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||Support Staff PD - Jody Carrington - posted until - Feb 19,2019
The Holy Spirit Catholic School Division's
Support Staff PD Committee
is pleased to present:
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Catholic Central High School, East Campus
(403-18th Avenue South, Lethbridge)
Dr. Jody Carrington is a Clinical Psychologist who has spent most of her career working with children and families who have experienced trauma.
She grew up on a farm in rural Alberta, Canada, and after 13 years of post-secondary education, she took her first job was on the Mental Health Inpatient Units of the Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary. It was during those 10 years that she learned the most about kids, families, relationships, and the vital importance of connection. Today, she is back living a rural setting, working in private practice, raising a family, speaking around the country about relationships, connection and her new book, Kids These Days.
Jody is a passionate believer in the power of the relationship with the people we love, lead, and teach. Her favorite thing on the planet to do is to speak with educators - they have the power to change the trajectory of a life every single day. It is time, she believes, that we need to start focusing less on Kids These Days, and more on those of you that hold them. The core of everything she speaks and writes about comes down to this: We are wired to do hard things. We can do those hard things so much easier when we remember this: We are wired for connection.