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Online parenting courses - children

Overview

Triple P is the Positive Parenting Programme. The approach gives you simple and practical ways to help you:

  • build a strong, healthy relationship with your child
  • confidently manage their behaviour 
  • prevent problems developing

Family hubs also run courses and activities in person. To find out what’s on in your area, see activities and courses.

All our courses and activities are free to attend.


Behaviour

Support with sleep

Who

Parents and carers of children aged 4 to 11 years

When

Mon 15 July 10am to 11am

Thurs 12 September 1pm to 12pm

Webinar

This webinar helps you understand your children’s sleep a little better. Explore healthy sleep routines and how to build good sleeping habits.

To book a place, email the Parenting team.  

The importance of play

Who

Parents and carers of children aged 2 to 10 years

When

Weds 10 July 1pm to 2.30pm

Weds 18 Sept 10am to 11.30am

Webinar

We will discuss why play is so important for learning and ways to encourage our children to play. 

To book a place, email the Parenting team.

Managing screen time

Who

Parents and carers of children aged 2 to 10 years

When

Weds 10 July 10am to 12pm

Webinar

Learn how to have open conversations and keep your child safe online.

To book a place, email the Parenting team.

The Power of Positive Parenting

Who

Parents and carers of children aged 2 to 8 years

When

Mon 1 July 10am to 11.30am

Thurs 8 August 10am to 11.30am

Weds 11 September 12.30pm to 2pm

Webinar

In this 90 minute session we introduce the five key principles of positive parenting:

  • Ensuring a safe, engaging environment.
  • Creating a positive learning environment.
  • Using assertive discipline.
  • Having reasonable expectations.
  • Looking after yourself as a parent.

To book a place, email the Parenting team.  

Positive Parenting Programme: Triple P

Who

Parents and carers of children aged 2 to 10 years

When

Tues 24 September to Tues 12 November

10am to 12pm

Online course

Big and small challenges are part of family life. We offer a range of strategies so you can choose those that fit your family.

  • Set family rules that everyone follows!
  • Work-life balance commitments.
  • Strategies for positive communication between you and your child.

To book a place, email the Parenting team.  

Challenging behaviour in public: Triple P

Who

Parents and carers of children aged 2 to 10 years

When

To join the waiting list, email the Parenting team.

Webinar

Plan how to manage problem behaviour in public. Learn how to encourage good behaviour when out and about, and go shopping hassle-free.

Encouraging positive choices and listening skills: Triple P

Who

Parents and carers of children aged 2 to 12 years

When

Tues 9 July 12.30pm to 2.30pm

Tues 6 August 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Fri 20 September 10am to 12pm

Webinar

Learn how to teach your child limits, so they understand when you say no. Prevent problems and be prepared for future situations. 

To find out more, email the Parenting team.  

Managing fighting and aggression: Triple P

Who

Parents and carers of children aged 2 to 12 years

When

Tues 4 July 10am to 12pm

Tues 10 September 10am to 12pm

Webinar

This group will help you to manage aggressive behaviour and fighting with positive parenting strategies.

To book a place, email the Parenting team.  

Raising confident children: Triple P

Who

Parents and carers of children aged 2 to 10 years

When

To join the waiting list, email the Parenting team.

Webinar

Ideas to help your children to develop confident life skills and build their esteem.


Mental health

Fear-Less: Triple P

Who

Parents and carers of children with anxiety aged 4 and over 

When

Tuesday 17 September to Tues 5 November

10am to 12pm

Online course

Does your child have anxiety that affects daily life? This course covers how to help them manage their anxiety and develop everyday skills to fear less.

To book a place, email the Parenting team.  

Managing anxiety: Triple P

Who

Parents and carers of children aged 2 to 12 years

When

Tues 16 July, 10.30am to 2.30pm

Tues 20 August, 10am to 12pm

Mon 19 September 12.30pm to 2.30pm

Webinar

In this 2 hour session learn how to help your child to:

  • understand their feelings and appropriate ways to express them
  • problem solve and cope with stressful situations – turning challenges into opportunities!

To book a place, email the Parenting team.  


Additional needs

ADHD - New Forest Parenting Programme

Who

Parents of children with ADHD aged 3 to 11 years 

When

Weds 25 September to Weds 13 November

10am to 12pm

Online course

For parents with a child with moderate to severe symptoms of ADHD.

To book a place, email the Parenting team.  

Stepping Stones : Triple P

Who

Parents and carers of children aged 4 to 10 years with additional needs or a disability. Your child does not need a diagnosis for you to attend.

When

Thurs 26 September to Thurs 21 November

10am to 12pm

Online course

Learn practical skills to encourage positive behaviour and develop your child’s full potential. The course covers 7 key steps:

  • A safe, interesting environment.
  • A positive learning environment.
  • Using assertive discipline.
  • Adapting to having a child with a disability.
  • Having realistic expectations.
  • Being part of the community.
  • Taking care of yourself as a parent.

To book a place, email the Parenting team.  

Helping your child reach their full potential: Triple P

Who

Parents and carers of children with additional needs aged 2 to 10 years 

When

To join the waiting list, email the Parenting team.

Webinar

We discuss teaching important skills to children with extra needs, in a way that's easy to understand and manage.

Top tips for encouraging positive behaviour: Triple P

Who

Parents and carers of children with additional needs or a disability aged 2 to 10 years

When

Tues 2 July 12.30pm to 2.30pm

Thurs 12 September 10am to 12pm

Webinar

In this session, we discuss everyday behaviour issues. We share ways to help you build skills in encouraging the right kind of behaviour.

To book a place, email the Parenting team.  

Learning about neurodivergence

Who

Parents and carers of children aged 2 to 19 years

When

Tues 30 July 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Tues 27 August 10am to 12pm

Mon 23 September 12.30pm to 2.30pm

Webinar

Learn about different types of neurodivergence and ways to support people with them. Topics include:

  • What is neurodivergence?
  • Autism vs ADHD
  • Common types of neurodivergence
  • Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)
  • Sensory sensitivities
  • Understanding meltdowns and best ways to respond

To book a place, email the Parenting team.


New school

Starting primary school

Who

Parents and carers of children aged 4 to 8

When

Mon 15 July 12.30pm to 2pm

Thurs 15 August 10am to 11.30am

Webinar

Get some positive parenting strategies on starting or changing primary school.

To book a place, email the Parenting team.


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