On Sunday, August 24th from 1:00 – 4:00 PM, Charles and Conceição Solis of the REACH Family Institute will host a workshop on Purposeful Parenting. The workshop will explain child development with a focus on the developing brain and share proven techniques perfected over years of hands on clinical application at the REACH Family Institute.
This workshop benefits expectant parents and those with children under three. For more workshop details see information below Paypal registration. Pre-registration is required, seating is limited.
For more information, call us at 541-944-1340 or email [email protected]
Sunday, August 24th from 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Location:Kid Time! 106 N. Central Ave Medford, OR 97501
Parents may bring young children to the workshop if alternative childcare cannot be arranged. Because we cannot provide childcare at the workshop, we recommend that both parents be present if you are bringing a child over the age of one.
Purposeful Parenting Agenda:
Learn the basics of brain development and organization and how it relates to the development of your child’s functional ability and success in life.
Overview of Child brain development during the first three years of life: (1.5 hours)
- Basic Brain Anatomy
- Laws and principles of brain development
- Levels of child brain development – REACH Developmental Profile
- Application of laws and principles of brain development throughout early childhood
6 best practices to accelerate your child’s development and maximize potential– Simple ideas with profound impact: (1.5 hours)
- Creating attachment – importance of breastfeeding, sleep, touch, mutual gaze
- Talking to children
- Reading to children
- Creating opportunity for movement
- Creating hands-on play opportunities
- Feeding your child well