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Childhood Behaviours, supporting affect regulation in children

March 1 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop will explore how children identify and deal with their emotions. It will look at how parents and carers can support children through their development of emotions, from identifying to self-regulation.

Target Audience

Practitioners who work with families and children


Mary Jo McVeigh is the founder and CEO of Cara House and CaraCare. Mary Jo is acknowledged in her field as an expert in child protection, trauma therapy, clinical supervision, management training, leadership coaching, facilitation, and professional self-care with over 25 years working with both the public and private sectors.

Mary Jo is a trained trauma therapist and an accredited mental health social worker with a passion for inspiring people to optimise their full potential. Mary Jo McVeigh works with children and families who have experienced child abuse, violence and trauma to tap into their own resilience to look at how they have managed to survive in the face of adversity. What is it that has sustained and nourished them when facing abuse, violence and trauma?


Members: Members: $93.50; Non-Members: $154.00. Morning tea and lunch provided. Please advise of special dietary needs, or other needs when you register online.

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More Information

Vicki ph 9620 6172 or email



March 1
8:45 am - 4:00 pm
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