Course: ParentingToolkit Training: Part 1

Dates: Nov 7th and Nov 8th 2019
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Course Details
Cost: £150 per person, including lunch, refreshments and handbook

This two-day course is for professionals who work individually with parents and their children. It looks at both the theory and practice of parenting education. It includes advanced communication skills, positive discipline strategies, emotional literacy and empathic parenting skills, child led play, descriptive praise and stress management. It also covers social learning theory, systemic family therapy interventions, problems in child development and communication with distressed children. 

Course: Being A Parent.

Free Coffee Morning will be held to introduce this course.
Date: 8 Wednesdays
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am

Course Details
Date: ON REQUEST (no session in half-term)
Time: Wednesday mornings 9:30am - 11:30
Cost: £120 per person, (£40 low income), bursaries are also available

This is an 8-week course for parents of children under 11 years. It covers many aspects of parenthood, including play, listening and empathic relating, managing challenging behaviour and maintaining self-esteem. It will help parents develop their skills and confidence. In a comprehensive research study this course had excellent outcomes increasing positive parenting strategies and decreasing child problem behaviour.

Course: Living With Teenagers

Course Details
Date: ON REQUEST (no session in half-term)
Time: Mondays 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Cost: £90 (£30 low income), bursaries are also available

This 6-week course covers the topics of the changing role of the parent and teenager, problem solving and values negotiation, listening skills, handling conflict, boundaries and power. We will also look at teenage involvement in risk-taking, sex, drugs and alcohol, internet misuse, problems in school and with peer group relationships.

Attachment Workshop for Professionals

Time: 12:45 - 3:00pm
Cost: £TBA

In this Workshop we explore how Attachment Theory can help us to work with troubled families.

Parent Facilitators' Course

Time: 09:30 - 1:00pm
Cost: £300 plus £100 for Course Manuals

This course for counsellors and child care professionals trains participants to qualify to lead parenting courses for parents with children up to and including teenagers. This course combines the skills and techniques from two well-known courses, the accredited Being a Parent Course for parents of children under 11 and the Living with Teenagers course, which we run from the Lantern Family Centre.

Courses will be held according to demand. For more information about a course, to book a place or to be added to our mailing list please contact us here.
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Great Bookham
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