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Workshops and Trainings

(Offered by Edye Swidler, LMFT)


I provide consultation and training to teachers, parents, mental health and child welfare professionals on topics ranging from parenting children who have experienced trauma and attachment challenges, divorce, adoption specific issues and parenting children and teens with emotional or mental health challenges.

Certified Trainer for Training For Adoption Competency (TAC)

TAC is a 72 hour curriculum designed to train mental health and child welfare professionals provide adoption competent clinical services to adopted individuals and their families, and birth family members.

For more information about this training, contact Lilliput Families or the Center for Adoption Support and Education.

Nurtured Heart Approach® Certified Advanced Trainer

Originally created by Howard Glasser in 1992, NHA is being successfully implemented through families, classrooms, foster care, health care professionals, social workers and criminal justice organizations that are seeking successful, early intervention techniques. The Nurtured Heart Approach consists of a set of strategies that assists children in further developing their self-regulation and has been found effective with children of all ages. It focuses on transforming the way children perceive themselves, their caregivers and the world around them. Children learn to understand that they will receive endless amounts of praise, energy, recognition and reward through the positive behavior they display and this supports children to build a positive portfolio of themselves, which we call “Inner Wealth®.”

Please contact me to find out when classes are available in your area or call me if you are interested in bringing classes to your organization, school, or religious group.

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