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Parenting is not easy, even in ideal circumstances. But parenting during a pandemic can feel completely overwhelming.

This webinar series aims to offer support to parents and professionals through the extraordinary and challenging times we are living in. It is aimed at parents and professionals and anyone who may be interested in growing their toolbox of resources to cope with parenting challenges presented to us during this stressful time.

The webinar series ran for 4 consecutive weeks in 2020 and we have made them available to you for free.

  • Support and Structure for the Child with ADHD (Lorian Phillips)
  • Stressed Parents = Stressed Kids (Dr Linda Kelly)
  • Divorce, Co-parenting and COVID-19 (Sheetal Vallabh)
  • Parenting the child with ASD during COVID-19 (Lauren Davis, Annelize Clark)
R 250

Speaker: Musa Kalenga 
Musa Kalenga is an entrepreneur, investor, keynote speaker and author.

As a respected thought leader in the marketing industry, Musa advises on digital marketing strategy for businesses with his Marketing in a Digital World Executive Programme. Musa is the CEO of Bridge Labs, as well a shareholder and a board member at The Brave Group and Loxyion Conexyion. 

This presentation explores our approach to change, a guide on how to pivot and then explores opportunities for growth opportunities post Covid19. Musa explores our mental agility. He encourages individuals to fully embrace the opportunity to reinvent themselves in “The New Normal”.

Wednesday 27 January 2021 @ 19h30 - 20h30 SAST

Please note, NO RECORDING will be available for this webinar.

R 6,500
Book now, pay on 01 Feb: contact us on share@bellavistaschool.co.za

Experts from Bellavista School and Beit Issie Shapiro Centre will offer a blended learning opportunity for you to upskill your practice and further your understanding around the MSTE and the enabling therapist. A four week, online learning programme will be offered, together with an opportunity for you to have a practical experience in the Bellavista School multisensory therapeutic environment, fondly known as our “Snoezelen Room” at your convenience in that period.

Lined up for you is training in the Issie Senses Methodology, a leading skills development programme developed over many years at Beit Issie Shapiro. Experts at Beit Issie Shapiro Centre and at Bellavista School will guide you in synchronous and asynchronous sessions. Our team in Johannesburg is on hand to support your learning and ensure your success.

  • 2 February 2021 (Course Intro) 18h00-18h45 SAST
  • 9 February 2021 (The enabling therapist) 18h00-19h30 SAST
  • 16 February 2021 (Goal setting and implementation) 18h00-19h30 SAST
  • 23 February 2021 (Case study presentation) 18h00-20:30 SAST
  • Snoezelen practical experience to be confirmed 

*CPD points will apply


R 250

Speaker: Leonard Carr

Leonard is a well-respected clinical psychologist working in private practice as a psychotherapist, working with individuals, couples, families, children, and adolescents. 

Diversity challenges you to reflect upon your perspectives and approach to life and tasks. It also challenges you to reflect on the strengths and limitations of your ways of thinking.

Diversity encourages:

  • Increased productivity, improved creativity, a wider range of skills, and appreciates and deepens cultural insights.

  • Date: 10 February 2021 @ 19h30 - 20h30 SAST

NO RECORDING will be available for this webinar.

R 250

Speaker: Nicole Canin 

Nicole Canin is a counselling psychologist with a special interest in working with infants, young children and their families.  She has been in private practice for 12 years and has also worked with infants in community clinics and governmental hospitals. Nicole has been privileged to train, lecture and supervise in her field of interest. 

Nicole will present the latest thinking and research in the field of infant and maternal mental health and explore the impact of these early years on mental health development. 

24 February 2021 @ 19h30-20h30 SAST

NO RECORDING will be available for this webinar.

R 250

Speaker: Francesca Chetwin 

What makes us happy, sad, angry, fearful, or gentle and tender? This talk will try to gain an understanding of the biology and psychology of emotion.
It will take into consideration basic mental processes, brain functions, and emotional behaviors that all mammals share―to locate the neural mechanisms of emotional expression. It reveals ―the neural sources of our basic emotional feelings. It will elaborate on the seven emotional systems that explain how we live and behave. 

These systems originate in deep areas of the brain that are similar across all mammalian species.
Affective Neuroscience, provides the most up-to-date information about the brain-operating systems that organize the fundamental emotional tendencies of all mammals, exploring our primal emotions of 'PLAY', 'PANIC/GRIEF', 'FEAR', 'RAGE', 'SEEKING', 'LUST' and 'CARE'

10 March 2021 @ 19h30 - 20h30 SAST

R 250

Speaker : Joshua MacNeill

Joshua MacNeill began his career as a teacher where he quickly began adapting trauma-informed strategies into his classroom. He realized how important this approach was, and saw amazing improvements in his students.
This presentation provides a trauma-informed approach to working with students. It provides a basic overview of the brain and neural-development, an understanding of trauma and its impact on student’s brain, and then explore many practical solutions to improve neural wiring and bring out your students’ best potential.

Wednesday 17 March 2021 @ 19h30 - 20h30 SAST

NO RECORDING will be available for this webinar.

R 250

Speaker : Hennie Vorster 

Hennie Vorster is a Motivational Speaker, Business and Life Coach and qualified Psychologist.

This talk provides guidance and hope for parents of atypical children . It explores how parents cope with the emotional upheaval when raising children with neurodiverse needs.  It helps parents understand their own emotional experience, identify and address relationship challenges and assists parents in achieving acceptance, compassion and joy in raising the atypical child.

24 March 2021 @ 19h30 - 20h30 SAST