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Parent Group Leader training (10-week Nurturing Programme for Parents)

Early Years/ Primary/ Teens

This 4-day training course equips practitioners with everything needed to deliver The Nurturing Programme for parents – including a manual that gives clear and detailed step-by-step guidance for each session in the 10-week programme.


Also included is The Parenting Puzzle book, an easy to use guide for parents, and a set of games.


2 trained Parent Group Leaders are required to deliver the groups, with each PGL trained in the specific programme being delivered.


A refresher day to support implementation is also available.

Two young boys sat together smiling

Learning Outcomes


On completion of the training, practitioners will be able to:

  • describe and use the Four Constructs of the Nurturing Programme in their work with families

  • demonstrate how to enhance their relationship with families, developing trust and working in partnership with parents

  • demonstrate group facilitation skills

  • explain empathy and its importance in relationships

  • have an understanding of the impact of emotional health on parents, children, young people and practitioners

  • understand the use of positive behaviour management strategies with children and young people

  • explain the link between feelings, thoughts and behaviour


Course Overview & Cost



All included in training cost:

Programme Overview

Click link for an overview of the 10-week programme that professionals who attend our 4-day training course will deliver to parents.

Impact & Evidence

Click link for evidence to support the effectiveness of the Nurturing Programme.

Book Team Training

Contact our At Home team to discuss or find out more.

         01865 401800

Book Individual Places

Check our training calendar for face-to-face training availability.

Training Options

  • Face-to-face for groups of up to 16 people.


"When staff have completed the training, they feel confident in knowing how to facilitate groups, they have the required resources, and positive ways to engage parents in a nurturing setting."

Commissioner, Bradford

“This has been extremely valuable training for me both personally & professionally. Content, facilitation and resources all beyond excellent! I have valued the discussions around the ‘how’ as this often gets overlooked on training.  Thoroughly enjoyed every session.”

Parent Group Leader

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