PROGRAMMES - PACES
Our PACES (Parent and Community Empowerment and Support) Programme contributes towards widening the safety net for children. It consists of workshops, talks, training, and counselling.
Parenting Skills Programme
The Positive Parenting Skills Training is a 7-week programme aimed at parents and caregivers of children of various ages. It focuses on understanding children’s behaviour and providing effective and positive ways of responding to difficult parenting situations.
Training is now available: Face2Face Training — 3 1⁄2 hrs per session, per week.
WhatsApp Training — 2 sessions of 2 1⁄2hrs per week.
The Fatherhood Training focuses on the role of the father in the family, building a relationship with his partner, and being actively involved in raising his children. It also recognizes that some fathers are co-parents or single fathers.
Training is now available: Face2Face Training – 3 ½ hrs per session
Saturday Training also available.
Community Education & Awareness
We offer a range of prepared talks and workshops, or can customise a session to suit the
needs of your group/organisation. These can include topics like (but not limited to):
Communication between Parent and Teenager
Factors Affecting Children’s Behaviour
The Unconscious Goals of Misbehaviour
Helping Children Deal with their Feelings
Effective Discipline for Toddlers & Pre-Schoolers
Effective Discipline for the Older Child
Building Children’s Self-Esteem
Encouraging and Motivating your Child’s Schoolwork
Assertiveness: Expressing the Parents’ Needs and Feelings — getting the child’s co-operation
Mothers and Sons, Fathers and Son
Mothers and Daughters, Fathers and Daughters
Understanding and Managing your Child’s Temperament: The Spirited Child
Helping Children Deal with Loss/Death/Divorce, etc.
Talking to Children about Difficult Topics –
Your child and Television — is it good or bad?
Sexuality and the Pre-Schooler & Young Child/Tweenie, Pre-teen & Teenager
Typical Aggressive Behaviour – biting, hitting, etc.
The Importance of Play
Building Resilience in Children
Circle of Courage
How to talk to kids so that they will listen, and listen to kids so they will talk
Helping your Child cope with Bullying or Friendships
Get in touch
Do you feel you could benefit from our Fatherhood Programmes or from other PACES interventions? Please get in touch with us at:
021 762 0116 or firstname.lastname@example.org