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Odyssey, Parenting Your Teen Belfast

Duration: Every Thursday for 2 hours
Aim: To improve the parent/adolescent relationship

FREE for parents/carers to attend

“I don’t want to talk about it.”

“Leave me alone.”

“You’re a melter!”

These phrases are often all too familiar for parents of teenagers. The teenage years can be notoriously challenging but Parenting NI and the Odyssey, Parenting Your Teen Programme can help you navigate your way through the reality of parenting teenagers.

The programme promotes the Authoritative Parenting style, which has been proven to be most effective.

The programme has been found to improve outcomes for parents, their teenagers and the family as a whole.

Topics covered on the Odyssey, Parenting Your Teen Programme:

  • Teen Development
  • Self-Esteem
  • Setting boundaries
  • Rules and consequences
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Problem solving

Call us now on 0808 8010 722 to register. If you would prefer you can complete the Expression of Interest form at the bottom of the page and we will get in touch with you.

Parenting Apart Belfast

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Duration: Every Wednesday for 6 weeks

The Parenting Apart programme is aimed at parents who have separated, are separating, divorced or thinking of divorce.

The programme will provide practical advice and guidance about what children need to know, and what parents can do to meet their children’s need.  Although parents are immersed in their own difficulties, this programme can help parents focus on the child’s needs with the aim of minimising the impact of the separation.

The programme explores:

  • Emotional impact
  • Parenting roles
  • Changes in relationships
  • Legalities
  • Financial impact
  • Moving on

Odyssey, Parenting Your Teen Belfast

Odyssey Belfast Jan17 Online UseDuration: Every Thursday for 2 hours
Aim: To improve the parent/adolescent relationship

FREE for parents/carers to attend

“I don’t want to talk about it.”

“Leave me alone.”

“You’re a melter!”

These phrases are often all too familiar for parents of teenagers. The teenage years can be notoriously challenging but Parenting NI and the Odyssey, Parenting Your Teen Programme can help you navigate your way through the reality of parenting teenagers.

The programme promotes the Authoritative Parenting style, which has been proven to be most effective.

The programme has been found to improve outcomes for parents, their teenagers and the family as a whole.

Topics covered on the Odyssey, Parenting Your Teen Programme:

  • Teen Development
  • Self-Esteem
  • Setting boundaries
  • Rules and consequences
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Problem solving

Call us now on 0808 8010 722 to register. If you would prefer you can complete the Expression of Interest form at the bottom of the page and we will get in touch with you.

Parenting Children’s Challenging Behaviour Belfast

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Duration: Every Wednesday for 6 weeks
Aim: To help parents understand and manage their children’s challenging behaviours

The Parenting Children’s Challenging Behaviour programme will:

  • Help parents understand children’s behaviours
  • Recognise the triggers to their child’s behaviour
  • Give practical tips on how to reinforce positive behaviour

The programme promotes the Authoritative Parenting style which research shows to be the most effective.

The programme is particularly suited to those parenting children aged 2-10 years old.

Requests for places on this programme must be made through the Family Support Hub. You can contact Parenting NI for more information on the process on 0808 8010 722 or complete an expression of interest below.

Walking on Eggshells Belfast

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Non Violent Resistance Programme

Duration: Every Tuesday for 8 weeks
Aim: To provide parents with the skills to achieve a calmer and violent free home

Child to parent violence is an abuse of power through which the child or adolescent attempts to coerce, control or dominate others in the family.

The Parents Walking on Eggshells Programme uses the principles of Non Violent Resistance to help parents experiencing child to parent violence overcome their sense of helplessness, develop a support network, stop destructive behaviours inside the home and improve relationships between family members.

  • Overcome sense of helplessness
  • Develop a support network
  • Stop destructive behaviours
  • Improve family relationships

This programme is particularly suited to parents of children aged 8-16 years old.

All parents and carers need to complete an initial telephone assessment to ensure the programme is suitable for their family circumstances. Call 0808 8010 722 to complete and register. If you would prefer you can complete the Expression of Interest form at the bottom of the page and we will get in touch with you.

Odyssey, Parenting Your Teen Belfast

Odyssey Belfast Sept 16 online use Duration: Every Thursday for 2 hours
Aim: To improve the parent/adolescent relationship

FREE for parents/carers to attend

“I don’t want to talk about it.”

“Leave me alone.”

“You’re a melter!” 

These phrases are often all too familiar for parents of teenagers. The teenage years can be notoriously challenging but Parenting NI and the Odyssey, Parenting Your Teen Programme can help you navigate your way through the reality of parenting teenagers.

Topics covered on the Odyssey, Parenting Your Teen Programme:

  • Teen Development
  • Self-Esteem
  • Setting boundaries
  • Rules and consequences
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Problem solving

The programme promotes the Authoritative Parenting style, which has been proven to be most effective.

The programme has been found to improve outcomes for parents, their teenagers and the family as a whole.

Call us now on 0808 8010 722 to register.

 

Colin Area Fathers and Families Programme

Fathers and Families Sept 2016 online use

Duration: 2 hours every Wednesday for 6 weeks
Aim: To promote positive parenting skills to fathers

FREE for dads to attend.

Fathers play an important role in their children’s lives.

We’re looking forward to this Fathers and Families parenting programme for dads in the Colin Area of Belfast.

This programme is specifically tailored to those in a fathering role.

Father and Families will help you recognise the important role you have to play in your child’s lives and give you the skills to use a positive parenting approach.

The programme is fun and interactive, and offers you a great opportunity to build a support network.

 

Parenting Apart Programme

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Duration: 6 weeks (2 hours every Wednesday for 6 weeks)
Aim: To support parents in minimising the impact of separation on children

The Parenting Apart programme is for anyone who has experienced a relationship breakdown and feel it may be affecting how you parent. This programme provides practical tips on how you can talk to your children about separation and provides guidance on how you can help them adapt to the changes ahead. This programme will help you to focus on the child’s needs and explore your changing roles and responsibilities as a parent.

This programme covers:

  • The emotional impact of separation
  • Parenting roles
  • Changes in relationships
  • Legalities
  • The financial impact of separation
  • Moving on

Call now to register on 0808 8010 722.