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The Parenting Team

The Parenting Team comprises of six accredited Parenting Practitioners who provide a menu of group bespoke parenting interventions to parents/carers of children aged between 8 to 18 years.


The following menu of evidence based group parenting run on a rolling cycle throughout the year. 

Triple P Teen: A programme For Parents/Carers of teenagers 8years to the age  17 Years

Covering the following topics:

  • Positive parenting.
  • Encouraging appropriate behaviour.
  • Managing problem behaviour.
  • Dealing with risky behaviour.
  • Implementing parenting routines

Triple P Family Transitions: aimed at separated Parents/Carers experiencing conflict in their relationship (not domestic abuse). Covering the following topics:

  • Improve parents’ personal coping skills in managing transition through separation or divorce
  • Increase parents’ competence and confidence in raising children.
  • Reduce parents’ level of emotional distress (including depression, stress, anxiety, anger).
  • Improve parents’ communication about co-parenting issues.
  • Improve the parent–child relationship.

Non Violent Resistance (NVR): A Programme for Parents/Carers who are

experiencing aggression & violence from their children aged 8 – 17years. Covering the following topics:

  • De-escalate and reduce angry and aggressive behaviour.  
  • Stop giving in to demanding and controlling behaviour.
  • Build a support network between home, school and community.
  • Take action aimed at promoting negotiation, reconciliation and restoration of fractured relationships

Parenting Adolescents with ADHD: A programme for parents/carers of children who are 8+years (with or without a current diagnosis of ADHD). The course will cover the following topics:

  • The facts about ADHD
  • The core challenges in relation to behaviours and information processing
  • The links between food and mood
  • Strategies to support parents/carers and their child living with ADHD

Triple P Stepping Stones - Triple P Stepping Stones is an evidenced based positive programme for parents/carers with children having a developmental disability. This has been developed for parents or caregivers of children aged 0-12 with a developmental disability, such as Down's syndrome or Autistic Spectrum Disorder, as well as moderate or severe behavioural problems.

The course will cover:

  • Developing good relationships with their children
  • Encourage children to learn new skills and develop independence
  • Promote children health development and wellbeing
  • Manage misbehaviour


Keeping your children safe (PACE):

For parents/carers of children and young people at risk of child sexual exploitation.

A workshop developed in conjunction with PACE (Parents Against Child Exploitation). 

Child Criminal Exploitation: Workshop for parents in relation to CCE

A workshop for parents/carers of children and young people 8+ at risk of CCE, Including ‘county lines’ and knife crime.

The Parenting team staff are also trained to deliver the following group programmes

  • New Forest Parenting Programme (NFFP) (for parents/carers with a child between the ages of 3 and 11 years with moderate to severe symptoms of ADHD).
  • Stronger Families (for families affected by domestic abuse and delivered in conjunction with Juno Women’s Aid).
  • Restorative Parenting (teaches parents/carers how to repair the harm done instead of resorting to punishment or blaming).
  • Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities (SFSC) - 13 week parenting programme, for parents/carers from marginalised communities, including black and minority ethnic parents, teenaged parents and fathers.

New Online courses for children and teenagers

Fear-Less Triple P Online

Teen Triple P Online

Who to contact

0115 8765964

Other Details


Referral required
Referral Details

This is a targeted service and referrals are only received from professions – is not open to the general public to self-refer. Families are mainly referred to the team via either Children & Families Direct or from the Targeted Family Support Teams. In certain circumstances referrals can be accepted from other professionals – provided certain criteria is met – further details can be obtained by contacting the team direct.

The parenting team referral form can be downloaded here

If you are a parent you can get more information by contacting the Families Hub Service in your local area who will be able to advise you.

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