Our friendly and experienced team deliver interactive, evidenced-based programmes to equip parents with positive parenting skills. Suitable for parents/carers with children aged between 5 -12 years.
Triple P Group
Five x 2 hour sessions and two x 20 minute telephone call
Group Triple P supports parents of children aged 18months – 12 years. The programme looks at what positive parenting means, why children behave as they do, setting goals for themselves and their children, keeping track and creating behaviour diaries, how to help children develop, managing misbehaviour planning ahead and using positive parenting.
The Programme includes a DVD and parents are given a workbook that has all the information from the programme. The book can be looked at when the programme has ended and shared with other family member’s. During the programme Parents learn through watching, talking and practicing methods. Between sessions parents are asked to practice methods they have learnt and share their experiences.
The telephone call supports the parent to talk about what Triple P methods they have been using. The Parenting practitioner and the parent look at the plan the parents have set up. Parents are helped to think about how they feel things have been and find their own answers by using their workbooks and understanding from their sessions.
- Session 1: Completion of a Pre Evaluation Form looking at parents strengths, difficulties, parenting style and parents wellbeing
- Session 2: Positive parenting
- Session 3: Promoting children’s development
- Session 4: Managing misbehaviour
- Session 5: Planning ahead
- Session 6 & 7 telephone consultation : Implementing parenting routines 1-2
- Session 8: Program close and completion of post evaluation form
Dealing with Disobedience
Parents are actively involved in talks and discussions on common problems when dealing with disobedience. The group looks at some reasons why children have trouble learning to follow instructions. And identifies positive parenting methods to help parents make a personal plan, to avoid disobedience, teaching children boundaries, and managing disobedience when necessary.
Managing Fighting and Aggression
Parents are actively involved in talks and discussions on common problems when managing fighting and aggression: The group is supported to share their experiences of aggressive and damaging behaviour from their children. It looks at some of the reasons children fight. And shares the skills that children need to be able to work together and get along with others. Parents learn how to teach their children skills on sharing, communicating, being gentle .And are supported to prepare plans to manage times when fighting and aggression do occur.