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Circle of Security Parenting™

The Circle of Security Parenting™ program is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened.

At times all parents feel lost or without a clue about what our child might need from us. Imagine what it might feel like if you were able to make sense of what your child was really asking from you.

Children do not come with an instruction manual, they are the instruction manual. This program helps parents learn to read the emotional needs of their children, build their reflective parenting skills and help their children better manage their emotions. Children with autism often express their needs differently to neurotypical children and may need these needs met in a different way. Exploring the needs of your child with a clinician experienced in autism and with other parents of children with autism will assist you in building your parental confidence and connect with other parents of children with autism.

Learning Objectives of the Program:

  • Understand your child’s emotional world by learning to read the emotional needs.
  • Support your child’s ability to successfully manage emotions.
  • Enhance the development of your child’s self esteem.
  • Honor your innate wisdom and desire for your child to be secure.

Key audience: parents of young children (ages 0-6)

We are currently taking expressions of interest for this service in Cairns only (please click the button below). Dates for this program are TBD.

There is a fee for this group. Fees are structured based on group size and subject to final numbers (eg. $517.30* per participant in a group size of 6).

*Amount calculated based on a group with 1 facilitator. Subject to change.

Contact us for more information and further clarification.

N.B. Autism Queensland group fees are charged under the Capacity Building – Improved Daily Living section of your NDIS Plan. If you do not have funding in this specific Support Category, please discuss with your NDIS Local Area Coordinator or phone the NDIS on 1800 800 110.