What is Incredible Years Parents & Toddlers
This programme supports parents and builds optimal
parenting skills in the following ways:
Learning how child-directed play promotes
Understanding how to use emotion coaching to
build children's emotional vocabulary and
encourage their expression of feelings
Building children's self esteem through praise
Understanding how to set up programmes for
problems such as dressing, compliance, sharing,
eating, going to bed, toilet training and gentle
Parents maintaining self control using calm down
strategies and positive self-talk
...... and more!
Who would benefit
from these groups?
Any individual parent or couple with toddlers aged
1-3 years old.
Where do the
Programmes are run in the community in Community
Centres, Early Years Centres or Nurseries.
What format do
the groups take?
Groups run once per week for a twelve to fourteen
week period. The programme uses multiple learning
approaches - video modelling, group discussion and
support, practice activities within sessions, home
activities, reading or audio assignments,
self-monitoring check lists and goals and leader
teaching and support. The programme is highly
interactive, collaborative and self-directed. There
is often a creche available.
How can I access
Please contact Sure Start for more information -
Is there a
No, there is no charge.