CHANGE: IT’S HERE TO STAY
2 MARCH, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Belmont Secondary School
3041 Langford Lake Rd
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
It’s Here to Stay
The Vancouver Island Parent Conference has been putting on world-class parenting conferences for over 10 years, bringing together attendees from across BC. This year’s conference theme is “Change: It’s Here to Stay”. Come enjoy a day of connecting with other parents over important, of-the-moment issues. Learn useful tools and hear fresh perspectives from leading experts.
Conference Topics Include...
Learn the four misbehaviour dances
we do with our children and
how to get out of them.
Parenting Through the Storm
Having a child who is struggling doesn’t make you a bad parent.
Ann Douglas shares some of her own hard-won wisdom about thriving as a family while weathering one of life’s many storms.
From preparing for puberty to beyond the talk, Jennifer is providing two sessions to support parents and other adult allies in having these often uncomfortable but important conversations.
Cannabis Use and Youth
So cannabis use is legal for adults in BC. How will this impact youth and their families? This interactive session will help address some of the common questions we all have related to cannabis use and youth.
Role Modelling Healthy Masculinities
Develop strategies for healthy and
non-violent expressions of maleness
Learn how to support your child in a world of media & communications influence.
Opening dialogues about how internet technologies impact and influence our learning & home environments.
Learn solutions that cool down the “hot spots” of problems for working families.
Happy Parents, Happy Kids
As a parent, are you feeling anxious, guilty, and overwhelmed? Learn how you can tame the anxiety, embrace the joy, and thrive alongside your kids while building a better world.
Brain Health and Wellness
Learn leading techniques on how to
grow and engage a child’s brain.
A Conference Created For You!
Our delicious menu is provided by Food for Thought and includes a selection of items for people with food allergies and specific preferences.
VIPC is partnering with WSPR to provide childcare (ages 5-11) for the day.
Post Conference Social
Join us after the conference at the Six Mile Pub for coffee and treats and enjoy a 10% discount on your dinner.
|2||Welcome and Acknowlegements||8:30- 8:45|
|3||Keynote - Alyson Schafer||8:45-10:00|
|9||Session 3||1:30- 2:20|
|11||Plenary||2:30 - 3:30|
|12||Closing and Prizes||3:30|
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Overall, a great day of discussion and learning! Venue was great . . . beautiful new school! Thanks for your hard work putting conference together.
Thanks for a wonderful invigorating day!
“Nothing left unsaid! Great instructors, lots of info. Well done.”