Family School POP

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Help Children with ADHD (6-12 years) succeed

 

 

 

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Coach a 3-6 year old active child

This is an eleven week course for others.

This course is suitable for teachers, E.C.E.s, nurses, social workers, police officers and anyone working with children.

It is a 5.5 hour/day course for the trainees (others).  The trainees work hands-on with the children, while the parents take in the sessions.  A second facilitator directs the trainees (would be someone with training and experience in special needs for 3-6 year olds.

Applications for trainees

Comments by past Parents and trainees 3-6:

Lecturer-Facilitator: Maya Warnock, B.A. (Hon.), M.B.A. 
Maya has worked with children with ADHD since 2002. She ran the Excalibur After School Program for five years. Her education includes child development & psychology (M.S.V.U.), school-aged care (St. Lawrence College), Simply ADHD (an ADHD Coaching course) and several courses in Working Memory Coaching. She attends lectures, seminars and Webinars to stay on top of new developments in the ADHD field.  She is a facilitator for several Support Groups, Saturday Camp and Family School POP. She is a Coach for the Working Memory Training Program. She wrote the book for the POP program. Dr. Sam Goldstein read it and wrote the forward to it. (He is a world-renowned expert in ADHD and the editor for Journal of Attention Disorders). The P.O.P. program is based on a Finnish program. Finland has the best interventions and programs in the world for children and youth with mental health issues. Edwards Family Charitable Foundation provided the funding for the equipment used in the Family School P.O.P. 3-6 year olds.

Trainee/Child Facilitator: T.B.A.

  Education in the POP methods 

The target population for these courses are parents and others working or dealing with hyperactive children.  This course is also beneficial to people dealing with inattentive children. The children do not need to be diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

These courses are offered to give parents and others insight into children with hyperactive behaviours.  The courses gives samples of methods to deal effectively with these children both hyperactive and inattentive.  This means no butting heads and methods to give these children a chance to feel normal and thereby behaving in a calm and cooperative manner. 

The aim of the course is:

  • Increase the positive interaction between child and adult/peers.
  • Decrease future behavioural difficulties
  • Offer parents and others new methods to parent and deal with these children
  • Increase the child's positive behaviours
  • Increase the child's ability to reach success
  • Allow the children a positive experience in a safe environment (3-6 year olds)
  • Who should attend this course? 
    1. Parents, who wish to support and understand their active child. 
    2. Teachers, nurses, daycare workers, youth-ministers, police officers, coaches and anyone working with children. 
    This is a program for parents of children with hyperactivity issues. We train the parent(s) of these children in how to effectively interact with their hyperactive child. 
    This is a ten (10) week course for the parent(s). The course is for two and a half hours/day once a week. We train people working with these children in how to effectively interact with these children.

    Outline of the course:

    1. What is hyperactivity? 
    2. Why not understand your child's behaviour? 
    3. How to communicate with your child. 
    4. How to reinforce good behaviour. 
    5. How to set limits. 
    6. How to reward. 
    7. How and when to use Time-Out. 
    8. How to deal with your child's behaviour in public. 
    9. How to deal with schools/daycares. 
    10.Take care of yourself.

    Comments by:

    Dr. Sam Goldstein

 

 

 

 

 

Family School POP 6 12

 

 

 

Help Children with ADHD (6-12 years) succeed

 

 

This is a ten (10) chapter course.

Where: 32 Dundas Street, Dartmouth, NS

When:

Cost: TBA (includes course materials)

Last day to register: 

Registration accepted, when payment has been received. Preferred payment method is an Electronic Transfer to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Please, send another email with the password, POP Application and in the Subject "Family School POP"

You can also mail your application and cheque to Excalibur ADHD Association, 32 Dundas Street, Dartmouth, NS B2Y 2T9.  

 POP Application

 

Parent & Trainee comments 6-12:

 

 


Facilitator: Maya Warnock, B.A. (Hon), M.B.A.
Maya has worked with children with ADHD since 2002. She ran the Excalibur After School Program for five years. Her education includes child development & psychology (M.S.V.U.), school-aged care (St. Lawrence College), Simply ADHD (an ADHD Coaching course) and several courses in Working Memory Coaching. She attends lectures, seminars and Webinars to stay on top of new developments in the ADHD field.  She is a facilitator for several Support Groups, Saturday Camp and Family School POP. She is the Coach for the Working Memory Training Program. She wrote the book for the POP program. Dr. Sam Goldstein read it and wrote the forward to it. (He is a world-renowned expert in ADHD and the editor for Journal of Attention Disorders). The P.O.P. program is based on a Finnish program. Finland has the best interventions and programs in the world for children and youth with mental health issues.  

 

We offer two levels of the P.O.P. program: one for people working with children 6-12 years old

and another for 3-6 years olds.

 

Should you have any concerns about this program, please, contact our Client Representative (currently vacant) by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by leaving a message at 902-461-1761 for a callback.