Parent Group Leader training (10-week Nurturing Programme for Parents)

Early Years/ Primary/ Teens

This 4-day training course equips practitioners with everything needed to deliver The Nurturing Programme for parents – including a manual that gives clear and detailed step-by-step guidance for each session in the 10-week programme.


Also included is The Parenting Puzzle book, an easy to use guide for parents, and a set of games.


The groups need to be delivered by two trained facilitators.


A refresher day to support implementation is also available.

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Learning Outcomes


On completion of the training, practitioners will be able to:

  • describe and use the Four Constructs of the Nurturing Programme in their work with families

  • demonstrate how to enhance their relationship with families, developing trust and working in partnership with parents

  • demonstrate group facilitation skills

  • explain empathy and its importance in relationships

  • have an understanding of the impact of emotional health on parents, children, young people and practitioners

  • understand the use of positive behaviour management strategies with children and young people

  • explain the link between feelings, thoughts and behaviour


Course Overview & Cost

Programme Overview

Click link for an overview of the 10-week programme that professionals who attend our 4-day training course will deliver to parents.

Impact & Evidence

Click link for evidence to support the effectiveness of the Nurturing Programme.

Book Training

We would be delighted to come and work with your team at a time and location of your choice. Contact our At Home team to find out more. You can also book individual places on certain dates and locations - check our training calendar for availability.


"When staff have completed the training, they feel confident in knowing how to facilitate groups, they have the required resources, and positive ways to engage parents in a nurturing setting."

Commissioner, Bradford

"I have learnt so much in such a short period and I feel empowered to go out and deliver the training and carry on the journey."

Parent Group Leader

Units 2 & 3 Fenchurch Court, Bobby Fryer Close, Cowley, Oxford, OX4 6ZN

   01865 401800

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