The Art of Co-Regulation

Predictable Ways to De-Escalate a Child Who is Ramping Up
Did you know that the brain is highly predictable in how it becomes more agitated and how it calms down? We will discuss from a neurodevelopmental perspective how to help children get calmer, by recognizing and responding to their level of physiological arousal (distress).
Join Robbyn in an interview with Amy Bryant, ParentingBeyondPunishment as they discuss how to help a child whose mood meter is ramping up!
Building Resiliency in Yourself & Your Child
Resiliency is the brain’s ability to respond to stress in a healthy way. It helps us manage both emotional and physiological arousal in ways that promote healthy relationships and a healthy body. Resiliency protects us and our children from the negative outcomes associated with adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Resiliency is something we develop in ourselves in order to also cultivate it in our children.
Join Robbyn in an interview with Amy Bryant, ParentingBeyondPunishment.org as they discuss how to build resiliency in oneself and in our children.
Handouts

ACE / Resiliency Assessment

Online “Neuro-developmentally Informed” Parenting Resources:

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Predictable Escalating & DeEscalating Responses to Kids:

Mood Meter – Check Your Engine!

Interesting Videos

State Dependent Functioning – Dr. Bruce Perry talks about how the level of arousal influences the way in which we problem solve, cope emotionally, and connect with others.

Core Strengths in Development – Dr. Perry talks about the sequential nature of development based upon a secure bond with the care provider that builds self regulation, tolerance, and recognition of belonging to a diverse world.