Circle of Security® Parenting™ Program
Parents are benfitting from this parenting course, which focuses on the right approach to raising their children. This is made possible by volunteers who helped provide child care. We especially thank the Mapleton Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library for all their support.
What is Circle of Security Parenting?
Circle of Security® Parenting™ is a parent-reflection program offering the core components of the evidence-based and internationally acclaimed COS protocol. This 4-Day training teaches professionals to use an eight-chapter DVD to educate parents and caregivers. The program presents video examples of secure and problematic parent/child interaction, healthy options in care giving, and animated graphics designed to clarify principles central to COS. Circle of Security Parenting implements decades of attachment research in an accessible step-by-step process for use in group settings, home visitation, or individual counseling.
Learning Objectives of the Training:
Understand the theoretical foundation of the Circle of Security
Shift caregiver focus from behavior management to enhancing the quality of relationship
Understand specific steps to build self-reflection in caregivers
Use video examples to support increased empathy in caregivers
Identify new options to help caregivers manage emotions
Learn step-by-step approaches for promoting secure attachment in children
Who Should Attend?
Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Mental Health Counselors, Home Visitors, Family Support Workers, Outreach Workers, Behavior Support specialists, and anyone providing parenting education and/or counseling to parents of young children.