Parents Plus Autumn Programme Training Calendar 2024

Develop your skills to improve outcomes for children and families with the Parents Plus suite of evidence-based parenting and mental health programme trainings for professionals – Autumn 2024 calendar Do you want to develop your professional skills to improve outcomes for children, adolescents, and families?  From the early years to adulthood, and also supporting complex […]

Parents Plus in Partnership with Falkirk Council

“My name is Alice Grant and I am an Additional Support Needs (ASN) Outreach Teacher. I trained to deliver the Parents Plus Early Years programme in September 2022, and then ran one group from May to June 2023. “During the programme, which ran in person for seven weeks, we were able to see significant shifts […]

Supporting Parents Through Separation: A Guide to the Parenting When Separated Programme

As a professional who works with parents and families, you know that separation and divorce can be one of the most challenging experiences a family can face. During this time, parents may feel overwhelmed, confused, and unsure how to support their children through this transition.At Parents Plus, we understand the unique challenges of separation, and […]

Grants from €10,000 to €50,000 are now open under the The Wheel’s Training Links programme 2024-2026.

We are happy to share an opportunity that could significantly benefit your team and the communities you serve.  The Wheel, Ireland’s national association of charities, community groups and social enterprises, is now welcoming applications for the Training Links programme 2024-2026, offering financial support to enhance the training and development needs of nonprofit workers. Why Consider This Opportunity?This funding opportunity could help […]

Empowering Families: The Impact of the Parents Plus Children’s Programme

Parenting is a complex journey where guiding children through their early years demands a mix of love, understanding, and practical strategies. The evidence based Parents Plus Children’s Programme offers a comprehensive approach to nurturing positive family dynamics. As a facilitator of this impactful programme, professionals are equipped with the tools to empower parents to navigate […]

The Benefits of Training in the Working Things Out Programme

As a professional working with adolescents, The Working Things Out Programme is a comprehensive training programme which will give you the tools to support teenagers experiencing social, emotional and behavioural challenges. This CBT Coping Skills-based programme provides practitioners with strategies to enhance engagement, supporting young people with problem-solving skills, communication techniques, and resilience. In the […]

What does it mean to pause?

One of the core concepts in the Parents Plus programmes is ‘pressing the pause button’. When faced with challenging behaviours, parents are invited not to react and instead to take a pause instead. This pause interrupts unhelpful reactions and allows parents to take a moment so they can ‘tune in’ to their child’s needs ( […]

Hertfordshire Council Development and Commissioning Officer, Nicola Wilder.

In 2023 we worked closely with Hertfordshire Council in their rollout of the Parents Plus Parenting When Separated (PWS) Programme, through funding from the Dept of Work and Pensions Reducing Parental Conflict programmes. They delivered the PWS online and in person and are currently designing and implementing an evaluation of the impact and outcomes for […]

Unlocking the Potential of ADHD Support: How Parents Plus Can Enhance Your Service

We have a few remaining places left on our ADHD Programme Training starting on the 18th of April. Our PP-ADHD training is for frontline professionals and can help prevent serious secondary problems, such as self-harm and substance misuse, from affecting children with ADHD as they grow older. This programme utilises a solution-focused approach with facilitators […]