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Responsive Caregiving

Responsive Caregiving is a 6-week free caregiving class to strengthen your family through connection. We'll learn about brain development, brain-body connection, attunement, and strategies and resources to increase protective factors.

The next session runs on Wednesday Jan. 31 through Mar. 6th, 2024 and is currently full.

All classes are at Kennedy Early Childhood Center, 1605 Davis Road (parking lot off of Harper Street; front entrance is by the flagpole).


  • Managing the Ups & Downs

  • Reading the Emotional Signs

  • All About Feelings

  • Creating Comfort with Routines and Rituals

  • Building a Calming Spot

  • Encouraging Learning at Home

  • Setting Realistic Expectations and Compassionate Boundaries

  • Encouraging Growth through Praise

  • Reframing Discipline

  • Parenting Strategies

  • Feeling Identification & Expression

  • Identity

  • Compassion Fatigue & Resilience

  • Brain Development


Provide care for children whose care givers are in classes!

To allow care givers to focus on our classes, Community Children's Center provides care for children during Responsive Caregiving classes. We would love volunteers to help with this.  Join our team and help raise the bar in early child care in Douglas County!

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