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Register for How to Bring Your Listening Skills to the Next Level!

April 27, 2023 | 1:00 - 2:30 ET | Virtual (Zoom) | $50

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Why Attend?

Following Dr. Stefania Maggi and Dr. Sebastiano Pocchi's highly anticipated conference session at the biennial Together for Families Conference, we're thrilled to bring you a deeper dive into effective parent-child communication. This new series will introduce you to the concept of Active Empathic Listening (AEL) over the course of four webinars focused on sharing evidence-based information on the life-changing impact of this dimension of human communication on a child's development.

If you're a professional whose work requires direct interactions with young children, then you NEED to attend this series!

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Listening is a critical dimension of human communication and a powerful contributor to individual and societal well-being. Despite its apparent simplicity, the ability to listen entails complex neural processes and is largely determined by socio-emotional influences.

In this 90min webinar, participants will learn about barriers professionals may face when listening to young children and strategies to overcome such barriers. Participants will also be introduced to the practice of Active Empathic Listening (AEL), which will be discussed in the context of the children’s right framework and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

Why is Active Empathic Listening important to your work?

AEL supports the optimal development of children while contributing to the growth of compassionate, open-minded, and respectful individuals that possess the socio-emotional skills required to thrive in their personal and professional lives and positively contribute to society at large.

Certificates of participation will be provided to those who complete the live webinar.


Recognize different types of barriers that professionals face in listening to young children.

Be able to discuss listening to young children as a fundamental right of the child (United Nation Convention on the Rights of the Child).

Confidently be able to describe the processes and benefits of Active Empathic Listening (AEL).

Understand and be able to select appropriate strategies for practicing AEL when interacting with young children.

Who Can Benefit
From This Session?

If you have direct interactions with children as part of your work, then this session is for you! You'll gain invaluable insights from this session. Your job title might be:

·      Family support worker

·      Child and youth worker

·      Early childhood educator, kindergarten, primary, or middle school teacher

·      Social worker or social services support worker

·      Nurse, pediatrician, family doctor, or health care support worker

·      Family mediator, legal counsel, or family law practitioner


Expert Speakers 

Our speakers are internationally recognized researchers.

Dr. Stefania Maggi

Professor, Educator,
& Researcher

Carleton University

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Dr. Sebastiano Pocchi (he/him)

Researcher & Science


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Participants of this webinar will be automatically entered to win 1 free registration for Healthy Together facilitator training ($150 value)!

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