Attachment, Regulation and Competency
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ARC At-A-Glance

ARC-At-A-Glance: Modular Videos

We are pleased to provide a series of brief, free overview videos describing the Attachment, Regulation and Competency (ARC) framework. We recognize that as a result of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), many of our colleagues are working from home right now, juggling work and family life; still others are continuing in programs as essential personnel, while trying to also balance the needs of family, safety, and health.  Many primary caregivers are experiencing increased stress and looking for support, and many of the young people we work with have lost access to numerous vital resources – basic needs like daily hot meals, relational supports, and intellectual and social outlets.

As we also work to juggle our work and life balance, we thought it might be a helpful time to offer “ARC lite”: a series of remote, brief videos that will give an overview of key ARC concepts, and comment on these concepts as they relate to working and coping in the midst of this pandemic. Although these videos are not a substitute for the full ARC training, we hope they will give some support to your learning until we are able to meet again in person! We may also be offering special topic videos from our team of ARC trainers.

Please feel free to leave questions or comments in the form at the bottom of the page.

Note: We regret that we are unable to offer Continuing Education credits for these modules. We would love your feedback, comments, and questions; please use the linked form to send these to us!

Module 1: Overview of the ARC framework and Caregiver Affect Management.

Module 2: Attunement, part 1.

Module 3: Attunement, part 2. Building Connection

Module 4: Building Effective Responses to Child Behavior

Module 5: Supporting youth Identification – Building understanding of internal experience.

Module 6: Modulation – Supporting youth in developing tools and resources to (co-)regulate physiological and emotional states.

Module 7: Competency, part 1 – Supporting youth in feeling connected and empowered.

Module 8: Competency, part 2 – Self and Identity

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