IO20-163 Your Babies, a Beverage and Corona – A Parent Conversation with Jody Carrington
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IO20-163 Your Babies, a Beverage and Corona – A Parent Conversation with Jody Carrington
Presented by: Dr. Jody Carrington
June 9, 2020 | 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Online
Grade Level / Audience
Parents, Grandparents, Care-givers, Community Members of School Aged Children
About the Session

As summer approaches, and remote, at-home learning winds down, parents may be looking to the months of July and August with relief, joy or even anxiety, as they can't help think about 'what comes next'.
Parents: Don't despair - you are not alone! Tuck your babies into bed (or give them an iPad!), pour your favourite beverage, grab a delicious dessert (you deserve it!), and join Dr. Jody Carrington for an hour of meaningful connection and conversation. ASCA is pleased to partner with the Alberta Regional Professional Development Consortia to offer this FREE opportunity to parents.


About the Presenter

Dr. Jody Carrington

Over the past 15 years, Dr. Jody Carrington has assessed, treated, educated and empowered some of our most vulnerable and precious souls on the planet. She is a child psychologist by trade, but Jody rarely treats kids. The answer lies, she believes, in the people who hold them. Especially when kids have experienced trauma, that’s when they need big people the most. Some of her favourites include educators, parents, first responders, and foster parents. Jody has shifted the way they think and feel about the holy work that they do. Before Jody started her own practice and speaking across the country, she worked at the Alberta Children’s Hospital on the inpatient and day treatment units where she held families with some of the difficult stories. They taught her the most important lesson: we are wired to do hard things. We can handle those hard things so much easier when we remember this: we are wired for connection. This all started when Jody received her Bachelor of Arts with Distinction from the University of Alberta. She completed a year-long internship with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police during that time, and worked along side families struggling with chronic illness at the Ronald McDonald House. She received her Master’s degree in Psychology at the University of Regina and completed her PhD there as well, before completing her residency in Nova Scotia. Her first book, Kids These Days: A Game Plan for (Re)Connecting with those we Teach, Lead & Love, came out in 2019 and sold 20,000 copies in just three months. It is now on Amazon’s Best Sellers List.

Registration Deadline: June 09, 2020

Registration Fee: $0.00

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