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Programme to help empower parents

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Empowering parents and developing positive family relationships is the aim of the Incredible Years parenting programme hosted by Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Pikiao.

The free 14-week programme is now open for enrolments to start in August. It is particularly designed for parents who have children 3 to 8 years. It also looks to:

  • provide practical step-by-step suggestions to help parents handle everyday family situations
  • offer strategies to help parents manage challenging behaviours
  • strengthen positive relationships and bonding between parents and children
  • strengthen parents’ problem solving skills
  • provide parents with a deeper understanding in areas such as social, emotional and brain development
  • improve parent’s positive communication skills and discipline practices
  • provide an encouraging and supportive learning environment
  • increase support networks within the family and wider community

For more information or to enrol contact Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Pikiao (07) 347 3195 or head to their Facebook page and leave a message.

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