Workshop Description

In this 2 hour self paced course participants are asked to self reflect on their expectations and triggers to explore what it means to take an intuitive approach to practice with young children.

This workshop was recorded and added to the self paced collection in late 2020. 

Workshop Sections

  • 1

    Introduction to the course

    • Welcome Video and Territorial Acknowledgment

    • Intro Slides

    • Instructor Contact Info

  • 2

    Section One: What is Intuition?

    • Section One Intro Video

    • Thinking about Intuition

    • Section One Slides

    • Section One Closing Video

  • 3

    Section Two: The Future and Raising Consciousness

    • Section Two Intro Video

    • Thinking about the future

    • Section Two Slides

    • Section Two Closing Video

    • Thinking about shifts in thinking

  • 4

    Section Three: Empathy and Self Compassion

    • Session Three Intro Video

    • Section Three Slides

    • Session Three Closing Video

    • Thinking about empathetic and connection approaches

  • 5

    Section Four: Self Care

    • Section Four Intro Video

    • Section Four Slides

    • Section Four Closing Video

    • Thinking about self care

  • 6

    Section Five: Final Recap, What it means to take an Intuitive Approach

    • Session Five Intro Video

    • Section Five Slides

    • Thinking about what has been meaningful

  • 7

    Closing Video and Resources

    • Final Goodbye and Wrap up Video

    • References and Resources

  • 8

    Get Your Certificate

    • Get Your Certificate

About the Instructor

Owner and founder of Early Years Thriving

Ana Valle Rivera

Ana Valle Rivera is the Founder of Early Years Thriving (formerly known as Early Years Workshops). Ana has a diploma in Early Childhood Education, Bachelor in Child and Youth Care, and is currently completing a Master of Professional Education. Ana's main purpose with her training is to inspire positive change in the early years by helping adult caregivers to think about the ways in which they can help their children thrive.

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  • Is this a live or self paced course?

    This is a self paced course, you can go through the material at any time and the material will be available as long as you need it.

  • Will the instructor be able to help me?

    Absolutely. The instructors will usually respond within 24-48 hours of being contacted.

  • What technology do I need?

    To take the workshop you need a device with a screen, audio and internet.

  • Can I get a receipt or confirmation?

    Once you register you will see a confirmation webpage and you will receive a receipt email. If you need a more detailed receipt please contact the instructor directly.

  • Can I get a refund or credit after purchase?

    No refund or credit is provided once the workshop is purchased. It is up to the participant to go through the material at their own pace. If you are unsatisfied with the material please contact the instructor directly.

  • Will I get a certificate of completion?

    Certificates of completion will be available automatically upon completion of the workshop. We keep a record of all who register for this workshop. For ECE registry purposes, the instructor can verify the progress and completion of each participant in this course. Remember to download your certificate and any resources should this course ever be taken down.

  • Will this workshop be accepted by the ECE registry in my province or state?

    Ultimately it is up to the participant to ensure this workshop would be accepted by the ECE authority in their province or state. Each certificate of completion will include our contact information so that we can support educators to get their professional development hours. PLEASE NOTE: You must complete all the materials in full and answer all questions so that we can ethically verify your certificate with any ECE registry.

Looking for more professional development?

Our workshop on supporting families with a trauma informed approach is a helpful extension to this one on intuitive approaches!