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Safe, Secure & Loved: Resilient Families Promoting Intergenerational Healing through Community Involvement

  • Friday, March 25, 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Online


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Presentation by Ana Morante, LMFT, CFLE

1.5 CEUs available for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs

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The foundation of the Safe, Secure and Loved Program is built on important scientific research and theories (e.g., attachment, interpersonal neurobiology and polyvagal) and promotes a vision for community healing community. In addition to offering parenting classes facilitated by community leaders, this program emphasizes the importance of a follow-up component to ensure internalization of the habits of resilience.

Program Goal

The goal of this presentation is for participants to be more aware of the importance of supporting parents of children ages 0-3 to provide an environment that is conducive to form a secure attachment, which is the foundational step in a person’s future mental, emotional, physical and spiritual well-being. This presentation provides an overview of the Safe, Secure and Loved: Resilient Families (SSL:RF) program offered through Sacred Heart Community Services and Resilient Families Gilroy. This program is mindfulness based, trauma-informed, and community led, and it aims at increasing resilience in parents of young children.   

Learning Objectives

  • Identify three important aspects of the science of resilience
  • Name six habits of resilience taught in the Safe, Secure and Loved classes
  • Name at least three of the components of the Safe, Secure and Loved: Resilient Families program
  • Identify two organizations in Santa Clara County that offer the Safe, Secure and Loved: Resilient Families program

About the Presenter

Ana Morante is a bilingual, bi-cultural Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Family Life Educator. Since 1993, Ms. Morante has worked in numerous mental health and community organization settings. For the past 20 years, Ms. Morante has been a Family Wellness Partner and Trainer, and has trained numerous instructors in this program throughout the United States and the world.  

Alongside her global instructor training, Ms. Morante has had a private practice since 1995. Through this practice, Mrs. Morante became very aware of the long-term impact of childhood trauma in a person’s life. Ms. Morante strongly believes that a person’s healing journey should be multi-dimensional. For that reason, she continues practicing psychotherapy as well as psychoeducation.

Given her passion for “Intentional Motherhood”, Mrs. Morante founded “Resilient Families Gilroy” in 2017, which is a mindfulness-based, trauma-informed, community led program geared to facilitate intergenerational healing in low-income communities.




If you miss any of the presentation, you will not be eligible for the CEUs. SCV-CAMFT is a CAMFT-approved Continuing Education Provider (CEPA 052466). This course meets the qualifications of 1.5 continuing education credit for LMFTs, LPCCs, LEPs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Science.

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