Seminars

Seminars are large, one-off information sessions. Sessions cover positive parenting techniques for those who want basic information and advice to take home and try.

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Parents are introduced to six core building blocks for children to manage their feelings and become resilient in dealing with life stress. These competencies are:

• recognising and accepting feelings

• expressing feelings appropriately

• building a positive outlook

• developing coping skills

• dealing with negative feelings

• dealing with stressful life events

In this seminar, parents are introduced to six core building blocks for children to become confident and successful at school and beyond. These competencies are:

• showing respect to others.

• being considerate.

• having good communication and social skills.

• having healthy self-esteem.

• being a good problem solver.

• becoming independent.

This seminar introduces parents to the five key principles of positive parenting that form the basis of Triple P. These principles are:

• ensuring a safe engaging environment

• creating a positive learning environment

• using assertive discipline

• having reasonable expectations

• looking after yourself as a parent

This seminar promotes the importance of a father’s input to a child’s development by looking at

  • the importance of Fatherhood
  • promote positive relationship between the father and the child
  • promote the father’s parenting skills
  • exploring child friendly activities to engage in
  • father’s role in supporting the child with managing emotions and risky behaviour
  • role modelling care and respect

Sleep hygiene is the behavioural and environmental factors that are necessary for a quality night time sleep and full day time alertness.

This is an information session for all parents/carers of children 12 months and over.

The session will cover:

  • the importance of sleep
  • how much sleep do children need
  • possible effects of poor sleep
  • introduction to the sleep cycle
  • how to promote good sleep
  • what makes a good routine

This seminar is for parents/carers of children aged 2-14 years. Practitioners introduce parents to some information about anxiety and provide positive parenting strategies that support the development and behaviour of children with anxiety.

The topics covered include:

• understanding how anxiety works 

• becoming the best possible model of anxiety management for all their children

• becoming effective emotion coaches

• understanding and teaching the value of flexible thinking

• managing their children’s anxiety effectively

• using constructive coping, problem solving

and much more!

A practical seminar for parents and carers of school aged children. Why communication quality matters to your child’s education and how to create the best relationship environment for your children. This seminar covers the following helpful topics:

  • setting a good example for your child
  • home and school environments – how to help your child
  • what we do and say – the difference it can make
  • learn simple effective skills of being assertive to improve communication in your relationships

Practitioners introduce parents to different aspects of teaching their teenagers to develop supportive friendships and become engaged in appropriate social and recreational groups and activities in the wider community. Parents are given specific ideas about teaching their teenagers the following skills:

• being confident

• being socially skilled

• planning ahead

• meeting commitments

• keeping in contact

• taking care of others

Practitioners introduce parents to six aspects of teenagers becoming confident and successful in school and the community. Parents are given specific ideas to teach and encourage the following:

• developing self-discipline

• establishing good routines

• getting involved in school activities

• being a good problem solver

• following school rules

• having supportive friends

Practitioners introduce parents to the six key elements of teenager’s becoming responsible and specific ideas about how to teach and encourage each of the following skills

• taking part in family decision-making

• being respectful and considerate

• getting involved in family activities

• developing a healthy lifestyle

• being reliable

• being assertive

SEND Seminars

This seminar promotes strategies for helping parents raise healthy well-adjusted children by looking at:

  • parents hope and dreams
  • developmental delay and disability
  • some realities of being a parent      
  • children’s behaviour, the tough part of being a parent
  • what is positive parenting?
  • seven key principles of being a parent

This seminar looks at ideas to support parents to help their child get off to a good start by looking at:

  • choosing a skill to teach
  • break the skill into steps
  • choose rewards
  • decide when and where to teach
  • use effective teaching strategies
  • keep track and review progress

This seminar looks at common behaviour problems and key steps to manage them:

  • track the behaviour
  • understand why behaviour is occurring
  • change events that occur before the behaviour
  • encourage alternative behaviour
  • put your plan into action

Sleep hygiene is the behavioural and environmental factors that are necessary for a quality night time sleep and full day time alertness.

This information session has a neurodiverse focus, it is for parents/carers of children who have a diagnosis of or are on the waiting list for assessment for a condition such as Autism, ADHD and other neurodiversity’s

The session will cover

- the importance of sleep

- how much sleep do children need

- possible effects of poor sleep

- introduction to the sleep cycle

- how to promote good sleep

- sensory processing and how this impacts sleep

- what makes a good routine including visual aids.

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