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Information on what courses are available and how to refer parents.
8 week course for:
Day or evening availability – this varies each term.
We hold regular sessions through the Learning Gateway to tell workers about content of the course so that you can support your families.
The next session is on 7 December 2022.
To book a place search for ‘Positive Parenting - An Introduction to the Parenting Team’ in Learning Gateway.
You can also find:
We offer support to families involved in social care or early help services or if you are experiencing financial hardship.
To find out if you're eligible for support, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This course is with a practitioner – referrals can only be considered for parents with additional needs such as severe mental health issues or language barrier.
Family Transitions (Separated Parents group)
Both parents attend different groups at the same time so both parents get the same information at the same time. These usually run on a Tuesday evening and a Thursday morning – let us know which parents would like which group on internal referral.
For parents with minor conflict, such as they cannot agree on basic rules and boundaries.
We offer Partner support – 3 sessions with a practitioner (as a couple) focusing on an issue and working as a team to achieve
Parents as Partners – A 16 week course (weekly, in the evening). This intensive intervention looks more deeply into conflict resolution.
Send an email to Dan.Geer@brighton-hove.gov.uk for more information.
Children must be over 2 years old for the course to be beneficial for parents.
Consider not referring if a child is about to go into proceedings. Consider the impact for the parent of making a referral at this point - they often have lots of extra meetings to attend.
Parents need have regular contact - 2 hours minimum per week or equivalent.
Do not refer if there is a recent history of Domestic Abuse/violence – contact us if you are unsure.
To support engagement, you should:
Use the internal referral process on Eclipse or contact us via FDFF to make a referral for:
If you have any questions, send an email to email@example.com.
To make a referral for Parents as Partners, contact Parental conflict co-ordinator.
Send an email to Dan.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get more parenting tips and information on our Parenting support page.
If you are a professional and would like to refer to our service go to our Guidance for professionals on parenting courses page.