Workshops, groups and trainings on attachment, provided by Joanne Brown. Please contact Joanne directly at Joanne.Brown@newdirections.mb.ca to make arrangements for your group or organization in terms of the depth of training you seek and your availability.
Understanding Adolescents: Using Attachment to Support Adolescents Development is a 3-hour workshop that provides information on the developmental processes adolescents experience and the significant function relationship plays to support optimal outcomes in adulthood.
Barriers and Pathways to Connecting with Adolescents is a 3-hour workshop that provides adults who support youth with information on the common factors that undermine adult’s efforts to connect with adolescents, and explores ways to restore and maintain healthy relationships with them.
This workshop examines some of the self-defeating solutions families attempt and ways this can confuse and distract helpers from establishing constructive working contracts with them. It will identify frequently encountered “process traps” and explore ways to increase maneuverability in creating a useful therapeutic focus.
This 3 hour workshop will deepen the understanding of attachment patterns in our clients, using Circle of Security as a model to understand our role in assisting our clients, and also the clients’ defenses against our interventions. This Knowledge will inform case planning decisions for the children of concern plus the adult clients.