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Dynamic Executive Director Wanted

Hand in Hand Parenting seeks an Executive Director who will expand on the organization’s successes to grow its presence and impact around the world. This entrepreneurial leader will be committed to collaborating with the Board, staff and volunteers to change the world by reaching and helping more parents and families.

Hand in Hand Parenting Blog

"I recently heard about the idea of "holding space" for someone and it occurred to me that that's exactly what Hand in Hand parenting is all about. Holding space for your child and trusting in their inherent good nature." ~ Karen, mother of a toddler

What's the Cure for Whining?

If we wanted to make a list of things that irritate parents, we’d find children whining near the top! Every child tries it sooner or later. Some children fall into whining and can’t seem to climb back out.
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Get the book! "Listen: Five Simple Tools to Meet Your Everyday Parenting Challenges" is here!

“Captures the heart and soul of Patty Wipfler’s groundbreaking work with parents and families. This remarkable book describes the tools of Hand in Hand Parenting with clarity, and then applies them with thoughtfulness and compassion to the real struggles of parents.” 

~ Dr. Lawrence Cohen author of Playful Parenting, The Art of Roughhousing, and The Opposite of Worry.

training for professionals in Hand in Hand Parenting Tools

This special program is designed for psychologists, therapists, social workers, teachers, early childhood professionals, medical professionals, members of the clergy, and parent outreach workers. 20 CEUs available from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. The online classroom is open and ready for you now. Small-group mentoring calls begin in September.

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Using the Hand in Hand Tools to Provide Trauma-Sensitive Care

Professionals in the education, mental health, and public health fields are beginning to recognize the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on children’s regulatory capacities, which in turn shape their functioning in relationships within their family, their classroom and the wider community. Join Hand in Hand Instructors, Maya Coleman, PhD, and Robin Setchko, LMFT, for this teleseminar that will look at children’s behaviors through a trauma-sensitive lens.

Why Is Parenting So Much Harder Than I Expected?

Join Hand in Hand Instructors, Ravid Aisenman Abramsohn and Catherine Fischer, for this free discussion for parents. We’ll talk about the gap between what we imagined parenting to be and what it actually is. You’ll learn what makes parenting more challenging than you imagined and simple and effective tools you can use to turn parenting into what you hoped it would be.

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