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Our Mission

We envision a world of nonviolence in which adults respect children
by ensuring their right to emotional and physical safety.

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Parenting Programs

At the heart of our mission is the desire to support parents
strengthen the connection with their child.

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Professional Development

We offer workshops on attachment theory, interpersonal
neurobiology, trauma informed care to help professionals
build an empathy-based practice in their work.

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Welcome to Echo!

We provide parenting classes and professional development trainings that draw from the latest scientific research on brain and child development, as well as the effects of childhood toxic stress.

Trauma-Informed Nonviolent Parenting Classes

Our 10-class parenting series draws on the latest scientific research on brain and child development, as well as the effects of childhood toxic stress. Discover how to communicate in ways that deepen your relationship with your child and begin to model the skills that are proven to help your child succeed at school, have more rewarding relationships and enjoy a longer, healthier life. Free child care provided.

Spanish from 9am to 11am
English from 11:30am to 1:30pm

 

Professional Development Trainings

Throughout the year, Echo offers a variety of professional development opportunities for anyone who works with families and children. We provide an introductory training for educators (Trauma-Informed Compassionate Classrooms) a general training and more advanced training on trauma-informed care (Working With Childhood Trauma),  Yoga for Trauma Recovery, and more. Our annual Changing the Paradigm Conference appeals to professionals from all over the world who are looking for the latest science on childhood trauma coupled with practical applications.

 

News & Resources

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Righting the Wrongs?

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It’s All About the Receptors, Baby!
It’s All About the Receptors, Baby!

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We rely on your generous support to make our parenting classes and other programs available to those who are shaping our children and our future. Please take a moment and support our work.