Positive Parenting

Ref: C3679801

The course will focus on what children need and also what helps them to grow into resilient people. It will help to address risk taking and the need for this to be managed but not stopped and will also focus on how we can interact and spend time with our children making the most of quality time together what ever form this takes.

Additional information about this course

Devo restrictions apply

Course aim

A course that will help parents to identify the needs of children and how we can raise resilient children by providing a safe and loving environment that has boundaries however encourages independence and accountability.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers
  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Understand then importance of setting boundaries and how to manage expectations
  • Understand the importance of being a parent first and a friend second
  • Acknowledge different parenting techniques and adopt a style that works for your family
  • Recognise that children will not always tow the line and that you need to have a plan in place for when things don’t go to plan
  • Improving active listening skills and opportunities to spend time together

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

All materials will be provided It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.) Access to the Internet for the Zoom session and to enable you to access the course materials in the session and outside of session time.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Positive Parenting


This course is funded by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and only applicable postcode areas are permitted to enrol.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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