Training Calendar

Parenting NI offer training on a wide range of topics for professionals working directly with parents and carers. Browse the training calendar below for information on up and coming training. To register for any of the sessions you can either complete the booking form to the right of this page or download a booking form, then return along with payment to Lorna either via email or post to:
Parenting NI, 42 Dublin Road, Belfast, BT2 7HN

If cancellation notice of 5 working days is given then payment may be transferred to attend another session/s within 6 months. If less than 5 working days notice is given, the payment is non-refundable and non-transferable.

 

May
5
Fri
Stepping into School @ Parenting NI
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Stepping into School (2)
Train the Trainers Session
Stepping into School is an interactive train the trainer session explores the challenges parents and children can experience during transition stages in primary education. Trainers will receive a session plan and materials to enable them to deliver this workshop in their own setting.

Note: This session is only suitable for experienced facilitators/trainers

Jun
12
Mon
STOP Training Enniskillen @ Fermanagh House
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Professionals working with families can be a prime influence on the attitude of parents in managing their children’s behaviour.

Stop | Think | Options | Positive Parenting

STOP Training for professionals will be taking place in Fermanagh House, Enniskillen on Monday 12th June.

Registration will take place between 10 am, with the training commencing at 10:30 am and finishing at 1 pm.

The aim of the STOP project is to put an end to children being physically punished by adults by providing training to those working with children with an understanding and awareness of children’s rights, guidance and knowledge of best practice methods in dealing with children’s behaviour, and enhance their ability and confidence in sharing that information with others, particularly parents.

This training supports professionals to empower parents to explore other options in relation to behaviour management and alternatives to physical punishment.

Jun
15
Thu
STOP Training Omagh @ Community House
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Professionals working with families can be a prime influence on the attitude of parents in managing their children’s behaviour.

Stop | Think | Options | Positive Parenting

STOP Training for professionals will be taking place in Community House, Enniskillen on Thursday 15th June.

Registration will take place between 10 am, with the training commencing at 10:30 am and finishing at 1 pm.

The aim of the STOP project is to put an end to children being physically punished by adults by providing training to those working with children with an understanding and awareness of children’s rights, guidance and knowledge of best practice methods in dealing with children’s behaviour, and enhance their ability and confidence in sharing that information with others, particularly parents.

This training supports professionals to empower parents to explore other options in relation to behaviour management and alternatives to physical punishment.

Jun
19
Mon
STOP Training Derry~Londonderry @ St Columb's Park House
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Professionals working with families can be a prime influence on the attitude of parents in managing their children’s behaviour.

Stop | Think | Options | Positive Parenting

STOP Training for professionals will be taking place in St Columb’s Park House, Derry~Londonderry on Monday 19th June.

Registration will take place between 10 am, with the training commencing at 10:30 am and finishing at 1 pm.

The aim of the STOP project is to put an end to children being physically punished by adults by providing training to those working with children with an understanding and awareness of children’s rights, guidance and knowledge of best practice methods in dealing with children’s behaviour, and enhance their ability and confidence in sharing that information with others, particularly parents.

This training supports professionals to empower parents to explore other options in relation to behaviour management and alternatives to physical punishment.

Jun
27
Tue
Enabling Change @ Parenting NI
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Understanding and responding to the range of human emotions during times of change is critical. The Enabling Change workshop offers practitioners information on the process of change and introduces a variety of tools to assist parents to make the changes they feel will benefit themselves and their families.

Jul
26
Wed
The Dad Factor @ Parenting NI
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Dad Factor Workshop image This workshop reflects on the key messages contained in the Dads Direct briefing paper, launched Nov 2015. Practitioners will explore the role of fathers, the challenges fathers face and how they can influence policies and practice to ensure fathers are supported to be actively engaged in their child’s life.

Aug
17
Thu
The Next Step @ Parenting NI
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Next Step

This workshop aims to help practitioners support parents as their child/young person makes the move from primary to post primary education. Practitioners will have an increased awareness of the uncertainty and expectations that surround this significant transition, while exploring how these changes can be handled as effectively as possible for both parents and young people.

Sep
5
Tue
Transfer Assessment Survival Kit @ Parenting NI
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Transfer Assessment Survival KitThis workshop has been developed to help practitioners support parents who choose for their child/young person to go through the transfer assessment procedure. This workshop aims to examine the concerns parents and children may associate with the process and explore ways of preparing and maintaining the wellbeing of their child.

Oct
26
Thu
Understanding Children’s Challenging Behaviour @ Parenting NI
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

shutterstock_112564061This workshop gives practitioners practical information on children’s typical behaviours and offers suggestions to support the parent to deal with behaviours they find challenging.

Nov
8
Wed
Happy Families @ Parenting NI
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Happy Families The holiday season can bring added pressure, worry and stress to families. This workshop explores family systems theory and aims to increase awareness of how family dynamics can add additional stress. Practitioners will be offered practical suggestions on how they can best support parents to have realistic expectations and manage the stress and emotions associated with this time of year.