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.
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
Face to face - training for groups of up to 20 people [For Parent Group Leader and Refresher Days]
Online - 2 x 2-hour interactive sessions for up to 20 PGLs. The sessions can be held on the same day or up to 1 week apart. [For Refresher Days only]
Course Overview & Cost
Click link to download the Parent Group Leader training course overview.
Click link to download the Refresher Day training course 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.
All included in training cost:
"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."
"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