Parenting Programmes

Parenting Programmes

Plymouth Information, Advice and Support (for SEND) are now accepting requests for Incredible Years, Circle of Security and Strengthening Families Plymouth courses.

PIAS also run parenting workshops for parents and carers periodically. See our latest Workshops.

Plymouth Information, Advice and Support for SEND offer a range of internationally and locally recognised Parenting Programmes that have been shown to work in Plymouth for a wide range of families.

The course you choose will depend on the age of the children.

Parenting Programmes

PIAS will be running the following Parenting Programmes face-to-face during the Autumn term:

Incredible Years Basic (3-6 years)

  • Monday’s, 15 January – 25 March 2024, 9:30am-12:00pm
    at Jan Cutting Healthy Living Centre, Beacon Park Road, Plymouth PL2 2PQ

Incredible Years ASC

  • Tuesday’s, 9 January – 26 March 2024, 9:30-11:30am (crèche facilities)
    at Action for Children, Manor Street Children’s Centre, 25 Manor Street, Plymouth PL1 1TL
  • Wednesday’s, 17 January – 27 March 2024, 9:30am-12:00pm
    at Jan Cutting Healthy Living Centre, Beacon Park Road, Plymouth PL2 2PQ

IY School Age (7-12 years)

  • Tuesday’s, 16 January – 26 March 2024, 9:30am-12:00pm
    at Jan Cutting Healthy Living Centre, Beacon Park Road, Plymouth PL2 2PQ

The Circle of Security Programme

  • Tuesday’s, 16 January – 12 March 2024, 9:30-11:30am (crèche facilities)
    at Action for Children, Manor Street Children’s Centre, 25 Manor Street, Plymouth PL1 1TL
  • Wednesday’s, 17 January – 13 March 2024, 9:30am-12:00pm
    at Conference Room, Jan Cutting Healthy Living Centre, Beacon Park Road, Plymouth PL2 2PQ

Strengthening Families Plymouth

  • Thursday’s, 18 January – 28 Mar 2024, 5:00-7:00pm
    at Jan Cutting Healthy Living Centre, Beacon Park Road, Plymouth PL2 2PQ

Workshops

Our Parenting Team will be running the following workshops:

  • How to Understand my Child’s Communication
    Thursday 18 January 2024, 9:30-11:30am – FULL
  • How to Use Visuals to Support my Child’s Communication
    Thursday 25 January 2024, 9:30-11:30am – FULL
  • How to Understand my Child’s Behaviour
    Thursday 1 February 2024, 9:30-11:30am – FULL
  • How to Use Visuals to Support my Child’s Behaviour
    Thursday 8 February 2024, 9:30-11:30am
  • How to understand and support my child’s play and social skills
    Thursday 22 February 2024, 9:30-11:30am – FULL
  • How to use rewards and incentives with my child
    Thursday 29 February 2024, 9:30-11:30am – FULL
  • How to Understand my Child’s Communication
    Thursday 7 March 2024, 9:30-11:30am

Our SEND Team will also be running the following workshops:

  • How to have Successful Meetings – Monday 29 & Wednesday 31 January, Monday 19 & Wednesday 21 February 2024, 9:30-11:30am
  • Voice of the Child – Monday 5 & Wednesday 7 February, Monday 25 & Wednesday 27 March 2024, 9:30-11:30am
  • Annual Reviews- Monday 4 & Wednesday 6 March 2024, 9:30-11:30am

For more information and to book, visit our workshops page below.

Workshops

Applying for Parenting Programmes

You can apply for our Parenting Programmes by completing our online application.

Please Note: We can only accept applications for families whose postcode comes under Plymouth City Council area (Plymouth, Plympton and Plymstock). Check your postcode to find your local council.

Apply for Parenting Programmes

Find more information about what’s happening in your local area by visiting Plymouth Family Hubs

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