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Mate, Gabor
Kids in Chaos: How Resilience is Lost and How to Foster It

Credits: 1.5 CE Distance Learning

An increasing number of children and adolescents are being treated for ADD/ADHD and related disorders that are risks for addictions. Mainstream medical practice regards these conditions as diseases to be medicated. In fact, they are failures of development, because our society no longer offers children the necessary conditions for healthy growth. How to understand childhood disorders from ADHD to conduct disorders such as oppositionality and bullying is covered, along with suggestions on how to promote appropriate development that fosters resilience.

$16.95

The Hungry Ghost: Science and Compassion in the Treatment of Addiction

Credits: 1 CE Distance Learning

Contrary to popular and medical misbelief, addiction whether to substances or to behaviors are not caused by poor choices or bad genes. They are rooted in childhood emotional loss or trauma. This keynote outlines the latest research regarding the true source of addictions and offers treatment approaches based on science and compassion.

$12.95

When the Body Says No: Avoiding Care Giver Stress

Credits: 1.5 CE Distance Learning

People in the helping professions are at risk for burnout, not only due to the pressures and challenges of working with troubled individuals and families, but also because of self-generated stresses that undermine health and deplete energy. Based on the best-seller, When the Body Says No: Exploring the Stress-Disease Connection, this workshop will illuminate how we unwittingly generate stress for ourselves and how to avoid doing so.

$16.95