seminars

The Power of Words
This seminar focusses on the importance of how we talk to and with our children to promote positive brain development, positive behaviours and positive learning outcomes. Delivered by Psychologist, Shane Stevenson.

Baby Brain 
This seminar is usually delivered as part of our SPACE parenting programme. It focusses on the importance of the first 1000 days on baby brain development and what parents can do to promote optimum outcomes for their child from conception onwards. Delivered by Psychologist, Shane Stevenson.

He Mapuna Tamaiti
This seminar is designed for early childhood educators (which can include parents within a playgroup/ playcentre setting). It provides an introduction to the He Mapuna Te Tamaiti resource on Building Social and Emotional Competence in Early Childhood published by  the Ministry of Education in 2019. Delivered by Team Leader, Early Childhood Education, Kate Campbell.

Biculturalism in Early Childhood Education
This seminar provides practical tools and ideas for embedding local knowledge and Te Ao Maori within an early learning setting.  It is aimed at early childhood teachers. Delivered by Chief Executive of Westreap, Whare Iraia. 

Triple P Positive Parenting Seminars
A series of three two-hour parenting seminars for parents of 0-12 year olds and parents of teens. Delivered by Psychologist, Shane Stevenson

If you would like any of these delivered in your community please contact us and we will try to accommodate dependent on funding and staffing availability.

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