Circle of Security - November 2016
The circle of security course is a relationship-based program that teaches you how to parent your child with love and warmth using an attachment model of parenting. you learn to encourage your baby or child to explore their world and then come back to the safe haven of their parents so that they develop a secure attachment and resilience. topics covered includ: the lifelong benefits of a secure attachment style, recognising and understanding children's emotional needs, how to support a child's independence, how to support a child's need for closeness and intimacy, how to promote the develeopment of empathy in children, understanding why sometimes children's behaviours cause a negative reaction in their parents/carers, how to handle a child's emotional "meltdowns", what approach to take when children "act out", and how this model provides effective discipline. the course runs for 8 hours on Saturday and Sunday. the fee is $297 per person, or $550 per couple (health rebate may apply). the fee includes all course materials and handouts, morning tea, BYO lunch.