Workshops-Conferences (10 workshops for parents)

Our workshop-conferences bring many tools and present real-life examples to facilitate comprehension. These conferences are given by Stéphanie Laurin, Director of Psychosocial Services at Careplus, and her qualified team. More than a hundred training sessions were given in the past 8 years.

Themes covered

Training sessions for prevention and intervention

Monthly coaching or follow-ups are offered in our clinics

Human relationships

1. Interpersonal communication

Inspired by Jacques Salomé, Redl and Wineman’s ESPERE method, this training session presents the effective communication principles.

  • What is a relationship? Communicating can be learnt
  • Communicating while staying conscious of the relationship
  • Communicating positively and with a clear message
  • Factors harmful to communication
  • Communicating with our children and spouse isn’t always easy

2. Toward healthy ways of managing stress

This training session presents tips for better stress management

  • Positive and negative stress
  • Types of stress
  • Self Control
  • Work-Family balance

Helping children

1. Children with particular needs

 Level of development

Understand how to intervene better upon children with particular needs. For pre-school or school-age children (tbc)

  • PDD (pervasive developmental disorder)
  • Autism
  • Dysphasia
  • ADD (Attention-deficit disorder)
  • Developmental disabilities
  • intellectual disabilities

Learn effective ways to ease the child’s well-being and, doing so, the parents’, too. 


Some children  may have behavioral difficulties due to their diagnosed condition. For instance, some PDD children may scream, shove or hit other kids around. How can I help to reduce such bad behavior? Attention management. Real-life tips with visual cues.


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