1.Positive Parenting Programme (Triple P)
2.Positive Parenting Programme for Teens
3.Strenghening Families, Strenghthening Communities (SFSC)
4.Teens in Transitions
6.Teens and Technology
Our programmes offer a source of support for all parents and carers and offer an opportunity to share parenting experiences, develop a greater understanding of child development, build positive relationships and learn skills to deal with challenging behaviour.
1. The Teenage Brain and Risky behaviour
2. Sexualisation of young Women and girls
3. Promoting Mental Health in children
Our master class programmes meet the specific training and development needs of staff who work with families; In particular parents of teens. We offer bespoke, or create courses to meet their needs. We offer support for professionals to build their capacity in engaging with and supporting parents and carers.
2. Digital Newsletter
Our range of eLearning support is for anyone working with individuals or families. We are passionate about realising the full potential of the eLearning medium allowing parents and professionals to fit learning around their
life and work. This includes webinars, podcasts and other digital services.
If you are a parent or carer and want to be a more confident parent and support your children to be happy and successful
Triple P (Positive Parenting Programmes), draws on social learning, cognitive behavioural and developmental theory as well as research into risk factors associated with the development of social and behavioural problems in children. It aims to equip parents with the skills and confidence they need to be self-sufficient and to be able to manage family issues without ongoing support.
The Triple P Teen programme teaches parents about the factors which influence teenage behaviour; How to develop a positive relationship with your teenager; encouraging appropriate behaviour; coaching problem-solving skills : managing problem behaviour 6. negotiating family rules; dealing with emotional behaviour: preparing for new or risky situations.
Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities is an inclusive evidence-based parenting programme, designed to promote protective factors which are associated with good parenting and better outcomes for children. In particular; SFSC reaches parents from a number of backgrounds, including black and minority ethnic parents, teenaged parents, parents with learning disabilities and parents from marginalised communities, including those with experience of drugs, alcohol or violence.
Parenting teenagers can be challenging and many parents find it hard to adapt to changes in their child's behaviour as they grow up. This programme provides parents of teens with knowledge about characteristics of teen behaviour understanding on how to accommodate the developmental changes effectively and skills to help parents successfully support transition into adulthood.
Many families experience a communication gap between parents and teenagers. This programme will teach parents; how to improve their communication with their teenagers. Parents will gain insights into why teens may communicate less with them; how to effectively cope with their emotional outbursts: how to talk about sensitive issues; like sex, drugs and alcohol. Parents will also learn how to keep communication lines open.
This training will provide parents with an understanding of how and why teenagers use technology, From the internet and social media, phones, apps, games, television and other types of devices. Parents will learn about the dangers of cyberbullying, internet criminal activity, pornography and how to protect their teens from it. They will learn how to help their teens manage their use of technology including internet safety and parental controls.
If you are a professional and want to better support families; please look at some of our training programmes below
This training provides professionals with the knowledge and the understanding of the teenage brain and why teens take risks to thrive and grow. Course content includes The teen brain and developmental changes ; why teens take risks ;Positive risk-taking and its benefits ; Building positive relationships with teenagers; How to encourage positive behaviour and keeping teenagers safe.
This training provides professionals
with an understanding of the sexualisation of girls and women. Class,
Culture, religion and class in mediating sexualisation. The impact of sexualisation on mental, emotional and physical health
with an understanding the sexualisation of culture. Sexualisation and violence in teenage relationships and the role of parents, schools and professionals in promoting healthy, respectful, emotionally fulfilling relationships.
This training provides professionals of what mental health and mental illness is and an understanding of what mental health problems commonly occur in children and teens: understanding changes, challenges and trauma in childhood and teenage years and building resilience; and what parents can do to support children's mental health and wellbeing.
HALF-DAY, ONE-DAY AND TWO-DAY COURSES
Mental Health first-aid to support young people.
Internationally recognised training courses, designed to teach people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill-health and provide help on a first-aid basis.