Parenting In-service Materials


Materials from CAC In-service with Measi O'Rourke from St Joseph's Parenting Center in Stamford


Yes, It’s Your Parents’ Fault

NY Times Sunday Review article by Kate Murphy

While there have been many schools of thought to help us understand what strains and maintains human bonds, from Freudian to Gestalt, one of the most rigorously studied may be the least known to the public. It’s called attachment theory, and there’s growing consensus about its capacity to explain and improve how we function in relationships.


Intervention programs at the New School and the University of Delaware are having marked success helping at-risk groups like teenage mothers change their attachment behaviors (often passed down through generations) and establish more secure relationships.