“Who’s in Charge?” – Child/Adolescent to Parent Violence and Abuse (APVA)

An 8 week course providing a therapeutic approach for Berkshire parents/carers of children and young people (aged 8 – 18) who are violent or aggressive.

    AIMS:

  • Provide a supportive environment to share experiences and ideas
  • Reduce the guilt and shame which most parents feel
  • Offer ideas to help you develop individual strategies for managing your child’s behaviour
  • Explore ways of increasing safety and well-being
  • Help parents feel more in control and less stressed

We would encourage partners to attend the course together where possible. Accompanying partners receive a free place on the course.

If you feel that you need the support of your family worker/social worker, or another professional, to attend with you, you must add their details to the booking form.

     SESSION OUTLINES:

1)     Introductions and “Who’s in Charge?” course outline

2)     Influences and “Causes” of violent and abusive behaviours

3)    Child: Controlling and Abusive Behaviours

4)    Parent: Behaviour Management Options

5)    Styles of Parenting

6)    Child & Parent: Exploring the Concept of Anger

7)    Assertiveness

8)    Self-care, Resilience and Maintenance

9)    One session review after 3 months (date to be decided during the course)

Please note: This course is only suitable for Parents/Carers. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide childcare, or accommodate children unless otherwise stated.


Covid Precautions
Please do not attend if you/your child or any other member of your household is unwell.
All adults and secondary school age children are required to do a lateral flow test 48 hours prior to attending a PSC event, and test negative.
Please note we will check your temperature on arrival. Anyone found to have a high temperature or displaying signs of being unwell will not be able to join in.
  • COST £20 per person (plus Eventbrite booking fee)
  • DURATION 8 weeks
  • DELIVERED BY Specialist Parenting Practitioners
  • FREQUENCY Termly - dependent on funding

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