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I hope this blog will be helpful to you in your adoption whether you are considering, waiting or home. I started this blog when we were adopting and found there was next to nothing on the web in any orderly manner. I set about to collect information for myself and then for others. Now, there are more sites for resources, but still not much that brings it all together. I hope this blog will serve as a sort of clearing house for Ethiopian Adoption Information. Please feel free to contribute your knowledge through commenting.
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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Family Attachment Center of Colorado Springs

Just thought I would let you know about this resource -any COLORADO group can contract with him to do a workshop on this for parents as a series: 

The Family Attachment Center, Inc.
2913 Beacon Street
Colorado Springs, CO. 80907
Executive Director/ John Trentalange, MA, LPC, BCETS
(719) 632-3204

Enhancing The Parent-Child Relationship

Participants will acquire the skills to enhance healthy attachment

Participants will learn how to separate identity from behavior

Participants will learn how to teach their child positive connection leads to reward
While negative connection leads to consequences

Disengaging From Power Struggles

Participants will grasp the difference between conflict & Power Struggles
Participants will understand the motives behind engaging in power struggles
Participants will gain the necessary skills to disengage from power struggles

Natural & Logical Consequences

Participants will learn the motives behind behavior
Participants will acquire the skills to enhance positive behavior
Participants will acquire the skills to not personalize their children’s behavior

Date: Determined by the Individual
Cost: FREE!!!

John Trentalange is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has worked with a diverse population of children and families in a wide variety of settings over the past two decades.  John is very passionate about the parent-child relationship and he fully understands as well as teaches that it is the early years and the relationship that we form with our parents that places us on a road of success or on a road of self-destruction.

The Family Attachment Center always offers a free initial consultation with parents.

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