The Parent Centre strives to contribute to a society in which every parent or caregiver is able to raise resilient and well-balanced children. When parents are equipped with effective, healthy parenting skills, children will be able to reach their full potential and be protected from victimisation and abuse in communities free from violence.
Our programmes have been described as “aspirational”. The Parent Centre is endorsed by the World Childhood Foundation and Department of Social Development.
General counselling is aimed at engaging the parent into a partnership where information is shared and the parent’s own problem-solving ability is facilitated.
The Parent Centre’s Parent Infant Programme consists of Parent Infant Home Visiting and 0-5 Counselling.
The Parent Center’s Parenting Skills and Support Programme is aimed at teenage parents and caregivers.
The way we discipline now, will determine whether our children will only behave acceptably when there are authority figures or outside things that stop them, or whether they will have the self-discipline, self-control and self-esteem to behave appropriately, no matter what. IOL will be publishing a series of articles focussing on Positive Parenting and we […]