This programme is for women only as part of the Dads Project. Thanks to funding from the National Lottery Community Fund NI this is free for mums to attend.
Duration: Every Thursday 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
- Financial impact
- Moving on
To register call us on freephone 0808 8010 722.
Freephone number is currently available Monday – Thursday 9:30 am – 3:30 pm and Friday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm.
Non Violent Resistance Programme
Due to funding stipulations for this programme is only available to women at this time. Men interested in this programme can contact our Helpline on 0808 8010 722 to be placed on a waiting list and contacted when the next suitable programme becomes available.
Duration: Every Thursday 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. Please note that sometimes this can take a few days.