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"It shouldn't matter how slowly some children learn as long as we are encouraging them not to stop."

Robert John Meehan

Our friendly and experienced team deliver interactive, evidenced-based programmes to equip parents with positive parenting skills.  Suitable for parents/carers with children Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

Stepping Stones Triple P

Six x 2 hour group sessions

Two 30 minute telephone call

Stepping Stones Group Triple P Supports parents or care givers of children aged 18months – 12 years, with a range of additional needs (e.g. intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, and elevated levels of disruptive behaviour.

The programme looks at what positive parenting means, why children behave as they do, goal setting for parents for themselves and their children, keeping track and creating behaviour diaries, how to help children develop, teaching new skills and behaviour ,and managing mild to moderate level challenging behaviours, 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 pre evaluation form

Session 2: Positive Parenting

Session 3: Teaching new skills and behaviours

Session 4: Promoting children’s development

Session 5: Managing misbehaviour and parenting routines

Session 6: Planning Ahead

Session 7: Implementing parenting routines 1

Session 8: Implementing parenting routines 2

Session 9: Program Close completion of post evaluation form

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