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Child-Adult Relationship Enhancement (CARE): A Curriculum Guide for Trainers

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Child-Adult Relationship Enhancement (CARE) is a trauma-informed, field-initiated modification of specific positive parenting ideas, many of which are used in evidence-based parenting programs. CARE consists of a set of evidence-informed skills for relating and building relationships between adults and children. The 4-day train-the-trainer session is designed to instruct and support mental health professionals in acquiring the skills and knowledge necessary to deliver the CARE program

Learning Objectives: 
  • Describe the 3 P (Praise, Paraphrase, and Point Out) skills of CARE focused on enhancing an attachment relationship between caregivers and children.
  • Explain effective positive parenting strategies for redirecting mild problematic child behaviors.
  • Utilize role play and active rehearsal of the CARE skills discussed to increase trainees personal knowledge and acquisition of CARE skills
  • Discuss teaching strategies and principles to prepare the trainees to lead CARE trainings for caregivers and other adult audiences
  • Demonstrate effective training strategies for teaching CARE skills
Intended Audience: 

Clinical Staff from agencies in the PACTS Provider Network that have met criteria demonstrating their capacity to support and sustain this training and treatment

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Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend entire 4-day in-person presentation and complete a course evaluation in order to receive credits