“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 – 16) who are violent or aggressive.


  • 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


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.

  • COST £20 per person (plus Eventbrite booking fee)
  • DURATION 8 weeks
  • DELIVERED BY Specialist Parenting Practitioners
  • FREQUENCY This is a one off course

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