Managing Big Feelings: An Introduction to Emotion Regulation

September 27, 2018

Kiwassa Neighbourhood House, Oxford Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

This presentation will assist parents, teachers and other supportive adults in gaining a deeper understanding of the emotional world of a child, in order to assist with emotional regulation and coping.

Presentation Highlights: 

  • Emotion regulation and why it matters
  • The developing brain: understanding why emotion dysregulation may peak during different phases of development
  • Neuroplasticity of the brain and how our responses can actually influence positive brain development in our children
  • The impact of environment, temperament and family influences
  • What to do when children lose their cool
  • An approach for responding to emotional distress, about how to talk to children
  • Pitfalls of adult strategies, including both “pushing” and “protecting”, and how to manage our own reactions in high distress situations

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