Tag Archives: parenting support

Coping with Christmas


This free, online session on the 10th of December from 7.30 – 8.30 pm discusses parent’s concerns about Christmas, explores setting expectations and equips parents with the skills to manage family conflict and stress during the holiday period.

Session made possible with support from the McCall Social Fund.

Available for parents in the Antrim & Newtonabbey area.

Call freephone 08088010722 to register!

Supporting Parents Emotional Health for Practitioners

With the many challenges faced by parents, it can be difficult to manage when we are struggling with our emotional health. This session will help practitioners to support parents to understand the impact parental mental ill health can have on their children & teenager, and it will provide top tips on how to cope with being or supporting parents with mental ill-health.

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Promoting Teen Independence for Practitioners

As parents we want our teenagers to become more independent but at the same time maintain their safety. This free online session will help practitioners to support parents to understand the importance of promoting independence to build their teenagers resilience & self-esteem, and it will help equip practitioners to help parents to support their teenager to become more independent within boundaries

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Supporting Teens Positive Body Image – Fully Booked

With altered images in the media & the pressure to look good, it can have an impact on our teenager’s body image. Through the teenage years, it’s important to help raise our teenager’s self-esteem & for them to be more self-accepting. This session helps parents to support their teenager to develop a positive self-image and be more self-accepting.

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Parenting Children’s Challenging Behaviour Ballyclare

Duration: Every Thursday 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. The programme will be delivered free online to parents in the Ballyclare area.

Call us to register on freephone 0808 8010 722.

The freephone number is currently available Mon – Thurs 9:30 am – 3:30 pm & Fri 9:30 am – 12:30 pm.

Delivery of this programme has been made possible thanks to funding from Assets Recovery Community Scheme.

Parenting Apart Programme (Dads Only)

Start date: Wednesday 4th Nov – 10.30am – 12pm
Duration: Every Wednesday for 6 weeks
Location: Online via Zoom

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

This free online 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

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. 

Parenting Children’s Challenging Behaviour Lisburn

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. The programme will be delivered free online to parents in the Lisburn area.

Call us to register on freephone 0808 8010 722.

The freephone number is currently available Mon – Thurs 9:30 am – 3:30 pm & Fri 9:30 am – 12:30 pm.

Delivery of this programme has been made possible thanks to funding from Assets Recovery Community Scheme.

Odyssey Parenting Your Teen Portadown

Sound familiar? We can help!

The FREE Odyssey, Parenting Your Teen Programme will be running in Portadown from Wednesday 7th October 2020!

Duration: 8 week programme – every Wednesday from the 7th October for an hour and a half each evening
Aim: To improve the parent/adolescent relationship

The teenage years can be notoriously challenging but this programme can help you navigate your way through the reality of parenting teenagers.

The programme covers a range of topics and promotes the Authoritative Parenting style, which has been proven to be most effective. Odyssey, Parenting Your Teen is an evidence based programme and has been found to improve outcomes for parents, children and the whole family. 

The programme will be delivered online and these sessions will be available to parents living in the Portadown area. 

Odyssey Parenting Your Teen Topics

Call us now on 0808 8010 722 to register.

Freephone number currently available Monday – Thursday 9:30 am – 3:30 pm and Friday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm. 

This programme is being delivered free to parents thanks to funding from the Public Health Agency.