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Parenting Programmes in Wiltshire 

The following parenting programmes will be of particular relevance to Wiltshire schools.

Full details of these and other parenting courses can be found here  

  • Being a Parent

A free 8-week programme for parents and carers of children aged from 2 -11 years. You can learn how to better understand your children's feelings, positive strategies to manage behaviour, effective parent-child communication and much more. 

  • STOP Parenting Programme

A step-by-step course for parents with pre-teen or teenagers (10 to 16 years old). The STOP Programme also gives information on key parental concerns for this age group such as drugs, drink, sexual health and aggression in young people. 

  • Triple P  - Positive Parenting Programme

An online parenting programme for parents/carers of children aged 5 to 12 years, but it doesn't tell you how to be a parent. It's more like a toolbox of ideas. You choose the strategies you need. 

  • SWAPP - Autism Parent Programme

A partnership programme between parents and their child's setting or school that aims to build an understanding of autism and the challenges and delights it can present. The programme aims to empower families and staff who are closely involved in supporting a child or young person (aged 3-18) on the autistic spectrum.

  • Time Out for Parents - Children with Additional Needs  

The programme aims to help support you in meeting your child's needs, focusing on children aged between 3 to 16 years with additional or special needs.

Parental Relationship Courses

There are a range of courses and programmes available to help parents/carers improve their relationship including:

  • OnePlusOne 

Digital resources are designed to help parents reflect on conflict in their relationship with either current or ex-partners, as well as consider the impact on their children. 

Getting On Better cards help parents think about their relationships in a new way.

Some videos to support parental conflict can be found here 

For any questions about parenting courses in Wiltshire please contact