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Past Workshop Schedule

2017

February 22, 2017 – Richmond, BC
Workshop for parents on impact of technology on children sponsored by First Nations Education Steering Committee.

February 24, 2017 – Reykjavik, Iceland
Workshop for parents on impact of technology on children sponsored by City of Reykjavik.

April 5, 2017 – Gibsons, BC
Parent workshop sponsored by Gibsons Public Library in conjunction with Screenagers viewing.

April 21, 2017 – Vancouver, BC
Professional workshop at First Nations School Association conference on use of movement and nature to enhance child behavior, attention and learning.

April 21, 2017 – Vancouver, BC
Professional workshop at First Nations School Association conference on printing instruction and evaluation co-presenting with Madeline Price.

May 6, 2017 Maple Ridge, BC
Parent, caregiver, and ECE workshop on the impact of technology on child development sponsored by Ridge Meadows Early Childhood Development Committee.

May 18, 2017 Maple Ridge, BC
Service provider workshop on the impact of technology on child development sponsored by Ridge Meadows Early Childhood Development Committee.


2016

January 12, 13, 2016 – Dublin, Ireland
Workshops for professionals and parents on impact of technology on children sponsored by Young Presidents Organization.

January 14, 2016 – Paris, France
Workshops for professionals and parents on impact of technology on children sponsored by Young Presidents Organization.

January 16, 2016 – Cyprus
Workshops for professionals and parents on impact of technology on children sponsored by Young Presidents Organization.

January 17, 2016 – Italy
Workshops for professionals and parents on impact of technology on children sponsored by Young Presidents Organization.

February 21, 2016 @ 7.00 pm – Squamish, BC
Workshop for parents on impact of technology on children sponsored by Sea to Sky Teachers Assoc.

February 22, 2016 – Squamish, BC
Workshop for professionals on impact of technology on children sponsored by Sea to Sky Teachers Assoc.

February 26, 2016 - Vancouver, BC
Workshop for special education teachers on impact of technology on children sponsored by Cross Currents Conference.

March 19, 2016 - Edmonton, Alberta
Early intervention workshop for professionals on impact of technology on children sponsored by Community Options.

May 31, 2016 - Victoria, BC
Disconnect to Reconnect workshop for parents on the impact of technology on children, sponsored by St Margaret's School, Victoria.

June 1, 2016 - Victoria, BC
Mixed Signals teachers workshop on the impact of technology on child development and learning, sponsored by St Margaret's School, Victoria.

September 23, 2016 - Sechelt, BC
Workshop for general public on the impact of technology on children sponsored by Blissful Yoga.

October 20, 2016 - Vancouver, BC
Workshop for teachers and parents on the impact of technology on children sponsored by Vancouver Waldorf School.

October 31 - November 11, 2016 - Online University Course
Course on impact of technology on children for doctoral OT students sponsored by Pacific University, Portland, Oregon; co-instructor Dr. Chantelle Bernier.

November 5, 2016 - Maple Ridge, BC
Workshop for early intervention staff on attachment and addictions sponsored by Maple Ridge Child Care Resource Centre.

November 14, 2016 – Windsor, Ontario
Workshop for therapists on impact of technology on children for Digital Dependency Awareness: Free to Play conference sponsored by Problem Gambling Services, Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare.

November 26, 2016 – Victoria, BC
Cris Rowan participated as one of the Panel of Education Experts, for the Q&A and break out sessions: Curricular Conversations - A Forum for Educational Collaboration, sponsored by Vancouver Island Montessori Association, Maria Montessori Academy, Victoria.

2015

January 22, 2015 – Courtney BC
Workshop on impact of technology on children with FASD sponsored by Wachiay Friendship Centre

February 5, 6, 2015 – Rivers Inlet, BC
Workshops on self-regulation, literacy, technology balance, and attachment, sponsored by Vancouver Coastal Health grant

February 16, 2015 – Comox BC
Keynote and full day workshop for Pro-D sponsored by School District No. 71 on impact of technology on child development, learning and behavior.

February 25, 2015 – New York, NY
Workshop on the impact of technology on children and parents sponsored by Toppan Printing Company Inc.

March 6, 2015 – Vancouver, BC
Workshop on school design for success sponsored by Cross Currents Special Education Conference

March 23-25, 2015 – India
Workshops for parents, educators, and health professionals sponsored by Young Presidents Organization on Impact of Technology on Child Development, Learning and Behaviour.

April 16, 2015 – Littleton, Colorado
Workshops on impact of technology on children.

April 22, 2015 – Powell River
Workshops for parents, educators, and health professionals sponsored by Contact 4 Children on Impact of Technology on Child Development, Learning and Behaviour.

April 24, 2015 – Squamish, BC
Workshops on impact of technology on children.

June 13, 2015 – Los Angeles California
Workshop for OT, PT, SLP, Psych on impact of technology on children sponsored by Pediatric Therapy Network.

July 20, 2015 – Guayaquil, Ecuador
Workshop and performance art show on the impact of technology on children.

August 26-28, 2015 – Inuvik, NWT
Presentation for teachers on impact of technology on children.

November 19, 2015 - Sechelt, BC
Workshop for parents, teachers, health professionals and public about impact of technology on children.

November 25, 2015 - Vancouver, BC
Workshop for professionals on impact of technology across the life span sponsored by Community Health Associates BC.

2014

February 8, 2014 – Brackendale, BC
Workshop for Early Intervention staff sponsored by Squamish Child Care Resource and Referral.

February 18, 2014 – Delta, BC
Workshop for health and education professionals on the impact of technology on child development and learning sponsored by the Delta Community Literacy Committee.

February 21, 2014 – Vancouver, BC
Workshop for education and health professionals on the impact of technology on children; sponsored by Special Education Association of BC.

February 28, 2014 – Victoria, BC
Workshop Workshop for professionals on the impact of technology on children sponsored by the Public Health Agency of Canada.

March 18, 2014 – Rivers Inlet, BC
Workshop for professionals on the impact of technology on children sponsored by Vancouver Coastal Health.

April 3, 4, 2014 – Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Keynote speaker and workshop presenter at annual Autism Conference on the impact of technology on children sponsored by Unity Point Health – St. Luke’s Hospital.

May 11,12, 2014 Prince George, BC
Workshop for parents/health and education professionals sponsored by School District No. 57, University of Northern BC, and BC Council for Children with Behaviour Disorders.

August 24, 2014 – Kelowna, BC
Workshop for professionals sponsored by Early Learning, Literacy CMOS & UBCO, SD No. 23

September 9, 2014 - Campbell River, BC
Workshop for professionals sponsored by Campbell River Association for Community Living BC

September 13, 2014 – Dawson Creek, BC
Workshop on the impact of technology on children sponsored by South Peace Child Care Resource and Referral.

September 19-22, 2014 - Hong Kong, China
Workshops on impact of technology on corporate productivity and family life sponsored by the Young Presidents Organization.

September 23, 24, 2014 – Beijing, China
Workshops on impact of technology on corporate productivity and family life sponsored by the Young Presidents Organization and local PTA’s.

October 1, 2014 – Vancouver, BC
Workshop on the impact of technology on children sponsored by Gatehouse Montessori School

October 8, 2014 – Vancouver, BC
Workshop for health professionals presented at CHA BC Annual Meeting and Training Session

October 16, 2014 – Roberts Creek, BC
Workshop on the impact of technology on children sponsored by Sun Haven Waldorf School

November 16, 2014 – Squamish, BC
Workshop on the impact of technology on children sponsored by Quest University

2013

February 17/20, 2013 – Vancouver, BC
Foundation Series Workshops

February 21/22, 2013 – Vancouver, BC
Foundation Series Workshop OT Instructor Certification Course

September 26, 2013 Klemtu, BC
Foundation Series Workshops for health and education professionals sponsored by Vancouver Coast Health.

October 4, 2013 – Edmonton, Alberta
Workshops for parents, education and health professionals on the impact of technology on children; sponsored by Jasper Place, Child and Family Resource Centre.

October 18, 2013 – Vancouver BC
Workshop for education and health professionals on the importance of movement and nature on attention and learning, sponsored by the BC Aboriginal Child Care Society.

October 28, 29, November 1, 2013 Bella Coola, BC
Foundation Series Workshops for health and education professionals sponsored by Vancouver Coast Health.

November 26, 2013 – Vancouver, BC
Workshop for professionals sponsored by Public Health Agency of Canada and Frog Hollow Neighborhood House

2012

January 26/27, 2012 – Salmon Arm, BC
Parent/Early Intervention workshops
Sponsored by Literacy Alliance.

2011

January 27/28, 2011 – Kamloops, BC
Keynote and Workshop

February 11, 2011 – Courtenay, BC
3 hr Parent Workshop

February 12, 2011 – Duncan, BC
3 hr Parent Workshop

February 17/18, 2011 – Abbotsford, BC
Parent and Teacher Workshops

March 3/4, 2011 – Kelowna, BC
Parent Workshops and Attachment and Addiction Workshop

March 4/5, 2011 – Vernon, BC
Parent Presentation and Early Intervention Workshop

October 6/7, 2011 – Richmond, BC
Parent/Professional workshops
Sponsored by Richmond Children First.
Contact: Helen Davidson, 604-241-4035, richmondchildrenfirst@shaw.ca

October 12/13, 2011 – Maple Ridge, BC
Parent/Professional workshops
Sponsored by BC Mental Health and Addiction Services.

October 15, 2011- Sechelt, BC
Early Intervention workshop
Sponsored by CCRR.

October 21/22, 2011 – Ft. Nelson, BC
Parent/Professional workshops

November 2, 2011
Parent workshop on the impact of technology on children sponsored by Sunshine Coast parents, at Shirley Macy Park, Gibsons BC

November 4, 2011
Professional workshop sponsored by Provincial Outreach Program for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder at the Vancouver Airport Marriott in Richmond, BC

November 23/30, 2011
Professional workshop in Richmond, BC for the BC Nursing Education Conference

November 23/24, 2011
Parent/Professional workshops in Maple Ridge, BC sponsored by BC Mental Health and Addiction Services

November 26, 2011 – Abbotsford, BC
Early Intervention workshop
Sponsored by CCRR.

2010

Back to Basics – 8am – 11am PST

January 6, 2010 – Webinar
Mixed Signals – 8am – 11am PST

January 20, 2010- Webinar
Harnessing Energy – 3:30 – 6:30pm PST

February 3, 2010 – Webinar
Why Can’t Children Sit Still? – 8am – 11am PST

February 17, 2010 – Webinar
Back to Basics – 3:30 – 6:30pm PST

March 3, 2010 – Webinar
Diminishing Returns – 8am – 11am PST

March 17, 2010 – Webinar
A Cracked Foundation – 8am – 11am PST

March 30, 2010 – Oklahoma City, OK
Healthy Interactions – am session
A Cracked Foundation – pm session

April 7, 2010 – Webinar
Healthy Interactions – 3:30 – 6:30pm PST

June 16, 2010 – Webinar
Government – 1-2:30pm PST

June 28, 2010 – FREE Webinar
Zone’in Products – 3-3:45pm PST

June 28, 2010 – Webinar
Weaning Kids Off Technology – 4-5pm PST

July 26, 2010 – FREE Webinar
Zone’in Workshops – 3-3:45pm PST

July 26, 2010 – Webinar
Safe Playground Design – 4-5pm PST

September 29, 2010 – Webinar
Sensory Processing – 4 – 7pm PST

October 6, 2010 – Webinar
Early Intervention – 4 – 7pm PST

Oct. 16, 2010 – Exploration and Discovery Conference in Sechelt, BC.
Keynote Address and Healthy Interactions/Early Intervention workshop.

Oct. 21, 2010 – Clements Centre Child Development Team in Duncan, BC.
Impact of Technology on the Developing Child for OT, PT and SLP.

Oct. 22, 2010 – Learning Disabilities Association of BC in Victoria, BC.
Harnessing Energy/Sensory Processing – AM, Zone’in and Move’in Programs Training – PM.

Oct. 23, 2010 – Clements Centre Child Development Team in Duncan, BC.
Keynote Address and Healthy Interactions/Early Intervention workshop.

October 27, 2010 – Webinar
Motor Development – 4 – 7pm PST

November 24, 2010 – Webinar
Attachment and Addictions – 4 – 7pm PST

2009

January 16, 2009 – Gibsons, BC
Hosted by Gibsons Christian School – Harnessing Energy and Back to Basics

January 28-30, 2009 – Kamloops, BC
Enhancing Child Development – Foundation Series Comprehensive (3-days)

February 16, 2009 – Edmonton, AB
Why Can’t Children Sit Still? and Diminishing Returns

March 2 & 3, 2009 – Yellowknife, NT
Harnessing Energy and Back to Basics – March 2, 2009
Mixed Signals and A Cracked Foundation – March 3, 2009

March 30 & 31, 2009 – San Francisco, CA
Mixed Signals and A Cracked Foundation – March 30, 2009
Harnessing Energy and Back to Basics – March 31, 2009

May 4, 5 & 6, 2008, 2009 – Halifax, NS

Enhancing Child Development – Foundation Series Comprehensive (3-days)
Harnessing Energy and Back to Basics – May 4, 2009
Why Can’t Children Sit Still? and Diminishing Returns - May 5, 2009
A Cracked Foundation and Mixed Signals – May 6, 2009

May 25, 26 & 27, 2009 - Yellowknife, NT
Enhancing Child Development – Foundation Series Comprehensive (3-days)
Harnessing Energy and Back to Basics – May 25, 2009
A Cracked Foundation and Mixed Signals - May 26, 2009
Why Can’t Children Sit Still? and Diminishing Returns – May 27, 2009

June 1, 2 & 3, 2009 – Vancouver, BC
Enhancing Child Development – Foundation Series Comprehensive (3-days)
Harnessing Energy and Back to Basics – June 1, 2009
A Cracked Foundation and Mixed Signals - June 2, 2009
Why Can’t Children Sit Still? and Diminishing Returns – June 3, 2009

October 3, 2009 – Courtenay, BC
Healthy Interactions - 9am till 12 noon
Sponsored by the Comox Valley Children’s Daycare Society, with support from Success by 6

October 7, 2009 – Webinar
Harnessing Energy – 8am – 11am PST

November 3, 4 &5, 2009 – Saskatoon, SK
Enhancing Child Development – Foundation Series Comprehensive (3-days)
Harnessing Energy and Back to Basics – Nov. 3, 2009
A Cracked Foundation and Mixed Signals - Nov. 4, 2009
Why Can’t Children Sit Still? and Diminishing Returns – Nov. 5, 2009

November 16, 2009 – Portland, OR
Back to Basics – 8:30am – 11:30am PST

November 18, 2009 – Webinar
Back to Basics – 8am – 11am PST

November 25, 2009 – Webinar

2008

*August 27, 2008 – Penticton, BC
Okanagan Skaha Teachers’ Union – Harnessing Energy

*September 5, 2008 – Boundary, BC
Boundary School District – Healthy Interactions and Back to Basics

September 22 , 2008 – Calgary, AB
Harnessing Energy and Back to Basics

September 24 , 2008 – Winnipeg, MB
Harnessing Energy and Back to Basics

*September 26, 2008 – Prince George, BC
FNESC – Harnessing Energy and Back to Basics

September 29 , 2008 – Toronto, ON
Mixed Signals and Diminishing Returns

*October 1 & 2, 2008 – Richmond, BC
Aboriginal Head Start and Maternal Child Health Conference – Healthy Interactions

*October 6, 2008 – Terrace, BC
FNESC – Harnessing Energy and Back to Basics

October 15, 2008 – Victoria, BC
Mixed Signals and Diminishing Returns

*October 17, 2008 – Nanaimo, BC
FNESC – Harnessing Energy and Back to Basics

October 23, 2008 – Vancouver, BC
Why Can’t Children Sit Still? and Diminishing Returns

*October 24, 2008 – Langley, BC
School District 35, Pre K & K Conference – Back to Basics

*November 5, 2008 – Kamloops, BC
FNESC – Harnessing Energy and Back to Basics

*November 7, 2008 – Vancouver, BC
FNESC – Harnessing Energy and Back to Basics

November 7, 2008 – Chicago, IL
Harnessing Energy and Back to Basics

November 17, 2008 – Phoenix, AZ
Harnessing Energy and Back to Basics

December 3, 2008 – Edmonton, AB
A Cracked Foundation and Mixed Signals

December 5, 2008 – Toronto, ON
A Cracked Foundation and Mixed Signals