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  • Dr. Vanessa at LEADING MOMS 2016
  • Dr. Vanessa at Collingwood School
  • Dr. Vanessa at Collingwood School
Dr. Vanessa is a highly sought after and dynamic speaker with years of experience being in front of audiences of parents and professionals. She is known for her ability to deliver key messages about important topics related to parenting, child development, mental health, and school success using humor, story-telling, and a good dose of compassion.

Contact us to book Dr. Vanessa for your event!

Topics

Dr. Vanessa is happy to tailor a workshop to your group’s specific needs. Some of the child development topics she is often asked to present on include:

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  • Discipline
  • Behaviour
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment
  • Anger
  • Mental health in children
  • Why adults need to be in charge
  • Play
  • Resilience
  • Sensitivity
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Divorce
  • Screen time
  • Adoption
  • Sleep

Dr. Vanessa’s 2017 speaking dates

2017.11.03 & 04 – Making Connections Conference / Nanaimo Child Development Centre

Friday Keynote | Emotional Regulation
Friday Workshop | Adapting and Thriving
Saturday Keynote | Childhood Anxiety
Saturday Keynote | Discipline without Damage

Date & Time:
Friday, November 03, 2017 – Keynote from 8:45 am to 12:00 pm
Friday, November 03, 2017 – Workshop from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Saturday, November 04, 2017 – Keynote from 8:45 am to 11:35 am
Saturday, November 04, 2017 – Workshop from 12:40 pm to 4:00 pm

Location: Vancouver Island Conference Centre | 101 Gordon Street, Nanaimo, BC
Registration: Open to public. Register Online

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2017.10.20 & 21 – Community Workshop with Dr. Vanessa Lapointe / The Infant Development Program in partnership with Success by 6

TBD

Date & Time:
Friday, October 20, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Location: Port hardy Civic centre – Copper Room | 7440 Columbia Street, port hardy, BC
Registration: Open to public. Phone: 250-949-8323 or mail: aaronm@nicccs.org

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2017.10.16 – Parent Education Session / Child Care Options CCRR & Newton Early years Centre

Discipline Without Damage: How to get your kids to behave without messing them up

Date & Time: Monday, October 16, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: #100 – 6846 King George Boulevard, Surrey, BC
Registration: Open to public. Phone: 604-572-8032

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2017.10.14 – Victoria CCRR

Discipline Without Damage: How to get your kids to behave without messing them up

Date & Time: Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 10:00 am -12:00 pm and 1:00 pm -3:00 pm
Location: TBD
Registration: TBD

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2017.09.29 & 30 – Kootenay Family Place

Friday: The Role of Relationship in Responding to Challenging Behaviour
Saturday: Discipline without Damage

Date & Time:
Friday, September 29, 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Location: TBD
Registration: Closed to public.

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2017.09.21 & 22 Nisga’a Educational Conference
Lisims Early Learning partnership / Nisga’a Lisims Government

TBD

Date & Time:
Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Friday, September 22, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Laxgalts’ap Community Centre
Registration: Open to public.

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2017.09.18 & 19 – Support to family care network Interior Community Services & Secwepemc Child and family Services

Adapting and Thriving, Discipline without Damage & When the Worry Monster Attacks

Date & Time:
Monday, September 18, 2017 from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm & from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Location: Kamloops Alliance Church | 200 Leigh Rd. , Kamloops, BC. Ministry Centre – East Entrance
Registration: Open to public. Contact Kristina or Renata at (230) 421-0031

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2017.05.30 – Through The Child’s Eyes Workshop

Discipline Without Damage: How to get your kids to behave without messing them up

Date & Time: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Location: The Wishing Star | 129 – 3388 Rosemary Heights Crescent, Surrey, BC, Canada
Registration: Register Online or contact us at 778-284-8732 / info@lapointepsychology.com.

2017.05.29 – Peace by Piece / CA Church: Port Campus

TBD

Date & Time: Monday, May 29, 2017 from 7:10 pm to 8:45 pm
Location: Coquitlam Public Lilbrary | 1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC, v3B 0Y1
Registration: Open to public. No registration needed.

2017.05.11 & 12 – Lighting Our Way Conference / Northern Attachment Network

Attachment and Technology, Quieting the Storm, Attachment and Anxiety

Date & Time:
Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Friday, May 12, 2017 from 10:15 am – 4:00 pm
Location: UNBC | 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9
Registration: Open to public. Call 250-960-6760 or e-mail conference@unbc.ca

2017.05.08 – Child Care Options (CCRR)

TBD

Date & Time: Monday, May 8, 2017 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: Coyote Creek Golf Course 7778 152 Street, Surrey, BC
Registration: Open only for child care providers who live in Delta, Surrey or White Rock.
Register @ 604-572-8032

2017.05.04 – VCPA ParentTALKS / Vancouver College Parents Association

When the Worry Monster Attacks

Date & Time: Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 12:45 to 3:15 pm
Location: Vancouve College | 5400 Cartier Street, Vancouver, BC V6M 3A5
Registration: Public registration not available.

2017.04.13 – Collingwood Neighbourhood House

Using Our hearts – Role of relationship in Responding to Challenging Behaviours

Date & Time: Thursday, April 13, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Location: 5288 Joyce St, Vancouver, BC V5R 6C9
Registration: Public registration not available.

2017.03.01 – DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society

Supporting Parents to Understand the unique needs of Young Children

Date & Time: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location: 13455 76th Avenue, Surrey, BC
Registration: Public registration not available.

2017.02.28 – Connect for Kids: Early Years Planning Table

Growing Ourselves to Grow our Children

Date & Time: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: District of North Vncouver, District Hall Chambers | 355 W Queens Rd., North Vancouver, BC
Registration: Open to Public. No registretion required. Space Limited.

2017.02.27 – TBD

Discipline Without Damage

Date & Time: Monday, February 27, 2017
Location: TBD
Registration: Registration is now closed.

2017.02.25 – Campbell River

Tools for Families Wanting to Support Children in Managing Anxiety

Date & Time: Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Maritime Heritage Centre | 621 Island Hwy, Campbell River, BC
Registration: Open to public.

2017.02.24 – Early Learning Conference: Connecting Conversations / Vancouver School Board

Through the Child’s Eyes: Worries & Wonders

Date & Time: Friday, February 24, 2017 from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Mackenzie Elementay School – Auditorium | 960 E 39th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V5W 1K8
Registration: Public registration not available.

2017.02.22 – Mental Health and Our Kids / Elgin Park Secondary

Mental Health and Our Kids: We all Matter

Date & Time: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: Elgin Park Secondary | 13484 – 24 Avenue, Surrey, BC, canada, V4A 2G5
Registration: Registration is now closed.

2017.01.25 – Career Fair / Southpointe Academy

Date & Time: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 from 10:00 am to 11:30 pm
Location: Southpointe Academy | 1900 56th Street, Tsawwassen, BC, Canada, V4L 2B1
Registration: Registration is now closed.

2017.01.21 – Making Tomorrow Mini Conference / Vancouver Island Cooperative Preschool Association

Playing & Growing / Adapting & Thriving

Date & Time: Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Location: Camosun College Lansdowne Campus | 3100 Foul Bay Rd, Victoria, BC, Canada
Registration: Registration is now closed.

2017.01.12 – West Point Grey Academy

Worries & Wonders

Date & Time: Thursday, January 12, 2017 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Registration: Public registration not available.

For more information, please Contact Dr. Vanessa at our CONTACT page.