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Skills & Training Network (STN) know the demands on parents seem to be increasing daily.  You are not alone in feeling inadequate, impotent or isolated when dealing with the challenges of modern parenting. Our courses provide an opportunity to talk to other parents – sharing experiences; offering tips and practical advice.

Parenting projects encourage parents to communicate positively with their children. You will learn how to set boundaries and provide support for teenage children – helping them to develop into responsible adults. We have a number of topic based courses that focus on specific aspects of parenting.

Dads have a special role to play and face different challenges and issues from mums. Our  ‘Dads Are Important’ module gives dads an opportunity to discover new ways to have a positive impact on their children’s lives.

 Some of the subjects covered:

  • Anger Management for ParentsLadies eating
  • Drug and Alcohol Awareness
  • Fun Fitness
  • Healthy Eating for Children
  • How Children Grow and Learn
  • Living in Extended Families
  • Managing money
  • Parenting from an Asian perspective
  • Dads are Important
  • Parenting for Young Mums
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Setting and Keeping Boundaries
  • Communication – Talking Together
  • Time for Teenagers