A neighbor-to-neighbor parent education system
that promotes intergenerational healing,
family wellbeing and resilience in families in the
South County area of Santa Clara County.
In partnership with
In collaboration with communities, Dr. Barbara Burns developed Resilient Families Parent Education Programs across more than 30 years of work as a developmental psychologist and early intervention specialist.
Our programs leverage the power of scientific research of early child development, neurobiology, and resilience to empower families to help their children build a more peaceful heart and strong and flexible mind.
Programs are designed to promote psychological strengths that can buffer the impact of adversity, trauma and poverty on young children's healthy development.
“I feel that everything that I have learned here has helped me in order to love myself and to be more positive in everything.
I know that I can keep moving forward.”
THE BUILDING BLOCKS.
6 Habits of Resilience
Parents learn to use mindfulness and self-compassion practices to manage stress and promote habits of resilience in daily family routines.
Resilient Families Parent Education Programs utilize the science of early child development, neurobiology, and resilience to empower families to help their children build a more peaceful heart and strong and flexible mind.
"The Anchor of Resilience"
"Keeping Our Glass Full"
"Packing Our Child's Suitcase"
"Compassionate Listening with Heart"
"The School Bus Discipline is a Teaching Opportunity"
"The Butterfly of Resilient Transformation"