Reflective Parenting: Introduction to Mentalization

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This workshop provides an introduction to the concept of “Reflective Parenting” and how it is related to secure attachment and successful parenting via mentalization skills. Mentalization is the skill of being able to see yourself from the outside and your children from the inside, and is one essential component of successful parenting.

Training Objectives:
  1. Participants will learn the benefits of secure attachment of children.
  2. Participants will learn the basics of mentalization and how these skills are connected to secure attachment.
  3. Participants will learn more about reflective parenting and how to use mentalization in their work with families.

Audiences: professionals and caregivers

Interested in this training? Contact shannon.mann@austin.utexas.edu