Vanessa Lapointe Workshops

Posted On: August 17, 2017

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Interior Community Services and Secwepemc Child and Family Services are pleased to bring Dr. Vanessa Lapointe to Kamloops on September 18 & 19, 2017! Her book Disciple without Damage: How to get your kids to behave without messing them up will be available on both days while supplies last for $21 – taxes included. Come and get a signed copy – exact change appreciated! Please see attached poster for more details on her workshop.

See event posters here:

Vanessa Lapointe - Sept 2017.pdf

Vanessa Lapointe - Sept 2017 (Evening only).pdf

  • Monday, September 18: Adapting and Thriving (12:30pm – 3:30pm – registration required)
  • Monday, September 18: Discipline Without Damage (6:00pm – 9:00pm – please note that space is limited to 170 seats and is on a first come first served bases)
  • Tuesday, September 19: When the Worry Monster Attacks (9:00am – 3:30pm – registration required)

 “Author of Discipline without Damage: How to get your kids to behave without messing them up, a regularly invited media guest and contributor, educator and speaker, a Huffington Post Parent blogger, and a consultant to research projects and various organizations promoting emotional health and development, Dr. Vanessa is known for bringing a sense of nurturing, understanding and humanity to all of her work.

 The founder of The Wishing Star Lapointe Developmental Clinic, Dr. Vanessa continues to work in her private practice at The Wishing Star, and has previous experience in a variety of settings, including the British Columbia Ministry of Children and Family Development and the school system.

 Dr. Vanessa’s passion is in walking alongside parents, teachers, care providers, and other big people to really see the world through the child’s eyes. She believes that if we can do this, we are beautifully positioned to grow up our children in the best possible way.

 As a mother to 2 growing children, Dr. Vanessa strives not only professionally, but also personally, to view the world through the child’s eyes.”