CTN Parent and Community Training Series


To sign up, email our office manager: ctnreception@ctn-madison.com

At CTN, one of our overriding beliefs is that surrounding children with empowered families and educated professionals supports the greatest developmental success.

During these sessions, we will be providing specific topic so that participants can gather an introductory understanding of the topic, and if they wish, receive more in-depth and individualized training in a smaller group setting. These trainings are great for families and providers who have some concerns for their child and are looking for initial strategies, those who are already in individual treatment, and those wanting to learn more while waiting for individual services.


***These trainings are highly encouraged if your child is currently receiving services from us***


Basics of Sensory Processing

What is sensory processing?  How is it relevant to a child’s development?  What does it look like when sensory processing is not working well?  Therapists who are experts in sensory processing treatment will guide participants in a strong basic understanding of sensory processing skills and how these skills support all areas of development.

Tuesday, January 16th, 6:30-8PM


Sensory Processing Activities & Routines

Morning routines, mealtimes and homework time can be overwhelming for a child with a sensory processing disorder.  Adding sensory smart activities (a sensory-diet) and routines to your child’s day can sometimes feel daunting.  Come and learn about ways to implement sensory strategies into your day.  Strategies will be individualized to your child’s needs.

Tuesday, January 23rd, 6:30-8PM


Sensory Sensitive Parenting for Emotional Regulation

Children may struggle with self-regulation for many reasons including sensory overload, frustration from communication difficulties, and simple behavioral attempts to gets one’s way. In this training, we’ll present concrete strategies to help address the underlying issues, both in the moment and over the long-term. We will specifically address how parents and caregivers use their own self-regulation skills to support improving those same skills for their kids. This training is facilitated by CTN’s mental health therapist as well as one of our Occupational Therapists.
Tuesday, February 6th, 6-7:30PM


 Speech Language Pathology for Children with Emotional and/or Behavioral Disorders

This course explores the relationship between Language Disorders and Emotional and/or Behavioral Disorders. It discusses the implications for screening, evaluation and treatment for children and their providers.  This course is intended for community providers who serve children with Emotional and/or Behavioral Disorders, but families are also welcome.

Thursday, February 22nd, 6-7:30PM