Circle of Security Training
Thank you to all who attended to the COS-P facilitator training in September 2018.
We would like to send a special thank you to Glen Cooper for facilitating this training.
For information on COS please visit the Circle of Security website
Annual Attachment Network Conference 2019
ASD Across the Spectrum
Thursday, March 14 and Friday, March 15, 2019
CanadInns Destination Centre Polo Park
Please join us for a thought provoking, information filled two days focusing on Autism and relationships. Featuring author and therapist, Barry Prizant, author of award winning book Uniquely Human, and Kristine and Jake Mastronardi, mother and son. Kristine is an RDI © certified therapist and Jake is a certified dog trainer and lives with autism.
We will also have a panel of local individuals to explore the landscape of how an attachment lens impacts the work and life of those people who support individuals living with autism and the lives of the individuals themselves.
Early bird registration is open!
ASD Conference Brochure
Please check out the events tab at our site, https://attachmentnetwork.ca/events/, for many wonderful attachment related training events and workshops.
Our October Network Meeting was a wonderful gathering of minds!
Thank you to all who attended, through our discussions we are brainstorming some exciting ideas to develop to bring attachment to our communities.
Please join us for our next Network Meeting which will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 11:30am-1:30pm at Adoption Options, 1313 Portage Ave (entrance through the back of the building). Bring your lunch, and we’ll have snacks!
Mitch Bourbonniere will be joining us as our guest speaker for this event.
If you wish to present on a topic related to attachment, or a program, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
New Directions and the Canadian Centre for Child Protection have published a book which explores "freeze, flight, and fight, our bodies’ way of protecting us when our feelings get big."
Printed copies of "Big Feelings Come and Go" will be available in the near future. If you would like to access a digital copy of the book and the posters please visit the website!
Big Feelings Come and Go
As always, our brochures are available in English, French, Spanish, Cree, Ojibwe, Arabic and Tagalog. Our posters our available in English. You can find out more on our website:
Our DVDs (also in English) are now available for streaming from any and all your devices, as long as you can access the Internet. Check out our store for more information!
Many of you have asked if you have our permission to use these DVDs in teachings or trainings you facilitate. YES! (and thanks for asking) It is exactly what we intended the DVDs to be used for, we only ask that you credit us and the folks who worked hard on the development of the DVDs.
Follow us on Facebook and Instagram! If social media is not for you, here are a few of the articles/resources we have circulated these last few months
This is Why your Child Can't Actually 'Calm Down' during a Tantrum
New research says how much you talk with babies is linked to their IQ in adolescence
The Train Analogy that Will Change How You See Your Crying Child