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Nurtured Heart Approach

Diving Deeper with Dr. Elizabeth Sylvester & Dr. Kat Scherer

Relationship-based interventions with students and their caregivers.

This workshop presents a relationship-based approach to working with teens and their caregivers using the science of neurobiology, attachment, emotion regulation, and discipline to create healing connections. Additionally we introduce the essential attachment needs of children, and how meeting them can strengthen all interactions. We will focus on how the Nurtured Heart Approach is consistent with this science and is a useful tool in creating healing at relational, emotional and behavioral levels.

*This event was rescheduled from an earlier date*


Dr. Elizabeth Sylvester:

Psychologist, author, and NHA advanced trainer treating children, teens and families; specializing in work with emotionally and behaviorally intense children.

Dr. Kat Scherer:

Kat Scherer PhD, MFT, C-IAYT is a psychologist, educator and author working in Austin, Texas.


Date: Tuesday, February 28th 2023

Time: 5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Prior NHA training is encouraged but not required to attend. MUHSD staff will be compensated for attendance. Registration will close on Monday the 27th at 4:00 p.m. Join us on Zoom!


2022-2023 Parent Workshop Dates

Parent & Staff NHA Monthly Support 5:30-7:00 PM via Zoom:

  • TBD

MUHSD Parent & Guardian Workshop Series via Zoom:

Fall English Session:

  • October 6, 2022
  • October 13, 2022
  • October 20, 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Spring English Session:

  • March 7, 2023
  • March 14, 2023
  • March 21, 2023
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Fall Spanish Session:

  • October 4, 2022
  • October 11, 2022
  • October 18, 2022
    •  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Spring Spanish Session:

  • March 8, 2023
  • March 15, 2023
  • March 22, 2023
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

District Wide Open 6-Hour Introduction to NHA (location TBD):

  • TBD

Teacher & Parent Testimonies of NHA


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