Karen Poitras

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Do you care for a child with difficult behaviors?

Karen Poitras is a Certified Therapeutic Respite Provider and Certified Advanced Parenting Coach, and is ready to help your family heal and bring laughter back into your home! Teaching in a relaxed, fun, real-life manner, Karen offers seminars, courses, webinars, and support to parents, teachers, respite providers, health professionals and others, giving them the tools they need to help heal the children they love.

Are you ready for change?

Together we can make a difference in the hearts and lives of children and families suffering from the effects of RAD.

Experience and Certifications

  • Therapeutic Intervention Team Member at over 8 Healing Hearts Camps
  • Certified Therapeutic Respite Care Specialist through Families By Design
  • Certified Advanced Parenting Instructor for Challenging Children through Families By Design
  • Certified in Respite Services Training through SafeGuards Training for Children and Adult Services
  • Brain Story Certification through Alberta Family Wellness Initiative
  • Elementary School Teacher for 4 years



When: Saturday, March 4, 2017;
12:30pm – 4:00pm
Where: Algonquin College, Ottawa
Price: $25/person; $40/couple
Child care is available for all children $8/child; includes art project and snack
Topics covered:
 What is therapeutic caregiving?
 Basic brain function in children
 Evidence-based therapeutic inter-ventions
 Supporting children and families
 Using play & empathy with children
 Teaching respect and life skills
Sign up and more info link: http://conta.cc/2knaCuF


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