Parent webinars

We have 20 years of experience and have reached over 219,000 parents and 432,000 children with our range of Programmes for parents of children 0-19.   

These 60 minute webinars aim to support you in your parenting journey and to improve family relationships and wellbeing. We provide 10 minutes for your questions at the end.

You will be able to ask questions via the chat feature but will not be identifiable to other parents on the webinar.

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DEVELOPING EMOTIONAL RESILIENCE IN YOUR FAMILY AND CHILDREN

FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN OF ALL AGES

Develop strategies to improve family relationships and support positive parenting.

Benefits of attending:

  • Practical strategies to use

  • Considering factors today which might undermine our children’s resilience

  • Understanding the role of relationships in building resilience

  • Exploring ideas for working together as a family

  • A chance to reflect 

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UNDERSTANDING TEENAGERS IN OUR FAMILIES

FOR PARENTS OF TEENAGERS

Focused on the latest findings on the teenage brain. Teenagers may appear to need their parents less, but in reality they need us just as much, only in different ways.

Benefits of attending:

  • Learning about some of the changes in the teenage brain

  • Considering the role of adults in the lives of teenagers

  • Teenage parenting strategies

  • Supporting healthy emotional development in our teenagers

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MANAGING BOUNDARIES IN OUR FAMILY

FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN OF ALL AGES

​Develop clear, kind and consistent boundaries to support children and teenagers to grow into confident, independent, responsible and responsive people.

Benefits of attending:

  • Reflecting on our parenting style and our own experience of boundaries

  • Exploring ways to keep adults in charge whilst respecting children’s feelings and helping them to think and act for themselves

  • Considering strategies for children of all ages, including teenage behaviour and its link to changes in the adolescent brain

  • How to create a family agreement

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SUPPORTING OURSELVES & OUR CHILDREN TO MANAGE DIFFICULT FEELINGS

FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN OF ALL AGES

An opportunity to consider how we might support ourselves and our families with expressing and managing feelings in healthy ways.

Benefits of attending:

  • Exploring practical strategies for supporting emotional development

  • Recognising the importance of making time for ourselves

  • Finding ways to self-regulate

  • Considering how we communicate our difficult feelings and reflecting on our own habits

  • How to acknowledge and understand difficult feelings in our children our teenagers

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BEING A DAD

FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN OF ALL AGES

An opportunity to think about what being a dad means to you and to consider the messages we’re given about the role of dads. This webinar will be particularly beneficial for those who are already dads, as well as expectant dads.

Benefits of attending:

  • Reflecting on your own views and thoughts about being a dad

  • Exploring practical strategies to help you and your children

  • Exploring what society says to us about being a dad

  • Considering issues around gender in the context of being a dad

To participate in a webinar you will need:

  • a reliable internet connection

  • a laptop/PC/tablet with Zoom app or fully updated browser (preferably Google Chrome)

For further information email zoom@familylinks.org.uk

If you are a parent who would like to attend a parent webinar.

If you are a local authority or organisation that supports parents and families in the community.

If you are a school or other educational setting that wishes to provide support to the parents of students.

If you are a workplace that wishes to provide support for staff who are parents.

Experienced facilitators

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Mary Taylor

Mary has over 20 years of experience working with parents and children using Family Links programmes, including in school settings.

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Rowen Smith

Rowen has extensive experience working with families, facilitating groups and delivering Family Links programmes.

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Sarah Darton

Sarah has many years’ experience working with families in the NHS and facilitating Family Links programmes in the community.