Circle of Courage Training


The Circle of Courage  is both a philosophy and a Practice model. it can be used by indivdual practitoners, teams, or by a whole organisation, school, etc. It is useful for anyone working with children, young people, and their families whether in social services, residential, education or recreation settings.
The Circle of Courage is an indigenous child rearing construct from Lautoka Indian  culture which resonates with other cultures around the world where children are valued  as taonga, gifts from heaven, our future and our past. The Circle of Courage reminds us how to give children what they need to flourish. As a strength based approach, it recognises that it is the pain which children experience which makes them troubled. It highlights the way in which this pain and  'anti-social' behaviour appear as a result of a mismatch between the environment and the particular characteristics of the developing human brain. The Circle of Courage identifies Belonging/Whakawhanaungatanga, Mastery/tohungatanga, Independence/Mana Motuhake, and Generosity/Atawhai, as the birthright of every child.
(Circle of Courage Training and Development Trust NZ) .
I am able to offer Circle of Courage Training .
Circle of Courage Taster-free one hour presentation  of basic concepts in your workplace.
Introduction to Circle of Courage- 2 1/2 hour workshop familiarising with the model, $60.00pp or $300.00 per group (plus venue hire if held off site). 
Response Ability Pathways -Connect, Clarify & Restore with youth at risk . (14 hours, over  2 days) .
Costs per person  for the 2 day RAP course are based on the cost of resource material ($65.00 pp), plus facilitation, and any venue and hospitality costs. With a minimum group of 12 participants, I hope to keep the fee per person to $250.00

Fees for smaller groups and 'whole of organisation' training, by negotiation. 

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