Fostering Resilience (in Children & Youth)

Instructor: Dr. Gabor Maté
Location: On Demand
Length of Access: One Year
Cost: $125 CAD + GST/HST (if applicable)
​**All prices are in CAD$. American Patrons – your dollar goes further!



This ON-DEMAND workshop is hosted by Mission Empowerment! ,
a seminar company based out of Ontario, Canada

Workshop Description
Many more children than in the past are being diagnosed with various learning and behaviour difficulties, and many have problems learning from negative experiences. Schools are also having to deal with an increasing incidence of bullying, which “zero tolerance” policies do not seem to be diminishing.

In this workshop, led by best-selling author Dr. Gabor Maté, participants will learn about the causes and underlying dynamics of the challenges faced by today’s children and adolescents — and therefore, by the adults tasked with nurturing and educating them. According to Dr. Maté, the most important feature of any approach to resilience needs to be the attachment relationship between children and the adults responsible for their care.

The concepts, principles and practical advice articulated in this workshop will empower parents, teachers and other adults who play a nurturing role, to be for children what nature intended: the true source of contact, security and warmth. This, in turn, will increase resilience in children by protecting them from becoming lost in the emotionally barren and culturally backward world of peer orientation.

The workshop is based on Dr. Maté’s books, including Hold on to Your Kids and Scattered Minds.  In addition to didactic teaching, there will be generous time given for interactive dialogue with participants.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who has an interest in increasing the resilience of children & youth including (but not limited to) parents and other caregivers, teachers and school staff, helping professionals who work with children and helping professionals who work with parents.

You will receive:

  • Access to the on-demand webinar for one year
  • Downloadable handouts
  • Certificate of attendance upon successful completion of a brief online quiz (if desired)

CEU’s and Certificates of Attendance

For those requiring a Certificate of Attendance, certificates will be issued upon successful completion of a post-training quiz with a minimum score of 75% (multiple attempts allowed). Certificates will indicate the number of direct education hours (3), not including breaks. Certificates may be used to qualify for eligibility for Continuing Education Credits from licensing boards and professional colleges; it is the participant’s responsibility to contact their college or association to confirm its requirements and the workshop’s eligibility for CEU’s / CE’s. This workshop has been pre-approved for 3 continuing education hours by the CACCF.  

Cancellation Policy

​​There are no refunds/credits for on-demand workshops as you have a full year to view the course. Refunds will not be issued in cases where a registrant did not receive the workshop login instruction email due to email issues. It is the registrant’s responsibility to contact us if they don’t receive the required login information in a timely manner (i.e. by end of day the next business day).



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