Courses and workshops

For parents and carers 

Are you looking for parental training to help your children become calmer and happier? Would you like to enjoy a more peaceful and fulfilling home life, with better communication and engagement as a family? 
The Parent Practice runs a wide variety of accredited parenting training programmes and workshops to help make this a reality for your family.

Why should I take a parenting coaching course?

The idea of training for parents can seem strange at first – many people assume that good parenting skills should come naturally. But recently there have been so many developments in our understanding of how the human mind works. Applying this knowledge to parenting can make a world of difference.

To give you an idea of the positive difference our parenting skills training can make to you and your children, we offer a free taster session for some of our longer courses (marked with an orange sticker below). You’re most welcome to try them out for free – just select the 'Taster' option on the booking form.

Have a browse through our courses and workshops pages below. If your workshop of choice is not showing as currently running, please click on the 'Register Interest' button and we’ll keep you informed as to when it will be running next.

 

10 week EVENING Parenting Parenting Course WANDSWORTH

MONDAYS 7:30-9:30pm

Ravenslea Road, London SW12 8RY

BOOK THIS COURSE NOW AND GET 20% OFF THE SINGLES PRICES (AND SAVE £100)

The course runs every Monday evening during term-time with a break over each half term.

It is a rolling programme so participants can join the course on any Monday after the start of a term and then complete the course in the following term.

£500 per person. 20% discount (£400 each) for couples or two friends booking together. Prices include VAT, Course Manual and all other course materials. 

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10 week Positive Parenting Course EARLSFIELD

TUESDAYS, 7:30-9:30pm 

Mood Food Cafe, 131 Penwith Road, SW18 4PZ

The course runs every Tuesday evening during term-time with a break over each half term.

It is a rolling programme so participants can join the course on any Tuesday after the start of a term and then complete the course in the following term.

£500 per person. 20% discount (£400 each) for couples or two friends booking together. Prices include VAT, Course Manual and all other course materials. 

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Karen Elder - Facilitator

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10 Week MORNING Positive Parenting Course WANDSWORTH

TUESDAYS, 10am-12pm 

Ravenslea Road, London SW12 8RY

BOOK THIS COURSE NOW AND GET 20% OFF THE SINGLES PRICES (AND SAVE £100)

The course runs every Tuesday morning during term-time with a break over each half term.

It is a rolling programme so participants can join the course on any Tuesday after the start of a term and then complete the course in the following term.

£500 per person. 20% discount (£400 each) for couples or two friends booking together. Prices include VAT, Course Manual and all other course materials. 

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Juliet Richards-Facilitator

 

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10 Week Positive Parenting Course BARNES

THURSDAYS, 10am-12pm.

41a Lonsdale Road, London SW13 9JR

BOOK THIS COURSE NOW AND GET 20% OFF THE SINGLES PRICES (AND SAVE £100)

The course runs every Thursday morning during term-time with a break over each half term.

It is a rolling programme so participants can join the course on any Thursday after the start of a term and then complete the course in the following term.

£500 per person. 20% discount (£400 each) for couples or two friends booking together. Prices include VAT, Course Manual and all other course materials.

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Karen Elder-Facilitator


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10 Week Positive parenting Course. CHELSEA

THIS CLASS IS FULLY BOOKED FOR THE AUTUMN TERM. TASTERS ARE WELCOME FOR A START IN JANUARY.

IMMEDIATE START DATES ARE AVAILABLE ON OUR COURSE IN BARNES (ALSO THURS MORNING - SEE ABOVE ENTRY).

THURSDAYS 10am-12pm

32 St Lukes Street, SW3 3RP

 

This course runs every Thursday morning during term-time with a break over half term each term.

It is a rolling programme so participants can join the course on any Thursday after the start of a term and then complete the course in the following term. 

£500 per person. 20% discount (£400 each) for couples or two friends booking together. Prices include VAT, Course Manual and all other course materials.

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Jenny Eastwood-Facilitator


 

 

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10 Week Positive Parenting Course WIMBLEDON

FRIDAYS 10am-12pm

20 Holland Avenue, Wimbledon SW20 0RN

BOOK THIS COURSE NOW AND GET 20% OFF THE SINGLES PRICES (AND SAVE £100)

This course runs every Friday morning during term-time with a break over half term each term.

It is a rolling programme so participants can join the course on any Friday after the start of a term and then complete the course in the following term.

£500 per person. 20% discount (£400 each) for couples or two friends booking together. Prices include VAT, Course Manual and all other course materials.

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Victoria Markou-Facilitator

 

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Parenting in a Nutshell - 1 day course CLAPHAM

FRIDAY 8th MARCH 2019, 9:30am-4:30pm.

68 Thurleigh Road, London SW12 8UD

Our one day parenting skills course covering the areas of Communicating with Children, Encouraging Cooperation and Confidence, and Positive Discipline.

£140 per person. £220 (£110 each) for couples or two friends booking together. Prices include, a copy of 'REAL PARENTING FOR REAL KIDS' by Melissa Hood, Founder and Director of The Parent Pratice, and all other course materials.

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Training for Trainers, 5 DAY, Module 1-5 Course

5 day Intensive Course: 4th-8th Feb 2019

68 Thurleigh Road, London, SW12 8UD

Our session training programme trains anyone who wants to further their own parenting skills and/or is interested in adding our skills to their existing professional repertoire. You may already be involved in work with families for which this training would provide a valuable resource. No previous experience of our work is required to take this training although if you have already taken one of our courses this will offer you the opportunity to deepen your understanding and skills. This is a certified course, satisfactory completion of which will be by attendance, short written assignments and an optional practical presentation. 

Trainees will deepen and broaden their understanding of the skills and strategies taught on our Positive Parenting Core Skills Course and will also be trained in facilitation skills. This involves learning about:
•Group dynamics 
•Presentation skills 
•Managing participants’ expectations 
•Managing time 
•Facilitating each participant’s learning – being aware of different learning styles and responding to them accordingly. 

£1,500+VAT 

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If you are interested in this training please send us your details using the 'Apply Now' button below. If you have any queries please send us your question using the quick contact form at the bottom of this page, an email to team@theparentpractice.com or call 020 8673 3444.

Melissa Hood -Trainer

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Training for Trainers PART 2, Modules 6-10 3 DAY Course

AVAILABLE TO GRADUATED OF TRAINING COURSE FOR MODULES 1-5

Three day course, Tue 12- Thur 14th Feb 2019, 9:00am-3:00pm


This course allows graduates who have completed the training for Modules 1-5 to cover modules 6-10 thereby covering all the skills in The Parent Practice's 10 week Positive Parenting Course

The skills covered in this course are:
Encouraging independence and other good habits
Being in charge, positively and constructively
Fostering harmony and resolving conflict between children
Keeping calm
What to do when your children push your buttons

£900+VAT per person

This is a certified course, satisfactory completion of which will be by attendance and short written assignments.

If you are interested in this training please send us your details using the 'Apply Now' button below. If you have any queries please send us your question using the quick contact form at the bottom of this page, an email to team@theparentpractice.com or call 020 8673 3444.

Melissa Hood - Trainer

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Anxiety: spotting it, understanding it, teaching your child to deal with it

Wed 16th January, 10am-12:30pm

Location: 41a Lonsdale Road, Barnes, SW13 9JR

Cost: £60 per person, £100 per couple or two friends booking together

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Anxiety: spotting it, understanding it, and teaching your child to deal with it.

Wed 23rd January, 10am-12:30pm

Location: 20 Holland Avenue, Wimbledon, SW20 0RN

Cost: £60 per person, £100 per couple or two friends booking together

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The Teenage Years: Getting Communication Right

Thu 31st January, 7:30-9pm

Location: Ravenslea Road, London, SW12 8RY

Cost: £50 per person, £85 a couple or two friends booking together

THIS WORKSHOP IS FULLY BOOKED. PLEASE REGISTER YOUR INTEREST BY CLICKING ON THE 'BOOK NOW' BUTTON SINCE WE DO GET CANCELLATIONS AND WILL OFFER THEM TO ANYONE ON THE WAITING LIST FIRST.

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Raising Girls & Friendships

Fri 8th February, 10am-12:30pm

Location: 32 St Lukes Street, London, SW3 3RP

Cost: £60 per person, £100 per couple or two friends booking together

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Raising Boys: Channelling physicality, encouraging cooperation and boy discipline.

Wed 27th February, 10am-12:30pm

Location: 20 Holland Avenue, Wimbledon, SW20 0RN

Cost: £60 per person, £100 per couple or two friends booking together

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The Teenage Years - Getting Communication Right

Thu 7th March, 7:30-9pm

Location: Ravenslea Road, London, SW12 8RY

Cost: £50 per person, £85 a couple or two friends booking together

THIS WORKSHOP IS FULLY BOOKED. PLEASE REGISTER YOUR INTEREST BY CLICKING ON THE 'BOOK NOW' BUTTON SINCE WE DO GET CANCELLATIONS AND WILL OFFER THEM TO ANYONE ON THE WAITING LIST FIRST.

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Raising Girls - Perfectionism and self-esteem

Fri 8th March, 10am-12:30pm

Location: 32 St Lukes Street, London, SW3 3RP

Cost: £60 per person, £100 per couple or two friends booking together.

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Helping Kids be Resilient

Tue 12th March, 10am-12:30pm

Location: 41a Lonsdale Road, Barnes, SW13 9JR

Cost: £60 per person, £100 per couple or two friends booking together

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Parenting in the Digital Age

Wed 20th March, 10am-12:30pm

Location: 68 Thurleigh Road, London, SW12 8UD

Cost: £60 per person, £100 a couple or two friends booking together

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The full list of workshops we offer

We run a variety of workshops

  • How to be an Even Better Dad
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  • Never Have to Ask Twice
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  • Maximising Your Child's Potential at School 1,2 & 3. All Three Sessions
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  • Maximising Your Child's Potential at School. Session 1. 'The Great Motivator'
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  • My Child's Different
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  • Maximising Your Child's Potential at School. Session 2. The Emotional Intelligence Edge
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  • Maximising Your Child's Potential at School. Session 3. Setting Up for Success
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  • Raising Girls - Connecting with your daughter, the power of words.
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  • Raising Boys: Understanding boy world and helping boys thrive in it
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  • Raising Girls - Friendships
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  • FREE TALK: Introduction to our Positive Parenting course
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  • Anxiety: spotting it, understanding it, teaching your child to deal with it
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  • Anxiety: spotting it, understanding it, and teaching your child to deal with it.
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  • The Teenage Years: Getting Communication Right
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  • Raising Girls & Friendships
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  • Raising Boys: Channelling physicality, encouraging cooperation and boy discipline.
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  • The Teenage Years - Getting Communication Right
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  • Raising Girls - Perfectionism and self-esteem
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  • Helping Kids be Resilient
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  • Parenting in the Digital Age
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  • Fostering Harmony between Siblings
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  • The Essential Toolkit for Raising Confident and Cooperative Children
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  • Understanding Your Child
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  • Nurturing Healthy Friendships and Responding to Upsets and Bullying
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  • Creating Happy Learners: how to reduce stress and increase creativity
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  • When Your Kids Push your Buttons.
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  • SLOW Parenting: bringing up children in a fast world presented by Carl Honoré
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Workshops at home

You can gather a group of friends and book a workshop run by a Parent Practice Facilitator in the comfort of your own home. If you would like to host a workshop at home please complete this enquiry form.

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