Parenting Course- this is a 6 week course for parents who do not have the child/children living with them.
A 1:1 session is completed for assessment and introduction to the course prior to any person being taken onto the course.
The course covers:
· Week 1 - Roles & responsibilities, Impact of own childhood on parenting styles, Into to Baumrind’s parenting styles, Impact of your parenting styles on children · Week 2 - Developmental Milestones, Ways to show love, listening to Babies, Children and Teens, Children and Boundaries; ‘Why love matters’-discuss and refer to Sue Gerhardt’s work’. · Week 3 - Intro to positive parenting. When children take you for granted. Ways of parenting without smacking (count to 10 and think again) · Week 4 - A B C model of positive parenting, Identifying strengths, developing child’s confidence and Self-esteem, altering verbal antecedents. · Week 5 - Children and Boundaries, why boundaries matter! Strategies for coping when feeling wound up. · Week 6 - Developing child’s confidence and Self-esteem Communicating assertively, Practise using ‘I Statements’ Any other areas specific to their needs