Two High Impact Practices Professionals Can Help Parents Adopt Now

Trauma-informed practices for challenging behavior in children

Training provided by internationally-recognized nonprofit Hand in Hand Parenting for psychologists, social workers, counselors, and others who work with families.

FREE instant access to our Clinical and Therapeutic Benefits of Hand in Hand Parenting ebook when you register now.


Certified Hand in Hand Instructors

Maya Coleman, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist, M.A. Special Education/Learning Differences

Pamela Oatis,
M.D., FAAP, Pediatrician and Medical Director Ethics, Mercy Hospital, Toledo

Shelley Macy,
M.A. Human Development, Lead Early Childhood Education Faculty, Northwest Indian College, WA

Robin Setchko,
M.A. Counseling

The enormous stress and uncertainty of the past year has impacted both parents and their children

Join us live on March 10th, at 11:00 AM Pacific (Wednesday).
7:00 PM UK/6:00 AM Thursday Sydney

What you'll learn:


Overwhelming family stress has profound short-and long-term impact on a child's behavioral functioning
(Burke Harris, 2018)


The single most important protective factor in the context of potentially damaging stress is a strong parent-child relationship.
(Lezin, et. al, 2014)


The WHO recommends that children spend at least 20 minutes a day in intentional, uninterrupted one-on-one time with parents.

80% of adults feel like their parents didn't really love and accept them when they were children
(Goulding, 2013, 2015)

How can they give their children a sense of security and healthy attachment they themselves didn't have?

Hand in Hand Parenting Approach

Hand in Hand offers a set of accessible tools that can be incorporated into families, school communities, and a range of therapeutic settings. The Hand in Hand Parenting approachis an attachment-based, emotion-focused, resiliency-building program that addresses all of the domains outlined in the ARC Framework using five concrete caregiving practices. These tools have been used by thousands of parents, educators, and mental health professionals over the last 30 years. (

You'll leave this no-cost training from Hand in Hand Parenting knowing two real-world practices that will empower the parents you work with to provide this vitally nourishing attention and recognition to their children.