LC is a parenting intervention that helps caregivers identify and respond to children’s emotional needs and behaviors in a way that builds connection and warmth and promotes children’s emotional competence and sense of emotional security. LC skills are taught through a combination of didactics, role-plays, and live in-session coaching—in which the therapist serves as a coach as the caregiver talks with their child about emotionally arousing life events—and structured home practice. LC is currently developed for English- and Spanish-speaking families and clinicians.
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3-15; both males and females; for children who have experienced a wide range of traumas
Published in 2016