Professional Development Building Emotional  Understanding

This 6-week course will provide you with a powerful approach to supporting parents and strengthening the parent-child connection. 


The professionals course will:


  • Build competence in the Parenting by Connection approach. You will practice our Listening Tools in your own family and in your professional practice.

  • Guidance on using these practices both in your family and with your clients.

  • Opportunities to share your own experience.

This course is designed for professionals who work with parents, children, and families, including child therapists, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, doctors, speech therapists, occupational therapists, nurses, doctors, dentists, paramedics, members of the clergy, parent coaches, life coaches, doulas, and birth/newborn care professionals.


Classes include a mixture of instruction, sharing of personal experience as each participant tries our Listening Tools, mentoring in the use of the approach, and group listening time, based on the tenets of our approach.


Participants will learn from one another and from their own personal emotional work in the class. 


We welcome your questions.

Course Duration:





6 x 2.5 hour, weekly classes



$ 50  Building Emotional Understanding Course Materials 

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