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Responsive Parenting Course

Responsive Parenting Course

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  • Tue 5 Sep ’17, 7:30pm – 9:30pm


Palmerston North Parents Centre, 30 Waldegrave Street, Palmerston North


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Couple: $140.00
  • Single: $90.00

Equipping families for the parenting journey.

Facilitated by Tabitha Jonson - Mum, parenting coach, facilitator and mentor (BA GDip Tchg).

Palmerston North Parents Centre’s Responsive Parenting Course is designed to encourage, support and equip families with positive, non-punitive strategies for the parenting journey.

The Course comprises six workshops based on international research and best practice in the area of gentle parenting. A key focus of the workshops is providing parents with strategies for building strong and secure relationships with their children through the use of compassionate communication, loving limits and non-punitive discipline.

This course runs on for 6 consecutive weeks beginning on Tuesday 5th September to Tuesday 10th October, 7:30pm to 9:30pm.

Workshop 1: Introduction to Responsive Parenting
This workshop looks at parenting in today’s society, different parenting styles, and your family’s values and goals

Workshop 2: Development and Expectations
Explores brain and social/emotional development of young children and appropriate expectations for your child/children

Workshop 3: Connecting with Your Kids
Understand the importance of secure attachment and strategies for building strong, positive relationships with your children

Workshop 4: Behaviour and Discipline
Understanding what drives behaviour and the differences between discipline & punishment

Workshop 5: Communication and Guidance
Learning to guide your child using effective communication strategies including active listening, problem-solving and “I” statements

Workshop 6: Effective Boundaries
Learn how to implement effective boundaries using empathy and other supportive strategies learnt throughout the Course

The course is open to all members of the public to attend. We strongly encourage couples or individuals parenting the same children (including grandparents or educators if relevant) to attend the workshops together if possible.

(Note: Couple price is for two people parenting the same children).

Course dates:
September to October 2017, Tuesday nights - 5, 12, 19, 26 September and 3, 10 October.

Spaces are limited and registrations essential. 
To register online, please go to palmyparentscentre.org.nz

To find out more about Responsive Parenting or Palmerston North Parents Centre please email us: info@palmyparentscentre.org.nz - we'd love to hear from you!

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