Friday, April 13, 2018

7:00-9:00 pmDr. Deborah MacNamara—Evening Address
Gut Feelings
Minoru A&B Ballroom

Saturday, April 14, 2018

8:00-9:00 amRegistrationFoyer
9:00-10:15 amDr. Gordon Neufeld—Opening Address
Making Sense of Kids
Minoru Ballroom
10:15-10:35 amMorning Break (20 minutes)Foyer
10:35-11:50 amSessions ASee Session Detail
11:50 am-1:00 pmLunch
Independently, or you may pre-order an optional buffet lunch for $26
Minoru D and
Westminster 1-3
1:00-2:15 pmSessions BSee Session Detail
2:15-2:30 pmAfternoon Break (15 minutes)Foyer
2:30-3:45 pmSessions CSee Session Detail
3:45-3:55 pmTransition to Final Address
No refreshments available at this time. Book and DVD sales closed.
3:55-4:30 pmDoor Prizes
Dr. Gordon Neufeld—Final Address
Minoru Ballroom

Saturday Session Detail

SESSIONS A — 10:35 am to 11:50 am
A1 – Preparation for ParenthoodPresentationGordon NeufeldTBD
A2 – Making Sense of Preschoolers: Five Things Preschoolers Would Like You to Know About ThemPresentationDeborah MacNamaraTBD
A3 – Making Sense of the Alpha ComplexPresentationPatti DrobotTBD
A4 – Q&A for Intensive II Students and Alumni (for current students and graduates of Neufeld Intensive II)Q&ATerry Warburton,
Genevieve Schreier
A5 – You’re Not the Boss of Me: Making Sense of Counterwill
PresentationColleen DrobotTBD
A6 – Making Sense of the BrainPresentationEva de GosztonyiTBD
A7 – Making Sense of AdolescencePresentationChristie MackieTBD
A8 – Making Sense of Emotion and the Messy, Marvelous Master PlanPresentationMichele MaurerTBD
A9 – Making Sense of ResiliencePresentationHeather FergusonTBD
A10 – Making Sense of Blended FamiliesPresentationJodi BergmanTBD
A11 – Hold On To Your University-Bound KidsPresentationDavid RobertsonTBD
SESSIONS B — 1:00-pm to 2:15 pm
B1 – Making Sense of Grace PresentationGordon NeufeldTBD
B2 – Making Sense of Addiction: Looking for Love in All the Wrong PlacesPresentationDeborah MacNamaraTBD
B3 – Making Sense of Anxiety in ChildrenPresentation Patti DrobotTBD
B4 – Becoming the Parent Your Child Needs: 10 Keys to Self-Care
That Will Support You to be Your Child’s Best Bet
PresentationColleen DrobotTBD
B5 – Rest, Play, Learn: Q&A on Home EducationQ&ATamara Strijack,
Jennifer Gehman
B6 – Making Sense of AggressionPresentationDenise FindlayTBD
B7 – Making Sense of Emotional Expression in SchoolPresentationWanda Christensen, Jackie HannTBD
B8 – Making Sense of PlayPresentationGenevieve SchreierTBD
B9 – Making Sense of MarriagePresentationHeather FergusonTBD
B10 – Q&A on AdolescencePresentationJodi Bergman,
Robin Brooks-Sherriff
B11 – Making Sense of Therapy Intensive: A Presentation of Highlights, Aha! Moments, and New Insights (for graduates of Neufeld Intensive II)PresentationDarlene Denis-FriskeTBD
SESSIONS C — 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm
C1 – Making Sense of the Digital World: Plugged In, Tuned Out and Keeping Your Kids Connected PresentationMichele MaurerTBD
C2 – Making Sense of Emotional Defense: How the Brain Protects Itself Against VulnerabilityPresentationDeborah MacNamaraTBD
C3 – Making Sense of Sensitivity in ChildrenPresentationPatti DrobotTBD
C4 – The Counterwill Storm: Making Sense of Teen ResistancePresentationDarlene Denis-FriskeTBD
C5 – Playful Therapy: Understanding the Power of Play in Our Homes, Classrooms, and Therapeutic Settings PresentationTamara Strijack, Hannah BeachTBD
C6 – Making Sense of Bullies PresentationEva de GosztonyiTBD
C7 – Making Sense of Transplanted Children: Supporting Children Facing Disruption and ChangePresentationBeth HachkowskiTBD
C8 – Making Sense of the Grandparent RolePresentationJoy Neufeld,
Nancy Keeler
C9 – Implementing the Neufeld Approach in Schools: Q&A for Educators Q&AColleen Drobot,
David McFall
C10 – Making Sense of SexPresentationRobin Brooks-SherriffTBD
C11 – Making Sense of Children in Times of Grief and LossPresentationSusan LukeyTBD