Mom Power provides parents with mental health and parenting psychoeducation, engages them in emotional and physical self-care to reduce their symptoms of depression and anxiety, elicits their reflective curiosity, and nurtures their reflective capacity. Mom Power embraces evidence-based theory and practice and is the only program, to date, that has documented brain changes in participants “empathy circuits.”
The long-term objectives of Mom Power are to help build (or strengthen) enhanced protective factors for families with young children to ensure they have the resources they need to reach their full potential. This includes an increased knowledge of parenting and child development, strengthened child social-emotional competence, increased social connections, improved access to concrete support in times of need, and strengthened parent and family resilien
Any organization/individual who completes a Strong Roots Training may use the materials with attribution to the creators Maria Muzik, MD, Katherine Rosenblum, PhD, and Melisa Schuster, LMSW.
In order to run a group and call it Mom Power there are certain practices that must be in place to ensure fidelity to the model. These requirements allow the first two groups to run with the support and guidance of the experienced Strong Roots team as well as provide facilitators with the training, guidance and direction for subsequent groups Below are costs and milestones associated with implementing a group to fidelity.
1. Complete the 5-Day Virtual Training (this training)
2. Engage in Reflective Consultation
3. Groups must be run with 2 facilitators (at lease 1 masters level clinician) and follow the 10-week, 13 session curriculum
Five Five-Hour Days
Mental health and other health providers interested in providing support to mothers and their families.