SARASOTA – The Florida Center for Early Childhood’s training institute will provide an 8-week virtual training series for parents and caregivers that improves the family dynamic by supporting the emotional needs of young children.
The Florida Center Training Institute will offer eight, 90-minute sessions every Wednesday from September 22 – November 10, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. The evidence-based approach is used internationally for parents and caregivers from different backgrounds and professionals from many different disciplines.
“It’s not about discipline or rewards charts, it’s about something much deeper,” said Kristie Skoglund, CEO. “It’s about understanding what your child needs from you emotionally then responding in a way that promotes bonding and attachment. This training can be life-changing, we’ve seen it help thousands of families.”
The Circle of Security © Parenting eight-week series provides relationship tools to offer a new way for parents to understand their child(ren). Attendees will learn how secure relationships can be supported and strengthened, how to pick up on cues their child is communicating, and, will be able to identify when the child(ren) needs encouragement to do things on their own or emotional support. The cost is $25 per session ($200 total).
Twelve Continued education units, or CEUs, are available for professionals who attend. Visit www.floridacentertraining.orgto register for the event. Contact Dr. Johnna Brynn, Director of Training and Professional Development at (p) 843-457-3331, (e) firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
About the Florida Center for Early Childhood
For more than 40 years, The Florida Center for Early Childhood has been the leading provider of therapeutic services, early education and healthy development for young children in southwest Florida, offering a seamless delivery of services for the whole child and their family. Today, the agency is nationally recognized for its early childhood expertise in a variety of specialties. The Florida Center provides developmental therapies, mental health counseling, Starfish Academy preschool, the Healthy Families home-visiting program, and the state’s only Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Clinic. For more information, visit www.thefloridacenter.org or call 941-371-8820.