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BRUCC: Circle of Security® Parenting™

Monday, 21 January, 2019 - 19:30
Campus: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering campus
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Brussels University Consultation Center
training BRUCC

In de Circle of Security® Parenting™ Training gaan we in 8 sessies in kleine groep beeldmateriaal bekijken, samen nadenken en samen oefenen om vaardigheden te versterken in:

* het opmerken van subtiele signalen in het gedrag (bij ouder en kind)

* het begrijpen van de noden achter het gedrag van je kind

* het ontdekken van gevoeligheden in relatie tot je kind

* het stilstaan bij veiligheid tussen jou en je kind

* met als basis je eigen ervaringen

Als ouder wil je je kind blij maken en houden, maar soms loopt dit niet even vlot. Deze training geeft je concrete handvaten om deze relatie tussen jou en je kind te verbeteren.
Deze training is gericht op ouders met kinderen tussen 0 - 6 jaar.


Circle of Security Parenting (COS-P) is a parental education program developed by Kent Hoffman, Glen Cooper, and Bert Powell, three internationally renowned psychologists. COS-P implements decades of attachment research in an accessible step-by-step process for use in group settings  or individual counseling.

The program proposes a parent-child relationship approach centered on the relationship itself, an approach that removes obstacles and opens the way to manifesting our innate sensitivity to seeing and responding to the emotional needs of our children. Parents will be encouraged to reflect on their own experiences and to understand the needs behind the children's behaviors. During the eight meetings, we will watch several movies that describe parent-child situations, with the purpose to train our eyes to detect the subtle signals that both children and parents transmit to each other through their behavior. Also, through various empathic reflection exercises, parents will be able to identify both areas of emotional comfort and possible vulnerability points in relation to their own children.  After learning how to correctly read the emotional needs of their child, parents are taught how to support their child's ability to successfully manage emotions and by this, how to enhance the development of their child's self esteem. COS-P can function as a "map" that will guide parents to understand not only their children's emotional needs and how to deal with them, but also how to apply these techniques to themselves and other important relations.

The program is destinated for (future) parents/caregivers who have children between 0 and 6 years of age. For individual counselling, one or both of the parents can be present at each of  the eight meetings. In what it concerns the group settings, parent groups begin every month when a group is formed (maximum number of participants is 8 persons).

Trainer: Psychologist Ramona Simut Vanderborght , Certified COS-P Facilitator- ramona.simut@vub.be

Language: English or Dutch

When? Beginning of 2019, on request

Costs: 240€

For more information about this program, visit : https://www.circleofsecurityinternational.com/

And the videos below:



If you are interested in this group program, please send us a mail (brucc@vub.be).