Upcoming Events

Parenting for Positive Self-Worth 1

Facilitated by Shannon Behrend & Cara DeHaan

In order to help the children in our homes overcome traumatic experiences we must help them develop a foundation of positive self-worth. In these 2 meetings we overview the “Parenting for Positive Self-Worth” curriculum by Cindy Lee at the HALO project, and discuss how to begin fostering self-worth in our children.

Parenting for Positive Self-Worth 2

Facilitated by Shannon Behrend & Cara DeHaan

In order to help the children in our homes overcome traumatic experiences we must help them develop a foundation of positive self-worth. In these 2 meetings we overview the “Parenting for Positive Self-Worth” curriculum by Cindy Lee at the HALO project, and discuss how to begin fostering self-worth in our children.

Felt Safety

Facilitated by Shannon Behrend

Understanding felt safety in our children increases our level of compassion for the big emotions they can feel – especially when they don’t align with ours. This evening we will discuss what felt safety is and how to cultivate it in our children’s experiences.

Nervous System Care

Facilitated by Cara DeHaan

In the book “Reclaim Compassion,” authors Qualls and Corkumurge caregivers to give consistent and intentional care to their nervous system in order to reduce stress, increase capacity and stay motivated to provide compassionate care. Tonight we will review the author’s suggestions and share with one another practices you have found helpful.

Proactive Tools

Facilitated by Cara DeHaan

Back to the basics before summer! In our final gathering for the season we will review TBRI tools and strategies caregivers can put in place to prevent and de-escalate meltdowns. Come ready to share what is going well in your home and scenarios where you could use fresh eyes!