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Family Links- Talking Teens Parenting Programme

Family Links Talking Teens is a nurturing parenting programme aimed at parents who have teenagers.

What does the programme cover?

  • Being a parent of a teenager and your role as a parent
  • Responding to difficult feelings
  • Understanding your teenager and teenage development
  • Praise and criticism
  • Parenting styles
  • Communicating with your teenager
  • Talking and listening
  • Communicating clearly
  • Handling difficult issues
  • Managing conflict – understanding rules and boundaries
  • Problem solving

Who can attend the programme?

The programme is targeted at parents/carers of teenagers aged 12-18 years old. Parents of children aged 11 will also be considered if your child is in year 7.

How many sessions are there?

There are five sessions in total, each running for 2 hours. You will receive 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) 

If you prefer to speak to someone directly you can contact the Family Information Service on 020 8825 5588. 

Upcoming courses

Talking Teens Language Based (Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi)

Date: 23rd Sept- 4th Nov 2019
Time: 9.15am-11.15am
Venue:  Dormers Wells Junior School

Talking Teens Generic

Date: 12th Nov- 17th Dec 2019
Time: 6pm-8.30pm
Venue: Perceval House, 

Find out more about parenting programmes in Ealing

Who to contact

Contact Name
Ealing Parenting Service
020 8825 5588

For professionals:

Referrals to be made via Ealing Children's Integrated Response Service ECIRS 020 8825 8000, or via mosaic for internal professionals. 

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