Family Links is a parenting programme offering many positive, practical and fun ways of guiding children so that they can manage their feelings and behaviour.
What does the programme cover?
Family Links will help you as a parent reflect on your own experiences as a child and being parented and how this affects your parenting now.
There is a focus on looking after yourself and understanding you and your own child’s emotional needs, as well as building good communication and practical strategies to manage behaviour.
Who can attend the programme?
The programme is targeted at parents of children aged 2-12 years old. The Family Links programme has also been adapted for parents of children with additional needs, parents of teens, and for parents who speak additional languages:
How many sessions are there?
Family Links is a 11 week programme- there are 10 sessions in total, each running for 2 hours per session, plus an additional introductory coffee morning. You will receive a certification once you have completed the programme.
How can I access the programme?
You can speak to a professional working with you/your family such as a teacher, SENCO, family support worker etc.
They can make a referral on your behalf by contacting Ealing Children's Integrated Response Service(ECIRS). If you prefer, you can contact the team directly to make a referral.
Tel: 020 8825 8000 (option 1, option 1)
You can also contact the Family Information Service if you wish to find out when the next course is running.
Tel: 020 8825 5588