The Circle of Security Parenting program began in 1998 and is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened. It is an internationally recognized early intervention program that increases attachment and security developed by Glen Cooper, Kent Hoffman, and Bert Powell.
How Circle of Security Parenting Helps You and Your Child
Circle of Security Parenting assists parents in:
Understanding your child's emotional world by learning to read his/her emotional needs
Learn what emotional needs your child may be expressing through his/her difficult behavior
Support your child's ability to successfully manage emotions
Enhance the development of your child's self-esteem
Honors your innate wisdom and desire for your child to be secure
Learn how to protect and nurture your child from childhood through teenage years, while fostering independence
About the Group
The Circle of Security Parenting Group is a 10 week group for parents of children ages 1 to 7 years old. Each group lasts one and a half hours that include handouts and videos from the Circle of Security Parenting program. In this program, parents will not only learn the material presented, but will gain a reflective and meaningful response to the material.
Each participant will also receive a copy of Raising a SecureChild by Kent Hoffman, Glen Cooper, and Bert Powell.