Parenting with PACEs is hard work. Whether you are a parent or caregiver who has experienced ACEs or you are a parent or caregiver of a child who has experienced ACEs, we want to support you. The resources we have gathered are a great place to learn more
Echo Parent Classes and Trainings
Echo provides trauma and resilience training for families, communities, professionals and organizations. Echo’s vision is to ensure the physical and emotional safety of every child. We do this by teaching parents and any adult who serves children about childhood trauma and how it affects the body and brain. Our parenting classes and professional development training emphasize building compassionate adult/child relationships, understanding the critical role of attachment on human development, resilience and healing from trauma. Echo online classes are accessible in person or online.
Risking Connection Training for Foster Parents
This instructor-led course is six sessions averaging 90 minutes each. Foster parents want to be there for the children and youth they serve—and this course helps them increase the tools in their toolkit, recognize their needs for self-care, and work with their childrens’ behavior from the Risking Connection perspective. Helps reduce the trauma of being a foster parent and can make a powerful difference for children and families alike.