• Tuesday Parenting Class Series in English currently unavailable, please check back later

    Echo Parenting & Education teaches nonviolent parenting Philosophy and Practice on Tuesday evenings in Echo Park. Currently our Tuesday class is held…

  • Seeking Safety Training

    Join us for a 1-day live training on Seeking Safety hosted by Echo Parenting & Education and Treatment Innovations.  This training…

  • How To Talk So Your Children’s Teacher Will Listen

    by an Echo Parenting & Education parent As I dropped my son off outside of his second grade classroom one…

  • Peace Corners and a Good Day for Flying

    by Louise Godbold, Executive Director Could it actually work? That is the question we’ve been asking ourselves ever since starting…

  • Speaker Bios for Changing the Paradigm 2015

      Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D. has been the Medical Director of The Trauma Center in Boston for the…

  • Trauma and Parenting

    by Louise Godbold, Executive Director Most child-raising models use punishment and rewards to condition children into exhibiting the behaviors we…

  • Transforming Schools

    Transforming individual families and whole communities with trauma-informed nonviolent child-raising by Diana Ayala “Callate ya!” Shut up! These are the…

  • Corporal Punishment and Culture

    Lots of you have been asking what we think about Andrian Peterson.  We’ve got a lot to say.  For now…

  • Introduction to Nonviolent Parenting on the West Side

    Free Event: Pizza and Parenting Parenting is one of the most  creative and exhausting uses  of your entire mind.  Raising…

  • Echo Parenting & Education rides the trauma wave

    We’re feeling proud that our Co-Executive Director, Louise Godbold, has been published on Aces Too High! Sometimes we don’t notice…

  • Rider for Change

    Echo Parenting & Education is excited to be the recipient of James Encinas’ Rider for Change fundraiser which will kick…

  • You won’t have to play alone

    by Ben Wright, Echo Parenting & Education Staff When I take my children places, they will almost always end up…

  • Festival of Childhood 2014

    Thanks to all those who attended! Click here to see pictures from the Festival! Echo Parenting & Education offers each…

  • Expand Those Dendrites and Dance! Dance! Dance!

    Did you know that dancing makes you smarter? According to the New England Journal of Medicine, dancing wards off Alzheimer’s,…

  • Ruth Beaglehole in Chennai, India

    Echo Parenting & Education was excited to send Ruth Beaglehole to Chennai, India for a month long stay. The purpose…

  • Developmental Trauma – Where Attachment Meets Trauma

    by Louise Godbold, Co-Executive Director Can this possibly be right? A couple of weeks ago, I listened to one of…

  • Changing the Paradigm – Videos

    We thought we couldn’t top having Dr. Felitti (the man behind the Adverse Childhood Experience Study – ACES) as our…

  • Oxytocin – The Cure for What Ails Us

    by Louise Godbold, Co-Executive Director We talk a lot about cortisol when we discuss trauma or adverse childhood experiences, and…

  • Family Dance Party

    EAT, LAUGH & DANCE! Join Echo Parenting for an afternoon family dance party. Admission:**$40 per family | $25 per individual…

  • Announcing our new Co-Executive Directors!

    From Echo Parenting & Education’s Board of Directors When Ruth stepped down from her role as the Executive Director of…