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Workshops with Patty Wipfler

December 7 @ 7:00 pm - December 9 @ 4:30 pm

The Power of Listening: Five Simple Tools for Parent and Child Well-Being

Workshops with Patty Wipfler
December 7-9, 2017

Thursday Session will be held at UO Baker Downtown Center 975 High Street Eugene, OR
Friday Session will be at the Carmichael Room, 2727 Martin Luther King Blvd. Eugene, OR
Saturday Morning Session will be held at Whitaker School 21 North Grand Ave. Eugene, OR

Saturday Afternoon Session will be at the Trauma Healing Project, 2222 Coburg Rd. Suite 300

Workshop Schedule and Descriptions

Thursday, Dec. 7th, 7:00-8:30pmListen: Five Simple Tools to Meet Your Everyday Parenting Challenges. Keynote and book signing of Patty’s book. Includes Q & A afterwards.

Friday, Dec. 8th, 10:00am-4:00pm The Power of Listening: Five Simple Tools for Parent and Child Well-Being. This workshop is for emerging parent leaders and professional parent advocates and allies and will give an introduction to the five “Listening Tools” that foster positive change and well-being for parents and children alike. It will be interactive and there will be opportunities to try the tools, to listen, to be listened to, to play, and to get your questions answered. Participants will learn ways to use the strategies presented in a wide range of settings with both parents and children.

Saturday, Dec. 9th, 10:00am-12:00pm – Connecting with Children Through “Special Time” and  “PlayListening”. This session will be an opportunity to practice the skills presented in Friday’s Power of Listening Workshop. This workshop is for parents and allies who want to see how the Listening Tools work in practice. There will be room for 12 children (6 years of age and under) and their parent (one only), plus up to 10 allies and parent advocates who want to see the tools in action.

Saturday, Dec 9th, 2:30-4:30pm Support Session for Childcare Workers. This special gathering will give childcare workers the opportunity to think through and gather support for using these tools in their settings.

NOTE: Participation in either of the Saturday sessions require attendance at the Friday workshop.


Thursday keynote and book signing: free
Friday workshop registration: $75*
Saturday special sessions registration: $25 per session*

*There are a limited number of partial scholarships available for people who would otherwise be unable to attend.

To register online, please click here. To register by email, please send your information to rsvp@healingattention.org. 


December 7 @ 7:00 pm
December 9 @ 4:30 pm
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Trauma Healing Project
2222 Coburg Rd. Suite 300
Eugene, Oregon 97401 United States
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Wheelchair accessible