Contact

Janice Sabett
Vermont Family Network
eventscoordinator@vtfn.org
802-876-5315 ext. 218

When

Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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Where

Old North End Community Center Event Hall
870 Williston Road

South Burlington, VT 05403 


 
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2020 VFN Conference Participant Registration, Old North End Community Center 

This year the VFN conference is getting a facelift, with a new, half-day workshop format held in 4 different locations throughout the state!  Our goal is to bring practical information to families and professionals all over the state by bringing the workshop to them.

We have partnered with the JSM Family Room to co-host this event specifically focused on the New American community.  While anyone is welcome to attend, the unique needs of the New American community will be prominent in this workshop.

This year’s workshops will feature Sarah Forward who has worked with children and families as a mental health consultant, clinician, classroom teacher, and professional coach and trainer. Her interests include supporting families in transforming challenging dynamics through self-reflection and mindfulness training.

Through this workshop we will explore the experience of parenting in our communities big and small, rural and urban and will offer parents strategies for seeking out and expanding the circles of support for their children and families through identifying open doors and entry points. Through the lens of play and gentle humor, we will re-imagine relationships based in mutual enjoyment.  After an introduction to brain development and regulation patterns, we will explore how bodies, brains, and life experience work together to shape a child and family’s capacity for behavior change and healthy growth.

The cost of the workshop is also getting a facelift!  VFN is happy to offer a reduced rate of $10 for families and $25 for professionals.  A light lunch will be provided.

We look forward to seeing you at the VFN Conference!

Limited scholarships are available for parents on a first-come, first-served basis. Please apply for the scholarship before you register. We will contact scholarship recipients with a specific code to register for the day at the reduced rate.

 Apply for a scholarship here. 

Click below to register for the conference. If you wish to make your payment online by credit card, select the PayPal option. You do not need to have a PayPal account.

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